Columbus singer hits Chicago stage

Columbus native Mary Claire King will sing before the locals again — in Chicago.

The Columbus Indiana Philharmonic has organized a bus trip for lovers of musicals to see King in “War Paint” Aug. 13 at the Goodman Theatre. King plays the character of Miss Beam in the production about two cosmetics titans and their infamous rivalry.

Tickets for the show, travel, a meal and more are $175 and $200. Information: 812-376-2638 or