Sweet cabaret music for a good cause

Secondary Characters presents its 2nd Annual ‘Confectioner’s Cabaret’ on Saturday, May 14 at St. Thomas Church Hall, with an evening of decadent desserts, live music, and silent auction.

Patrons of the arts will love this one.

It’s a chance to revel in musical theatre performances, while supporting a local theatre troupe, and enjoying a sweet treat.

Secondary Characters presents its 2nd Annual ‘Confectioner’s Cabaret’ on Saturday, May 14, with an evening of decadent desserts, live music, and a silent auction.

Music numbers will ran the gamut from Les Miserables to Hairspray or even Disney’s Tangled, and will feature local performers like home-grown soprano Caroline Davies, who made it to the Provincial Music finals.

Also on the program is local vocal octet Pieces of Eight, showcasing many of the Charlie Brown cast members. Joining Secondary Characters for the evening is Vancouver singer Tamara Vishniakoff, a graduate of the Capilano University Musical Theatre program, who played Mary Magdalene in TUTS production of Jesus Christ Superstar.

The cabaret is a fundraiser for the theatre company’s summer musical, ‘You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown,’ running at the UFV Theatre July 28 to August 7. Tickets for Confectioner’s Cabaret on May 14 are $20/$15. Doors open 6:30 p.m., performance begins 7 p.m., at the St. Thomas Church Hall, 46048 Gore Ave, Chilliwack. For tickets or more information: nicoladavies@live.ca or 604-795-4780.