Primary Instrument: Piano
Singer/pianist/composer, ELIZABETH DOYLE, recently a featured guest on legendary Marian McPartland’s National Public Radio show, “Piano Jazz, was the magnet for many years at Chicago’s famed Pump Room, the Drake Hotel, Convito Italiano, the Palmer House, the Swiss Hotel, Catch 35, the Whitehall and the Fairmont Metropole.
As a composer, she is an award-winning ASCAP member with musicals Fat Tuesday, Alice In Analysis, The Virginian and Sleepy Hollow produced in California and the Midwest. Her chamber work was performed in Amsterdam and heard on Dutch radio. She has performed in two ASCAP new music showcases in New York, and had her material featured in the Chicago Humanities Festival, at Park West, Drury Lane Water Tower, Bailiwick, Maxim’s, Victory Gardens and in a Preston Bradley program honoring Chicago songwriters.
A 2007 After Dark Award recipient for cabaret performance, her solo shows have included “Hot Jazz Euro Style” at Davenport’s, “Hollywood Blondes” at New York’s Metropolitan Room, and “Dakota Blonde: The Lyrics of Peggy Lee” at Skokie Theatre. Her group shows have included “LeGrand Night” at the Wilmette Theatre, a Richard Rodgers tribute at the Storefront Theater and a Johnny Mercer show at Drury Lane Water Tower Place Theater. She has also performed in Paris, Duesseldorf and Wiesbaden, Germany. She has two CD’s available, “Elizabeth Doyle” and “Time Flies.” Visit www.cdbaby.com and www.itunes.com
Current original show productions include “Fat Tuesday” work-shopped in California Spring 2009 and “Sleepy Hollow” scheduled by Chicago’s Theater Hikes Fall 2009. With Steppenwolf’s Bob Breuler and librettist Bill Thomas, she is co-creating a music theater piece entitled “Duo.”
She has music-directed four musicals for Emerald City Theater Company including the recent Covert/Riley holiday production “Hansel and Gretel” (the cast was featured in Chicago’s Festival of Lights broadcast nationwide on ABC-TV) and the Goers/Carderelli penned “Cinderella” presented spring 2009.