“The Magic of Spring: An Earth Day Cabaret” playing one night only, Wednesday, April 22 in Forest Park, is a concert celebrating the joys of springtime, featuring traditional favorites such as “Lavender Blue” and “The Merry Haymakers” together with songs from stage and screen (Rodgers and Hart’s “Spring is Here”, Cole Porters “I Love You”) as well as original music by Chicago composer Louise Cloutier. There will be a taste of the 1968 folk rock Musical “Canterbury Tales” and a quick visit with the Easter Bunny as well as special material in honor of Earth Day. This is family friendly entertainment staring Daniel T. Johnson with music director Mark Burnell at the piano and hosted with refreshments available by Counter Coffee.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
At Counter Coffee, 7324 W. Madison, Forest Park, IL: http://www.drinkcountercoffee.com/
Admission Free – donations gratefully accepted. Refreshments by Counter Coffee.
The performance will be at 7:30 and will last for about one hour.
Daniel is a veteran musical theatre performer of material from Gilbert and Sullivan to Meredith Willson and Cole Porter. He has appeared at Davenport’s Cabaret in “Strut Your Stuff” and with SongShop Live. For the last four years he has performed his holiday show “Santa Songs: A Christmas Cabaret” around Chicagoland.
Mark Burnell is an accomplished pianist/vocalist/arranger and one of Chicago’s most sought after musicians, working with a wide array of talent.