Category Archives: Backstage at the Egyptian

Jan
26

Backstage at the Egyptian: Meet our new Marketing Intern, Josh Hanold

Hi everyone! My name is Josh and I am the Spring 2023 Marketing Intern. Currently I am a second year student at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove, Illinois and am majoring in marketing. What drew me to working for …
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Nov
14

Backstage at the Egyptian: Courtney Hanna-McNamara of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra

Interview with Courtney Hanna-McNamara, Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra (KSO) General Manager and violinist.   KARYN: What is the Kids’ Concert? COURTNEY: The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra’s Children’s Concert is an annual concert that introduces local area children to a symphony concert experience, …
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Nov
02

Backstage at the Egyptian: Meet Matt McKinley our new PT Janitor!

KARYN: What drew you to working at the Egyptian Theatre? MATT: I wanted to work here because the Egyptian has always been a part of my life. I’m from Belvidere but my extended family is from DeKalb, and I’ve been …
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Nov
01

Backstage at the Egyptian: Bill Blagg of The Magic of Bill Blagg LIVE!

  KARYN: What can the audience expect to see at your show? B: They can expect the unexpected!  Our new show is full of incredible magic, illusions and more.  We’ve combined all the elements of a true Broadway production from the …
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Oct
24

Backstage at the Egyptian: Virginia Filicetti on Spooktacular

Interview with Virginia Filicetti of the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce who is hosting Spooktacular this Thursday! KARYN: What is Spooktacular? VIRGINIA: Spooktacular is the annual Downtown DeKalb trick-or-treating event where families can stop by businesses and get candy. Not only …
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