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Death by Bad Jokes: Stop, Stop You're Killing Me show poster

Death by Bad Jokes: Stop, Stop You're Killing Me at jkjk

Dates: (6/5/2024 - 6/8/2024 )

Theatre:

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901 Trinity St
Austin,TX 78751

Tickets: Pay-What-You-Wish, $5 minimum online

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by jkjk

written by Jenny Larson-Quiñones, with khattieQ

music by khattieQ & Anton Berrios

Get ready to laugh your way to the afterlife at Death by Bad Jokes: Stop, Stop, You’re Killing Me by jkjk, a hilarious performance that will leave you gasping for breath. 

ABOUT THE SHOW: It’s the mid-2030s, and we find our perfect family enjoying dinner on a perfectly perfect night when a terrible secret is revealed. An unsuspecting party clown is forced to confront their wife about her shady affairs before one more person has to die. Part comedy, part drama, part musical, part absurdist theatre. In a world on edge Death by Bad Jokes asks, are we seeking justice? Revenge? Or would we all rather just look the other way? 

ABOUT THE TEAM: Produced by jkjk | Presented by Trinity St Players | Directed by jkjk aka Jenny Larson-Quiñones and khattieQ | Cast: Jenny Larson-Quiñones, khattieQ, Noel Gaulin, and Steve Williams | Dramaturgy by: Joanna Garfinkel and Lee Eddy | Designed by: Steve Williams, Johann Solo, Kelli Bland, and choreography by Kelsey Oliver

SCHEDULE: June 5-8 2024, Wednesday-Saturday at 7pm, plus Friday at 10pm & Saturday at 2pm @ the Trinity St Playhouse | 901 Trinity St. 78701 | 4th floor of the First Baptist Church of Austin

*There will be a reception immediately following the 2pm performance on Saturday June 8th

ABOUT THE ARTISTS: jkjk is married couple Jenny Larson-Quiñones and khattieQ. They began working together in 2015 and have shared their work around the world, from Finland to Missouri. Their piece Catalina La O was the Vancouver Fringe New Play Prize Winner (2020) and has been presented at OUTsider Fest (2022 & 2023), Ars Nova’s ANT Fest (2022), and Queer Arts Festival (2022). In 2021, they participated in the Canadian Digital Dramaturgy Initiative with the Playwright Theatre Centre, and in 2022 were artists in residence at the New Harmony Project. In 2023 they premiered Desperately Seeking Comfortable Shoes with Trinity St Players. jkjklol.org

CONTACT & TICKETS: Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can. $5 minimum online. Reservations at: https://www.ticketleap.events/tickets/jkjklolorg/death-by-bad-jokes-stop-stop-you-re-killing-me

Media Contact: Jenny Larson-Quiñones | khattieandjenny@gmail.com

Website: jkjklol.org | Instagram: @jenny_khattie_official 

poster by Annie Bradley McCall

This project is financed in part with support from the City of Austin's Elevate Grant Program.



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