• Thank you for joining Bellissima’s ballo in maschera

    YOUR NAME IS ON THE LIST at the Door! No ticket required. The address will be sent to you during the week prior to the event. A home in Oak Park with free street parking. On Saturday, October 22, 2022: Bring another friend! Online purchase will end October 22 at noon. Visit workinginconcert.org/maschera For further […]

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  • Join us for “Un ballo in maschera” —a Bellissima friendraiser

    Just in time for Halloween and World Opera Day, be inspired by masked balls of yore. Spend an exclusive evening with Bellissima Opera Artistic Director Christine Steyer, pianist Peter Storms, and 38 of your best new friends. Be among the select few to unmask details of our 2023 featured works! Enjoy wine, craft beer, appetizers, […]

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  • Celebrating Sisterhood—concert afterglow

    A report from The Cliff Dwellers by Dan Johnson and David Stephens Wednesday, July 27, 2022 Thanks to favorable impressions and good word-of-mouth about Black Voices in Cabaret’s first effort, Healing Through Song, and our contributions to 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret, we were contacted by Eve Moran, past President and entertainment booker for The […]

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    Bellissima Opera Next Event Un ballo in maschera —a Bellissima friendraiser – Oct 22, 2022 – 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm See All More Info Black Voices in Cabaret Next Event The Stars Come Out at Night – Oct 17, 2022 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm See All More Info Cabaret Connexion No upcoming […]

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  • Future Perfect

    Future Perfect is a modern fairytale, co-created with 1300 youths. It premieres this June.

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  • Future Perfect Garden Party

  • Bellissima welcomes Nick Sandys as Future Perfect Director for our June 2022 Chicago Premiere

    Nick Sandys is an award-winning actor, director, and fight choreographer, as well as an educator, based in Chicago. He was a founding ensemble member of Remy Bumppo Theatre Company in 2002, and served as Artistic Director from 2012-2021. He is also an Artistic Associate at First Folio Theatre and is adjunct faculty at The Theatre […]

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  • Inspiring Future Perfect

    View images from our workshops with 1300 Chicago Youths creating Future Perfect.

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  • Making Jazz, Arthur Briggs and Josephine Baker, French:

    On April 10, 2022 we hosted an international conversation about the history of African-American artists living in France, the cross-cultural stories of their fight for recognition, race relations, and the embrace of solidarity through music. View the forum anytime at cabaretconnexion.org/roundtable. Travis Atria (author of Better Days Will Come Again, the life of Arthur Briggs), […]

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