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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Bocelli coming back to Allstate Arena

Dec 01 2015 | 3:39 pm - Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli returns to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont on Friday, June 10, 2016. Tickets go on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 14.

Local actress Abby Mueller brings ‘Beautiful’ home to Chicago

Nov 30 2015 | 6:37 am - Her sister may have won a Tony for the title role in "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical," but Evanston native Abby Mueller is making the show her own as she brings the national tour to Chicago.

Sunday picks: Hometown ‘Idol’ Lee DeWyze plays SPACE

Nov 27 2015 | 4:42 pm - Former “American Idol” winner Lee DeWyze of Mount Prospect performs in concert with Anna Rose at SPACE in Evanston.

Chicago-area natives headline return of ‘The Lion King’

Nov 30 2015 | 11:10 am - "The Lion King" returns on tour with Chicago-area natives Aaron Nelson and Nia Holloway in the respective starring roles of Simba and Naala. The Broadway musical smash plays the Cadillac Palace Theatre from Wednesday, Dec. 2, through Sunday, Jan. 17.

Weekend picks: ESO shares the magic of Disney music

Nov 27 2015 | 4:34 pm - The Elgin Symphony Orchestra presents "The Magical Music of Disney" at the Hemmens; see "Elf" on the big screen again at the Arcada.

Weather service warns of slight flooding risk on Des Plaines, DuPage, Fox rivers

Nov 28 2015 | 12:50 pm - The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for the next few days for parts of the Des Plaines, DuPage and Fox rivers.

Weekend picks: Catch Miles Over Mountains in McHenry, Batavia

Nov 25 2015 | 5:06 pm - McHenry four-piece acoustic band Miles Over Mountains play two shows: Mackey's Hideout in McHenry and River's Edge in Batavia; "So You Think You can Dance" contestants perform live at the Chicago Theatre; and Ike Reilly Assassination and AM Taxi...

David Arquette’s ‘Sherlock Holmes’ proves utterly clueless

Nov 27 2015 | 8:49 am - There are many baffling mysteries tied to the national tour of “Sherlock Holmes” with “Scream” star David Arquette in the title role. The biggest mystery, however, isn’t who killed whom. Rather, it’s how in the...

Talented cast lifts Steel Beam’s ‘Plaid Tidings’

Nov 25 2015 | 5:55 pm - Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles puts its best foot forward to hide the fact that the musical sequel "Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings" is essentially reheated leftovers spruced up for the holidays.

Weekend picks: ‘Uncle Lar’ brings standup to Zanies

Nov 24 2015 | 3:55 pm - Comedian Larry Reeb plays Zanies in St. Charles; Cosley Zoo's 32nd annual Festival of Lights twinkles through the New Year; and there's a slate of concerts to kick off your Thanksgiving right.

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