WINDY CITY TIMES
||WCPA's 'Broadway and Beyond' March 10
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Windy City Performing Arts will present Windy City Gay Chorus and Aria in "Broadway And Beyond: An Evening of Broadway Benefit & Concert" Saturday, March 10, at the Mayne Stage Theater, 1328 W. Morse Ave., at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The performances will feature hits from Broadway's past and present, including songs from productions such as South Pacific, Hair and Little Shop of Horrors. In addition, there will be a silent auction (on items such as a guitar Melissa Etheridge once owned), an appetizer and dessert reception with cash bar, prize drawings and more.
General-admission tickets are $50 each. Visit www.MayneStage.com or call 773-381-4554.
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