“BAB FAB: A BARBRA STREISAND CELEBRATION” RAISES MONEY FOR THREE CAT PRODUCTIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2011
Press Contact: Jason Smith, Three Cat Productions, jsmith@threecatproductions.com, (312) 316-7452
Audience Contact: Theater Wit, 773-975-8150, https://www.theaterwit.org
Kill Date: June 14, 2011

 

“BAB FAB: A BARBRA STREISAND CELEBRATION” RAISES MONEY FOR THREE CAT PRODUCTIONS

(Chicago, IL) Three Cat Productions will present the 4th annual “Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration” concert at Theater Wit, 1229 W Belmont, at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 13, 2011. The one-night-only event will celebrate the legendary musical career of Barbra Streisand. Hosted by Rob Dorn with direction by Jason Paul Smith and Jacque Lueken and musical direction by Andrew Blendermann, the concert will feature more than 15 Chicago area theater and cabaret stars.

“Bab Fab” will cover Barbra Streisand’s sensational career from her early days in Greenwich Village to her incredible rise to super stardom. A selection of Streisand songs will be presented, including musical theater and pop standards such as “Don’t Rain on My Parade”, “She Touched Me”, “A Piece of Sky”, and a special performance of a “Barbra-Shop Quartet” arranged by Eric Lane Barnes.

The concert will feature performances by Three Cat Productions favorites, Jeff Award winners, and Chicago theater veterans. Scheduled to appear are Andrew Blendermann, Christine Bunuan, Amy Cole, Jeff Dean, Rob Dorn, Cory Goodrich, Scott Gryder, Adam Hibma, Rob Lindley, Michael Mahler, Christine Mild, Paul Motondo,  Jason Paul Smith, Gina Valentine and students from the Three Cat Education theater programs. As with all live entertainment events, performers are subject to change without notice.

Tickets for Three Cat Productions’ “Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration” are $30 each. Complimentary chocolates provide by Illinois Nut and Candy and cash bar are available. Tickets can be ordered through www.theaterwit.com , or by calling773-975-8150.

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.

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Rob Dorn hosts the 4th annual "Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration" at Theatre Wit on Monday, June 13, 2011 at 7:30pm. (Photo Courtesy of Starbelly Studios) Please click on the image for a press ready photo.