Zootown Cabaret to present queer narratives through two nights of music
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The Zootown Cabaret, the University of Montana’s performing ensemble in the musical theatre department, will be hosting two nights of loud, proud and powerful music to highlight Queer narratives and composers in its upcoming show “Queer Cabaret.” Read moreZootown Cabaret to present queer narratives through two nights of music

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