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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Weekly picks: Step Afrika! brings the beat to Raue Center

Jan 16 2018 | 5:05 pm - Step Afrika! performs the Chicago tradition of “stepping” at the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. More on this, Drury Lane’s premiere of “Joseph,” Tomorrow Never Knows music and comedy festival and other fun...

Sunday picks: Professional Bull Riders roar into Rosemont

Jan 11 2018 | 2:59 pm - It’s man versus beast when the Professional Bull Riders (PBR) Chicago Invitational heads to the Allstate Arena. More on this, Volo Bog’s “Winterfest,” Umphrey’s McGee’s album release party at the Park West...

Weekend picks: See Jim Belushi at Waukegan’s Genesee Theatre

Jan 11 2018 | 11:24 am - Actor and comedian Jim Belushi takes the stage at the Genesee Theatre along with the Chicago Board of Comedy. More on this, Pheasant Run’s All Canada Show, Snuzfest 2018 pajama party and benefit show at Berwyn’s Wire and other fun...

Chicago man charged with making threats aboard Greyhound bus on I-94

Jan 13 2018 | 7:20 pm - A man accused of threatening fellow passengers aboard a Milwaukee-to-Chicago Greyhound bus Friday evening now is in custody, officials said.

Weekend picks: 'Insomniac' comedian Dave Attell plays Woodfield's Improv

Jan 12 2018 | 10:09 am - Standup comedian and “Insomniac” host Dave Attell takes the mic at Schaumburg's Improv Comedy Showcase for a run of shows through Sunday. More on this, the Enchanted Railroad display at Lisle's Morton Arboretum, the premiere of Steel...

Weekly picks: Elvis aficionados perform at the Paramount

Jan 09 2018 | 4:47 pm - Aurora’s Paramount Theatre hosts a special “Birthday Edition” of the Elvis Tribute Artist Spectacular. More on this, Puccini’s “Turandot,” Dennis Miller at the Arcada and other fun events.

5 things to do for $5 (or less) in suburbs, Chicago

Jan 09 2018 | 2:13 pm - Brave the cold to head out for some cheap entertainment. Here are five free — or nearly free — things to do this weekend and next week.

Sunday picks: Eliot Chang continues standup comedy run

Jan 04 2018 | 3:33 pm - Comedian Eliot Chang finishes up his standup run with a move to Zanies Chicago for the last few performances. More on this, free days at the Adler Planetarium, the closing day of Ian’s Party at Subterranean and Chop Shop and other fun events.

Weekend picks: She's got a ticket to Raue ... for American English

Jan 05 2018 | 2:28 pm - American English brings the best of the Beatles to the Raue Center for the Arts in Crystal Lake. More on this, an Elvis Presley Celebration at the Volo Auto Museum, comedy with “The Baby Boomer Show” at the Metropolis and other events.

Weekend picks: Elgin Symphony Orchestra presents ‘Hungarian Rhapsody’

Jan 04 2018 | 2:08 pm - Violinist Bella Hristova joins the Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s “Hungarian Rhapsody” concerts at the Prairie Center for the Arts and The Hemmens. More on this, the Lake Home & Cabin Show in Schaumburg, Ember Oceans at Durty...

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