Torch songs, smoky clubs and great music... We share fantastic stories of the great Chicago clubs such as Mr. Kelly's, The London House, Chez Paree and The Happy Medium.
Join us as we explore the music of 50’s, 60’s and 70’s and the artists who played them: Ella, Sarah, Barbra, Sophie Tucker, Bette Midler, Oscar Brown Jr., Nat "King" Cole and of course our special tribute to the one and only Julie Wilson!
Featuring the Great American Songbook: Rodgers and Hart, Porter, Gershwin, Billy Strayhorn, Oscar Brown Jr., Hoagy Carmichael and more.
Suzanne Petri has performed to SRO crowds at some of the Chicago area’s top stages including Pritzker Pavilion Millennium Park, Park West, Drury Lane Water Tower, Davenport’s, Maxim’s, Katerina’s and Toulouse on the Park. The nationally recognized cabaret diva, Suzanne has been featured at the Chicago Humanities Festival and the Mabel Mercer Foundation’s Cabaret Conventions in New York City and Chicago. Her one-woman cabaret shows have won rave reviews and critical acclaim including the After Dark Chicago Award for Outstanding Cabaret Artist and Gold Coast Award for Cabaret Excellence. Suzanne is President Emeritus and a Founding Member of the Chicago Cabaret Professionals
"... the fervor of Petri's delivery, the color of Breuler's reading and the atmospheric jazz accompaniment of pianist Bobby Schiff and bassist Jim Cox conjure an era. "
Howard Reich, Chicago Tribune
“One of Chicago’s greatest singers” Rick Kogan
For more information, visit www.SuzannePetri.com
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