Notes from the editor:

Laura's debut CD, "Something Cool," is now available!

You can order her CD using PayPal, Use the "pay for products" option on the PayPal website and pay $20.00 to laurajfreeman@rcn.com! In the notes include your name and address and it will be mailed out to you within 48 hours! You can also purchase the CD at any of her performances.

Laura Freeman | Something Cool | CD Baby Music Store


One Thrilling Combination: Marvin Hamlisch and
Michael Bennett/
September 28, 2015

Featuring members: Ken Baker, Charlene Brooks, Laura Freeman, Rob Lindley, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Natalie Myre, Marianne Murphy Orland, Tecora Rogers and Ariana Burks

TIME: All shows at
7:30 pm
LOCATION: The Victory Gardens Biograph Theater
2433 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
TICKETS: Buy the series and join us for all four shows!
Series Price: $100 • Individual shows: $30
(+ $1.50 historic upkeep charge/show)
Victory Gardens Box Office
773.871.3000 • TTY: 773.871.0682tickets@victorygardens.org



Above Us Only Sky: John Lennon at 75
Thursday and Friday
October, 8 & 9 at
$28 prepaid, $32 at the door

John Lennon would have celebrated his 75th birthday on
October 9, 2015. December 8, 2015 marks the 35 anniversary of his death.

On Thursday and Friday, October 8 & 9, thirteen performers, get together to celebrate the musical genius and legacy of John Lennon, by presenting over 25 of his most recognized compositions in a 90 minute concert celebrating his work with the Beatles and solo career.

Songs included: Do You Want to Know a Secret, I Want to Hold Your Hand, She Loves You, If I Fell, We Can Work it Out, Ticket to Ride, Help, With a Little Help From My Friends, Day Tripper, Lucy in t...he Skies, Come Together, Instant Karma, Whatever Gets Your Through the Night, Mind Games, Across the Universe, Imagine and more.

Performing in the concert are: Elaine Dame, Elizabeth Doyle, Laura Freeman, Ester Hana, Alma Mendoza, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Marianne Murphy Orland, Daryl Nitz, Dan Riley, Johnny Rodgers, and Melissa Young with Gavin Kirk on guitar. This is a prepaid event. Previous shows in this series have sold out. Come celebrate John Lennon’s birthday in style.

Tickets now available. $28 in advance.
Thursday: http://reservations.davenportspianobar.com/events/john-lennon-at-75/

Friday: http://reservations.davenportspianobar.com/events/john-lennon-at-75-2/



Girls Like Us – Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carole King Tribute

October 13, 2015

11:00 a.m. – Tickets $15

Celebrate the ground-breaking music of Carole King, Carly Simon, and Joni Mitchell! Inspired by the book Girls Like Us, Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie and Marianne Murphy Orland showcase the music and stories of three iconic singers, rock superstars, and adventurers of the heart and soul.

410 Lakewood Boulevard
Park Forest, IL 60466


Chicago Cabaret Professionals 2015 Fundraising Gala

“Celebrating a Century of Song"
Saluting Frank, Billie and More Musical Masters!
Sunday, October 18th, 2015 7:00 p.m.
The Park West Theatre, 322 West Armitage, Chicago, IL 60614

Our 2015 Honorees: Acts Of Kindness Cabaret and Chicago entertainer Ron Hawking.

This year we are proud to honor musicians born a century ago: Billie Holiday, Billy Strayhorn, Edith Piaf, Frank Sinatra, and many more.

Featuring members of Chicago Cabaret Professionals: Anne Burnell, Mark Burnell, Cynthia Clarey, Joan Curto, Jeff Dean, David Edelfelt, Laura Freeman, Cathy Glickman, Carla Gordon, Scott Gryder, Kimberly Lawson, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Bob Moreen, Daryl Nitz, Suzanne Petri, Say You Love Me (Dan Riley, Scott Simon, Nick Sula, Melissa Young), Johnny Rodgers, Cheryl Szucsits and With a Twist (Kevin Bishop, Steven Kimbrough, Paul Motondo, Nick Sula)

Cocktail Hour Show at 6:15 with musical direction by Howard Pfeifer and guests Arlene Armstrong, Jamie Brady, Pat Christenson, Ava Logan, Kevin Wood

Doors open at 5:45 p.m.
“Cocktail” performance begins
6:15 p.m.
The Gala Performance starts at
7:00 p.m.
$60 for Reserved Table and Booth Seating, $30 for General Admission

Visit www.chicagocabaret.org

or at

800-514-ETIX (3849)
Avoid fees and purchase tickets at the Park West Box Office
Please note: Advance ticket purchase will only be available until
September 30. We will take ticket sales via check, credit card or PayPal by mail or on our website

For more info call our hotline 312-409-3106 or email ccp408268@aol.com

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