Friday, December 8, 2017

HELP OUT: “We Three Shows: A Broadway Holiday Benefit” for Chicago House and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids

“We Three Shows: A Broadway Holiday Benefit”
Featuring WICKED and BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL
National Tour Company Members
and HAMILTON Chicago Company Members

An evening benefitting Chicago House and 
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids


Members of the National Touring companies of WICKED and BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, and HAMILTON Chicago company members, will host “We Three Shows: A Broadway Holiday Benefit,” a cabaret concert benefitting Chicago House and Social Service Agency and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The benefit will take place at Thalia Hall (1807 South Allport Street) on December 11, 2017 at 7:30PM. Doors open at 6:00PM for VIP ticketed guests and 7:00PM for general admission.

General Admission tickets are available for $65 (main floor) and $85 (balcony seating). VIP tickets are available for $150 and include a pre-show reception with the performers at 6:00PM, reserved premier seating, catered light hors d’oeuvres, and complimentary drinks.  A limited number of premium opera boxes are available for $550 which includes seating for six at the foot of the stage.  Tickets are currently on sale now at www.thaliahallchicago.com

Net proceeds raised from the benefit will support adults and children living with HIV/AIDS as well as those at risk for HIV through wraparound services provided by Chicago House, including housing, employment services, medical linkage and retention, and prevention services. 

“We Three Shows: A Broadway Holiday Benefit” is produced by the company members of WICKED, BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL and HAMILTON themselves.  This performance event is an opportunity for the company to step out of their roles in the musicals and perform some of their personal favorites.

The evening will include a live auction featuring backstage tours – including costuming, makeup and “watching from the wings” opportunities, performance tickets, and an opportunity for walk on roles.

WICKED is at the Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph) now through January 21, 2018. Returning to Chicago by popular demand, BEAUTIFUL – THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL plays through January 28, 2018 at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph).  HAMILTON is currently playing at the CIBC Theatre (18 W. Monroe) with tickets on sale for performances through September 2, 2018. 

Tickets for all three shows are available at Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St., 18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line (800-775-2000) and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.

ABOUT THE BENEFICIARIES
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is one of the nation’s leading industry-based, nonprofit AIDS fundraising and grant-making organizations. By drawing upon the talents, resources, and generosity of the American theatre community, since 1988 BC/EFA has raised more than $300 million for essential services for people with AIDS and other critical illnesses across the United States. 

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS is the major supporter of the social service programs at The Actors Fund, including the HIV/AIDS Initiative, the Phyllis Newman Women’s Health Initiative and the Samuel J. Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts. Broadway Cares also awards annual grants to more than 450 AIDS and family service organizations in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, DC.

For more information, please visit Broadway Cares online at broadwaycares.org, at facebook.com/BCEFA, at instagram.com/BCEFA, at twitter.com/BCEFA and at youtube.com/BCEFA.

Chicago House and Social Service Agency has been on the forefront of reducing barriers for those affected by HIV/AIDS since the early years of the epidemic. Founded in 1985, Chicago House was the first HIV housing provider in the Midwest. We now serve more than 2,000 clients annually through expanded programming to holistically support individuals living with HIV/AIDS.

Chicago House provides integrated programs inclusive of housing, employment services, medical linkage and retention services, HIV prevention services, trans specific services, and supportive programming to those who are disenfranchised by HIV/AIDS, LGBTQ marginalization, poverty, homelessness, and/or gender nonconformity.

For more information about our services, making a donation, or volunteering visit us online at www.chicagohouse.org; and, https://www.facebook.com/ChicagoHouse1985

ABOUT BROADWAY IN CHICAGO
Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 17 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country.  A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining well up to 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including the Cadillac Palace Theatre, CIBC Theatre, Oriental Theatre, and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place and presenting Broadway shows at The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.

For more information, visit www.BroadwayInChicago.com.


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