(CAPTION: Beckie Menzie and Rob Dorn perform in “Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration” on April 24th at 7:30pm at the Wilmette Theatre.)
ANNUAL BAB FAB CELEBRATES STREISAND’S 70th BIRTHDAY APRIL 24
April 9, 2012, Chicago, IL—Three Cat Productions celebrates Barbra Streisand’s 70th birthday with its fifth annual “Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 at the Wilmette Theatre, covering her career from the early Greenwich Village days to the present.
Hosted by Rob Dorn with musical direction by Beckie Menzie, the concert will feature 10 Chicago area theater and cabaret stars performing a selection of Streisand musical theater and pop standard songs, “Don’t Rain on My Parade,” “She Touched Me,” “A Piece of Sky” and “People.”
Three Cat Productions favorites and Chicago theater veterans scheduled to appear are: Christine Bunuan, Rob Dorn, Elizabeth Doyle, Scott Gryder, Adam Hibma, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Paul Motondo and Jason Paul Smith.
The annual Bab Fab is a benefit for Three Cat Education, which holds theatre summer camps for grades 2-5 and teens. The education program is expanding from a single location to three locations this summer in Glenview and the Chicago neighborhoods of Rogers Park and Lincoln.
Tickets for Bab Fab are $25 General Admission and $20 for Seniors. Tickets are available online at www.wilmettetheatre.com or by calling (847) 251-7424. Wilmette Theatre is located at 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette, IL.
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About Three Cat Productions:
Three Cat Productions was founded in 2007 with a mission to create connections between theater, music, audience and artists through the production of cabaret concerts, contemporary musicals and plays, the re-invention of classic work, the development of new works and new artists, and by creating educational and outreach opportunities for the Chicagoland community. Visit the web site at www.threecatproductions.com.
About Rob Dorn
Rob Dorn has been working in the entertainment industry for more than thirty years. Credits include a national tour of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into The Woods,” the hit show, “Forever Plaid,” performing internationally with the pop vocal group “Three Hits and a Miss,” touring with Las Vegas legends Sandler and Young, as a guest performer on The Crystal Symphony and Harmony ships and performing in Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” with the Minnesota Orchestra.
Dorn has appeared in hundreds of theaters and concert halls across the country including Carnegie Hall (New York), The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Court Theatre, The Chicago Theatre and The McCallum Theatre in Palm Desert. Most recently, He has produced, co-produced and written several shows including “The Judy Garland Duets”, “Gentlemen of Song”, and tributes to Blossom Dearie and Cass Elliott.
About Three Cat Production
Three Cat Productions was founded in 2007. Three Cat Productions’ mission is to create connections between theater, music, audience and artists through the production of cabaret concerts, contemporary musicals and plays, the re-invention of classic work, the development of new works and new artists, and by creating educational and outreach opportunities for the Chicagoland community.