Michael and Angela Ingersoll Lead MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME Benefit, 10/1 & 2

Michael and Angela Ingersoll Lead MY BABY JUST CARES FOR ME Benefit, 10/1 & 2

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, presents My Baby Just Cares For Me, a special fall benefit concert featuring the married musical theater duo Michael and Angela Ingersoll. The event will take place Monday, October 1 and Tuesday, October 2 at 8:00pm at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd.

Sparks fly as irresistible husband and wife duo Michael and Angela Ingersoll share the spotlight for a scintillating night of classic pop favorites. He’s the affable crooner from Jersey Boys and the PBS vocal group sensation Under the Streetlamp. She’s the vivacious starlet from The Second City Hollywood with two Jeff Award nods. Together the playful pair woos audiences with all the candor and chemistry of a modern day George and Gracie. Their hilarious, heartwarming soiree features unforgettable hits from The Drifters, The Beatles, Johnny Cash, Patsy Cline, Sam Cooke, Lesley Gore, Bobby Darrin, The Jackson Five, Judy Garland, and many more. It’s love in concert, live in concert.

“To premiere Michael and Angela Ingersoll’s new production My Baby Just Cares for Me at our first annual Fall Benefit is a real treat for Northlight,” explains Tim Evans, Executive Director. “This amazing husband and wife act joins the ranks of George and Gracie, Lucy and Desi, and Louis and Keely with their new show that glimmers with wit, humor and unforgettable music. It's the perfect way to usher in a new tradition of benefit performances at Northlight."

Angela Ingersoll met her husband onstage, cast as star-crossed lovers in a romantic romp by her favorite playwright William Shakespeare. Eleven years later, her blank verse grows somewhat more perverse as she flourishes in the Los Angeles sketch comedy scene. Catch Angela beguiling audiences onstage at Second City Hollywood, IO West, Hollywood Improv, Upright Citizen’s Brigade; and online at Funny or Die, College Humor. Theatre highlights include: Drury Lane: The 39 Steps; Apple Tree/Auditorium Theatre: The Mistress Cycle (Jeff Nominated); Chicago Shakespeare Theater: The Comedy of Errors, Richard III, Macbeth; Porchlight: The Secret Garden (Jeff Nominated); Light Opera Works: South Pacific; Madison Rep: Carousel; Playhouse on the Square: Beauty & the Beast (Ostrander Award), Jekyll & Hyde (Ostrander Award), Macbeth (Ostrander Award), Bat Boy: The Musical (Ostrander Award), Man of La Mancha (Ostrander Nominated), Ragtime (Ostrander Nominated); Cincinnati Shakespeare: Arcadia (Enquirer Nominated), Twelfth Night, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. angelaingersoll.com

Michael Ingersoll met his wife onstage, cast as whiny lovers in a sappy snooze-fest by his least favorite playwright William Shakespeare. Eleven years later, he’s ditched the doublet and hose and donned a sharkskin suit to form America’s hottest new vocal group, Under the Streetlamp. Catch the quartet on PBS rocking the American Radio Songbook in their breakout concert special, recently featured on Access Hollywood and Extra. Streetlamp is selling out cities nationwide on their inaugural tour, with a second album due for the holidays. For upcoming dates and more visit underthestreetlamp.com. Prior to PBS-rockstardom Michael spent three years portraying Nick Massi of the Four Seasons in the smash hit Jersey Boys, playing sold out runs in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Chicago. His Jersey Boys television appearances include The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, PBS’ Capitol Fourth, The Primetime Emmy Awards. michaelingersoll.com

The Box Office is located at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Boulevard, in Skokie. Box Office hours are Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm, and Saturdays 12:00pm-5:00pm. On performance days, the box office hours are extended through showtime. The Box Office is closed on Sundays, except on performance days when it is open two hours prior to showtime.

Regular tickets are $45, and VIP tickets are $100. In addition to the best seats, VIP tickets include a pre-show reception (7:00pm) with complimentary beverages, appetizers, and a meet & greet with the performers. A four-course dinner for $30 is an optional add-on at nearby dining partner Charcoal Oven.

Northlight Theatre aspires to promote change of perspective and encourage compassion by exploring the depth of our humanity across a bold spectrum of theatrical experiences, reflecting our community to the world and the world to our community.

Now in its 38th season, the organization has mounted nearly 200 productions, including over 40 world premieres. Northlight has earned 151 Joseph Jefferson Award nominations and 28 Awards. As one of the area’s premier theatre companies, Northlight is a regional magnet for critical and professional acclaim, as well as talent of the highest quality.

Northlight is supported in part by generous contributions from The Allyn Foundation; Arts Midwest; Blackman Kallick Bartelstein, LLP; BMO Harris Bank; Draft FCB; the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation; ComEd, An Exelon Company; Edgerton Foundation for New American Plays Award; Ernst & Young; Evanston Community Foundation; Gand Music & Sound; The Homestead Hotel; Illinois Arts Council, a state agency; The Irving Harris Foundation; The Joyce Foundation; Kirkland & Ellis Foundation; The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation; Madison Dearborn Partners; Melvoin Award for Playwriting; Modestus Bauer Foundation; North Shore Center for the Performing Arts Foundation; Nuveen Investments; The Offield Family Foundation; The Pauls Foundation; Pioneer Press; Quince at the Homestead; Daniel F. and Ada L. Rice Foundation; Room & Board; Sanborn Family Foundation; Shubert Foundation; Skokie Fine Arts Council; Sullivan Family Foundation; Target; and Tom Stringer Design Partners.

Title: My Baby Just Cares For Me
Featuring: Michael and Angela Ingersoll
Dates: Monday, October 1st 8:00pm
Tuesday, October 2nd 8:00pm
Location: Northlight Theatre is located at the North Shore Center for
the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.
Tickets: Regular $45
VIP $100 (Includes premium seating and a special VIP
pre-show event at 7:00pm)
Box Office: The Box Office is located at 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie.
847.673.6300; northlight.org

 

 

 

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