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Bio:
Winner of Chicago's 1998 After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" Denise Tomasello is the singer that the Chicago Tribune has called the consummate cabaret singer. She has headlined with Jackie Mason, Don Rickles and Alan King. Her Chicago appearances have included capacity crowds at Park ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Winner of Chicago's 1998 After Dark Award for "Outstanding Cabaret Artist" Denise Tomasello is the singer that the Chicago Tribune has called the consummate cabaret singer. She has headlined with Jackie Mason, Don Rickles and Alan King. Her Chicago appearances have included capacity crowds at Park ... (read complete bio)
Russ Goeltenbodt Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary as Drew's On Halsted's Resident Sing Photo Russ Goeltenbodt Celebrates 1st Year Anniversary as Drew's On Halsted's Resident Singer
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

Chicago musical favorite Russ Goeltenbodt, hailed as 'moving' and 'engaging' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, celebrates his 1st Year Anniversary as Drew's On Halsted's resident singer with his enormously successful musical cabaret nights.

Denise Tomasello Is Back To Boystown For Final Show Of 2019 At Drew's Photo Denise Tomasello Is Back To Boystown For Final Show Of 2019 At Drew's
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Hailed as 'Chicago's Cabaret Queen' by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, WGN Radio, Daily Herald and Skyline Newspapers, the legendary Denise Tomasello will return to BoysTown after a year of sold-out, SRO concerts. Continuing the 30-year love affair between Denise and her gay audiences that made her Chicago's Queen of Cabaret, Denise will mark her last solo show of 2019, Saturday, November 9th 8:30pm at Drew's on Halsted, 3201 N. Halsted, Chicago. She will be performing her fan-favorite, signature songs, classics from the great American songbook and show-stopping Broadway numbers, that have made her, as the Chicago Sun-Times said, 'a Chicago musical institution.' Denise will be joined by the dynamic Nick Sula Trio.

Denise Tomasello To Return To Drury Lane's Cabaret Room Photo Denise Tomasello To Return To Drury Lane's Cabaret Room
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

Drury Lane announces the return engagement of the Queen of Chicago Cabaret, Denise Tomasello, with her cabaret Holding Court at Drury Lane's Holding Court: Reflections on a Life of Cabaret will run for two performances: Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28 at 7:30pm,

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Headlines Little Italy Festa-Taylor Street W Photo Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Headlines Little Italy Festa-Taylor Street With Her 16-Piece Orchetsra
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

Judy And Bernie Rice Bring Broadway To Boystown At Drew's On Halsted Photo Judy And Bernie Rice Bring Broadway To Boystown At Drew's On Halsted
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

Acclaimed Chicago cabaret and theater favorites Judy Rossignuolo-Rice and Bernie Rice will be performing songs from the Great White Way including Fiddler on the Roof, Man of LaMancha, Gypsy, Bells are Ringing, and many more in their show Broadway Comes to Boystown! At Drew's on Halsted, Sunday, July 22nd. . It promises to be an evening of fun and great music performed in their special way. The husband and wife team have performed at the Park West, Skokie Theatre, and appear many times at Monday Night Live At Petterino's.

Drew's On Halsted Celebrates Gay Pride Week With Cabaret June 23-29 Photo Drew's On Halsted Celebrates Gay Pride Week With Cabaret June 23-29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

As Drew's on Halsted's new Entertainment Director, Russ Goeltenbodt has created an exciting musical lineup for Gay Pride Week

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Is Back For GayPride Photo Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello Is Back For GayPride
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Hailed as 'Chicago's Cabaret Queen' by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, WGN Radio, Daily Herald and Skyline Newspapers, the legendary Denise Tomasello marks her return to BoysTown, continuing the 30-year love affair between Denise and her gay audiences that made her Chicago's Queen of Cabaret.

Denise Tomasello Returns For GayPride At Drew's On Halsted Photo Denise Tomasello Returns For GayPride At Drew's On Halsted
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

Hailed as 'Chicago's Cabaret Queen' by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, WGN Radio, Daily Herald and Skyline Newspapers, the legendary Denise Tomasello marks her return to BoysTown, continuing the 30-year love affair between Denise and her gay audiences that made her Chicago's Queen of Cabaret.

Russ Goeltenbodt's Successful Cabaret Night At Drew's On Halsted Announces May 22nd S Photo Russ Goeltenbodt's Successful Cabaret Night At Drew's On Halsted Announces May 22nd Show
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Chicago musical favorite Russ Goeltenbodt, hailed as 'moving' and 'engaging' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, and who has performed sold-out concerts at the Skokie Theatre and Davenport's continues with his enormously successful monthly musical cabaret night at Drew's On Halsted, 3201 North Halsted, Chicago, in May, now in its seventh month.

