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||Theater Spotlight: LezFest: A One Night Fling
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Pride Films and Plays' upcoming Women's Words Week fundraising revue, LezFest: A One Night Fling, produced by Libby Lane and Chrystle Morman, features performances by Christy Hasselson ( 2006 winner of Windy City Gay Idol ), storyteller Lauren Sivak, slam poet and playwright Shannon Matesky, vocalist Liz Pazik, comedian Shanna Brown and more. LezFest: A One Night Fling is at 7 p.m. Monday, July 28, at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. General admission tickets are $10 and $30 for VIP seating and program recognition. Tickets available via Brown Paper Tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com or by calling 800-838-3006. Visit www.pridefilmsandplays.com for more information. Photo of Hasselson courtesy of Pride Films and Plays
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