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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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Weekend picks: SNL’s Jon Lovitz plays Schaumburg

Sep 04 2015 | 3:48 pm - Jon Lovitz plays the Improv in Schaumburg. Country artist Woody James channels Johnny Cash at Cantigny Park in Wheaton. And brothers Will and Anthony Nunziata hit the Broadway showstoppers at Arlington Heights' Metropolis. All this and more...

Weekend picks: Peter Cetera croons at Paramount

Sep 03 2015 | 2:38 pm - Celebrate the "Glory of Love" with Peter Cetera as he brings his catalog of hits to the Paramount Aurora. North Coast Music Festival kicks off with an eclectic mix of local and national musical acts. And Jon Lovitz plays the Improv in Schaumburg.

Weekend picks: Lucky Boys, Daughtry play Last Fling

Sep 03 2015 | 2:17 pm - Lucky Boys Confusion is joined by Lita Ford, Daughtry, Chevelle and more on the lineup for Last Fling in Naperville. Jon Lovitz comes to Woodfield's Improv. And Lenny Kravitz plays Ravinia. All this and more happening this weekend.

Fox Valley Rep comedy succeeds thanks to dynamic duo

Sep 01 2015 | 5:39 pm - Spot-on casting elevates Fox Valley Repertory's comic "Maybe Baby, It's You" as stars Joe Galizia and Marika Mashburn cover the turbulent terrain of awkward dates, rocky relationships and more.

Genesee to spotlight a cappella groups at November concert

Sep 01 2015 | 11:52 am - Local a cappella groups like Gentleman's Rule, The Other Guys and No Comment will gather for the Genesee Theatre's Awakenings series in Waukegan on Friday, Nov. 20.

SpongeBob aims for Broadway via Chicago

Aug 31 2015 | 2:54 pm - "The SpongeBob Musical" will have its world premiere at Chicago's Oriental Theatre before aiming for Broadway in June 2016.

Sunday picks: Santana plays his heart out at Ravinia

Aug 28 2015 | 3:50 pm - Carlos Santana brings “The Corazón Tour” to Ravinia; Cruisin' for the Kids showcases classic cars in a family-friendly setting in Grayslake; the United States Navy Band Cruisers perform at Barrington High School.

Weekend picks: Tune in to Wendy Williams’ stand-up

Aug 28 2015 | 3:51 pm - Talk show host Wendy Williams brings her stand-up to the Arie Crown Theater in Chicago. Bring the family (and the pup) to Beaglefest for activities and education in Park Ridge. And local "American Idol" winner Lee DeWyze returns home to play Durty...

Weekend picks: Bret Michaels, local rockers play CineFest

Aug 28 2015 | 6:55 am - Bret Michaels and Suburban Chicago's Got Talent finalists play the Cinefest Backlot Block Party, which also showcases props and talent from locally shot movies and TV shows. Sixteen Candles and Trippin Billies join the fun at the Palatine Street...

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.

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