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Bicentennial reveals star-studded lineup for state's 200th birthday party


October 19, 2018

CHICAGO — An original musical rendition of the Gettysburg Address with Miguel Cervantes will be featured in a night of tributes to Illinois entertainers, with performances by Illinois' top musicians, a Chicago sports championship parade, and a star-studded cast of Illinois celebrities lined up for the state's Bicentennial Birthday Party at the United Center Dec. 3.

Details for the event were revealed today at a press briefing hosted by Second City and "Saturday Night Live" alum Tim Kazurinsky from the Museum of Broadcast Communications, whose interactive "Saturday Night Live" exhibi...

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