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Is Holding Court May 11 & 18 Photo Chicago's Cabaret Queen Is Holding Court May 11 & 18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Hailed as 'Chicago's Cabaret Queen' by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, WGN Radio, Daily Herald and Skyline Newspapers, the legendary Denise Tomasello returns to intimate cabaret performance after several sold-out concerts with her 17-piece orchestra. Denise Tomasello: Holding Court, will be at Davenport's for two nights only, on Saturday, May 11th and May18 at 8pm. Denise premiered the show at Davenport's, in September, 2018. It quickly became Davenport's fastest selling show, selling out in just three days. To accommodate the long, waiting list , Denise is back by popular demand She will be performing her fan-favorite, signature songs, classics from the great American songbook and show-stopping Broadway numbers, that have made her, as the Chicago Sun-Times said, 'a Chicago musical institution.'

Denise Tomasello Stars In Tribute To Another Chicago Icon: Mister Kelly's Photo Denise Tomasello Stars In Tribute To Another Chicago Icon: Mister Kelly's
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Chicago entertainment icon Denise Tomasello pays tribute to another Chicago legend- Mister Kelly's.

Faith Prince And Friends to Host An Evening Of Cabaret Pizazz Photo Faith Prince And Friends to Host An Evening Of Cabaret Pizazz
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Broadway star Faith Prince, Cindy Firing, Johnny Rodgers, Chicago's 'Queen of Cabaret' Denise Tomasello, Claudia Hommel, Cynthia Clarey and Spider Saloff. Alex Rybeck and Jeremy Kahn at the piano, and Jim Cox on bass.

Faith Prince And Friends to Host An Evening Of Cabaret Pizazz Photo Faith Prince And Friends to Host An Evening Of Cabaret Pizazz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Broadway star Faith Prince, Cindy Firing, Johnny Rodgers, Chicago's 'Queen of Cabaret' Denise Tomasello, Claudia Hommel, Cynthia Clarey and Spider Saloff. Alex Rybeck and Jeremy Kahn at the piano, and Jim Cox on bass.

The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre Announces The Summer Series Photo The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre Announces The Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

The Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre announces The Summer Series featuring some of Chicago's top cabaret artists in unforgettable limited engagements at Drury Lane's intimate Cabaret Room. The Summer Series will include performances by Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello (August 3 and 4), Beckie Menzie and Tom Michael (August 17 and 18), and Joan Curto (August 24 and 25). Performances will be held on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Cabaret Room at Drury Lane Theatre located at 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace.

Chicago Cabaret Queen Celebrates 40 Years of Performing Photo Chicago Cabaret Queen Celebrates 40 Years of Performing
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

Chicago's Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello will celebrate 40 years of entertaining Chicago, with a very special concert To Chicago With Love, at the Gold Coast's Drake Hotel Grand Ballroom, where she has the honor of being the first and only entertainer to ever give a concert at the legendary hotel.

Chicago Cabaret Professionals 'SENTIMENTAL JOURNEYS' Gala to Honor Joan Curto
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Nonstop musical entertainment by many of Chicago's finest cabaret performers will make 'Sentimental Journeys...Musical Tours of the Heart' an unforgettable evening.

Denise Tomasello to Perform at The Skokie Theatre, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Direct from her historic sold out concert at the Gold Coast's Drake Hotel Grand Ballroom, where she became the first entertainer to perform at  the legendary hotel, and heralded as "The Cabaret Queen of Chicago," by both the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times and Skyline, the legendary Denise Tomasello, will be making her solo concert debut at The Skokie Theatre, 7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, Illinois, on Saturday, May 28th at 8pm. Tickets for this highly anticipated special event are $30 and can be obtained online at SkokieTheatre.org or calling 847.677.7761.

Denise Tomasello Set for Sinatra Concert at Skokie Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

The recipient of Chicago Cabaret Professional Gold Coast Award and winner of the After Dark Award for 'Outstanding Cabaret Performer,' Tomasello returns to the Skokie Theatre tonight, December 18, at 8pm to celebrate the centennial of Frank Sinatra in It Was A Very Good Year.

Russ Goeltenbodt Performs Holiday Concert at Skokie Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2015

After acclaimed performance with his sold out concerts Let's Hear it For the Goy, and My Goyfriend's Back, your favorite 'goyfriend,' Chicago gay vocalist Russ Goeltenbodt returns with more music, mishigas, and mayhem in the holiday musical celebration Oy To The World. Join Russ and friends, as he brings holiday cheer and shares his highly personal story via music, on being the ultimate outsider: growing up Gay Catholic and celebrating Christmas  in Skokie, the predominantly Jewish suburb of Chicago

Denise Tomasello Set for Two Skokie Theatre Concerts This Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Heralded as "The Cabaret Queen of Chicago," by both the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times, the legendary Denise Tomasello, will be making two very special guest performances this month in the Chicago area. These mark her first concert appearances since her triumphant SRO concerts at Chicago's Auditorium Theatre and The Metropolis Performing Arts Center.

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