Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Photo Flash: First Look at Parker Guidry, Erin Daly, Neala Barron and More in the Chicago Premiere of TRIASSIC PARQ

The Off-Broadway cult-classic musical, Triassic Parq, has it's Chicago Premiere with CIRCLE THEATRE, co-directed by Tommy Bullington and Nicholas Reinhart, and music directed by Justin Harner. The production opens Friday, September 18 at 8:00pm at Heartland Studio in Rogers Park. Check out a first look below!

Triassic Parq by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo vividly brings together music, sex and singing dinosaurs in ways hitherto unimagined. Chaos is unleashed upon the not-so-prehistoric world when one dinosaur in a clan of females spontaneously turns male. The mutation spawns a chain reaction of identity crises, forcing the dinosaurs to question the very facts of life they've held as truth. Triassic Parq is an unflinching musical meditation on faith, science and love. Also, you know...DINOSAURS.

The cast includes Parker Guidry (Book of Merman, Pride Films and Plays) as the Velociraptor of Innocence, Erin Daly* (Sondheim on Sondheim, Porchlight Music Theatre; The Bitchfest Club,MidTangent Productions) as T-Rex 1, Neala Barron ([title of show], Brown Paper Box Company; A Funny Thing Happened..., Porchlight Music Theatre; Titanic, Griffin Theatre Company) as T-Rex 2, Jacob Richard Axelson (Ripper, Roosevelt University) as Velociraptor of Faith, Marissa Druzbanski (The Bitchfest Club, MidTangent Productions) as Velociraptor of Science, Patrick Stengle(HAIR and Ragtime, Big Noise Theatre) as Mime-a-saurus and Caitlin Boho (HAIR, Big Noise Theatre) as Morgan Freeman.

The production team includes Nicholas Reinhart* (co-director/choreographer), Tommy Bullington (co-director), Justin Harner (music director), Adele Powers (stage manager), Jimmy Jagos(set designer), Katerina (costume designer), Kenny Long (sound designer), Chazz Malott (lighting designer), Greg Pinsoneault (props designer) and Bobby Arnold* (producing director).

Regular performances run Wednesdays through Sundays at 8:00pm (no show September 27) through Sunday, October 4 (closing performance at 2:30pm) plus two performances Monday, September 21 and 28. Tickets are $20 Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays and $23 Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. More information can be found at http://www.circletheatrechicago.org/.

*Denotes Circle Theatre company member

Photo Credit: Flaming City Photography




More Hot Stories For You


Cast Announced for ELF - THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane TheatreCast Announced for ELF - THE MUSICAL at Drury Lane Theatre
October 4, 2022

Drury Lane Theatre will continue its 2022/2023 season with the holiday classic Elf-the Musical, based upon the film written by David Berenbaum. Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, music by Matthew Skylar, lyrics by Chad Beguelin. Directed by Lynne Kurdziel-Formato. Elf-the Musical runs November 9, 2022 – January 8, 2023, at Drury Lane Theatre.

World Premiere of MALAPERT LOVE to be Presented by The Artistic Home in NovemberWorld Premiere of MALAPERT LOVE to be Presented by The Artistic Home in November
October 4, 2022

The Artistic Home will present the world premiere of Siah Berlatsky’s Shakespeare-inspired, gender-bending romantic comedy Malapert Love, developed as part of the company’s Summer on the Patio series. Directed by ensemble member Julian Hester, Malapert Love will play November 5 – December 11, 2022 at The Den Theatre’s Upstairs Mainstage.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC to Open at Paramount Theatre in NovemberTHE SOUND OF MUSIC to Open at Paramount Theatre in November
October 4, 2022

The Sound of Music, one of the most beloved musicals of all time, has enchanted audiences for more than 50 years. This holiday season, Chicago audiences can experience this unforgettable Rodgers and Hammerstein classic for the first time, or all over again, at downtown Aurora’s Paramount Theatre. Previews start November 9, 2022.

VIDEO: Watch 'Do You Love Me?' From FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of ChicagoVIDEO: Watch 'Do You Love Me?' From FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Lyric Opera of Chicago
October 4, 2022

Lyric Opera of Chicago is presenting Fiddler on the Roof, the North American premiere of an internationally heralded reinvention of the Broadway classic, now on stage at the Lyric Stage through October 7, 2022. Watch 'Do You Love Me?' here!

Photos: First Look at PRIVATE LIVES Now Playing at Raven TheatrePhotos: First Look at PRIVATE LIVES Now Playing at Raven Theatre
October 4, 2022

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, has opened its 40th Anniversary Season with a fresh take on Noël Coward’s iconic 1930 comedy Private Lives, directed by Ian Frank, playing through November 13, 2022 on Raven’s 85-seat East Stage. Get a first look at photos here!