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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: Welcome Drake and the Jungle Tour

May 28 2015 | 4:42 pm - Drake brings songs from his latest album “If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late” with his Jungle Tour to the United Center tonight. The Alan Parsons Live Project appears at the Arcada Theatre in St. Charles. "Anything Goes"...

Arlington Heights native, Tony winner Scott Waara stars in ‘Once’ tour

May 28 2015 | 3:56 pm - Though he was born and raised in Arlington Heights, Tony Award-winning actor Scott Waara has never performed on a professional Chicago stage. That will change when he appears in the return engagement of the 2012 Tony Award-winning musical...

Batavia 'Bachelorette' contestant says he's in love with a fellow contestant

May 28 2015 | 3:42 pm - Clint Arlis, a Batavia native competing on "The Bachelorette," is quoted in ABC promos as saying he is in love with another man and fellow contestant on the show. Reality? Or reality TV ploy?

Weekend picks: Warren B. Hall brings standup to Schaumburg

May 26 2015 | 5:51 pm - If you love comedian Warren B. Hall on the satellite radio show “Comics Unleashed,” then don’t miss his standup routine at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg. "Anything Goes" prepares to set sail a final...

Sunday picks: Philippe Quint joins Lake Forest Symphony

May 22 2015 | 6:08 pm - Violinist Philippe Quint plays with the Lake Forest Symphony as they perform music by Bartok, Bruch and Brahms at College of Lake County’s Lumber Center for the Performing Arts. Stubhy Pandav and Adam Krier of Lucky Boys Confusion play an...

Weekend picks: New Kids bring the ‘Right Stuff’ to Allstate

May 22 2015 | 5:41 pm - New Kids on the Block, early founders of the boy band movement of the 1990s, bring TLC and Nelly to the Allstate Arena in Rosemont. Schaumburg's annual Prairie Arts Festival kicks off today at the Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center grounds. And...

Weekend picks: Mo’Nique taps her standup roots in Schaumburg

May 21 2015 | 5:37 pm - Actress Mo'Nique returns to her standup roots with sets at the Improv Comedy Showcase at Woodfield. Country and pop guitarist Andrew Combs headlines The Union in Naperville. And the slick and flashy multimedia Broadway and London West End jukebox...

Don’t miss chance to audition for Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent

May 20 2015 | 4:37 pm - Time is running out to secure an audition spot for Suburban Chicago’s Got Talent. Find out how to sign up — and what prizes await the winners.

Weekend picks: ‘RAIN’ brings the Beatles to the Windy City

May 19 2015 | 5:17 pm - The slick and flashy multimedia Broadway and London West End jukebox show “RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles” returns to the Windy City for an eight-performance run at the Bank of America Theatre. Actress Mo'Nique returns to her standup...

Metropolis’ ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ lovingly spoofs 1920s Broadway musicals

May 21 2015 | 12:43 pm - Carefree Broadway musicals from the 1920s are ruthlessly mocked and lovingly adored in the five-time Tony Award-winning 2006 show "The Drowsy Chaperone," now playing in a peppy production at the Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in Arlington Heights.

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