"The best Judy Garland Chicago ever saw. Barring the real one.
Ingersoll soared... Simply magnificent... What a performance!"
“It’s a lot of good, Christmassy fun,” she said. “Hopefully as funny as it is tender. I certainly hope that audiences sing along. Christmas is the one time of year we all agree to listen to the same radio station, darn it. We culturally all can sing along together to something like ‘Jingle Bells.’ I think people can experience a little bit of togetherness in a time where we’ve had a lot of focuses on our differences.”
The 12 Dames of Christmas, starring Angela Ingersoll
Select dates, December, 2016
“The actress with the astonishing voice” (Chicago Sun-Times) revives her heartwarming holiday concert, adding more cities to this year’s roster. Award-winning dynamo Angela Ingersoll captures the iconic voices of the season including a haunting Judy Garland, a rockin’ Brenda Lee, a purr-fect Eartha Kitt, a proper Julie Andrews, a soulful Edith Piaf, a sultry Marilyn Monroe, as well as plenty of surprises. Presented bye Artists Lounge Live.
ANGELA INGERSOLL: ENTERTAINER, ACTRESS, SINGER, COMEDIENNE
“I never really learned my right from my left. I have a decent sense of direction, but not left and right. Secretly, I always rub my index and middle fingers together, to feel for the pencil bump callus that I built up in grade school to help me find my right hand.”
Summer/Fall, 2016: Marriott Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize winning musical comedy, directed by Broadway veteran and brilliant comedian Don Stephenson. Emily Loesser, married to Stephenson and the daughter of H2$ composer Frank Loesser, makes a cameo appearance in Marriott’s production as the voice of the book. Bolstering a hilarious supporting cast, Angela Ingersoll “steals the show” in a “brilliant,” “delicious,” and “dynamite” portrayal of sexy Hedy LaRue.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Second City Theatricals present the mercurial musical comedy THE PEOPLE VS FRIAR LAURENCE, OR THE MAN WHO KILLED ROMEO AND JULIET for Chicago’s Shakespeare 400 celebration. Second City veteran and writer Ron West directs and appears as as Lord Capulet, with Bruce Green (Friar Laurence), Devin Desantis (Romeo), Lauren Creel Sauer (Juliet), Jonathan Wagner (Mercutio), Angela Ingersoll (Benvolio), Roberta Duchak (Lady Capulet), Nathan Hosner (Prince Escalus), Greg Anderson (Tybalt), and Lisa McQueen at the piano.
Jeff Award-nominee and HIV+ director/producer Christopher Pazdernik returns with the second annual Chris’ Birthday Belt-Fest, a benefit concert for Howard Brown Health on Monday, May 16, 8:00 PM at Uptown Underground, 4707 N. Broadway, Chicago. Once again, leading ladies from every theater in town, including numerous Jeff Award winners and nominees, will join together to belt for a cause!
April, 2016. Metropolis’ Annual Gala, Rolling Green Country Club. Michael and Angela Ingersoll, the husband and wife team behind the successful Artists Lounge Live concert series, led last year’s bash, raising generous dollars for vital arts and education programming. Angela flies solo as this year’s Celebrity Emcee and Auctioneer, with Michael currently touring with his hit PBS band Under the Streetlamp.