The Beautiful Metropolis Project announces the forged of its June fundraising cabaret Summer season Art Venture, with proceeds to benefit Challenge Onward, an group that exists to give artists with disabilities a “visual voice” to notify their tales and alter the perceptions of the globe. As generally, the tracks will be themed toward the non-earnings, and will function tracks about art and artists.
To be held at the Venus Cabaret Theatre on June 20th, the cast capabilities The Gorgeous Metropolis Project’s standard array of Chicago stars, led by Host Paul-Jordan Jansen (Jeff-Winner for Sweeney Todd at Paramount), with Christopher Kale Jones (Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys Natl. Tour), Lydia Burke (Marriott, Paramount, Porchlight), Jonathan Butler-Duplessis (Jeff-Winner for Parade at Writer’s Theatre), Stef Tovar (Jeff-Winner for Blade to the Heat at Apple Tree), Cassie Slater (Jeff-Winner for Merrily We Roll Together at White Horse Theatre), Wesly Anthony Clerge (The Very little Mermaid at New music Theater Is effective), Kathleen Butler-Duplessis (composer of Eleanor’s Really Merry Christmas Want), Billy Dwyer (Porchlight’s Do Re Mi, 1776), Taylor DiTola (Rock of Ages at Paramount), Rob Lindley (Jeff-Winner for Oh Coward! at Writer’s Theatre), Cory Goodrich (Jeff-Winner for Ragtime at Drury Lane, Ring of Fireplace at Mercury), Johanna McKenzie Miller (Directing Metal Magnolias at Drury Lane).
Also featured are the appreciable skills of Nolan Robinson (Porchlight’s Passing Weird), Kelan M. Smith (Porchlight’s Spring Awakening), Jonathan Schwart (The Music Guy at The Goodman), Callan Roberts (Disney Deep Dive), Quinn Rigg (Plaid Tidings), Ben Weiss (The Addams Spouse and children), Kaitlyn Chiostri (The Addams Family), Lauren Smith (Wizard of Oz at Chicago Shakes), Shea Hopkins (The Addams Family), Mitzi Smith (Spamalot at Welk), Mackenzie Maples (Edges), Morgan Schoenecker (Cabaret), John Marshall, Jr (Porchlight’s Subtle Ladies), Bella Blackshaw (Cabaret), Luke Nowakowski (H2$ at Drama Team), Craig Blake (Thoroughly Modern day Millie at Paper Mill Playhouse), and Kelli Clevenger (Hello Dolly with Sally Struthers), with Hilary Bayley on Violin and Rachel Schuldt on Cello.
The night is curated, directed and music directed by Founder & Artistic Director David Fiorello (Songs Director for John Doyle’s Sweeney Todd National Tour, Porchlight’s Gypsy starring E. Faye Butler).
Showcasing tunes from Sunday in the Park With George, Amour, It can be Only Life, The Highest Yellow and much more, all ticket profits go to gain the magnificent individuals at Project Onward.
Because 2004, Project ONWARD has turn out to be a leader in the field of disability arts for its impressive blend of accuracy, creative excellence and social engagement. Supporting the endeavors of a lot more than 60 remarkable artists, Task Onward depends on the aid of persons and companies wanting to aid their artists go on their remarkable journeys at no expense to them.
THE Gorgeous Metropolis Task is fully commited to utilizing musical theatre as a instrument to give back to the Chicago local community, intent on creating a promising tomorrow for a lovely town. Cabaret performances spotlight a unique organization every single month, even though the mainstage programming of musicals in concert choose a group situation head-on, raising recognition and cash to be offered instantly to an corporation in will need, making an fast impression. A metropolis-huge campaign of beautification and positivity will be the hallmark of a task intent on using true motion in our attractive city.
Tickets go on sale Monday, June 6th, and are $25, readily available at www.thebeautifulcityproject.com/exhibits-and-tickets