Jamie O’Reilly Cultural Arts Work History: Programs, Projects, Recordings (select list)

Jamie O’Reilly

Projects and Performances (sample list)

2022 – 2023 Current Programs Produced, Performed by Jamie O’Reilly
From Parlor to Print: Voices of Old Chicago, in development
In Old Chicago: Stories and Songs of a Beloved City
Tough Broads and Tender Lasses: Songs of Resilience
Gramma Jamie’s Children’s Storytime at the Sweden Shop
Roots Salons, Tre Kronor Restaurant and other venues
2023: Epiphany Night, St. Brigid’s Salon, Early Spring

1990 – Present, Featured Performer, History Programs, sample list: Irish Music in America Cultural Forum, Irish Vaudeville Concert, Songs in The Parlor 1890-1930, Chicago ‘93: Centenary of The Columbian Exposition, Prairie Passage: Illinois Michigan Canal Sesquicentennial, Facing History: The Irish & the Famine
2022 Featured Speaker, Chicago Literary Awards, Rick Kogan Fuller Award
2022 Featured Performer, Bloomsday Chicago, Ulysses play, with JR Sullivan
2021 Producer, Featured Subject, Roots in Ireland, project and video
2021-2022 Featured Performer, Roots in the Garden, outdoor concert series during Covid
2020 Featured Performer, Michael Smith Memorial Concert, Folkstage, WFMT Radio
2014 Producer, Performer, End of Life/Afterlife Arts Festival for Chicago Artist Month
2013 Featured Performer, Poetry Foundation, program with Michael Smith
1999-2002 Featured Performer, Chicago Humanities Festivals – 4 programs

Stage Productions, J. O’Reilly Productions

2011-2012 Producer, Featured Performer, Songs of A Catholic Childhood
musical revue, with Michael Smith, Mayne Stage, Chief O’Neill’s Pub, Raue Center for the Arts

2001-2014 Producer, Featured Performer, The Gift of the Magi, musical with Michael Smith
sample list SPACE, WFMT Radio Folkstage, World Folk Concerts, Woodstock Opera House, Box Factory for the Arts, St. Joseph, MI, Raue Center for the Arts, Irish American Heritage Center

1997-2011 Producer, Featured Performer, Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War, folk cabaret sample list: WFMT Folkstage, Humanities West/San Francisco, Yale University, ALBA National Conferences, New York, San Francisco, Instituto Cervantes, Chicago Washington Library, Chicago, Zollner Gallery/Bethlehem, PA, Chicago Cultural Center, Center for Western European Studies/Kalamazoo, MI, Athenaeum Theater, Oak Park Public Library

1999-2001 Producer, Featured Performer, Scarlet Confessions, musical revue, Victory Gardens Theater, Rhino Festival, Lunar Cabaret, Storefront Theater, WFMT Folkstag

1998-2001 Producer, Playwright, Featured Performer, Hello Dali: From the Sublime to the Surreal World Premiere: Victory Gardens Theater (After Dark Awards: Outstanding New Work and Ensemble), Chicago Humanities Festival, Chicago Cultural Center, Lunar Cabaret, Cabaret, Theatre on the Lake

Musical Recordings
Sanctuary City, Jamie O’Reilly with John Erickson, digital single, 2021
Love’s Old Sweet Song, Jamie O’Reilly with John Erickson, EP-CD album, 2019
I Know Where I’m Going: Jamie O’Reilly with Peter Swenson, CD album, reissue 2018
Songs of a Catholic Childhood, Jamie O’Reilly & Michael Smith, CD album, 2012
Vinegar Man, Jamie O’Reilly & Friends, CD album, 2009
Souvenir, Jamie O”Reilly Trio, CD album, 2008
Songs of the Kerry Madwoman, Song Cycle, CD album, 2006
Jamie O’Reilly & the Rogues, Irish Folk Compilation CD, reissue, 2005
Michael Smith’s The Gift of the Magi, an Americana Ballet, CD album, 2003
Scarlet Confessions, American Folk Cabaret, live WFMT Folkstage, 2000
Swimming Deeper, Jamie O’Reilly, Contemporary Folk, CD album 2000
Pasiones: Songs of the Spanish Civil War, CD album, 1997
The Way the Heart is Sculpted, CD album, 1993