Wednesday, January 29, 2020

‘Life is a Cabaret’ show will benefit Relay for Life

Participants in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of
Canton and Plymouth community event pose for a photo at
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill.  Photo courtesy of Denise Staffeld 
Those who love the music of  Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr, Doris Day, Tony Bennett, Lena Horne, Bobby Darin and Nat King Cole can take a trip to the nightclub scene where every musical era is represented during a special musical performance set for 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5.
“Life is a Cabaret - LIVE from the Starlight Lounge” is a special musical fundraiser for the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Canton and Plymouth.

Under the musical direction of Kevin Ryan, director of music and liturgy at St. Thomas a'Becket, this unique fundraiser will include a live band with special guest trombonist, Bugs Beddow, as well as a cast of  talented individuals and special appearances from some local celebrities. DanceBeat and DACE Studios will also add to the fun with their  dance stylings. The evening will be emceed by local personality Roy Sexton, director of marketing for the law firm Clark Hill.
“We are thrilled to be returning for year three,” noted Producer/Director Denise Staffeld, a mortgage loan officer at DFCU Financial. “The support from the community has been overwhelming. It's a fantastic cause, and I'm so grateful for the incredible talent volunteering their time for this important mission. Take a step back in time to the Rat Pack era for a fabulous evening of entertainment and compassion. Last year we raised over $20,000, so I can't wait to see what happens this year,” she said.
The pre-show reception will start at 6 p.m. with a dessert and sweet treats bar, featuring Cold Stone Creamery and a Prize Pull, 50/50  and other entertainment. A cash bar will also be available.
Tickets for this event are $25 each and can be purchased online at  or by calling or in person at the Village Theater Box Office from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday through Friday - (734) 394-5300.
Any remaining tickets will also be available for purchase at the box office one hour prior to show time.
The Village Theater at Cherry Hill is located at 50400 Cherry Hill Road, Canton.