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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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‘Impractical Jokers’ bring tour to Rosemont

Aug 26 2015 | 4:52 pm - The cast of truTV’s “Impractical Jokers” featuring the comedy troupe The Tenderloins tours to the Rosemont Theatre on Wednesday, Nov. 11.

Weekend picks: 'Idol' Lee DeWyze heads home

Aug 26 2015 | 11:49 am - Mount Prospect's Lee DeWyze, the 2010 "American Idol" winner, returns to Durty Nellie's Saturday. Santana rocks out at Ravinia. And local bands play the Palatine Street Fest. All this and more happening this weekend.

Sunday picks: Chayanne plays at Allstate Arena

Aug 21 2015 | 4:32 pm - Celebrated Puerto Rican singer-songwriter Chayanne performs at the Allstate Arena. The Little Italy Fest West promises loads of Italian food, music and more in Addison. And One Direction packs Soldier Field with screaming fans. All this and more...

Weekend picks: Chicago returns to the Windy City

Aug 21 2015 | 4:10 pm - Rock band Chicago brings a gallery of hits when it plays two shows at Ravinia. '90s alternative rockers Candlebox and Filter join local bands Modern Day Romeos and Jimi Falls for Sideouts Bar & Eatery's Bands in the Sand 7 in Island Lake. And fans,...

Weekend picks: See Bruce Campbell, more at Wizard World Comic Con

Aug 20 2015 | 1:39 pm - People-watching will be at its best this weekend as fans, celebs and comic book aficionados gather for Wizard World Comic Con Chicago in Rosemont. Prepare to swoon to comedian Seth MacFarlane's croony side at Ravinia. And pick a side as Comedy...

Weekend picks: Seth MacFarlane shares his smoother side at Ravinia

Aug 19 2015 | 11:24 am - King of crude humor Seth MacFarlane can also sing. Hear him croon at Ravinia Friday or relive the '60s with The Grassroots, The Buckinghams and other bands at Aurora's Paramount Theatre. All this and more happening this weekend.

Sunday picks: Doug Benson lights up Zanies

Aug 14 2015 | 1:04 pm - Comedian Doug Benson brings his special brand of comedy for a one-off show at Zanies in Rosemont; you can learn about the vegetarian lifestyle at Veggie Fest 2015 in Lisle; and Zydeco Voodoo plays an outdoor concert at Capannari Ice Cream in Mount...

Former Joffrey Ballet dancer turns to 'Dirty Dancing'

Aug 17 2015 | 11:30 am - The national tour of "Dirty Dancing" returns to Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre with former Joffrey Ballet dancer Jenny Winton in the cast from Tuesday, Aug. 18, through Sunday, Aug. 30.

Weekend picks: CSO performs Wagner’s ghostly love story

Aug 14 2015 | 12:22 pm - The Chicago Symphony Orchestra performs Richard Wagner's supernatural "The Flying Dutchman" with soprano Amber Wagner and bass-baritone Greer Grimsley; look up to the skies for the 57th annual Chicago Air and Water Show; and up-and-coming comedian...

Weekend picks: I Fight Dragons rocking benefit at Martyrs’

Aug 13 2015 | 6:02 pm - Local rockers I Fight Dragons team with Diagon Alley and Time Crash for a geeky good time as they play The Final Frontbeer benefit at Martyrs'; local prog rock institution Umphrey's McGee jams at Ravinia; and the Arlington Million promises some big...

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