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Season 15

Jackalope announces the 22/23 season 

Welcome back to Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory Park!  Season 15 begins with Among The Dead by acclaimed playwright Hansol Jung (Wolf Play, Cardboard Piano) and directed by Artistic Director Kaiser Ahmed. The 14th Annual Living Newspaper Festival returns to our stage in the spring, featuring all new not-so-short plays inspired by recent news articles. And we conclude our season with the world premiere of Pretty Shahid, by company member Omer Abbas Salem, directed by Sophiyaa Nayar – developed here at Jackalope in the 20/21 season and receiving a world premiere here in the 22/23 season. 

 

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Among The Dead

by Hansol Jung
Directed by Kaiser Ahmed*
 
November 4th – December 11th, 2022 

Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory Park
5917 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660


Among the Dead is a dark comedy about a family broken apart by betrayed promises, and finding each other again through SPAM, journals, and Jesus. Mostly Jesus.

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The 14th Annual Living Newspaper Festival

Short Plays Inspired by Recent News Articles

May 4th – 8th, 2023

Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory Park
5917 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660


It's the spring festival of new plays you never want to miss! 

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The World Premiere of...

Pretty Shahid

by Omer Abbas Salem*
Directed by Sophiyaa Nayar


June 16th – July 23rd, 2023 

Jackalope Theatre in the Broadway Armory Park
5917 N Broadway, Chicago, IL 60660

The Kazem family immigrated to Chicago from Iraq and are attempting to assimilate and live and then 9/11 happens. This romantic comedy uses classic film tropes to examine identity and which knots we choose to untie to become our ideal American.