Richard IV: Casual Read

Another casual reading is coming to Chicago. The Pretension of Richard IV has been rewritten and is ready to be heard. Lady Catherine Gordon and King James “The Barber of Scotland” join the cast, and some fancy new monologues will be there too. How elegant!

4001 N Ravenswood Ave (B3, the “creepy basement”)
Sunday, July 8, at 9am

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Starlight Radio Dreams

In November, I’ll be joining Starlight Radio Dreams as a guest performer, and you can bet I am (and will be) thankful for that. Since I was twelve, people have been telling me I have a face for radio, and it’s time to make that dream a reality!

You can also check out Starlight Radio Dreams’ next show Dream/Machine June 29th!

DREAM/MACHINE: One night of mandatory entertainment. The worlds of Clerk and Dagger and Starlight Radio Dreams come crashing together in this special collaboration featuring a host of new shorts. Its a show so good, you’re required to see it.”

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Unrehearsed Returns to Scotch Tape

Adrian Garcia, Alexandra Boroff, and Gilly Guire in the 2016 premier of The Wayward Women. Photo by iNDie Grant Productions

Scooch Tap presents Scotch Tape!

May 25, 10pm, at the Playground Theater (3209 N Halsted St), Scooch Tap presents: Scotch Tape! Unrehearsed Shakespeare will be joining in the skylarkings.

And at long last: Unrehearsed Shakespeare and We Three will be joining forces to present a scene from The Wayward Women, performed in the First Folio Cue Script Technique and featuring an all-new cast!

Who will play what role? There’s only one way to find out!

Be there! Be square! Cause why not both!


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Unrehearsed Master Class

Keyanna Khatiblou, Nathan Ducker, Nathaniel Fishburn, and Sarah Franzel in Twelfth Night (2018). Photo by iNDie Grant Productions.

Unrehearsed Shakespeare will be holding a Master Class for experienced performers June 19th at 6:30pm. The signup deadline is Sunday, May 20, at 11:59pm. The Master Class will consist of a performance of one or two acts from one or two plays, with immediate feedback on in-performance technique.

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Five Robots Working That Hustle

Five Robots Working That Hustle, a short comedy about American Neo-Puritanism, is set to premier with the Saint Sebastian Players’ Ten-Minute Play Festival, coming this June!

1625 W Diversey Parkway
June 21, 22, 23, 28, 29, 30 @ 7:30pm
June 24 and July 1 @ 2:00pm

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King John in July

Unrehearsed Shakespeare’s next production is King John, hands-down the most underrated show in the cannon. July 10 & 17, join us at the Walls of Angiers for the ultimate smack-down between England and France comes to Chicago!

July 10 & 17
The Atlantic Bar & Grill, 5062 N Lincoln Ave
Admission is Free!

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Two Gentlemen of Verona (Unrehearsed)

Company: The Unrehearsed Shakespeare Company
Venue: Atlantic Bar & Grill
Position: Director

Photos: iNDie Grant Productions

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Two Gentlemen of Verona

“Didst thou but know the inly touch of love
Thou wouldst as soon go kindle fire with snow
As seek to quench the fire of love with words.”

April 10 & 17
Atlantic Bar & Grill, 5062 N Lincoln Ave
7:30 (Doors open at 7:00)
$5 at the Door.

Charlie Baker (10th)
Robbie Bersano (10th)
Erin Caswell Brutscher (17th)
Bill Daniel (10th)
Nathan Ducker (17th)
Jessica Goforth (17th)
Dawn Haley (17th)
Sarah Hazel (10th)
Keyanna Khatiblou (10th/17th)
Kevin Johnson (17th)
Kate Lass (10th/17th)
Izis Mollinedo (17th)
Kaelea Rovinsky (17th)
Lisa Tosti-Sauro (10th)
Aiyanna Wade (10th)
JD Whigham (10th)
Lana Whittington (10th/17th)

Sarah Jean Tilford (10th)
Aiyanna Wade (17th)

Another disquieting romp through toxic masculinity, Two Gents tells the story of how a Love -Connection becomes a Love-Triangle, then a Love-Parallelogram, then a sort of Love-Gordian-Knot. Clever servants, clever lovers who impersonate clever servants, True Love and a bit with a dog! You’ll find yourself asking “Who is Sylvia?” before wondering aloud, “Who in their right mind would think these men should be allowed to act this way?”

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King Saul Pt 2: Casual Reading

March 24 at 11am, we’ll be meeting up to read through my third verse play – King Saul, Part 2.

4001 N Ravenswood Ave, B3

“An Elizabethan-style History play, The Second Part of King Saul follows the biblical monarch in his march toward death, as well as the power struggles that follow his inevitable fall.”
[Download a Sample]

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Werewolf: Casual Reading

This Sunday! March 4 at 4pm, we’ll be meeting up to read through my newest contemporary script: Werewolf.

4001 N Ravenswood Ave, B3.

“Bodkin, Vraimont, and Shelley are concerned about the growing number of werewolf attacks in America, but their daily lives continuously distract them from doing anything about it. Bodkin is still looking for a job, Shelley feels imprisoned by the monotony of the rat race, and Vraimont is spiraling, unnoticed. Sadly, everyone else in the city seems equally distracted.”

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