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We’ve Only Just Begun
Fri, July 23 @ 7:30 pm$36 – $42
Michael Ingersoll’s Artists Lounge Live Presents
We’ve Only Just Begun
Heidi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter
Rain Date: Fri, 7/23 socially distanced inside Center Theatre
“★★★★★ Extraordinary…You do not want to miss an evening like this.”
–Around The Town Chicago
Chicago’s favorite leading lady Heidi Kettenring lends her signature warmth to the beloved hits of Karen Carpenter. Multi-award-winner Kettenring starred as Nessrose in the blockbuster musical Wicked and Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (National Tour). A storyteller sure to stir the heart, Kettenring tenderly chronicles Carpenter’s troubles and triumphs with a familiar angelic radiance. Around the Town Chicago calls the show, “Glorious… An elegant, tear jerking, sing along concert event.” Songs to include “For All We Know,” “Superstar,” and “Close To You.”
About Heidi Kettenring
Heidi Kettenring is best known for starring as Nessarose in the blockbuster musical Wicked (Broadway in Chicago). National Tours include Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle). Other star turns nationwide include The King and I (Anna, Jeff Award, Broadway World Award), Oliver! (Nancy, Jeff Award nomination), Cats (Grizabella), Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley), Les Miserables (Fantine), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Hairspray (Penny, Jeff Award nomination), Funny Girl (Fanny Brice, Jeff Award nomination), Little Women (Jo, Jeff Award nomination), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Milly), The Music Man (Eulalie Mackecknie Shinn), Noises Off (Belinda), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Ford), Tug of War (Joan la Pucelle), The Diary of Anne Frank (Mrs. van Daan), Hero (Jane, World Premiere), She Loves Me (Ilona), and Guys and Dolls (Adelaide, After Dark Award). Film: Man of Steel. Television: Chicago Fire (NBC) and Cupid (ABC). Concerts: We’ve Only Just Begun: Heidi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter and Merry Christmas Darling: Heidi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter with Artists Lounge Live; also Ravinia Festival, Chicago’s Millennium Park, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Pensacola Symphony. Recordings: Kettenring voices Disney Princess audiobooks. She is the recipient of a Jeff Award, seven Jeff Award nominations, two Broadway World Awards, an After Dark Award, the Richard Kneeland Award, and Sarah Siddons Leading Lady Award. Heidi is married to actor David Girolmo.