Chicago Cabaret Professionals 2016 Gala Proves The Art Form Is Alive and Well

By: Russell Goeltenbodt

At the 18th Annual Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala held on October 16 we once again got an opportunity to see and hear the sounds of singers who prove that cabaret music is alive and well in Chicago. At this year’s gala we have seen some familiar faces that we have enjoyed for years. The gala also Honored singer Joan Curto with the Gold Coast Award honoring her over 20 year achievement with the craft. Read more

“Cole Porter 125” A Birthday Celebration” A Swell Party Is Was

Reviewed by: Russell Goeltenbodt

Being a singer who has been exposed to a variety of music most of my life, I appreciate all forms of music. My appreciation for the classic standard by some of the 20th greats such as George and Ira Gershwin, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Jerome Kern are definitely on the list. At the top of that list has to be the music of Cole Porter. Read more

Susan Werner Takes Us For A Wonderful Musical Journey At The Auditorium Theatre

Reviewed by: Russell Goeltenbodt

It is always refreshing to attend concerts that include a variety of music. It is especially delightful when the music is original, well written, smart and extremely entertaining. All of this is true when experiencing the musical expertise of Susan Werner at Roosevelt University’s Auditorium Theatre Concerts on Stage. Read more

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