Broadway musicals take center stage at Pride Films and Plays' 2012 spirited benefit And The Winner Wasn't II - The Tony Award Version tonight, June 5, at Sidetrack, 3349 North Halsted.
The evening pays tribute to the memorable -- and highly "note-worthy" -- Tony Award-nominated musicals that did not take home the coveted Antoinette Perry trophy.
Doors open at 7 pm, with a program from 7:30 to 8:30 featuring some of Chicago's best musical theater talent. Tickets are only $20, and can be purchased at www.brownpapertickets.com, or by calling 1800 838 3006.
Veteran entertainer Keith Stoneking, PFP Board President, will host the upbeat evening. He will be joined by PFP Ensemble Member Patrick Rybarczyk who will challenge Broadway savvy audience members with trivia questions about the Tony Awards.
Performers confirmed for the evening include Chicago favorites
Lili-Anne Brown, Bethany Thomas, Meghan Murphy, Michelle
McKenzie-Voigt, Jon Landvick, Chad Ryan, David Geinosky, Lee Wichman, Justin Kilduff, Kristopher Hyland and Bree Gordon. Musical director for the evening is Randy Buehler.
Musical selections for the evening are from HAIR, WICKED, OLIVER, FUNNY GIRL, DREAMGIRLS, MACK & MABEL, STARLIGHT EXPRESS, STEEL PIER, INTO THE WOODS, WEST SIDE STORY, and GYPSY.
Tickets are $20, which include admission, one drink coupon
and one door prize chance, can be purchased here. Among the
enticing door prizes are:
Two tickets to Floyd Collins presented by BoHo Theatre Ensemble
Strawdog Theatre Company, 6 admission Flex Pass
Two tickets to Moment presented by Steep Theatre
Dinner for two at La Taberna Tapas
Two tickets to Richmond Jim, a Pride Films and Plays production which will be produced as part of the Naked July Fest at National Pastime Theater June 29 to August 8.
$25 gift certificate to Hamburger Mary's
Four tickets to the 20th anniversary production of The Night Larry Kramer Kissed Me presented by Glitterati Productions and Pride Films and Plays, June 20 to July 1 at Luna Central.
Five 1/2 lb bags of Terry's Toffee!
And The Winner Wasn't... is sponsored in part by Windy City Media Group.