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The 4th Chicago Cabaret Convention
8:00 PM - 11:59 PM Park West
Date: April 20, 2017 to April 20, 2017
Where: Park West, 322 West Armitage Park West, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 60639
Phone: N/A
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Ticket Price: $25.00 - $50.00

New Yorks renowned musical organization, The Mabel Mercer Foundation, returns to the Midwest for the first time since 2006 for its fourth Chicago Cabaret Convention presenting the Great Popular Songbook past and present for Chicagoland audiences. On April 20 & 21 two completely different concerts at Park West will feature more than two dozen classic cabaret entertainers, from internationally-known singers to those based in Chicago, across the Midwest, and in Las Vegas. Additionally, an opening night reception is planned for April 19th at the Palmer House Hilton Empire Room and for details please contact (212) 980-3026 info@mabelmercer.org.KT Sullivan, artistic director of The Mabel Mercer Foundation notes, When we came to town in 2002, 2003, and 2006, we were sold out; it was always obvious that there were many people who loved these melodies and lyrics, and who were thrilled to hear them live. So we put together our singers and songs with that in mind. Additionally, our composite cast members are evenly split between New York-based cabaret performers and those who have happily worked in New York but are based in Chicago and its environs. This makes for a totally unique mix, and these entertainers have been specially, specifically selected.Since its inception in 1985, The Mabel Mercer Foundation has stood at the forefront of the cabaret campaign, both for artists and repertoire. The Foundations entertainments have presented more than fifteen hundred singers and musicians (both veterans and newcomers) in large and intimate venues all over the country, abroad, and at sea. Apart from regular concerts, the Foundation also embraces and endorses educational programming and outreach. In the process, its performers have captivated world-wide audiences of all ages -- while simultaneously revering the memory of The Foundation's namesake: the humble woman of limitless artistry who interpreted hundreds of lyrics and melodies in a career that began in 1914 and continue
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