A KURT WEILL CABARET Comes to No Exit Cafe, 9/19-10/19
Theo Ubique artistic director Fred Anzevino and musical director Jeremy Ramey, who teamed up for the company's Jeff-award Best Musical winner The Light in the Piazza as well as Aspects of Love and Master Class, are collaborating on this collection of songs by the German born classical composer-turned-Broadway-songsmith Kurt Weill, running September 19 to October 19, 2014. Ramey is providing exciting new arrangements as well as musical direction. Christie Kerr is also on the team as choreographer for the cabaret to be performed at the No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago.
The show will include songs from Weill's early career in Germany as well as hits written for Broadway and Hollywood. Numbers from his years in Berlin will range from the seldom-performed Mahagonny Songspeil to "Mack the Knife" as well as other numbers from The Threepenny Opera and Happy End, Songs from Weill's time on Broadway will include numbers from One Touch of Venus, Lady in the Dark, Street Scene, Love Life and Lost in the Stars.
The cast includes Christopher Logan and Jill Sesso of Theo's A Cole Porter Songbook, Jordan Phelps (a 2014 Jeff Award nominee for Songs from an Unmade Bed), Kellie Cundiff of Fox Valley Repertory's Sisters of Swing and Michael Reyes (Theio Ubique's 2012 holiday show, Joy to the World)...
Preview performances (all seats $20) September 19 - 21.
Curtain times for previews and regular run: Thursdays at 7:30 pm, Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 7:00 pm
Opening night Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7:30 pm
Additional performance Monday, October 13 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: General Admission $25-$29, Students/Seniors $20-$24
Dinner - $25 (Must be ordered at same time as tickets).
Tickets are available online at www.theo-u.org or by phone at 800-595-4849.
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre at No Exit Café, 6970 N. Glenwood Ave. , Chicago.