Tuesday, October 19, 2010

City of Hope: Chicago Cares Concert

The cast and crew of Disney’s The Lion King and Billy Elliot the Musical join together to present City of Hope: Chicago Cares – a concert featuring song, dance, and spoken word. Celebrating the inspiration, awareness, change and new horizons that live performance can achieve, this very special one-time event will be held on Monday, October 25 at 7:00pm at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 n. Halsted Street Chicago, IL.

Audience members will enjoy over 12 performances from the classics, pop, r&b and broadway. Additionally, audience members will also have an opportunity to participate in several silent auctions featuring tickets to the lion king, as well as several restaurant packages, broadway merchandise and “one-of-a-kind props” from the lion king.

All proceeds will benefit Chicago House and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BC/EFA).

Chicago house now in its 25th year, chicago house provides housing and supportive services to men, women, and children living with hiv and aids. Their programs have since expanded to include community case management, substance abuse counseling, hiv prevention, medical adherence, and the midwest ’s first employment training and placement program specific to people with hiv. Chicago house now also offers free, anonymous rapid hiv testing.

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids (BC/EFA) is the nation’s leading industry based hiv/aids fundraising and grant-making organization.

Tickets for CITY OF HOPE: CHICAGO CARES are currently on sale for $40 General Admission and $75 VIP Seating and a post show reception sponsored by Grey Goose Vodka and Sweet Miss Giving’s Bakery. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling Chicago House (773)248-5200 x303 or on the web at www.chicagohouse.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door, pending availability. This one night only performance will be held at The Royal George Theatre 1641 N. Halsted Street, Chicago, IL

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