Author Archives: Egyptian Theatre

Aug
12

Shoring Installation to Begin

ComEd has completed all of their work and has moved out of the way for the next step.  While this take a little longer than scheduled,  the good news is at the same time, they removed some older equipment and …
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Posted in Expanding Beyond 90 Years Tagged
Jul
01

Basement and Chimney Demoed

The expansion project at the Theatre is moving along as the rain holds off for the time being and is replaced by 90 degree temps! The subcontractor for ComEd started their work this past week in Palmer Court and hope …
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Jun
26

We want your Egyptian Theatre stories!

Did you perform on our stage? Work as an usher or in the concessions stand? Have your first date here or even get engaged here?? We want to hear about it! The Egyptian Theatre first opened its doors on December …
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Posted in 90th Anniversary
Jun
20

Egyptian Theatre featured in Scotty McCreery’s new music video

DeKALB – While watching country singer Scotty McCreery’s music video for his newest song, “In Between,” viewers might notice a familiar sight – the Egyptian Theatre. Alex Nerad, executive director of the Egyptian, said the theater can be spotted in …
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Apr
15

Backstage at the Egyptian: Scotty McCreery

Conducted by Michaela Alcantar Michaela: Having co-written most your songs, what is your process and inspiration for creating new ones? Scotty: Real life is my main inspiration for writing.  I like to take something that I’ve experienced or someone I …
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