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Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Christ Church to host 2nd annual Comedy and Cabaret

Christ Church United Church of Christ will host a blended musical and comedy event Saturday.

The second annual Comedy and Cabaret at Christ Church will feature talented singers from the Tri-State performing solos, duets and group numbers as well as a comedy routine from Shelly Iker.

Iker is a veteran comedian. She has performed at Go Bananas, The Funny Bone, The Moose Lodge, The Carnegie and countless fundraisers. Iker said she has developed brand new content especially for the Comedy and Carbaret event and it is not to be missed.

It is the second year in a row for the show that Laura Petracco organized. Toni Sheffer is the accompanist and The Green Derby will provide the food. There will also be a cash bar offered.

The doors open at 5:30 p.m., dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the show is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. 

Petracco said reservations are required. Attendees should call the church at 859-441-2565 or email

The cost is $15 at the door and the church can only accept cash.

Petracco said the set list is as follows:

Comedy and Cabaret 2015

GROUP NUMBER – On Broadway (George Benson)

Ivy Moody – Lost (Fugitive Songs)

Laura Petracco – Maybe This Time (Cabaret)

Alisha Johnson & Aaron Schilling – Old Devil Moon (Finian’s Rainbow)

Katie Maurer – Can’t Help Lovin (Showboat)

CJ Bathiany – Beautiful City (Godspell)

CJ Bathiany & Abi Moore – Goodbye Until Tomorrow/I Could Never Rescue You (Last Five Years)

Rachel Zimmerman – In His Eyes (Jekyll and Hyde)

Laura Petracco – Thank You for the Music (Mamma Mia)


Lexie Gabbard – Gimme Gimme (Thoroughly Modern Millie)

Libbie Sparks & Max Colvill – Sue Me (Guys and Dolls)

Abi Moore – On My Own (Les Miserables)

Carly Weaver – Fairytale (Sara Bareilles)

Kristen Carpenter – Dance Me To The End Of Love (Leonard Cohen)

Caroline Lembright – Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Phantom of the Opera)

Rachel Zimmerman – Don’t Rain on My Parade (Funny Girl)

GROUP NUMBER - Seasons of Love (Rent)

1 comment:

  1. I heard there might even be an appearance from Hugh Jackman...