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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Sunday picks: Catch Fairview at Fitz’s Spare Keys

Oct 02 2015 | 2:53 pm - Addison pop rockers Fairview play a set at Fitz's Spare Keys along with local artists Jordan Benker and Jayme Squires. Check out Brickfest Live! in Rosemont to see some amazing sculptures and architecture, all made with Legos. And cellist Lynn...

Inspired by Richard Pryor, ‘Unspeakable’ starts Chicago run

Oct 02 2015 | 2:48 pm - The play "Unspeakable," billed as a "dramatic fantasia" inspired by the life of late comedian Richard Pryor, comes to the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place in Chicago from Tuesday, Oct. 6, through Sunday, Nov. 8.

Weekend picks: Margaret Cho goes ‘PsyCHO’ at Chicago Theatre

Oct 02 2015 | 2:18 pm - Margaret Cho brings her comedy tour to the Chicago Theatre. Get outside for Wheaton's Cosley Zoo's Pumpkin Fest. Keith Semple and his band SEMPLE play H.O.M.E. Bar in Arlington Heights. And Turbo Vamps! and The C-Sides open for the second night of...

First Folio’s ‘Poe’ returns for fifth season of ‘Madness’

Oct 01 2015 | 12:10 pm - First Folio Theatre's fifth revival of "The Madness of Edgar Allan Poe: A Love Story" makes marvelous use of Oak Brook's Mayslake Peabody Estate once again for a spooky experience.

Weekend picks: Comedian Joe List plays Improv in Schaumburg

Oct 02 2015 | 6:07 am - Comedian Joe List plays a weekend stretch at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield in Schaumburg. AM Taxi and The Timmys open for the first night of punk band Teenage Bottlerockets' two-night stand at Lombard's Brauerhouse.

Barbara Gaines draws out comedy in Lyric’s ‘Figaro’

Sep 29 2015 | 5:25 pm - Traditionalists may quibble, but director Barbara Gaines' brings out the bawdy comedy for a new take on "The Marriage of Figaro" for Lyric Opera of Chicago. Gurnee native Amanda Majeski stars at the Countess.

Weekend picks: Jazz at the Genesee with Jim Peterik

Oct 01 2015 | 10:56 am - Jim Peterik's Lifeforce performs rocking jazz at the Genesee Theatre in Waukegan. Comedian Joe List plays four nights at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield in Schaumburg. And punk rockers Teenage Bottlerockets play two nights at Lombard's...

‘Gentleman’s Guide’ tour launches at Bank of America Theatre

Sep 25 2015 | 2:51 pm - "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," the 2014 Tony Award-winner for Best Musical, officially launches its national tour in Chicago at the Bank of America Theatre. Appearing in the cast is Northwestern University graduate Matt Leisy.

Sunday picks: Explore Mexican dance with Ballet Folklorico

Sep 25 2015 | 5:34 pm - Marvel at the many facets of traditional Mexican culture when Ballet Folklorico de Mexico de Amalia Hernandez tours to the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago. Learn about Teddy Roosevelt with "An Afternoon With Theodore Roosevelt" at the Batavia Public...

Weekend picks: Andrea McArdle joins ‘4 Girls 4’ at NCC

Sep 25 2015 | 3:44 pm - Broadway divas take the stage for "4 Girls 4" at North Central College's Pfeiffer Hall. See the sights at the Country Folk Art Festival in St. Charles during the day, then go catch Lucky Boys Confusion as they rock Long Grove's Apple Fest at night.

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