WINDY CITY TIMES
||Rapp, Abarbanel to be Honored by Bailiwick
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On Dec. 4, Anthony Rapp—best known as the star of the blockbuster musical Rent—will be honored by the Bailiwick Repertory Theatre when he accepts a Trailblazer Award.
The event will take place at 1229 W. Belmont at 7:15 p.m., with a pre-event reception occurring across the street at Joey's Brickhouse at 5:30 p.m.
Others who will be honored that evening with Trailblazer Awards include Sue Connolly of Northern Trust Bank, Big Chicks owner Michelle Fire, philanthropist Michael Leppen and Windy City Times senior theater critic Jonathan Abarbanel. Past winners include former Olympic diver Greg Louganis, 44th Ward Ald. Tom Tunney, and comedian Bruce Vilanch.
For reservations, call 773-883-1090 or see www.bailiwick.org .
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