CHICAGO LIVE! Kicks off Season II with Six Topical Shows and Celebrity Guests.


Chicago, Thursday, February 10, 2011. Get the inside story on what’s happening in the Windy City from those in the know at CHICAGO LIVE!–a fast-paced 60-minute program featuring live entertainment, interviews, performances by Second City and more in the intimate surroundings of Chicago Theatre Downstairs.  The new season, hosted by Chicago author, reporter and radio/TV personality Rick Kogan, kicks off today and continues Thursday evenings through March 17, 2011.

Highlights for this series include: Chairman of the 2011 Chicago Auto Show, Kevin Mize; Chicago Tribune film critic Michael Phillips with last minute information on the Academy Awards; 4-Star Chicago Chef Grant Achatz; Desiree Rogers, former White House social secretary; and Marc Smith, creator of the poetry slam–just to name a few.  See the complete line-up in the slide show below.

Tickets are $20 and available at The Chicago Theatre box office and Ticketmaster outlets or online at and By phone at 800 745 3000.
All shows start at 6:30p.m. and run one hour.  175 N. State Street.

PLEASE NOTE: The live shows are taped for broadcast (and podcast) on WGN Radio (720AM) Saturdays at 11 pm.  Show recaps and behind-the-scenes footage are also available at CHICAGO LIVE! is a partnership between the Chicago Tribune and Second City.

Filed under: Uncategorized

Leave a comment

  • Advertisement:
  • Advertisement:
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Meet The Blogger

    Carole Kuhrt Brewer

    Arts, entertainment and dining journalist..

  • Follow me on Twitter.

  • Recent posts

  • Categories

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: