Author Archives: Egyptian Theatre

Apr
15

Backstage at the Egyptian: Scotty McCreery

Interview with 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 …
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Apr
09

Volunteer Appreciation Spotlight: Mary McGinn

I was born in the Great State of Texas, 4th of 8 children, more years ago than I’ll willingly admit to.  In my day job, I work at NIU teaching cadaver-based human anatomy.  I’m a terrible dancer, but a good cook. …
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09

Backstage at the Egyptian: Ginger Simons of Irrational Masters

Interview with Ginger Simons from the Irrational Masters Conducted by Michaela Alcantar Michaela: How did you get involved with Irrational Masters? Ginger: I joined cast two summers ago, right as I was transferring to NIU. Community college was a bit …
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Apr
03

Backstage at the Egyptian: Kerry Devine of Rockstar Roadshow

Interview with Kerry Devine from Rockstar Roadshow Conducted by Michaela Alcantar Michaela: What got you on the path of music as a career? Kerry: I’ve sang in bands as a fun thing to do since I was 16 and I …
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Apr
01

Dino-mite Discovery!

Exciting news in the Egyptian Theatre expansion! During preliminary excavation efforts for the expanded concessions and bathrooms an amazing discovery was made! Fossils! As rocks were being removed, an eagle-eyed employee noticed some interesting formations on these stones. Upon further …
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