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Upcoming: Piano Men, Vintage Garage, Kinsey Sicks, Hannah Free, Sound of Music
2016-04-06

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Big Noise's 'Cabaret' April 22-May 8

Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, continues its 2016 season with the musical play Cabaret.

Cabaret will be performed at the Prairie Lakes Theater, 515 E. Thacker St., Des Plaines, from April 22 through May 8.

Tickets are $30 for adults and $25 for seniors; visit www.bignoisetheatre.org or call 847-604-0275.

'Sound of Music' tickets available

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for The Sound of Music—directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien—are on sale.

The Sound of Music will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., June 7-19.

The production features music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, suggested by The Trapp Family Singers by Maria Augusta Trapp. Last year marked the 50th anniversary of the film that stars Julie Andrews.

Tickets are $24-$90; passes are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at 800-775-2000 and all Ticketmaster retail locations, and online at broadwayinchicago.com .

'The Piano Men' April at Davenport's

Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael will present "The Piano Men"—paying tribute to Barry Manilow, Michael Feinstein and Billy Joel—will run every Saturday in April at Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Ave., at 8 p.m.

The longtime local entertainers have appeared at venues including Millennium Park, Maxim's and Carnegie Hall.

Call 773-278-1830 or visit DavenportsPianoBar.com . Also, see BeckieMenzie.com and TomMichael.net .

Vintage Garage Chicago opens April 17

Vintage Garage Chicago will celebrate five years of nostalgia when it returns to Uptown on Sunday, April 17 at 5051 N. Broadway.

HGTV's Kevin Grace will be on hand. In addition, Grace will assist the winner of Vintage Garage Chicago's $250 shopping spree. For a chance to win free money to spend at the show and free professional advice on buying vintage, shoppers can text GARAGE to 33444.

The event is held the third Sunday of April through October at 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $5 at the gate.

See VintageGarageChicago.com .

Kinsey Sicks at Davenport's April 13

The Kinsey Sicks will hold the world premiere of the new musical Electile Dysfunction 2016: Hard Choices, Firm Choices on Wed., April 13, 8-9:30 p.m., at Davenport's Piano Bar, 1393 N. Milwaukee Ave.

In the show, Rachel, Trampolina, Trixie and Winnie campaign to become the first Dragapella® beauty-shop quartet to be elected president of the United States on the Republican ticket.

General admission is $32; call 773-278-1830 or visit reservations.davenportspianobar.com/events/the-kinsey-sicks/ .

'Hannah Free' screening April 16

A screening of the 2009 lesbian-themed movie Hannah Free will take place Saturday, April 16, at the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., at 3 p.m.

Among those slated to attend are cast members such as Sharon Gless, and screenwriter Claudia Allen.

Tickets are $11 each; visit SiskelFilmCenter.org/hannahfree.

Windy City Times full calendar of community events at the link: www.windycitymediagroup.com/gay/chicago/events/upcoming.php .


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