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Step into the world of The Beautiful City Project! This Podcast will keep you informed and engaged, and be a blast along the way.

www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

The Beautiful City Project Podcast The Beautiful City Project

    • Performing Arts

Step into the world of The Beautiful City Project! This Podcast will keep you informed and engaged, and be a blast along the way.

www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    05 - February Performer Interviews

    05 - February Performer Interviews

    This week David goes behind the scenes with some of the headlining cast of the February Fundraiser for THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT, supporting OPEN BOOKS.



    Featuring 4 interviews:

    -Brianna Borger (Co-Host for February, Chicago Actress - Writer's Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, Drury Lane, Porchlight)

    -Kelli Morgan-McHugh (Drury Lane, Marriott, Chicago Shakes, Voice Professor at Northwestern University)

    -Leryn Turlington (Currently starring as Sandy in GREASE at The Marriott, Chicago Shakespeare, Paramount)

    -Brandon Dahlquist (Broadway, Paramount, The Royal George, Porchlight)



    Listen to these great souls talk about their favorite books, and why reading is so important to the fabric of our society.



    Do you have your tickets yet for February 2nd's Cabaret? Oh, you're waiting til the last minute? How does that usually work out for you?

    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 33 min
    04 - FEB - Open Books (with Eric Johnson)

    04 - FEB - Open Books (with Eric Johnson)

    David & Jess go behind the scenes at the Lake St. location of OPEN BOOKS, the organization where February's Cabaret proceeds will be headed.

    Join us as we talk with Eric Johnson, the Executive Director of OPEN BOOKS, who's not only knowledgeable, well-spoken and compassionate, but a true fighter on the front lines of literacy for our children. He, and his fantastic team, are truly making a difference, striving to help build a Beautiful City. Which is why they're the PERFECT partners for THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT's second month in!

    There's nothing better than like-minded individuals and organizations. And this Podcast puts OPEN BOOKS front and center. Check them out, and check US out on February 3rd, 8pm - at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret.

    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 26 min
    03 - January Performer Interviews

    03 - January Performer Interviews

    This week David goes behind the scenes with some of the headlining cast of the Inaugural Cabaret of THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT.



    Featuring 2 sets of interviews:



    -Paul Lisnek (Multiple Emmy-Winner, Political Analyst, Philanthropist) & Tracy Elliott (President of The Anti-Cruelty Society)

    -Matt Crowle (Multiple Jeff-Winner, Broadway/National Tours/Chicago) & Erin Parker (AEA Performer, Seamstress)



    Listen to these great souls talk about their furry friends and what's to come on Monday, January 6th!



    Do you have your tickets yet for January 6th's inaugural Cabaret, benefiting The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago? Oh, you're waiting til the last minute? How does that usually work out for you?

    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 19 min
    02 - The Top 20 Holiday Songs in Musical Theatre - with Christopher Pazdernik

    02 - The Top 20 Holiday Songs in Musical Theatre - with Christopher Pazdernik

    In David's first episode in the monthly series called "Aficionado Avenue", David and special guest Christopher Pazdernik bring you a top 20 list (with some extras) that you can really sink your teeth into over the next few days.



    In just over an hour, David & Chris break down some of the best holiday songs that musical theatre has to offer. But we won't give any spoilers...you've got to listen.



    The Podcast is complete with sound clips of every song, and hilarious & sassy banter, carefully cultivated over the last few years for your enjoyment today. 



    Christopher is known for having a near-encyclopedic knowledge of musical theatre, and is a fine Director, earning a Jeff Award for his production of HIGH FIDELITY. A big presence at Porchlight Music Theatre, he's recently directed CALL ME MADAM, DO RE MI, and a slew of NEW FACES SING BROADWAY concerts.



    Do you have your tickets yet for January 6th's inaugural Cabaret, benefiting The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago? Oh, you're waiting til the last minute? How does that usually work out for you?



    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 1 hr 11 min
    01 - The Anti-Cruelty Society

    01 - The Anti-Cruelty Society

    David & Jess go behind the scenes at one of the most powerful, generous, kind-hearted organizations in this whole city - The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago!



    Join us as we talk with Lydia of ACS, who's not only knowledgeable, well-spoken and compassionate, but a true asset to Dogs and Cats across this whole fine town. She, and the ACS, are truly making a difference, striving to help build a Beautiful City. Which is why they're the PERFECT partners for THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT's inaugural cabaret!


    There's nothing better than like-minded individuals and organizations. And this Podcast puts the ACS front and center. Check them out, and check US out on January 6th, 8pm - at Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret.



    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 20 min
    00 - What's This Podcast Thing About?

    00 - What's This Podcast Thing About?

    And thus begins the long reign of official Podcasting for THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT!



    David and Jessica go behind the scenes to bring you all sorts of fantastic content. This week is just a preview of what's to come. Podcast features will include:

    -Guests from the charities and organizations we're raising money for every month.

    -Interviews with performers who's charity and organization they're performing for is dear to their hearts.

    -A Musical Theatre Aficionado series with David and Guests!

    -A Business of the Business series with Jessica.

    -And, I mean, just so much more...



    TODAY, you'll hear about:

    -Our performance season

    -Our inaugural cabaret fundraiser for The Anti-Cruelty Society of Chicago

    -Our fantastic Board of Advisors

    -Our Podcast series, and the type of content you can expect

    -General mayhem and silliness



    Welcome to the beginning, friends! THE BEAUTIFUL CITY PROJECT is officially launched!



    Stay tuned! Join us for a show! Act up! Get involved!

    www.thebeautifulcityproject.com

    • 18 min

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