Broadway musicals take center stage at Pride Films and Plays' 2013 spirited benefit "And The Winner Wasn't III" on Tuesday, June 4, at Sidetrack, 3349 North Halsted.
The evening pays tribute to the memorable — and highly "note-worthy" — Tony Award-nominated musicals that did not take home the coveted Antoinette Perry trophy.
Doors open at 6 pm, with a program from 7 to 8 featuring some of Chicago's best musical theatre and cabaret talent. Tickets are only $20, and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com/event/351228, or by calling 1800 838 3006.
Entertainers (under the musical direction of Robert Ollis) include:
Amy & Freddy (Amy Armstrong and Freddy Allen)
Paul Oakley Stovall (Jeff Award Nominee)
Lili-Anne Brown (Jeff Award Winner)
Kate Garassino (Jeff Award Winner)
Bethany Thomas (Multiple Jeff Award Nominee)
Danni Smith (Multiple Jeff Award Nominee)
James Nedrud (Jeff Award Nominee)
Musical Selections from:
Pride Films and Plays "Under A Rainbow Flag" (Jeff Award Nominee for Best Musical, Best New Work-Leo Schwartz, Best Director-David Zak, Best Musical Director-Robert Ollis, and Best Supporting Actor in a Musical-James Nedrud)
Boho's "Kiss of the Spider Woman" (Nathan Carroll as Molina)
Mercury's Theatre's "Barnum"
Door Prizes include:
Theatre tickets for:
Broadway in Chicago ("Once")
Mercury Theatre ("Barnum" and "The Color Purple")
Bohemian Theatre Ensemble ("Kiss of the Spider Woman")
Porchlight Music Theatre ("Double Trouble")
Remy Bumppo Theatre ("Northanger Abbey")
About Face Theatre ("The Pride")
Hell In A Handbag ("The Birds")
Steep Theatre ("Fallow")
Marriott Theatre ("I Love You, You're Perfect. Now Change")
Drury Lane Oakbrook ("Boeing, Boeing")
Stage 773 (Any production)
Gift Certificates for:
Crew Bar & Grill
The SoFo Tap
Pastoral Artisan Cheese and Wine Shops
Halsted's Bar and Grill
Rise Sushi & Sake Lounge
John Allen's "Full Service" (haircut, manicure, etc.)
And other surprises.
Tickets are $20, which includes admission, one drink coupon
and one door prize chance.