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Upcoming Performances and Workshops

  • May 4 and 5, 2019 - SongShop Live annual extravaganza in two parts
  • September 12-22, 2019 - The Cabaret Connexion Tour de France


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    SATURDAY, MAY 4 at 8 pm
    SUNDAY, MAY 5 at 7 pm


    Chopin Theatre
    1543 W. Division, Chicago
    in the beautifully outfitted Pregnant Buffalo cabaret lounge, lower level

    With so many singers and so many songs to moon over, we're offering our annual gala in two parts.


    Saturday's singers are Beth HALEVY, Carrie HEDGES, Caryn CAFFARELLI, Don HOFFMAN, Drew FASE, Kimberly MANN, Lynda GORDON, Susan DENNIS, Patrick DAVIS, Vivian BECKFORD, and Elizabeth DOYLE at the piano

    Sunday's singers are Carmen BODINO, Christine STEYER, Claudia HOMMEL, Dan JOHNSON, David STEPHENS, Evelyn DANNER, Leona ZIONS, Nadine VORENKAMP, Ruth FUERST, and Myron SILBERSTEIN at the piano

    Located at the intersection of Ashland and Milwaukee, the Division Blue Line station. Free parking one block east at Holy Trinity High School
    Doors and the cash bar open an hour in advance. We will assist physically challenged guests down the stairs.
    Box office at the Chopin Theatre and online at chopintheatre.com
    Tickets: $25/15 (Students); $40 to attend both performances. VIPs $35-$75 supports the SongShop Scholarship Fund (a Working in Concert NFP initiate).
    More info - Claudia Hommel, 773-509-9360


    September 12-22, 2019: cpcc_logo_500 (81K) SEPTEMBER 12-22, 2019 Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion goes on a "Tour de France". Registration is now open:

    Visit CabaretConnexion.org/program_join.php for details.


    • 3 or 4 hours of workshops each day
    • 6 or more concerts and song evenings
    • Visits to Sète and Montpellier in the South, Paris and Joinville-le-Pont in the North


    • Be sure to visit our Related Events for upcoming performances by SongShop participants.

      If you're a singer who wants to perform with us later in the year, now's a great time to join SongShop for the work, the company and the pleasure. Fill out our Interest form below or call Claudia at 773.509.9360 today.