Angela Ingersoll will perform “Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland” on Phoenix Theatre Company’s new outdoor stage at the Central United Methodist Church on north Central Avenue this month and next (photo by Amy Boyle Photography).

An Emmy-nominated actress will take audiences “somewhere over the rainbow” in a musical this month and in February.

“Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland” will be on stage at Phoenix Theatre Company’s new, socially-distanced outdoor venue Jan. 26 to 31 and Feb. 2 to 7 at the Central United Methodist Church at 1875 N. Central Ave. Ingersoll, who received national praise and an Emmy nomination for her role in this show, brings to life the late movie star and singer Garland, who signed a movie contract with MGM at age 13 and starred as Dorothy in the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz” in 1939. Ingersoll also earned recognition for her role as Garland in the play “End of the Rainbow,” including Chicago’s Jeff Award, a Broadway World Award and “LA Times Woman of the Year in Theatre” honor.

She headlines concert stages around the country in her role as the iconic performer and also partnered with Garland’s son on stage for “Joey Luft and Angela Ingersoll Celebrate Judy Garland.”

Ingersoll and her husband, Michael Ingersoll, produce and create the Chicago-based company “Artists Lounge Live” concert series, which delivers popular music of yesterday performed by today’s talented artists. Also a writer, Angela has performed on stage in “How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying,” “Much Ado About Nothing,” “Richard III” and many other shows. She also acted in a recurring role on “Chicago PD,” an NBC show.

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