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Saturday, June 27

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A Musical Theatre Celebration in Honor of Paul Denckla

Quincy Community Theatre’s Main Stage
Tickets: $15.00 | Additional donations will be accepted
RSVP: 217-222-3209

Please join Quincy Community Theatre and Joe Tokarz, the professional actor who starred as Jean Valjean in QCT’s 2014 production of LES MISÉRABLES, for A Musical Theatre Celebration in Honor of Paul Denckla, a benefit performance supporting QCT’s Technical Director, on Saturday, June 27th at 7:30 PM.

Starring Mr. Tokarz and a few special guests, this extraordinary night will feature the best of Broadway, including musical theatre classics, new favorites, and some special surprises from members of the LES MISÉRABLES cast.

Denckla, who was hired as the theatre’s Technical Director in 1992, was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer which will become very expensive for his family during the course of treatment. All proceeds from this concert will go directly to assisting Denckla with his medical bills.


Mr. Tokarz has spent the better part of the past five years in various productions of LES MISÉRABLES, performing the iconic musical well over 1,000 times, including performing with the cast from the recent motion picture during the 2013 Oscars. A Chicago area native, Mr. Tokarz has performed at the Goodman Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Marriott Theatre, Drury Lane, and Theatre at the Center. Select roles include both Javert and Valjean in LES MISÉRABLES, Judas in Jesus Christ Superstar, and Dan in Next to Normal. He now works in Walt Disney World as a cast member of Voices of Liberty and plays Crush in Finding Nemo: The Musical.


During his tenure at the theatre, Denckla has trained countless volunteers, become known for his outstanding performances, and has consistently produced phenomenal scenic and lighting designs for over 100 productions. Originally working at the QCLT location on Payson, Denckla was instrumental in ensuring that the current QCT facility met the vast needs of the organization and has twice assumed the role of Interim Managing Artistic Director.

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