Calendar: On Tour, On Stage

(updated 7/3/2019)

Claudia's SongShop (workshop in song interpretation) continues most Tuesday evenings at DePaul School of Music; occasional Saturdays in Hyde Park, and bimonthly sessions in Metro Detroit. Learn more at

We have organized an ambitious series of concerts to raise funds, spread news of the Cabaret Connexion, and have, ooh, too much fun!

  • FRIDAY, JULY 12, a Cabaret-Paree Bastille Celebration
    We're kicking up our heels with a dinner show at Marchesa. Enter the restaurant and step into Paris! PATRICIA SPAETH's accordion will greet you and JIM COX's bass will amplify the energy. Best of all, CLAUDIA HOMMEL's songs and CHEF DIDIER's four-course dinner will set all your senses alive with pleasure. Special Guest appearances by BARBARA SMITH and CHRISTINE STEYER
    Dinner/show of $60, not including wine, tax or tip.
    RSVP is essential: or 312-527-9535. Seating at 6 pm. Music begins at 7 pm.
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    A scrumptious menu awaits you. Bastille Day Menu  (868K)

    TUESDAY, JULY 23, Cliff Dwellers Club presents our Roadshow with a spectacular view, led by Greta Pope
    A spectacular view, a scrumptious buffet,and wonderful songs to send our singers to Paris. Led by Dr. GRETA POPE and pianist DAN STETZEL, we now have DAVID EDELFELT and KYLE HUSTEDT joining BARBARA SMITH, AVA LOGAN, and DAVID HOFFMAN! The Cliff Dwellers is a private club, open to members and open to YOU for this exclusive soirée.
    Produced by Greta Pope Entertainment, Inc. this concert is "to fund Chicago area Cabaret Performers as they prepare for an exciting cultural exchange excursion to France, as part of the Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion. Join Dr. Greta Pope and Friends for a fun evening of refreshing libation, delicious fare and beautiful song! We look forward to seeing you there!"
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    SUNDAY, AUGUST 18, Hunters Stage presents Passport to Europe and Beyond
    With Christine STEYER, Hollis BOLTON, Drew FASE, Terrence "Patrick" DAVIS and Myron SILBERSTEIN at the keys.
    Here's your passport to summer travels with songs and an open mic for sharing your travel stories! 6 open mic slots for audience members to share favorite travel short-stories. Sign-up begins at 5pm. Two-set show begins at 6 pm. Music charge: $20 Online pre sale | $25 at the door.
    To reserve your dinner, call 708-453-4430 Hunters Restaurant and Lounge for their $20 Dinner and Dessert Special to enjoy truly world-class Polish home-cooked food! Dinner seating and service begins at 5pm. Free street parking.
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    HuntersPassport (152K)

    SUNDAY, AUGUST 25, 3 PM show at Lake House in Lake Bluff - directed by Elizabeth Doyle
    The cabaret cavalcade is coming to the North Shore! Join ELIZABETH DOYLE, AVA LOGAN, BARBARA SMITH, BOBBY KOKOTT, CAROL MOSS, CAROL WESTON, CARYN CAFFARELLI, DEBORAH GOOD,DON HOFFMAN, HILARY FELDMAN for an afternoon of cabaret while you drink or dine on the Lake House's delicious offerings. This is an annual benefit for the Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion, a singers exchange between the two sister cities. Our next Connexion is in France this September. $20 in advance and $25 at the door.
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    • THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019—"Paree, What Did You Do to Me" dinner and show at the Café Sabarsky at the Neue Galerie in New York City