Angela Ingersoll as Judy Garland
Angela Ingersoll recently garnered “Top Performances of the Year” honors from both Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun-Times for her star turn as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow at Porchlight Music Theatre. Other Chicago theatre credits include: How To Succeed in Business… (Hedy LaRue) Marriott Theatre; Shakespeare’s Greatest Hits (Titania/Kate), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Quickly), Macbeth (Witch), Richard III (Lady Anne), The Comedy of Errors (Luciana) Chicago Shakespeare Theater; The People vs Friar Laurence (Benvolio) The Second City/Steppenwolf Theatre; The Game’s Afoot (Daria), The 39 Steps (Annabella/Pamela/Margaret) Drury Lane Theatre; The Mistress Cycle (Anais Nin-Jeff Award nomination) Apple Tree/Auditorium Theatre; The Secret Garden (Martha-Jeff Award nomination) Porchlight Music Theatre; and South Pacific (Nellie) Light Opera Works. Regional credits include: The Great Gatsby (Myrtle) Indiana Repertory Theatre; Carousel (Julie) Madison Rep; Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle-Ostrander Award), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy-Ostrander Award), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth-Ostrander Award), Bat Boy: The Musical (Shelley-Ostrander Award), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit-Ostrander Award nomination), Man of La Mancha (Aldonza-Ostrander Award nomination), Nine (Carla), Of Mice and Men (Curly’s Wife), The Philadelphia Story (Tracy Lord), and The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy) Playhouse on the Square. Comedy: Second City Hollywood and Comedy Central Stage. Television: Chicago PD on NBC. Angela and husband Michael Ingersoll produce the Artist Lounge Live concert series. Concert credits nationwide include: Judy Garland: Come Rain or Come Shine (Herself/Judy Garland) Metropolis, etc; I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues: A Salute to Ella, Judy, and Patsy (Herself/Judy Garland) Paramount Theatre, etc; My Baby Just Cares For Me (opposite Michael Ingersoll) Northlight Theatre, etc; and The 12 Dames of Christmas (solo impressions show) Reilly Arts Center, etc. Recently, Angela partnered with Garland’s son to honor his mother in a special concert event: Joey Luft and Angela Ingersoll Celebrate Judy Garland (Arcada Theatre). Angela is the recipient of two Jeff Award nominations, two Ostrander Award nominations, and four Ostrander Awards.