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David Mixner to tell LGBTQ history on stage to benefit Point Foundation
From a press release
2015-10-20

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Note: Ticket link updated Nov. 1, 2015.

Join civil rights activist and political insider David Mixner Thursday, Nov. 13 at 7 p.m. at the Greenhouse Theater, 2257 N Lincoln Ave., Chicago, his metaphorical front porch, for a theatrical oral history covering milestones in 20th century LGBT history.

Appearing with Mixner for this one night only performance of "Oh Hell No!" are Bobby Steggert, Emily Swallow and Chris Bolan. The evening is a benefit for Point Foundation ( Point ), which provides higher education scholarships, mentoring and leadership training to LGBTQ students.

General Admission: $100. VIP Tickets: $150 ( includes admission to after-party )

Limited number of young professional tickets: $75

Ticket Info:

www.pointfoundation.org/events/david-mixners-show-to-benefit-point-foundation-chicago/ .

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Mixner, once named by Newsweek as the most powerful gay man in America, gives an intimate, first-person account of LGBT history from the perspective of a man who has lived it; as an activist on the street, to being a trusted adviser to presidents and prime ministers.

"I hope this show will inspire people to discover more about the history and the contributions of the LGBTQ community — especially during October, which is LGBTQ history month," said David Mixner. "LGBTQ youth must know that they have an incredible history that should fill them with pride, as well as courage, power and dignity."

"David is a storyteller of great insight and power, as well as a trailblazer for the kind of social justice focused education and advocacy that we expect of Point Scholars," said Judith Light, Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and Point Foundation Honorary Board Member. "Oh Hell No!" is not to be missed by anyone who cares about where the LGBTQ and allied community is going."

About Point Foundation: Point Foundation empowers promising LGBTQ students to achieve their full academic and leadership potential — despite the obstacles often put before them — to make a significant impact on society. pointfoundation.org


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