Backstage Chicago with Lisa Fielding

Backstage Chicago with Lisa Fielding

Backstage Chicago with Lisa Fielding

CATEGORY: Arts
Join WBBM’s Lisa Fielding for Backstage Chicago. Lisa takes you behind the curtain with entertainment insiders. She’ll get a first look at pre-Broadway rehearsals, explore the latest art exhibitions, talk to the artists and creators who are finally back to work, and experience Chicago’s long-awaited return to live, in-person performances. Listen to new episodes every Thursday.
  1. January 20, 2022
    44 min
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    Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival: Bringing Art to Life through Puppetry
    This week on Backstage Chicago, we visit the Chicago Puppet Studio inside the historic fine arts building. We talk to some of the artists who use creativity and storytelling through puppetry. We'll also get a s…
  2. January 13, 2022
    33 min
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    Illinois Rock & Roll Museum: Building the Road to Rock on Route 66
    On this week's edition of Backstage Chicago, Lisa travels down to Joliet to the Illinois Rock & Roll Museum where Founder and Executive Director Ron Romero gives us the scoop on building this road to rock on th…
  3. January 06, 2022
    53 min
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    Teatro ZinZanni: An International Ensemble
    This week on Backstage Chicago, we go behind the scenes with some of the cast members of Teatro ZinZanni, an international ensemble of singers, dancers, clowns, acrobats, and aerialists who've been wowing crowd…
  4. December 30, 2021
    37 min
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    Magician Dennis Watkins: A decade in the historic Palmer House
    This week on Backstage Chicago, Lisa sits down with magician Dennis Watkins inside the Magic Parlour at the historic Palmer House to discuss card tricks, mind blowing mentalism, and how hot magic is right now.…
  5. December 23, 2021
    16 min
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    Behind the Scenes with Disney's Frozen: The Musical
    This week on Backstage Chicago, Lisa catches up with the cast and crew of Disney's: Frozen The Musical now playing at the Cadillac Palace Theater in Chicago.  Next week, Lisa sits down with Magician Dennis Watk…
  6. December 16, 2021
    29 min
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    Black Ensemble Theater: A Village of Artists
    This week, we took a trip to the iconic Black Ensemble Theater to hear from the founder Jackie Taylor and producing managing director Darryl Brooks about their history and plans for the future.Tune in next week…
  7. December 09, 2021
    1 min
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    Joe Mantegna reveals Criminal Minds reboot is "getting close."
    Chicago actor and icon Joe Mantegna was a guest on the inaugural episode of the Backstage Chicago Podcast, and revealed that a reboot of the smash crime series 'Criminal Minds,' which aired on CBS for 15 season…
  8. December 09, 2021
    48 min
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    Joe Mantegna & Ronnie Marmo: Lessons we still need to learn from Lenny Bruce
    This week on Backstage Chicago, Lisa Fielding sits down with Ronnie Marmo and Chicago's own Joe Mantegna to discuss their one-man show "I'm Not A Comedian...I'm Lenny Bruce." Director Joe Mantegna talks about t…
  9. December 03, 2021
    3 min
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    What's to come on Backstage Chicago
    Lisa Fielding takes us on a journey through the arts in new podcast Backstage Chicago. Here's a sneak peek of what's to come and some very special guests you will see in the inaugural episode. Be sure to subscr…
  10. November 08, 2021
    55 sec
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    Backstage Chicago with Lisa Fielding Coming Soon
    Backstage Chicago with Lisa Fielding takes you behind the curtain with entertainment insiders. Lisa will get a first look at pre-Broadway rehearsals, explore the latest art exhibitions, talk to the artists and…

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