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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.

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Laura Freeman and Beckie Menzie: The Music of George Gershwin

Park Ridge Public Library

20 S Prospect Ave.

Park Ridge, IL
Date:
1/15/2015
Start Time:
7:00 PM
End Time:
8:00 PM

Description:

 Vocalist Laura Freeman and pianist Beckie Menzie will play a selection of George Gershwin’s greatest hits. There is a $5 fee per person for non-Park Ridge Library cardholders. Please visit the Library in person to register and pay by cash or check. There are no refunds for program fees.

www.parkridgelibrary.org


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HERE’S TO THE LADY!

ELAINE STRITCH AT 90

DAVENPORTS PIANO BAR

1383 N MILWAUKEE, CHICAGO IL

MONDAY FEBRUARY 2ND 7:30-9:15

On February 2, 2015, Elaine Stritch would have turned 90 years old. In honor of her life and legacy, a 90-minute chronological career concert covering every show from her first musical, Angel in the Wings(1947) to her last, A Little Night Music(2010) will be presented. Music from Call Me Madam, Pal Joey, On Your Toes, Goldilocks, Sail Away, Mame, Gypsy, Company, Showboat and her solo tour-de-force At Liberty, plus cabaret and concert favorites will be performed.

Paying tribute to Miss Stritch's extraordinary larger-than-life personality are some of Chicago’s finest singing actresses:

Cynthia Clarey, Joan Curto, Laura Freeman, KT McCammond, Ann McGregor,

Suzanne Petri, and Judy Rossignuolo-Rice.

Musical direction by Johnny Rodgers and hosted by Daryl Nitz.

Tickets $22 in advance and $27 at the door.
($2 of prepay price goes to ticket service)

Direct link to purchase tickets:
http://reservations.davenportspianobar.com/events/tribute-elaine-stritch/

Come celebrate the life of this extraordinary entertainer.


THE HILLS ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF JULIE

Laura Freeman shares stories about Dame Julie Andrews’ amazing career in vaudeville, Broadway and film in between singing some of her most beloved songs, including "I Could Have Danced All Night" (My Fair Lady), "A Spoonful of Sugar" (Mary Poppins), "Le Jazz Hot" (Victor/Victoria) and, of course, "The Sound of Music". So if you're a fan of Julie Andrews, you should definitely check out Laura Freeman's musical celebration of the "loverly" lady.

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 Review in the Gay Chicago Magazine for the Sound of Julie:

http://www.laurafreemansings.com/jeff-rossen-julie-review.html

You Tube Clips:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQd3vcL6y8M

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LIM8z-556Ik

Moraine Valley Community College

9000 W College Pkwy

Palos Hills, IL

http://www.morainevalley.edu/FPAC/salon_series/default.htm

2:00 and 5:30

Sunday Feb 8th

Table Seating: $25 General Public/$20 Seniors, Students, Staff
Theater Seating: $20 General Public/$15 Seniors, Students, Staff


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A READING OF A NEW MUSICAL

LITTLE SHOP ON LINCOLN

BY MYRNA PETLICKI AND JEANNIE TANNER

Featuring: Laura Freeman, Paul Motondo and Jeff Dean

SKOKIE THEATRE

7924 LINCOLN AVE. SKOKIE, IL

7:30 FEBRUARY 23

RESERVATIONS: myrna_petlicki@sbcglobal.net

The cost is $10 at the door which includes a pizza reception after the performance.


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The Music of Carole King, Carly Simon, & Joni Mitchell

Starring: Laura Freeman, Beckie Menzie and Marianne Murphy Orland

Saturday, February 28 at 7 p.m

Elgin Community College

1700 Spartan Dr. Elgin, IL

Second Space Theatre

http://elgin.edu/community.aspx?id=20481&__taxonomyid=1550

$20.00-$25.00

$26.10-$29.00 with dinner


Until next time...

See You Soon!


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