Court’s revelatory ‘Porgy and Bess’ features a break-out performance in Thomas

Charles Newell and Doug Peck. When you get the combination of these two artists working together, something awesome is bound to happen. Such is the case with Court’s powerfully focused production of George and Ira Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess. Newell, as director, has re-imagined this classic folk opera as an intimate ensemble piece, and music… Read More Court’s revelatory ‘Porgy and Bess’ features a break-out performance in Thomas

‘Musical wunderkind’: a lunch date with Doug Peck, Chicago theatre music director

At a relatively young age, Doug Peck has made quite a name for himself in the Chicago theatre scene over the past half decade. He’s served as musical director for Goodman Theatre, Marriott Theatre, Drury Lake Oakbrook, Court Theatre, TimeLine Theatre, Apple Tree Theatre, and Northlight Theatre — to name just a few. (For a… Read More ‘Musical wunderkind’: a lunch date with Doug Peck, Chicago theatre music director