Author Archives: Egyptian Theatre

Nov
13

Backstage at the Egyptian: Interview with Amanda Nelson of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Interview with Amanda Nelson Conducted by Karina Palomo Karina: Why is it important to give children an opportunity to see a live symphony orchestra? Amanda: Children are the next generation of symphonic music listeners and supporters. If we don’t take …
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Nov
01

Backstage at the Egyptian: Interview with Rick Johnson of The Chicago Authority

The Chicago Authority Interview with co-founder and lead guitarist, Rick Johnston Conducted by Karina Palomo Karina: When were you first introduced to Chicago’s music? Rick: I was playing in a middle school rock band – typical for the time, two …
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Backstage at the Egyptian: Interview with Ben Cooley of The Simon & Garfunkel Story

Interview with Benjamin Cooley Conducted by Karina Palomo Karina: What do you enjoy the most about telling the story of Simon and Garfunkel? Ben:  Well, as we tell the story of their lives we pair it with what was going …
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Oct
23

Backstage at the Egyptian: Christian Hoff of The Midtown Men

Interview with Tony Award winner Christian Hoff of The Midtown Men Conducted by Karina Palomo Karina: What is the story behind the creation of The Midtown Men?   Christian: The Midtown Men, rooted in making music to keep us focused …
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Oct
03

Backstage at the Egyptian: Mike Santoro of The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel

Interview with Mike Santoro of The Stranger: A Tribute to Billy Joel. This show is coming to the Egyptian Theatre on Saturday, October 13 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are still available here: https://bit.ly/2P603ZF Interview conducted by Karina Palomo Karina: Where did …
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