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P.O. Box 225
Genesee Depot, WI 53127
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Ten Chimneys Foundation, created by Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne, an unforgettable acting duo, offers a diverse menu of public programs including estate tours, exhibitions, student outreach, workshops, lectures and publications. Programs for professional audiences include master classes for working theatre professionals, teacher training programs, retreats, conferences, internships and research opportunities.
 
Upcoming events

March 23, 2017
Cabaret at Ten Chimneys with Chicago's E. Faye Butler

In celebration of Women’s History Month, cabaret sensation E. Faye Butler will honor the songs of Etta James, Dinah Washington, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald. For one-night-only, E. Faye Butler, together with Ron Haynes performing the songs of Louis Armstrong, will pay tribute to these remarkable women in history.

March 23, 2017
Cabaret at Ten Chimneys with Chicago's E. Faye Butler

In celebration of Women’s History Month, cabaret sensation E. Faye Butler will honor the songs of Etta James, Dinah Washington, Mahalia Jackson, Billie Holiday, Lena Horne, Nina Simone, and Ella Fitzgerald. For one-night-only, E. Faye Butler, together with Ron Haynes performing the songs of Louis Armstrong, will pay tribute to these remarkable women in history.

April 14, 2017 - April 15, 2017
Music in the Drawing Room at Ten Chimneys with Eric Yves Garcia

New York's Eric Yves Garcia will honor the songs of pianists Nat King Cole, Hoagy Carmichael, “Hutch,” Bobby Short, and Barbara Carroll, in his new show “Keepers of the Keys”. An intimate evening in the Lunts’ stunning, mural-filled Drawing Room at Ten Chimneys. This private room was the main setting for the Lunts’ to entertain their guests, where the likes of Katharine Hepburn, Laurence Olivier, and Helen Hayes were entertained by a song on the Noël Coward piano.

May 19, 2017 - May 20, 2017
"Pearl's in the House" by Art Manke

Just as Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne collaborated with playwrights, actors, and directors in developing new work, Ten Chimneys Foundation continues the tradition as they welcome Art Manke, playwright and director, and the cast of "Pearl’s in the House," for a musical play reading at Ten Chimneys. "Pearl’s in the House" is a play workshopped at Ten Chimneys and features esteemed actors Kim Staunton and Malkia Stampley.

June 18, 2017
Wine Tasting & Food Pairing with Ruben Moreno of Soil & Vine

Former Captain and Sommelier at The French Laundry and now proprietor of Soil & Vine, Ruben Moreno, will lead guests through a decadent wine experience on the grounds of Ten Chimneys historic estate.



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