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Studio Visit: Evan Seggebruch

Evan Seggebruch, 20, of Champaign is an actor, singer and musician who is starring in "Bat Boy: The Musical" through Aug. 6 at the Station Theatre. He recently chatted with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.

Did you shave your head to play Bat Boy?

Yes, I did. I do it with a razor every other morning or so.

A common bond

CHAMPAIGN — As she rehearses the play "Five Women Wearing the Same Dress," Abby Gailey remains cognizant that it was written by a man about women.

Entertainment listings, July 21-28, 2016

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Music scene

Free concert at Urbana High

"The Syncopated Clock" by Leroy Anderson will be among the pieces that will be performed by the Urbana Pops Orchestra at a free concert at 7 p.m. Saturday in the auditorium at Urbana High School, 1002 S. Race St.

Revolutionary act

Over the three preceding summers, Urbana High School drama director Tim Broeker went to New York to attend the Broadway Teachers Workshop.

He thought about not going this year — until he discovered that among the four shows workshop participants would see was "Hamilton," the hottest ticket in town.

REVIEW: 'Bat Boy' reaches out to a variety of musical tastes

By Rosemary Laughlin

A tabloid story about a bat humanoid found in a West Virginia cave? That's something to snicker at in the checkout line at the grocery, right?

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Latrell Bright, Nathaniel Banks on Dreamgirls

PODCAST: Club Krannert with Latrell Bright, Nathaniel Banks on Dreamgirls: Play now!

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts is teaming with the Banks Bridgewater Lewis Fine Arts Academy for a performance of Dreamgirls, Aug. 5-7. Director Latrell Banks and BBL Fine Arts Academy co-director Nathaniel Banks preview the show.

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Entertainment listings, July 14-21, 2016

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