Author Archives: Egyptian Theatre

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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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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