1. The Whiskey Radio Hour: Autumn 2014 is October 13th!

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    That crisp-fall-smell is in the air, and Ramblin’ Campbell Kelly (Brad Brubaker), Ace Houlihan (Logan Conner), and Motormouth Musczynski (John Szymanski) have trampled through tons of terrifically-colored autumn leaves to present four brand-new radio plays for your aural titillation! Tremendous! 

    The Whiskey Radio Hour: Autumn 2014 Lineup:

    "Finding Up" by Axel Arth, directed by Jennifer Olson
    "The End" by Logan Toftness, directed by Amber Robinson
    "WAKE" by Cassandra Rose, directed by Lydia Milman Schmidt
    "Unsettling Sounds" by Logan Conner, directed by Mike Sater

    The Whiskey Radio Hour: Autumn 2014 will be presented at the Black Rock Pub and Kitchen, Chicago, on October 13th. Doors open at 8 pm, and the performance starts at 8:30.


    Your $5 suggested donation gets you into the show, and automatically enters you to win a bottle of Redemption Rye!

    Missed the last one? Curious about the Whiskey Radio Hour? Listen to our previous episodes here: http://thewhiskeyrebelliontheatre.bandcamp.com/

     


  2. Upended Production’s “Alice” Opens September 22nd and Features a Piece by the Whiskey Rebellion!

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    For the video from whence this screenshot was ripped, along with information about the show, kindly click here. We can’t wait to accompany you down the rabbit hole!

     


  3. Submissions for the Autumn 2014 Whiskey Radio Hour Are Open!

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    For submission guidelines, kindly click here. We look forward to reading your words!

     


  4. The Whiskey Radio Hour: Summer 2014 is JULY 1ST at 8 pm!

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    Ramblin’ Campbell Kelly (Brad Brubaker), Ace Houlihan (Logan Conner), and Motormouth Musczynski (John Szymanski) have pedaled their penny farthings bravely through the potholes to present four brand-new radio plays for your aural pleasure! Perfection! 

    The Whiskey Radio Hour: Summer 2014 Lineup:

    "Up in the Air" by John Wencel, directed by Edward Phillips
    "Reflections of a Broken Lighthouse Memory" by Gregory Peters, directed by James Dunn
    "Let Freedom Ring" by Joshua Harris, directed by Elizabeth Rice
    "In Memoriam" by Jackie Todd, directed by Kate Leslie.

    The Whiskey Radio Hour: Summer 2014 will be presented at the Black Rock Pub and Kitchen, Chicago, on July 1st at 8 pm. 


    Your $5 suggested donation gets you into the show, and automatically enters you to win a bottle of Redemption Rye!

    Missed the last one? Curious about the Whiskey Radio Hour? Listen to our previous episodes here: http://thewhiskeyrebelliontheatre.bandcamp.com/

     


  5. Ulysses 101, our adaptation of James Joyce’s Ulysses, is now OPEN!

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    Hooray! Ulysses 101, an adaptation of James Joyce’s masterpiece Ulysses, is now open! Tickets and show information can be found here

     


  6. The Whiskey Rebellion adapts James Joyce’s Ulysses in ULYSSES 101!

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    The Whiskey Rebellion is thrilled to present Ulysses 101, an adaptation of James Joyce’s masterwork Ulysses.

    Adapted by Jessica Wright Buha and Aileen McGroddy
    Directed by Aileen McGroddy

    Featuring David Fink, Rachael Miller, Greg Peters, Alexis Randolph, Isaac Samuelson, and James Snyder

    Music: John Szymanski
    Costumes: Erica Hohn
    Puppets: James Snyder

    Performing May 30th, 31st, and June 6th, 7th, 12th, and 16th at 7:30 pm
    June 1st, 8th, and 15th at 2 pm

    Performances begin at the Cafe Logan at the Logan Center for the Arts (915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, IL). 

    General $15/Student (w/ID) $12

    To purchase tickets, visit Brown Paper Tickets.

    This production has been generously sponsored by the University of Chicago’s Master of Arts Program in the Humanities

     

  7. Director and playwright submissions are now open for the Summer 2014 Whiskey Radio Hour! For more information, click here

     


  8. The Whiskey Radio Hour: Episode 5

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    Join Ramblin’ Campbell Kelley, Motormouth Musczynski, and Ace Houlihan for the next installment of The Whiskey Radio Hour this April Fool’s Day (that’s Tuesday, April 1st—no joke) at the Black Rock Pub (3614 N. Damen Ave.) at 8pm. $5 Suggested donation automatically enters you into a raffle for a bottle of Redemption Rye!

    Get your ears perked up for these new radio plays:
    "Crimson Ronin Steelan" by Greg Guiliano, directed by Jeffrey Gardner
    "Offshore" by John Thibodeaux, directed by Rachel Puleo
    "A Stupid Wind-Up Girl in a Stupid Wound-Up World" by Logan Toftness, directed by Kelsey Shipley
    "Opportunity Buy" by Axel Arth, directed by Jennifer Olson

     


  9. Kodachrome Telephone at Rhinofest 2014

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    The Whiskey Rebellion presents Kodachrome Telephone at Rhinofest 2014! 

    Culling from a bag of 500 slides from an out-of-business antique store, the Whiskey Rebellion creates the origin story of this collection of images. Using shadow puppetry, live action silhouette, and obsolete technology, we join a girl and her father on their journey to capture the world in 35 millimeters.

    Playing Mondays at 7pm, January 20th to February 10th at Prop Thtr. 

    Tickets and Information

     

  10. Insanely freezing winter winds getting you down? Snuggle into a pile of Black Rock’s famous tater tots, and let the warm glow of the Whiskey Radio Hour Quarterly tickle your ears and melt your heart!

    Whiskey Radio Hour Quarterly: Winter 2013 features the following world premiere radio plays:

    Working It Out by Axel Arth, directed by Jennifer Olson
    Gone Fishing by Dave Skvarla, directed by Wyatt Kent
    The Movement You Need by John Wencel, directed by Caitlin Costello
    Reservoir Deer written and directed by Brad Brubaker

    Featuring, as always,the knee-slapping Whiskey Radio Band:
    Brad Brubaker as Ramblin’ Campbell Kelly, Logan Conner as Ace Houlihan, and John Szymanski as Motormouth Musczynski. 

    Original songs by Brad Brubaker & The Crowd Goes Wild and John Szymanski, and Foley sound effects by Logan Conner. 

    A $5 Suggested Donation at the door automatically enters you into a raffle for a bottle of top-notch whiskey. Come join us!