Chicago Live! is back this Thursday with an all-star line-up of guests including Chicago Cubs Chairman Tom Ricketts. The full guest line-up includes:
- Desiree Rogers, CEO of Johnson Publishing and former White House social secretary (Phil Rosenthal interview)
- Rob Stone, blues musician
- John Robinson and Kerry Tamura of Chicago Sake talk about sake cocktails and their efforts to make sake the new drinking sensation. (Lauren Viera and Rick Koganinterview)
- Kevin Coval and Louder Than A Bomb high school slam poetry competition finalists
- Marc Smith, creator of the poetry slam (Rick Kogan interview)
- Comedy from The Second City
Chicago Live! is recorded in front of a live studio audience at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Chicago Theatre's Downstairs Stage. After each show, the audience is invited to a 30-minute reception with the cast, crew and guests.
Tickets for the show are $20.
- Purchase online through Ticketmaster.com.
- Purchase on the phone through Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000.
- Purchase in person at the Chicago Theatre box office:
The Chicago Theatre (map)
175 N State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60601