Category Archives: News

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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May
29

Backstage at the Egyptian: Brandon Pugh

How important are the volunteers to the Egyptian Theatre? Volunteers are ESSENTIAL to the continued success of the Egyptian Theatre. We could not do what we do each year without the continued support of our dedicated and loyal volunteers. Without …
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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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