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Award-winning cabaret artist Suzanne Petri performs Feb. 9 at North Central College

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Award-winning cabaret artist and vocalist Suzanne Petri performs Feb. 9 at North Central College.

Suzanne Petri photo by Steve Starr
Vocalist Suzanne Petri will appear in cabaret setting at North Central College.

Petri’s performance begins at 6PM Sun., Feb. 9, in North Central College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

Tickets are $35 and $30; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

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North Central College’s cabaret series allows patrons the opportunity to experience top talent in an intimate setting. Cocktails are available for purchase in the lobby before performances and during intermission, and patrons may bring beverages into the theatre.

Brief Bio 

From stage to TV, nightclubs to concert halls, the Jefferson Award-nominated performer has established herself as one of Chicago’s premier entertainers. Petri’s one-woman cabaret shows provide a showcase for her musical versatility, dynamic personality and eclectic songs. With material ranging from contemporary, classic standards, show tunes and the works of Coward, Jaques Brel and Piaf, Petri takes audiences on fantastic journeys of musical storytelling.

Petri has performed in some of Chicago’s top spots, including The Big House, Underground Wonder Bar, Davenport’s and Toulouse Cognac Bar. She also has been featured in numerous musical showcases and special events such as the Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala, the Chicago Humanities Festival Noel Coward Centennial Celebration and the Broadway Millennium.

In 2000, Petri was selected as a participant in the prestigious national Cabaret Symposium working with music legends Julie Wilson and Margaret Whiting. She is also president and founder of Chicago Cabaret Professionals, which is dedicated to celebrating and promoting the art of cabaret in Chicago.

For more info, visit suzannepetri.com.

Thanks for supporting the arts!

North Central College’s 2013-2014 Fine and Performing Arts Season is partially sponsored by USG Corporation and a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Season supporters include BMO Harris, Bulley & Andrews, Casa by Charleston, Grant Thornton, J.P. Morgan, Main Street Promenade, Marquette Properties, Nicor Gas, Ryan Hill Realty, Turner Construction Company, U.S. Bank Private Client Reserve and Water Street Development.

This upcoming performance is among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public.

For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and more, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

Photo credit: Steve Starr

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North Central College provides students with the confidence, instruction and direction they need to exceed their personal best inside and outside of the classroom and throughout their careers. Founded in 1861 and located just 28 miles west of Chicago in the Historic District of Naperville, Ill. — named among the nation’s “Best Places to Live” by Money magazine — North Central is home to more than 2,800 students and offers 82 undergraduate majors, 67 additional undergraduate minors and concentrations, and 22 graduate degree and graduate certificate programs. Visit northcentralcollege.edu to discover why U.S. News & World Report has named North Central a “Best in the Midwest” school for 29 years in a row, and to learn more about the College’s state-of-the-art facilities and distinctive programs, particularly in the sciences and business.

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