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International Women’s Day Concert

International Women’s Day Concert

Our annual celebration showcasing women in the arts. Singers Kimberly Jones, Janet Mensen Reynolds, Alison Meuth, and Christine Steyer are joined by collaborative pianists Jennifer […]
Bellissima Opera Music Game Night

Bellissima Opera Music Game Night

Super-fun music game night in an historic Oak Park home. CLICK HERE TO BUY YOUR TICKETS Playtime! No Skills Required!!!!! Join us for Bellissima super […]
Chicago Cabaret Week 2024

Chicago Cabaret Week 2024

May 10, 2024 – May 19, 2024    
All Day
Chicago Cabaret Week returns for its third year! Unique in the U.S., the festival features a variety of blues, jazz, American songbook, world music, pop, […]
An operatic double-header

An operatic double-header

Jul 20, 2024 – Jul 21, 2024    
12:00 am
Speed Dating Tonight!, libretto and music by Michael Ching paired with excerpts from the new opera Outside the Ring by librettist Christine Steyer and composer […]
Spoon River House Festival

Spoon River House Festival

Come to the Hyde Park house where Edgar Lee Masters wrote the classic Spoon River Anthology. Three shows take place and are repeated over the […]
Chicago-Paris Cabaret Connexion 2024

Chicago-Paris Cabaret Connexion 2024

Save the date for the 2024 exchange of the Connexion in Chicago. More details coming soon.

Other events in the works


Sunday, March 10—Launching a training program for diverse artists bringing thought-provoking cabaret to high schools
May 6 —The 2023 Cabaret Connexion reunion concert
Spring 2024 — SongShop Live presents
Summer 2024—a College/post-college weekend intensive for Versatile Voices
July and August—Garden concerts
September 14-15—A Spoon River Anthology festival at Edgar Lee Masters’ home in Hyde Park (staged reading, classical and cabaret interpretations)