Category: Company Members

Posts about specific BOM company members.

New! Old! Neos! Monkeys!

Posted by Jason on November 2, 2014

That's Weird Grandma TWG Weekly Update Touring Performances Company Members

Heading into week 2 of Chicago’s Weird, Grandma (Monday, Nov. 3 at 8:00pm!), we have a wonderful assortment of things for your viewing pleasure:

NEW! There are six stories in the show which have never been seen in BOM’s public shows before this round.  Space! Pirates! Racing! Spooky parents! True Love!

OLD! There are a bunch of returning favorites, ranging from stories that were in last round all the way back to BOM classics from the early 2000s.  Pants! Jedis! Floors! Chairs! Twins! Produce!

NEOS! Our special guest performers this week are The Neo-Futurists, performing a new chilling adaptation of “Evil Toy” by five students from the Super 7 Program at Cather Elementary. Robots!

MONKEYS! Come see the crackerjack cast, comprised of Nick Hart, Ashley Bland, Deanna Myers, Rachel Wilson, Matt Miller, Mary Tilden, Diana Lawrence, Rawson Vint, Jen Johnson, Gwen Tulin, David Pintor and the technical know-how of Maggie Fullilove-Nugent! 

Don’t miss it!  Say “He danced his butt off” at the box office for discounted tickets!

Tonight is the night!

Posted by Joe on October 27, 2014

That's Weird Grandma TWG Weekly Update Touring Performances Company Members

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Clear your schedules y’all! Tonight is the opening of Chicago’s Weird, Grandma featuring talented and attractive cast members of Lookingglass Alice and the internationally acclaimed shadow super stars Manual Cinema!

Want to know about these folks?  Check these out!

 

See you at the show!

Also, say “we didn’t take wedding vows” to Ambar at the box office for discounted tickets!

Cheers!

Joe

CHICAGO’S WEIRD, GRANDMA

Posted by Joe on September 11, 2012

That's Weird Grandma Touring Performances Company Members

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THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA IS TAKING A THREE WEEK BREAK!
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Figure 1. TWG IS A CATERPILLAR CLIMBING INTO A THREE-WEEK COCOON TRANSFORMING INTO A BRAND NEW SHOW.

Barrel of Monkeys (BOM) kicks off its 15th season with an all new, cross-disciplinary extravaganza titled “Chicago’s Weird, Grandma”.
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Figure 2. IN THE COCOON, BARREL OF MONKEYS IS JOINING FORCES WITH CHICAGO ARTISTIC HEAVY HITTERS FOR ALL NEW “CHICAGO’S WEIRD, GRANDMA”.

Company Members From Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Lookingglass Theatre Company, House Theatre of Chicago, The Hypocrites, Factory Theater, and Many More Present Their Take on Kids’ Stories From BOM Residencies. Company members from each guest organization will use elements of theater, experimental dance, puppetry, clowning and vaudeville-inspired performance art to transform the creative writings of third, fourth and fifth grade CPS and Chicago Park District students into original sketches and songs.

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Figure 3. THE COCOON BURTS OPEN AND A BRAND NEW MAGICAL MONDAY NIGHT SHOW EMERGES.

“This is an exciting celebration of the BOM tribe, and an opportunity for the Chicago theatre community to celebrate with us the incredible imaginations of our young authors,  the participants in ‘Chicago’s Weird, Grandma’ are all heavy hitters, from the groundbreaking ensemble that is Steppenwolf Theatre to last year’s Tony-Award Winning Lookingglass to Chicago’s signature late night Neo-Futurists. This is a series not to be missed.”

-Molly Brennan, Artistic Director, Barrel of Monkeys

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Figure 4. YOU COME TO SEE THE SHOW; YOU HAVE THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE; WORLD SAVED

CHICAGO’S WEIRD, GRANDMA
Monday, October 8 through December 17 at 8 p.m.
at the Neo-Futurist Theatre, 5153 N. Ashland.

Tickets for all performances are $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12.
For tickets, reservations or information call 312-409-1954
or visit www.playmakerslab.org

BUY TICKETS TODAY

See you in three weeks!

Monkey On,
Barrel of Monkeys

Abuelita is rocking but ...

Posted by Joe on August 8, 2012

Touring Performances Company Members

That’s Weird, Abuelita is just plain incredible.  I saw it last week.  It is pure magic.  I laughed, I cried, and cheered.

BUT it’s only with us for two more weeks! (that’s 6 performances)

Y’all, don’t miss this show.

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This Dolphin wants you to go.  He would come with you but he lives in captivity.

BUT this dolphin would like to provide you with more info!

Dolphin: SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK SQUEAK

Translation:

That’s Weird, Abuelita
Escrito por niños. Intepretado por actores.  Por un mundo mejor.

Hairpin Arts Center in Logan Square
2800 N. Milwaukee, segundo piso (2nd floor)
Chicago, IL

Tan solo 12 sesiones del 25 de julio al 18 de agosto?miércoles a las 3 de la tarde, sábados las 3 de la tarde y 7 de la noche.??
12 Performances Only! July 25-August 18?Wednesdays at 3 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 7 p.m.

$10 adulto, $5 para los pequeños. $10 adults, $5 kids
Gratis para todos los estudiantes de Barrel of Monkeys
Free for Barrel of Monkeys students!

BUY TICKETS

Reservas/Reservations:
312.409.1954
http://www.playmakerslab.org

These dolphins would also like you to come!

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