Kirk Jackson News

 
Date of Birth: February 08, 1956 (63)
Birth Place: Albany, NY, USA
Gender: Male
New Zombie Musical Opens Thursday at Chief O'Neill's PubNew Zombie Musical Opens Thursday at Chief O'Neill's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The creators of the award-winning Musical of the Living Dead (Best Musical Chicago Reader's Poll 2012), return to their zombie roots with this unauthorized musical parody of the classic film Shaun of the Dead. (more...)

The Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company Presents New Immersive Zombie Musical YOU'VE GOT RED ON YOUThe Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Company Presents New Immersive Zombie Musical YOU'VE GOT RED ON YOU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

The creators of the award-winning Musical of the Living Dead (Best Musical Chicago Reader's Poll 2012), return to their zombie roots with this musical parody of the classic film Shaun of the Dead. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee BlessingFranklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee Blessing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Tony-nominated drama, will be presented by Franklin Stage Company, July 12th-29th, in their historic home Chapel Hall. (more...)

Franklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee BlessingFranklin Stage Company Presents A WALK IN THE WOODS by Lee Blessing
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

A Walk in the Woods, Lee Blessing's Tony-nominated drama, will be presented by Franklin Stage Company, July 12th-29th, in their historic home Chapel Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: New American Folk Theatre Presents HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOWPhoto Flash: New American Folk Theatre Presents HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

It's Pompeii meets Heathers as New American Folk Theatre presents the Midwest premiere of Johnny Drago's 1980s-infused comedy HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW, directed by Derek Van Barham, playing March 10 - April 7, 2018 at The Den Theatre (2A), 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood. Tickets are currently available at newamericanfolktheatre.org or by calling (773) 697- 3830. The press opening is Monday, March 12 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Casting Announced for New American Folk Theatre's HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOWCasting Announced for New American Folk Theatre's HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

It's Pompeii meets Heathers! New American Folk Theatre is pleased to announce casting for its 1980s-infused Midwest premiere comedy HOT PINK, OR READY TO BLOW, directed by Derek Van Barham. (more...)

Fear Comes Crawling Out of the Toy Box in Ghostlight's GINGERBREAD GRINDHOUSEFear Comes Crawling Out of the Toy Box in Ghostlight's GINGERBREAD GRINDHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Ghostlight Ensemble continues its holiday horror tradition this season, bringing Gingerbread Grindhouse to the Greenhouse Theater Center after-hours in December. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Parody to Return This NovemberPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Parody to Return This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions will conclude its 15th Anniversary Season with its most popular show ever: the holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda, directed by AJ Wright. Handbag's irreverent parody of the 1967 Rankin Bass children's television special will play November 25 - December 30, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The press opening is Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below! (more...)

Fear Comes Crawling Out of the Toy Box in Ghostlight's GINGERBREAD GRINDHOUSEFear Comes Crawling Out of the Toy Box in Ghostlight's GINGERBREAD GRINDHOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Ghostlight Ensemble continues its holiday horror tradition this season, bringing Gingerbread Grindhouse to the Greenhouse Theater Center after-hours in December. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Parody to Return This NovemberPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Hell in a Handbag's RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER Parody to Return This November
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions will conclude its 15th Anniversary Season with its most popular show ever: the holiday hit RUDOLPH THE RED-HOSED REINDEER 2017 by David Cerda, directed by AJ Wright. Handbag's irreverent parody of the 1967 Rankin Bass children's television special will play November 25 - December 30, 2017 at Mary's Attic, 5400 N. Clark St. in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood. The press opening is Friday, December 1 at 7:30 pm. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the show below! (more...)

Treat Williams and Stephen Adly Guirgis Join Tim and Tyne Daly for Dorset Theatre Festival's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Dorset Theatre Festival is proud to announce its 40th Anniversary Season, featuring the World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's Downstairs (June 22 - July 8), directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt; the Regional Premiere of Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery by Ken Ludwig (July 13 - 29), directed by Jen Wineman; the Regional Premiere of The Legend of Georgia McBride by Matthew Lopez (August 3 - 19), directed by Stephen Brackett; and the Regional Revival of David Mamet's American Buffalo (August 24 - September 2), directed by John Gould Rubin. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY Remount Extends Through March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The current remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical, originally scheduled to close on March 6, 2017, has been extended three weeks to Saturday, March 25, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hell in a Handbag Productions Announces World Premiere of VALLEY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

Hell in a Handbag Productions is thrilled to kick-off 2017 with the announcement of its 15th season. Comments Artistic Director David Cerda, 'We really want to thank our audiences for keeping us going for the past 15 years with their love and support, so we are doing a mix of new, old and most requested from our audience for our audience.'  (more...)

The Cowardly Scarecrow Theatre Presents MUSICAL HORROR STORY: EXORCISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

MUSICAL HORROR STORY: EXORCISM is a stunning, funny and terrifying new musical from the multi-award winning creators of MUSICAL OF THE LIVING DEAD (voted Best Musical Chicago Reader). True to form, MUSICAL HORROR STORY: EXORCISM features all original music, dark comedy, drama and outrageous special effects, culminating in an unforgettable climax. (more...)

THE TARNATION OF RUSSELL COLVIN to Play Franklin Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

On the weekends of September 16-18 and September 23-25, the Franklin Stage Company hosts the final production in its 20th season, The Tarnation of Russell Colvin, an original play created and performed by Oliver Wadsworth and directed by Kirk Jackson.  (more...)

THE TARNATION OF RUSSELL COLVIN to Play Franklin Stage Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

On the weekends of September 16-18 and September 23-25, the Franklin Stage Company hosts the final production in its 20th season, The Tarnation of Russell Colvin, an original play created and performed by Oliver Wadsworth and directed by Kirk Jackson.  (more...)

CMTF: 14 New Works, So Who is the Next HAMILTON?
by Misha Davenport - Aug 11, 2016

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Photo Flash: The 3rd Annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present its third annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring 14 new musical productions. Created to showcase and support Chicago's burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year's festival will be held August 9 - 28, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each production will receive four performances during the Festival. The full schedule (Tuesdays - Sundays) and can be found at www.cmtf.org, with tickets currently on sale ($20 per show, $200 all-festival rush passes). The press "sneak preview," featuring a sampling of songs from the 2016 Festival, is Monday, August 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

3rd Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL to be Held in August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce the full line-up for its third annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, featuring 14 new musical productions. Created to showcase and support Chicago's burgeoning field of musical theatre creators, this year's festival will be held August 8 - 28, 2016 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each production will receive four performances during the Festival. The full schedule (Tuesdays - Sundays) can be found at www.cmtf.org, with single tickets and festival passes currently on-sale. The press preview, featuring songs from all of the 2016 productions, is Monday, August 8 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at New American Folk Theatre's TRASH at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

It's The Glass Menagerie meets Anna Nicole, in an episode of Hoarders! New American Folks Theatre opens its 2016 season with the Midwest premiere of the dark, twisted comedy TRASH by Johnny Drago, directed by Derek Van Barham, playing now through May 15, 2016 at The Den Theatre, 1333 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. The press opening is tonight, April 11, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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