Mark Toland: Mind Reader, Chicago Tap Theatre & Bill Bullock Join THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW

Mark Toland: Mind Reader, Chicago Tap Theatre & Bill Bullock Join THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW

Random Acts has announced several artists joining THE #SAFESPACE PRIDE SHOW on Thursday, June 21st at 8pm. The Pay-What-You-Can fundraiser for Project Fierce Chicago, hosted by Bill Bullock, will be held at Mrs. Murphy and Son's Irish Bistro (3905 N. Lincoln).

Chicago Tap Theatre will present a preview of their upcoming show TAPPED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME, while Mark Toland: Mind Reader will perform his award-winning act. The evening will also feature drag performances by Angelica Grace and Pastry Kream, plus musical and theatrical acts to be announced soon. Guests are encouraged to dress their queerest and have their photo taken by Smoketree Photography (@smoketree_photography) in front of the Pride Wine step and repeat.

For each $5 donated, patrons will be entered into a raffle for a pride-themed prize basket. Food and drinks can be purchased from Mrs. Murphy's throughout the event.

ABOUT HOST BILL BULLOCK
Bill Bullock has been performing all over Chicago and beyond for over 6 years. He has headlined the Drop Comedy Club in South Bend, IN, and has opened for Myq Kaplan, Stewart Huff, and hosted the recording Shane Mauss' latest special. Bill was named "Best Comedian in Logan Square" by LoganSquarist.com. Bill made his television debut on WCIU's "Chicago's One Night Stand-up." He is a co-creator and co-host of Congrats on Your Success, and also one of the minds behind the episodic variety show Cole's Chicago Cabaret. He is the creator, host, and comedy curator of Links Hall Presents: It's Happening! It's Happening!, a monthly experimental variety show.

ABOUT #SAFESPACE

Since March 2018, #SafeSpace has featured the work of 31 artists while raising funds for Planned Parenthood, Trans Lifeline, and The Night Ministry.

ABOUT PROJECT FIERCE

Project Fierce Chicago seeks to create affirming transitional housing for LGTBQIA+ youth in Chicago that is responsive to the needs of young people. By mobilizing our communities, we provide pathways to independence.

PFC launched publicly in April of 2013 and received an overwhelmingly supportive response from queer & allied communities. Since then, the organization has expanded exponentially, hosted myriad community events, collaborated with radical organizations, and raised thousands of dollars. Dozens of volunteers have dedicated time and energy to organizing events, house-hunting, promoting the project through tabling, social media, and our monthly newsletter, and collaborating on fundraising efforts."

PFC has spent the last four years building a sustainable foundation, including cultivating community, small businesses, foundation and donor support. Through this work, we have also created a base of committed volunteers and board members and established the infrastructure to provide community-based, youth-centered, transitional housing. Due to your support and belief in our mission, in 2015 we were able to purchase a four flat apartment building in North Lawndale, on Chicago's West Side.

ABOUT RANDOM ACTS

Random Acts is dedicated to presenting unpredictable and diverse genres of theatre. we strive to create approachable art with no expectations. Since March 2015, Random Acts has presented 11 productions (including four world premieres, one US premiere and one Chicago premiere) through which the company featured the work of 101 actors, 13 writers, 7 directors and 17 designers while performing at 9 venues including 4 theatres, 2 bars, an empty storefront, a cafe, and a gymnasium. Artistic associates include Bridget Adams-King, Alexandra Alontaga, Ali Bailey, Lucy Chmielewski, Colleen DeRosa, Mariah Furlow, Rasell Holt, Ben. F. Locke, Ayssette Muñoz, Tommy Rivera-Vega, Bryan Renaud, Becca Russo, Nora Lise Ulrey, and Shannon Leigh Webber. More information: www.RandomActsChicago.com

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