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Rehearsals begin for 'Taste of Broadway IV'

The Walker Area Foundation Chorale is now in rehearsal for its annual "Taste of Broadway" dinner theater production, scheduled for Monday, Aug. 20 at the Northern Lights Hotel Event Center in Walker. The production features favorite Broadway show tunes and a salute to America's armed services as the finale. The event, now in its fourth year, is a fundraiser for the foundation's endowment fund to benefit the Greater Walker Area. Call 218-547-2865 for reservations. (Submitted photo)

The Walker Area Foundation (WAF) is gearing up for its fourth annual musical revue dinner/theater fundraiser, "A Taste of Broadway IV."

The event is set for Monday evening, Aug. 20 at Northern Lights Hotel Event Center east of Walker.

"Taste of Broadway IV" will feature an assortment of show tunes from Broadway musicals plus American and patriotic favorites performed by the WAF Chorale and guest soloists under the direction of former WAF board member Joanna Aamodt.

Songs from "The King and I," "My Fair Lady," "42nd Street," "Gypsy" and other shows will be featured this year along with a number of selections that highlight American composers such as Irving Berlin, George Gershwin and many others.

For the second year, a salute to America's military service branches with audience participation will close the show. The stage performance will be preceded by a social hour and dinner.

Reservations are available by calling 218-547-2865. As a non-profit community foundation, WAF places all proceeds from the show in its endowment fund to benefit the Greater Walker area.

Rehearsals for this year's Taste of Broadway will be held at 7 p.m. each Monday through August 13, beginning Monday, June 18. Anyone interested in joining the chorale for this year's show should contact Joanna Aamodt at 218-224-3562.