Scott C. Morgan

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Scott C. Morgan has been with the Daily Herald since 2004. His main focus has been covering Chicago-area performing arts via features, reviews and listings.

Scott has been a member of the American Theatre Critics Association since 1998 and was a fellow at the National Critics Institute at the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Theater Center in Waterford, Conn. He has previously written freelance pieces to the Salt Lake City Weekly and Salt Lake Magazine, and currently contributes freelance work to the Windy City Times.

Scott holds a master's degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. Scott also has a bachelor of science in mass communication from the University of Utah, where he was the performing arts editor for the Daily Utah Chronicle during his junior year. From 1997 to 2002, Scott was employed by The Salt Lake Tribune as an arts reporter and newsroom assistant.

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Elgin native does double duty as dancer, choreographer

Mar 26 2015 | 2:15 pm - River North Dance Chicago dancer and Elgin native Hanna Brictson, who has danced with River North Dance Chicago since 2004, is pulling double duty during the Saturday, March 28, performance at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. She's not only...

Weekend picks: Los Lonely Boys rock Skokie, Schaumburg

Mar 26 2015 | 11:15 am - You can catch Los Lonely Boys, the rock power trio from San Angelo, Texas, in concert this weekend at two locations: The North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, and the Prairie Center for the Arts in Schaumburg. “Saved by the...

John Patrick Shanley’s ‘Outside Mullingar’ richly realized at Skokie’s Northlight Theatre

Mar 24 2015 | 6:04 pm - There are lots of laughs in store for John Patrick Shanley's quirky 2014 Broadway Irish comedy "Outside Mullingar," now making its Midwest premiere at Northlight Theatre in Skokie through Sunday, April 19.

Weekend picks: Catch Bill Bellamy in Schaumburg

Mar 26 2015 | 10:44 am - Catch former “Last Comic Standing” host Bill Bellamy live and in person at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. Former teen sensation David Cassidy visits the Arcada Theatre Thursday. And “Saved by the...

Sunday picks: Pet expo comes to Arlington International

Mar 20 2015 | 4:46 pm - Don't miss the animal rescue groups, pet and pet-themed products, demonstrations, entertainment, veterinary services and more at the 23rd Annual Chicagoland Family Pet Expo at the Arlington International Racecourse. Start thinking about adjustments...

Weekend picks: Jessimae Peluso brings comedy to Zanies

Mar 20 2015 | 4:17 pm - Comedian Jessimae Peluso (“Girl Code”) brings her Mess America tour to Zanies at MB Financial Park. Now that spring is here, start thinking about adjustments to your abode at the Home & Garden Expo this weekend at the Players Indoor...

Weekend picks: Five Year Mission channels 'Trek' at the Arcada

Mar 19 2015 | 2:07 pm - Die-hard “Star Trek” fans won't want to miss the rock tribute band Five Year Mission as they sing about episodes from the original series Friday at the Arcada Theatre. Chicago's very own ska/punk artists The Crombies will be doing more...

Weekend picks: Adam Levine visits United Center

Mar 18 2015 | 6:52 am - Adam Levine takes over the United Center Thursday, and he's bringing Maroon 5 with him. Comedian Jessimae Peluso plays two Zanies locations with her Mess America tour. And country singer Eric Church packs a guitarcase full of country bound for the...

Paramount in Aurora unveils its fifth season

Mar 17 2015 | 9:57 am - The Paramount Theatre in Aurora has announced its 2015-16 season which features: "Oklahoma!" (Sept. 16 to Oct. 18), "A Christmas Story ‑ The Musical" (Nov. 25 to Jan. 3), "Hairspray" (Jan. 20 to Feb. 21, 2015) and "West Side Story" (March 16...

Naperville native tackles Jean Valjean for Paramount's 'Les MisÚrables'

Mar 14 2015 | 5:02 pm - Naperville native Robert Wilde was living in New York when approached about playing Jean Valjean in Paramount Theatre's new production of the Broadway smash "Les Miserables." But he jumped at the chance to recreate the role, known as one of the more...

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