Wanting the Music – A Choral Musical of Michigan

Artemis Singers is performing an original choral musical about the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival in January 2017.

WhatWanting the Music – a Choral Musical of the Michigan Festival is a new musical by Loraine Edwalds based on the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival, which took place in the woods of Michigan from 1976-2015. In this musical we follow the lives of 2 lesbians who see each other at the festival over the course of the many years. The chorus will sing choral arrangements of songs that were sung at Michigan, while the actors will live through some of our Midwest lesbian herstory. Original songs by Loraine Edwalds and Allison Downing. Read lots more details in the Press Release.

When: Saturday January 28, 2017 7:00 pm and Sunday January 29, 2017 1:30 pm

Where: Irish American Heritage Center, a venue on the northwest side of Chicago, accessible by public transportation (bus and L) and with plenty of free parking on site. 4626 N Knox Ave.

Who: Produced by Artemis Singers, Chicago’s Lesbian Feminist Chorus. Performing only music written or arranged by women since our founding in 1980.

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How can I buy tickets? Advance tickets are available at artemiswantingthemusic.brownpapertickets.com. General admission $20 in Advance or $25 Suggested Donation at the door. It’s only $15 for seniors (65+) or students with ID or children (12 and under) whether you buy in advance or at the door.

We’ll be having a merchants area, to help remind us of that important aspect of womyn’s community. (Applications for the merchants area closed October 31.)


Auditions for actors: August 25, 7:00 pm. Read more here.

Interested in joining the chorus to perform with us? New member night is Thursday, February 9.

Questions? contact us.