Our popular Sunday Salon Series continues continues for a fifth season of cabaret-style performances in the John and Angeline Oremus Theater. Seven tables ring the stage, and additional theater seating provides an intimate setting to enjoy some of Chicago’s most talented and versatile performers.
Table Seating: $25 General Public/$20 Seniors, Students, Staff
Theater Seating: $20 General Public/$15 Seniors, Students, Staff
Sunday, March 25, 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Named “the most accomplished duo in Chicago” by the Chicago Tribune, Menzie and Michael return to the Sunday Salon Series with a new show. They will explore the music and the intriguing relationships of Simon and Garfunkel, Steve and Eydie and also celebrate other iconic 20th century duos, including the Carpenters, Fred and Adele Astaire, Loggins and Messina and more. Menzie and Michael will look at why some partners separated and why some stood the test of time. Joining them on percussion will be Irwin Berkowitz.
Irving Berlin: The American Dream
Featuring Spider Saloff
Sunday, May 20, 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.
Rising up from his life as a poor Russian immigrant to world fame, Irving Berlin stands as the essence of The American Dream. His body of work covers six decades. With a personal endorsement from the Irving Berlin family, Spider Saloff presents a touching and beautiful portrait of Berlin’s life and music, filled with funny and amazing anecdotes of the songwriter’s life and career. Berlin truly lived the American Dream and was an amazing influence and motivator during the years of both World Wars.