By Kristi Parker
WICHITA - Amy Menas’ The Studio will be hosting its 7th Kid’s Cabaret for a Cause this time to benefit Wichita’s Positive Directions and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in NYC.
Previous Kid’s Cabarets have raised money for The Treehouse, The Wichita Children’s Home, The Kansas Food Bank and Music Theatre Wichita (MTW).
Menas, who has taught private voice lessons for more than 25 years, has Studio students ages 7-18. They will perform songs from Broadway’s most famous shows. Performers include 2016 Voice of the Children winner Abby Jolicoeur, James Heinrichs, Chip in MTW 2016 production of Beauty and the Beast, Topher Cundith, Pinocchio and Young Will in 2015 MTW productions My Son, Pinocchio and Big Fish, among others.
The show is Friday, April 7 at 7:30pm at the Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Broadway Cares/EFA will provide signed Broadway posters and other Broadway memorabilia. There is a $5 suggested donation. l