BAB FAB Celebrates Streisand's Birthday, 4/24
Three Cat Productions celebrates Barbra Streisand's 70th birthday with its fifth annual "Bab Fab: A Barbra Streisand Celebration" at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 24 at the Wilmette Theatre, covering her career from the early Greenwich Village days to the present.
Hosted by Rob Dorn with musical direction by Beckie Menzie, the concert will feature 10 Chicago area theater and cabaret stars performing a selection of Streisand musical theater and pop standard songs, "Don't Rain on My Parade," "She Touched Me," "A Piece of Sky" and "People."
Three Cat Productions favorites and Chicago theater veterans scheduled to appear are: Christine Bunuan, Rob Dorn, Elizabeth Doyle, Scott Gryder, Adam Hibma, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Paul Motondo and Jason Paul Smith.
The annual Bab Fab is a benefit for Three Cat Education, which holds theatre summer camps for grades 2-5 and teens. The education program is expanding from a single location to three locations this summer in Glenview and the Chicago neighborhoods of Rogers Park and Lincoln.
Tickets for Bab Fab are $25 General Admission and $20 for Seniors. Tickets are available online at www.wilmettetheatre.com or by calling (847) 251-7424. Wilmette Theatre is located at 1122 Central Ave., Wilmette, IL.