Cory Goodrich is a singer-songwriter, musician, author, painter, and Jeff Award-winning best actress for her roles as Mother in Ragtime, and as June Carter Cash in Ring of Fire. She has appeared at the Marriott Theatre in Music Man, Les Miserables, and Houdini, among others, guest starred on “Chicago Fire,” “Chicago Justice,” “Chicago Med,” and “Shining Girls.” Cory is also a recording artist with two award-winning children’s albums, two original folk albums. Her latest electro-folk album, “Long Way Around,” features music from her memoir, “Folksong: A Ballad of Death, Discovery, and DNA.” Artwork, music and other info can be found at