Three Cat Productions Announces 2010 Cabaret Season at the Skokie Theatre Music Foundation
(SKOKIE, IL) Three Cat Media announces an exciting 2010 season of fun, classic cabaret at the Skokie Theater Music Foundation. This series will be held once a month.
The season will premiere with “Golly Gee! The Broadway Musicals of the 1950’s” on January 16th at 8:00pm. This original celebration of the musicals of the fifties is a guaranteed entertaining evening for any theatre lover. Shows include Guys and Dolls, The King and I, West Side Story, Gypsy, and many more.
On February 20th at 8:00pm, Three Cat Media will present “Endless Eighties”, a tribute to the great (and sometimes not so great) music of the 1980’s. Celebrating the music of the “ME” generation from “Cats” to Madonna to Simple Minds and more.
Chicago jazz and cabaret favorite Amy Cole is on March 13th at 8:00pm in “Cole Sings Cole”. Cole sings Cole celebrates the music of Cole greats Cole Porter, Nat (King) Cole and Natalie Cole. These talented artists have had an enormous impact on American popular music.
On April 24th and 25th, Three Cat Media is thrilled to present the third annual Barbra Streisand Birthday Celebration. “Bab Fab: The Barbra Streisand Celebration” pays tribute to the musical career of the legendary Barbra Streisand. From her early days in Greenwich Village to her incredible rise to super stardom, cabaret singer Rob Dorn escorts you through a Streisand musical timeline assisted by some of Chicago’s leading cabaret and musical theater talent.
The musical world of the jazz legend, Blossom Dearie, will be honored on May 15th at 8:00pm in “They Say It’s Spring”. From her contributions in “Schoolhouse Rock” to the New York jazz scene, “They Say It’s Spring” celebrate the “hippest woman in the world”.
Saturdays in June at 8:00pm, Three Cat Media presents a special theater event, the Chicago premiere of a new musical comedy by Eric Lane Barnes and Drew Emery, “The Stops”. Ginny, Euglena, and Rose come to Skokie for one night only in order to give a benefit concert for their mentor Dale Meadows, a church music director and song-writer, who has recently been ousted from his position because of his sexuality.
Rob Dorn presents “Gentleman of Song” on July 24th at 8:00pm. Dorn will pay tribute to the great male vocalists including Vic Damone, Tony Bennett, Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Harry Connick Jr., and more.
Mama Cass Elliott is honored in “Dream a Little Dream of Cass Elliott” on August 21 at 8:00pm. Cass Elliott’s work extends far beyond her time as “Mama” with the Mamas and the Papas. This show celebrates this unforgettable voice of the 1960’s.
On September 18 at 8:00pm, Three Cat Media will pay tribute to the music of Leonard Bernstein and the lyrics of Adolph Green and Betty Comden in “The Songs from the Musical: On The Town”. Performers from various genres will join forces to celebrate “On the Town”.
The season will finish with a “really big” tribute to the unforgettable Ed Sullivan. On October 16th at 8:00pm, an array of cabaret vocalists will celebrate the most influential television show of the 20th century.
Tickets to most shows are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Ticket prices for the musical comedy “The Stops” are $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Tickets can be purchased by calling (847) 677-7761 or by visiting www.skokietheatre.com. Three Cat Flex Passes are available. For more information about Three Cat Media, please visit www.threecatproductions.com.
About Three Cat Media:
Three Cat Media was founded in 2006 to provide affordable web and graphic design services to the artistic and creative communities. It was borne of the desire of founders, Jason Paul Smith and Rob Dorn, to combine their collective 30 years in the marketing and design industries with their passion for the artist.
In addition to web and graphic services, Three Cat Media is dedicated to the independent performer; producing theater, cabaret, and concert events. Developed in 2007, Three Cat Media’s live entertainment division makes it easier for independent artists and performers to develop an audience, sell more products or gain that much needed experience.