Tag: Sidetrack

Awards, Benefits

Nominee Night

Performers from Bailiwick Chicago, Theo Ubique, Kokandy Productions, Pride Films and Plays, Boho, and Signal Theater Ensemble Celebrate Nominee Night at Sidetrack on Tuesday, May 19. Artists from many of the Jeff Award Nominated musical productions of the 2014-15 Season will be featured at Nominee Night, a showcase at Sidetrack on May 19. Performers scheduled to appear include Garret Lutz and Carol Buinis from Kokandy’s The Full Monty, Jim DeSelm from Boho’s Parade, Callie Johnson from Bailiwick Chicago’s Carrie, Sam Button-Harrison from Pride Films and Plays’ The Book of Merman, and Courtney Jones from Signal Theater Ensemble’s The Next Thing. Also on the bill are Don Johnson, Maxwell J. DeTogne from Jesus Christ Superstar at Theo Ubique, and Matthew Keffer, Danni Smith, and Sharriese Hamilton from The Wild Party at Bailiwick Chicago. And a very special guest is David Schlumpf, last year’s Jeff Award Winner for Best Actor in a Musical. Accompanists for the evening are Robert Ollis and Jeremy Ramey, both past Jeff Award Recipients. Attendees can also purchase chances to win exciting door prizes including dinners, Wendella Boat Rides, Theater Tickets, and more! Doors open at 6:30 pm, with a musical program from 7:00 to 8:30. General AdmissionMore…


Nominee Night

Mark your calendar for a very special night at Sidetrack, which will celebrate all of Chicago’s great musical theaters. And help fund PFP’s new musical program! Watch for details for the event slated for May 19 from 6 to 8 pm. Doors open at 6:00 pm, with a program from 7:00 to 8:30. General Admission tickets are only $20 and include one drink coupon. VIP tickets include 2 drink coupons and program recognition. They can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com, or by calling 1800 838 3006. Attendees can also purchase chances to win exciting door prizes!    

Benefits, Events

Tony Tunes!

Broadway musicals take center stage at Pride Films and Plays’ 2014 spirited benefit Tony Tunes on Tuesday, June 3, at Sidetrack, 3349 North Halsted. The evening celebrates Broadway by featuring shows that have won Tony Awards in the past, along with songs from the upcoming Tony Award nominees (like Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Violet and Les Miserables). Performers for the evening will include nominees and winners from Chicago’s Jeff-nominated shows, representing many of the theaters and cabarets around the city! Under the direction of Jeff Award-winning Music Director Robert Ollis*, the benefit cabaret will present performances by special guest star Jayson “JC” Brooks of JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound, as well as: Ryan Lanning, Sydney Charles, David Schlumpf, Harmony France, Jill Renn, Nicholas Foster, Amy Arbizzani, Scott Gryder, James Nedrud*, Kim Lawson, Kevin Webb*, Sharriese Hamilton, Edward Fraim* and Jordan Phelps*.  These actors have been featured as leads in recent Chicago productions of Dessa Rose, Sweet Smell of Success, Songs From An Unmade Bed, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Les Miserables, Under a Rainbow Flag, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Carrie – the Musical, Violet, The Drowsy Chaperone, Ragtime, WOZ:More…