Jackalope Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Kaiser Ahmed, announces the production details for the NEW FRONTIER SERIES of commissioned and developing playsthe flagship series of the entirely digital 2020/21 season.

The New Frontier Series follows four playwrights and their creative teams as they embark on new commissions. Each play’s progress will be chronicled online through interactive media, community panels, and workshop readings and presentations. The series line-up includes: 



by Daria Miyeko Marinelli

directed by Mikael Burke


Being Julia Roberts

by Omer Abbas Salem

directed by Sophiyaa Nayar


Michael Jackson and The Devil’s Book

by Terry Guest

directed by Wardell Julius Clark


P A N G E A 

by Calamity West

directed by Regina Victor

For additional content and behind-the-scenes access, patrons can join Jackalope’s monthly giving club, The Pioneers, the proceeds of which go directly towards developing new work. Membership is $10/per month.





The Annual Living Newspaper Festival goes digital for Season 13, with regular installments of short filmed works inspired by current events.
Exclusively on

Episode 3 premieres on 10/26 @ 7:30pm CST. Trust written by Monet Felton, directed by Adia Alli, and artwork by Naimah Thomas. 

Episode 2 premieres on 10/19 @ 7:30pm CST. I Am Not This written and directed by Ike Holter,  featuring Mary Williamson and Diego Colón. 

Episode 1 premieres on 9/28 @ 7:30pm CST. I Can't Ride Trains Anymore written by August Forman, directed by Catherine Miller, and featuring Eli Sulkowski. Special Thanks to Tatyana Chante, Nick Hadikwa Mwaluko

AV Coordinator: Steve Labedz
Producers: Jonathan Mayo & Danielle Stack

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