Macabaret: Porchlight Music Theatre's Comic Halloween Musical
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The last date listed for Macabaret was Sunday November 1, 2009 / 6:00pm.
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A rotating cast of talented women celebrates their lack of domestic skills with So My Christmas Tree is Still Up, an entertaining evening combining comedy, storytelling, music and more. Laura Hugg and Leslie Lee, dubbed "The Queen Bee of Comedy," host this all-female revue, which also may include performances by Andrea Schwartz, Anne Purkey and Poppy Fields. Lee is known for her adults-only parodies of popular songs, while Hugg is a Chicago stand-up comic who's performed at Zanies and elsewhere. Learn More
A kooky and spooky journey into the macabre, Macabaret is a collection of humorous songs, which twist towards the morbid. Murderous spouses, horror films, evil cows, supermodels and global warming are just a few of the things parodied by a “Corpse de Cabaret” of the undead. Porchlight Music Theatre presented the world premiere of this original revue in 1995 and presents a revised edition for 2009. This marks the 15th Anniversary of both the musical Macabaret and Porchlight Music Theatre Chicago.
“Porchlight is proud to present the return of Macabaret, resurrecting a show popular with our audiences and perfect for the Halloween season,” comments Artistic Director L. Walter Stearns. “Critics and audiences praised Porchlight’s 2005 version. We present this devilishly delightful musical revue as part of our 15th anniversary celebration and as testament to the fun and well-crafted work that we have presented over the course of those fifteen seasons.”