Showbiz Nation Live! Interview with Director/Choreographer LINDA FORTUNATO

Jeff Award winning Director/Choreographer, Linda Fortunato discusses helming BoHo Theatre’s critically acclaimed production of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey’s rock musical Next To Normal, currently running at Theatre Wit in Chicago. Linda also talks about her new role as Artistic Director at Theatre in the Center in Munster, Indiana.   For more information regarding Next To Normal, including ticket purchase, visit BoHoTheatre.com or (773) 975-8150. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Artistic Director/Actor JUSTIN WILLIAMS

Second Star Theatre’s Artistic Director JUSTIN WILLIAMS discusses the development of this new South Bend production company as well as taking on the role of Jaime in their premiere production of Jason Robert Brown’s THE LAST FIVE YEARS. Read more

Showbiz Nation Live! Interview with Disco Diva LINDA CLIFFORD

Disco legend and vocal powerhouse LINDA CLIFFORD discusses her sensational career from 1960’s beauty queen to glorious disco diva. Ms. Clifford also talks about her current projects including The First Ladies of Disco and launching a line of chocolate bars. Ms. Clifford’s new video, SHOW SOME LOVE, with Evelyn “Champaign” King and Martha Wash is featured at the end of the broadcast.


LINDA CLIFFORD – LIVE IN CONCERT! This one night only event will be held Friday, August 26, 2016 at Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome Ave. in Chicago. The five-time Grammy nominee will perform an evening of hits including “If My Friends Could See Me Now,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Runaway Love,” Fame’s “Red Light” and other chart-toppers. Tickets are currently available at unitychicago.orgBrown Paper Tickets or by calling (773) 973-0007.

About Linda Clifford:

Linda Clifford has made her mark among the classic R&B singers and also as a legendary disco diva. Electrifying audiences with her music and widely celebrated performances, this multi-talented and dynamic entertainer’s accomplishments are vast. Linda’s landmark recordings have spent a total of 60 weeks at #1 on Billboard Magazine’s dance charts, earning Grammy Award and televised performances, Linda has appeared on American Bandstand, Solid Gold, Soul Train, The Midnight Special (including two stints as host), Don Kirchner’s Rock Concert and The Merv Griffin Show. She is an exciting live performer with sold out live concerts around the world including New York’s Lincoln Center. Linda is also an acclaimed songwriter, with her compositions being sought out by Cher and Gladys Knight. She has the distinction of being featured on the Oscar winning #1 motion picture soundtrack album Fame and as an actress, has had roles in such classic films as Sweet Charity with Shirley MacLaine and Roman Polanski’s Rosemary’s Baby with Mia Farrow. For additional information, visit TheLindaClifford.com.

Showbiz Nation Live! Interview with Broadway icon André De Shields

André De Shields opens up about his amazing career on Broadway and on the boards of Chicago, where his self penned Confessions of a P.I.M.P. makes a return visit to Victory Gardens Theatre. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.victorygardens.org or by calling the box office at 773-871-3000. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO: Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S DAXTON BLOOMQUIST

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO: Interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’S DAXTON BLOOMQUIST from SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! on Vimeo.

The Book of Mormon’s DAXTON BLOOMQUIST stops by the show and and discusses playing the repressed, yet fabulous Elder McKinley the mega hit musical. For tickets and more information visit BroadwayInChicago.com Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION RADIO SHOW: Guest: Schoolhouse Rock Live’s EMILY GOLDBERG

SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE’s EMILY GOLDBERG discusses bringing the iconic Saturday morning cartoon learning segments to life as a family friendly musical. SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE, presented by Emerald City Theatre and Broadway In Chicago, plays the Broadway Playhouse at through August 28. For tickets and more information, visit BroadwayInChicago.com

Emily Goldberg’s credits include Dogfight- Jeff Nomination & Broadway World Chicago Nomination (Boho Theatre), Loving Repeating- Jeff Nomination (Kokandy Productions), and City of Angels (Porchlight Music Theatre). Emily loves how this show uses music and games on the path to discovery. Read more

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview with Tony And Grammy Winner HEATHER HEADLEY

 

SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview Tony And Grammy Winner HEATHER HEADLEY from SHOWBIZ CHICAGO on Vimeo.

TONY and GRAMMY AWARD winner HEATHER HEADLEY discusses her incredible career including her Northwestern University years, her Broadway debut in THE LION KING and her star turn as the Nubian princess in AIDA. Ms. Headley also discusses her most recent work starring in the West End premiere of THE BODYGUARD and her upcoming role of the Witch in the Gary Griffin helmed INTO THE WOODS. For more information, please visit HeatherHeadley.com

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