Category Archives: News

Jan
20

Former Egyptian Theatre Executive Director Barbara Kummerfeldt passes away

DeKalb, IL – The Egyptian Theatre is saddened to announce that former Executive Director Barbara Kummerfeldt passed away on January 20th at the age of 87. Kummerfeldt’s multi-decade history with the Egyptian Theatre started during the late 1970’s when she, …
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Nov
24

Egyptian Theatre receives $30K from Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce that they have received a $30,000 grant from the Farny R. Wurlitzer Foundation Fund that will go towards the Theatre’s operations budget. This grant was made possible through a board …
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Oct
29

Backstage at the Egyptian: Jaime Diedrich of the Irrational Masters

Interview with Jaime Diedrich from The Rocky  Horror Picture Show shadow cast Irrational Masters ASHLEY: What is your position within the Irrational Masters? JAIME: I’m the Treasurer of the cast, so I handle funds for prop kit sales and use …
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Oct
28

Backstage at the Egyptian: Virginia Filicetti on Spooktacular

Interview with Virginia Filicetti from the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. What is your position within the Chamber of Commerce? Marketing and Events Manager Why did you feel it was important to still have Spooktacular this year? We felt it was …
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Oct
21

Importance of Arts in Social Movements

By Ashley Hines, Marketing Intern Today, you have probably listened to music on the radio or saw an art graphic online or maybe you have attended a concert or watched a television show. While all of those things may seem …
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