The Chicago Tribune Brings its Show on the Road to Governors State University on November 20

University Park, IL—(ENEWSPF)—November 6, 2014. Hosted by Rick Kogan and featuring The Second City, “Chicago Live!” returns to Center for Performing Arts for a one-night-only show on Thursday, November 20 at 7 p.m. “Chicago Live!,” The Chicago Tribune’s radio and stage show is taped for broadcast on WGN Radio.

Back by popular demand for the third year in a row, the south suburbs are in for a night of news and entertainment like no other. This event is always original, never boring and in characteristic Rick Kogan fashion, full of timely news delivered with insightful commentary and probing wit. Last year, the crowd was moved by blues icon Otis Clay and entertained to tears of laughter by The Second City. The crowd was also illuminated by guest artist Charles Lotton, as one of his stunning pieces of glasswork lit the lobby of Center for Performing Arts.

This year’s lineup does not disappoint, featuring:

Comedy from The Second City

Master puppeteer Blair Thomas with a performance and also a preview of the International Puppet Theater Festival 

Players and the manager from Jackie Robinson West, 2014 United States Little League champions.

Chicago Tribune Editorial Page Editor Bruce Dold with editorial board member Kristen McQueary and columnist Eric Zorn to discuss the outcome of the November 4 election and look ahead to Chicago’s mayoral election in February, 2015.

The Chicago two-piece band Redgrave will deliver – in enormous punches – their new take on blues-infused rock.

The Almanac 

and much more.

And the best part is tickets are just $20. A $75 VIP ticket is also available that includes preferred seating, hors d’oeuvres and cocktails with Chicago Tribune editorial staff and special guests. Proceeds from this reception support scholarships for deserving GSU students.

Visit or call GSU’s Center for Performing Arts box office at 708-235-2222. The box office is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and two hours prior to performances. Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

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