CHICAGO – When faced with adversity, the best way around it is to somehow break into song. That is the feeling behind the Brown Paper Box Co.’s “Positively Present: An Uplifting Cabaret,” running April 7th and 8th at Mary’s Attic in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. The event features company member Kristi Szczepanek as host, and presents song stylings by other company members, including Anna Schutz, plus some special guests. For details and ticket information, click here.
Exclusive Portrait: Anna Kendrick in Chicagoland for New Book ‘Scrappy Little Nobody’
CHICAGO – After conquering the movie business, it makes sense that popular actress Anna Kendrick would take on the best seller list with her new book “Scrappy Little Nobody.” The book is a series of personal essays about her life in moviedom, and she appeared in Chicagoland last month in Naperville, Ill., for an event sponsored by Anderson’s Bookshop.
Anna Kendrick Appeared on Behalf of Anderson’s Book Shop on November 17th, 2016
Photo credit: Joe Arce of Starstruck Foto for HollywoodChicago.com
Anna Kendrick was born in Portland, Maine, and entered show business as a child actress on Broadway in 1998 with “High Society.” Her film debut came in 2003, stealing the movie as a participant in the musical “Camp.” Her break came in the “Twilight Saga,” starting in 2008, and was furthered cemented the next year with “Up in the Air,” opposite George Clooney. Since then, she has done musical and non-musical roles in “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” (2010), “Pitch Perfect” (2012), “Into the Woods” (2014), in addition to this year’s “Mike & Dave Need Wedding Dates” and voiceover work in “Trolls.” Her new book was released in November.
Joe Arce of HollywoodChicago.com shot this Exclusive Portrait of Anna Kendrick as she met fans and signed books on behalf Anderson’s Book Shop at the Community Christian Church in Naperville, Ill.