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Jesse Klug

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer
 
[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

 

Stage

Productions

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer

[Off-Broadway, 2010]
Lighting Designer


Jesse Klug Awards and Nominations

 
The Lortels - 2011 - Outstanding Lighting Design
Jesse Klug, The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

Jesse Klug News

The Marriott Theatre For Young Audiences Returns This Summer With THE WIZARD OF OZ Photo The Marriott Theatre For Young Audiences Returns This Summer With THE WIZARD OF OZ
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences returns this summer with THE WIZARD OF OZ! Families will relive this beloved tale of four unlikely friends on the adventure of a lifetime at the Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, running July 8, 2022 through August 7, with a press opening on July 16 at 10:00AM.

Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST Extended at Raven Theatre Photo Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST Extended at Raven Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022

Due to popular demand, Raven Theatre’s Chicago premiere of The Luckiest has added one additional week of performances, extending through Sunday, June 26, 2022 on Raven’s 85-seat East Stage, 6157 N. Clark St. (at Granville) in Chicago.

VIDEO: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST at Raven Theatre Photo VIDEO: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST at Raven Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2022

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is concluding its 2021-22 Season with the Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross’ The Luckiest, a heartfelt and honest look at the journey of life, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.

Photos: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST Photo Photos: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is concluding its 2021-22 Season with the Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross’ The Luckiest, a heartfelt and honest look at the journey of life, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.

Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo Photos: First Look at The Marriott Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 19, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, is presenting THE SOUND OF MUSIC, now in previews, officially opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC Photo The Marriott Theatre to Present THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, located at 10 Marriott Dr. Lincolnshire, will welcome spring with THE SOUND OF MUSIC, previewing Wednesday, April 13, opening April 20 at 7:30 p.m., and closing June 5, 2022.

Photos/Video: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Marriott Theatre Photo Photos/Video: First Look at WEST SIDE STORY at Marriott Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2022

The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Dr. in Lincolnshire, is kicking off the New Year with WEST SIDE STORY, the revolutionary Tony Award-winning musical that forever changed American theater running now through March 27, 2022.

Marriott Theatre Kicks Off The New Year With WEST SIDE STORY Photo Marriott Theatre Kicks Off The New Year With WEST SIDE STORY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 11, 2022

Experience the passion and heart-pounding excitement of WEST SIDE STORY like never before. Directing the production is Victor Malana Maog, critically-acclaimed and award-winning veteran of the stage with over 25 years of theatre experience. Musical direction is by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  

Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chicago Shakes Next Month Photo Q BROTHERS CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Chicago Shakes Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 24, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is once again the ultimate destination for the holiday season. The 80-minute hip hop holiday hit Q Brothers Christmas Carol, created by Chicago sensations the Q Brothers Collective (GQ, JQ, Jax, and Pos) and developed with Creative Producer Rick Boynton, is back in a limited engagement in The Yard at Chicago Shakespeare, December 7-23, 2021.

KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month Photo KISS ME, KATE Will Be Performed at the Marriott Theatre This Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 5, 2021

The first ever Tony Award winner for Best Musical, based on the book by Sam and Bella Spewack with music and lyrics by Cole Porter, is to be directed by Johanna McKenzie Miller. In a twist of fate, Miller will make her mainstage directorial debut at the Marriott Theatre roughly 20 years after making her acting debut under the very same spotlight. Musical direction for this production is led by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson with choreography by Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez.  

Jesse Klug Videos

VIDEO: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST at Raven Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at the Chicago Premiere of THE LUCKIEST at Raven Theatre
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2022

Raven Theatre, Chicago’s newest Equity-affiliated theatre, is concluding its 2021-22 Season with the Chicago premiere of Melissa Ross’ The Luckiest, a heartfelt and honest look at the journey of life, directed by Artistic Director Cody Estle.

VIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at GREASE at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2020

Marriott Theatre presents GREASE, previewing Wednesday, January 15th, at 7:30 p.m., opening on Wednesday, January 22nd at 7:30 p.m. and closing Sunday, March 15th.

VIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: Cut Loose At FOOTLOOSE At Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Apr 16, 2019

The Marriott Theatre is thrilled to welcome back ten-time Jeff Award-winning director Gary Griffin to helm the exhilarating smash hit FOOTLOOSE, running April 10 through June 2, 2019 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on a true story and the 1984 classic film, FOOTLOOSE is a compelling story of teenage rebellion and celebrating life through music and dance. Jeff Award-winning choreographer William Carlos Angulobrings dance to life in the round, with musical direction by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: Watch Clips From MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: Watch Clips From MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2019

There's a whole lot of shakin' goin' on with the smash hit MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, running January 16 through March 16, 2019 with a press opening on January 23 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Inspired by a true story, this rockin' tribute is directed by James Moye, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET captures the contagious spirit, freewheeling excitement, and thrilling sounds of the once-in-a-lifetime event where four of music's best talents came together.

VIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into the Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: HOLIDAY INN Dances Into the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Nov 13, 2018

Celebrate a whole year of holidays in one wonderful musical with the regional premiere of Irving Berlin's joyous HOLIDAY INN, running November 7 through January 6 with a press opening on November 14 at 7:30 p.m. at the Marriott Theatre (10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire). Inspired by the 1942 classic film, HOLIDAY INN features a beloved score by one of the greatest songwriters in American history, Irving Berlin. Tony Award nominee Denis Jones (Pre-Broadway: Tootsie; Broadway: Holiday Inn; Broadway/Marriott Theatre: Honeymoon in Vegas) directs and choreographs this Broadway hit, joined by Jeff Award-winning Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look at SWEET CHARITY at Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

From the high-spirited bustling and gritty streets of 1960s New York City comes the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon, SWEET CHARITY, continuing Marriott Theatre's sensational 2018 season, running September 5 through October 28 with a press opening on Wednesday, September 12 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

VIDEO: Highlights From MURDER FOR TWO at Marriott Theatre VideoVIDEO: Highlights From MURDER FOR TWO at Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2018

Combining the perfect mix of music, mayhem and murder, comes the hit musical comedy, Murder for Two, running July 3 through August 26, with a press opening on Wednesday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Written by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, and featuring two powerhouse actors performing 13 roles and playing the piano throughout, Murder for Two is a modern twist on the classic whodunit, directed by Jeff Award winner Scott Weinstein (Drury Lane: Rock of Ages; Griffin: Ragtime, Violet; National Tour, Las Vegas and Chicago productions of Million Dollar Quartet; world premiere of Baristas at the New York International Fringe Festival), with Music Direction by Matt Deitchman (Marriott Theatre: She Loves Me, Shrek). 

VIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA! VideoVIDEO: It's A Beautiful Mornin' at Marriott Theatre with OKLAHOMA!
by Stage Tube - Apr 17, 2018

From the sun baked Oklahoma Territory at the turn of the 20th century comes the Broadway classic, Oklahoma!, beginning April 11 with a press opening on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Due to high demand, an additional week is now on sale through June 10. Featuring a powerful score by legendary duo Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II, and based on Lynn Riggs' 1931 play, Green Grow the Lilacs, Oklahoma! will be directed by Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen (She Loves Me, Spring Awakening). Jeff Award nominee Alex Sanchez (Marriott Theatre: Newsies, Evita, On the Town, Mary Poppins) will choreograph, with Musical Direction and orchestrations by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.

VIDEO: ONE HOUSE OVER at Milwaukee Rep VideoVIDEO: ONE HOUSE OVER at Milwaukee Rep
by Alan Henry - Mar 22, 2018

Milwaukee Rep presents the world premiere of ONE HOUSE OVER! ONE HOUSE OVER opened on February 27 and will run through March 25, 2018.

VIDEO: Hear Playwright Catherine Trieschmann Talk About ONE HOUSE OVER at Milwaukee R VideoVIDEO: Hear Playwright Catherine Trieschmann Talk About ONE HOUSE OVER at Milwaukee Rep
by Alan Henry - Feb 28, 2018

Milwaukee Rep presents Catherine Trieschmann's new play, ONE HOUSE OVER. When Joanne hires help to assist her with her aging father, she never expects Camila and Rafael Hernandez to be anything more than employees. Things begin to get complicated when Joanne finds herself growing closer to the pair than she ever could have imagined. Both humorous and thought-provoking, ONE HOUSE OVER opened February 27th and will run through March 25th.


Jesse Klug Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Jesse Klug been nominated for?
Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity .