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Tom Ricketts Joins Chicago Live! This Thursday

By: Second City | Mar 1, 2011 Comments


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
– 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


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