WBEZ | Julie Frost http://www.wbez.org/tags/julie-frost Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en Julie Frost talks about Golden Globe-winning collaboration with Madonna http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-02-06/julie-frost-talks-about-golden-globe-winning-collaboration-madonna-96142 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/segment/photo/2012-February/2012-02-06/julie frost.jpg" alt="" /><p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/36357284?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ff0000" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" width="601"></iframe><br> <strong>Julie Frost performs "Masterpiece"</strong></p><p><a href="http://www.juliefrostmusic.com/" target="_blank">Julie Frost</a> has gone from Wiggle Worms at the Old Town School of Folk Music to standing on stage at the Golden Globes. The singer/songwriter co-wrote Madonna’s “Masterpiece,” which won the Globe for best original song.</p><p>The former Chicagoan is back in town <a href="http://www.evanstonspace.com/artists/julie-frost" target="_blank">performing at Evanston’s SPACE</a> tonight. She performed live in-studio.</p><p style="text-align: center;"><iframe allowfullscreen="" mozallowfullscreen="" src="http://player.vimeo.com/video/36420161?title=0&amp;byline=0&amp;portrait=0&amp;color=ff0000" webkitallowfullscreen="" frameborder="0" height="338" width="601"></iframe><br> <strong>Julie Frost performs "Mary's Song"</strong></p></p> Mon, 06 Feb 2012 18:00:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/2012-02-06/julie-frost-talks-about-golden-globe-winning-collaboration-madonna-96142 Daily Rehearsal: Chicagoan wraps it up at the Golden Globes http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2012-01-17/daily-rehearsal-chicagoan-wraps-it-golden-globes-95594 <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/photo/2012-January/2012-01-17/AP120115095719.jpg" alt="" /><p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>1.&nbsp;Profiles Theatre has big news today</strong></span></span>; it's announced that it will have the American premiere of Neil LaBute’s <em>In a Forest, Dark and Deep </em>AND that the production will open at their latest theater space, The Main Stage, which used to be owned by National Pastime. On the first bit of news: The production opened last March in London starring Matthew Fox and Olivia Williams, and will run in April at Profiles.<em>&nbsp;</em>LaBute’s previously schedule&nbsp;<em>The Break of Noon</em>&nbsp;will be postponed until next season. On the second bit of news, Profiles is swiftly taking over the world; this will be their third space, and second in the building on Broadway. LaBute said that the play "means a great deal to me and I wanted it to find a home in the states that can give it all the attention and dignity that it deserves. I've been extremely happy with my relationship to this little powerhouse of a theater...."</p><p><img alt="" class="caption" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/blog/insert-image/2012-January/2012-01-17/AP120115095719.jpg" style="margin-right: 10px; margin-top: 10px; margin-bottom: 10px; float: left; width: 207px; height: 300px; " title="Co-composers Jimmy Harry and Julie Frost at the Globes (AP/Mark J. Terrill)"><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>2. Former Chicagoan Julie Frost <a href="http://www.juliefrostmusic.com/2012/01/17/highlight-2/">made it big this weekend</a></strong></span></span>, appearing onstage at the Golden Globes with Madonna as they shared the award for Best Original Song for the pop star's new movie <em>Masterpiece</em>. Frost was a former teacher at Old Town School of Folk Music and has written lots of the songs by artists you just cannot get out of your head (cough: the Black Eyed Peas) and others you're happy to keep there (Beyonce). Congrats Julie, you're a rockstar.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>3. Wild Claw's new show <a href="http://scottbarsotti.wordpress.com/"><em>Kill Me</em> has an intense poster</a></strong></span></span>, designed by&nbsp;Charlie Athanas. Intense name, intense poster.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>4. After 128 performances,&nbsp;<a href="http://broadwayworld.com/article/CHINGLISH-to-Close-on-Broadway-January-29-2012-20120116#"><em>Chinglish </em>will be closing </a></strong></span></span>on Broadway on January 29. That's a record that's better than some shows could have dreamed, but probably fuels the fire of those who thought it was just too much of a jump for the show to go straight to Broadway from the Goodman.</p><p><span style="font-size:14px;"><span style="font-family:georgia,serif;"><strong>5. Podcast yourself to death</strong></span></span> with a final dispatch from Sketchfest by way of&nbsp;Jason Heidemann, who<a href="http://timeoutchicago.com/arts-culture/unscripted-blog/15082553/jason-heidemann-interviews-warm-milk-audio"> interviewed&nbsp;Warm Milk</a>, the Chicago sketch and improv group who are currently running their show <em>Stranded </em>at the Annoyance.</p><p>Questions? Tips? Email <a href="mailto:kdries@wbez.org">kdries@wbez.org</a>.</p></p> Tue, 17 Jan 2012 17:43:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/blog/onstagebackstage/2012-01-17/daily-rehearsal-chicagoan-wraps-it-golden-globes-95594