Ludicrous Theatre-Chicago! :: Original Scripts

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All scripts are digitally protected -- these rights belong to Ludicrous Theatre Company

Companies, institutions (including non-profit and educational), and individuals who wish to produce any script or part of a script MUST first obtain permission from Ludicrous Theatre.


Lilith Original Script January 30th, 2011  
Equus Official Release January 30th, 2011  


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Location and Dining

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BoHo Theatre- Heartland Studio
7016 N. Glenwood Ave., Chicago, IL 60626

Happen to be taking the red line?  Get off at the Morse stop- north exit. 
FREE Customer parking is no longer available at the Trinity lot.  Cars will be towed.


Good to Go Jamaican Cuisine

1947 W. Howard St., Chicago | Rogers Park | 773-381-7777

11 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday;
11 a.m.-11 p.m. Friday-Saturday;
Noon-9 p.m. Sunday

Caribbean, Jamaican


Meet the Ludicrous Staff

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Wayne Shaw
Artistic Director/ Treasurer

Wayne Shaw is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with a degree in Directing and Design. Wayne has served many roles in theatre companies around the United States including Business Manager of Phoenix Children's Theatre and Founding Director of DeVry University Theatre Group. Wayne's professional credits include featured actor for Salmon River Playhouse in Salmon Idaho, Director of Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Theodora She Bitch of Byzantium and Radio TBS.

Wayne was also locally known as the director for Souther Baptist Sissies, presented at UIC during the Pride Festival of 2006.  University credits include the role of Roy Cohn in Angels in America, and director of Frankenstein in Love and Out for the Count. 

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Kirk Jackson

Illinois State University’s acting program provided Kirk with the catapult he needed to launch into the Chicago theater scene.

After graduating, he could have been seen in several plays in and around Chicago such as 1984, The Music Man, and A Midsummer Night’s Dream at theaters like The Bailiwick, the Live Bait Theater, and the New American Folk Theatre.

Now, in his fourth show with Ludicrous Theatre, Kirk has found a family with which to share his passion for exploring the human condition in all of its awesome strangeness. He'd like to thank his amazing wife Caitlin, and to dedicate these performances to the memory of his dear friend Jeremy.

J. Keegan Siebken

Keegan Siebken’s acting career began when, in the fourth grade, he joined his father on the stage as a toy soldier in Prairie Players Civic Theatre's Babes in Toyland. He continued to be active in the theatre scene through junior high and high school, and ultimately received a B.A. in Theatre from Knox College.

Notable roles while at Knox included Tartuffe (Tartuffe), Roy Cohn (Angels in America: Perestroika), and Mike (A Lie of the Mind).Keegan moved to Chicago promptly after graduation from Knox in 2007. His very first role in the city was as Rocky in The Rocky Horror Show with the Ludicrous Theatre Company. Since then, he has taken part in numerous Ludicrous productions (including Conquest of the Universe, or: When Queens Collide and Sordid Lives), and could also have been seen in productions with Passion Theatre (Bang, Bang, You're Dead) and The Chicago Folks Operetta Company (The Circus Princess).

Suzanne Bracken
Managing Director

Suzanne Bracken is a firm believer in Peter Pan’s ideal of never growing up. Starting out in children’s theater, studying music and dance at the age of ten, Suzanne found her passion for performance early in life. Now cleverly disguised as a responsible adult, Suzanne still performs on stage, film and occasionally at renaissance festivals.

She is a collective member of LiveWire Chicago Theatre and has performed in their productions of Hedda Gabler, Uncle Vanya, Much Ado About Nothing and Life is a Dream. Film credits include independent films Vanessa Rising, The Directed By, Actually Adieu My Love and Happy Man’s Pants. Suzanne also does voice-over work and is currently in the studio recording her first album with the renaissance music group SistersStrange. Suzanne holds a BFA in Music Theater Performance from Millikin University.

Suzanne dedicates all her performances in memory of her parents, Robert & Jacqueline Bracken, who always encouraged Suzanne to “be who you want to be.”

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J. Lance Williams
Director of Marketing

J. Lance Williams is one of Ludicrous Theater’s newest members. He holds a degree in Radio-TV-Film from the University of Texas at Austin as well as a Masters in Marketing from the University of North Texas.

After a 15+ year career in advertising sales and management, J. Lance decided it was time to rediscover his creativity by training at Second City, IO, and the Green Room. He has been cast in commercials, short films, and feature films, but was most excited by his return the stage after a 20 year hiatus. J. Lance made his professional Chicago debut with Ludicrous Theater in 2011 and hasn’t looked back.  

He could not resist the opportunity to become a member of such an interesting, quirky, entertaining, witty, informative, enriching company when given the chance. “Presenting material that encourages the audience to see the world in a new way while entertaining them is the ultimate thrill as a performer.”


Caitlin Jackson

Caitlin’s first time “onstage” was when, at 5 years old, she was cast as “Mary” in her church’s Christmas Pageant. She was to say her line, pickup Baby Jesus and carry him down the isle, but the kid playing “Joseph,” pushed her down, said her line and ripped Baby Jesus from her arms.

It was a fitting and dramatic introduction to the world of theatre, which she would call her home from that day forward.  Originally from Indiana where she worked with Indiana Repertory Theatre (Juvie), Indianapolis Civic Theatre (The Crucible, The Hobbit), Boone County Civic Theatre (Little Women, Our Town, Steel Magnolias, Sound of Music), Edyvean Repertory (Camelot), Theatre on the Square (…and stuff…, Splendor in the Grass) and the American Cabaret Theatre (Evita), as well as other community theatres in the Indianapolis area. Caitlin moved to Chicago in 1997 to attend the Chicago Academy for the Performing Arts, and then majored in Performance at the University of Illinois at Chicago. While at UIC some of her favorite roles included: “Roxanne” in The Artificial Jungle, “Viola” in Indulgence in the Louisville Harem, “Gwen” in 5th of July, “Snoopy” in You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, “Bessie” in Awake & Sing, and “Floss” in the Prisoner’s Dilemma.

Since living in Chicago, Caitlin has performed with Dark Knight (24 Hour Playfest), Chase Park (Midsummer…), HyperWorld (Devil Inside), 20th Century Ensemble (Picasso at the Lapin Agile) and Totally Adequate Scone’s entry for Rhinofest 2012 at The Prop Thtr. and, of course, most recently, with her new family, Ludicrous Theatre (Rocky Horror…, Conquest of the Universe…). She’s excited to be in such good company. She also enjoys puns. 


Catherine Thomson

Catherine's bio coming soon.


Contact Us

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Ludicrous Theatre-Chicago! was founded in 2007 and has been dedicated
to bringing
quality and intriguing theatre to Chicago. 

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  Suzanne Bracken, Associate Managing Director for Ludicrous Theatre-Chicago! 


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