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Here, Have a Nightmare – Deathscribe XII

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EDIT 03/22/2020:

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the March 30th production of Deathscribe has been cancelled. I wish you all health and safety. –TimmyG

 

I’m thrilled to announce that one of my stories has been chosen as a finalist in DEATHSCRIBE, Wildclaw Theater’s annual Horror Radio play competition – for the FOURTH time! (see info about my previous Deathscribe finalist shows here, here, and here.)

Here, Have a Nightmare will be performed live at DEATHSCRIBE XII (that’s twelve) on Monday, March 30, 2020, at the Den Theater, 1333 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, Illinois, at 8 o’clock in the P.M. Tickety info can be found at Wildclaw’s website.

BE THERE OR BE ABSENT


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“Subject #9” – Updated 02/03/2020

Update 02/03/2020: you can hear the performance of “Subject #9” here.

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My play, “Subject #9,” has been chosen for this year’s Deathscribe plays festival.

Directed by Elizabeth Lovelady and featuring Moira Begale, Elisabeth Del Toro, Dave Skvarla, and Joseff Stevenson, it’s in contention for the Bloody Axe award. I’m thrilled to be part of this annual Chicago theatre tradition once again.

 


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“Imaginary Fiend” – official selection of the HEAR Now Festival!

My short play, “Imaginary Fiend,” is an official selection of the 2017 HEAR Now Audio Fiction and Arts Festival in Kansas City, MO. The recording of the piece is from a live performance at Wildclaw Theatre‘s 2015 Deathscribe* short plays festival and was directed by Elly Green.

Thanks to Wildclaw and the HEAR Now Festival!

* Writers: the submission window for Deathscribe 2017 is open until July 31!


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Deathscribe 2016 – Updated 02/03/2020

Update 02/03/2020: You can hear the performance of “Dead Ringer” from the 2016 Deathscribe show here.

 

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This year’s Deathscribe competition has chosen another of my plays to battle for the coveted Bloody Axe award! “Dead Ringer” will be directed by Aileen McGroddy and featuring actors Dave Fink, Lee Brophy and Darren Hill.

Monday, December 5, 2016 @ 8pm
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, IL 60614

Click here to buy tickets.

 


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Deathscribe 2015 – Updated 02/03/2020

Update 02/03/2020: You can hear the performance of “Imaginary Fiend” here.

 

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I’m thrilled to announce that my short play, “Imaginary Fiend” has been selected as part of Wildclaw Theatre’s annual horror plays festival, “Deathscribe.”

The event is on Monday, Dec. 7, 2015 at 7pm, at the Mayne Stage, 1328 W. Morse in Chicago.

See you there!

 


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Richard III photos and fight video

I recently played the title role in Shakespeare’s Richard III at Oakton Community College. I also choreographed the fights for the show. I’ve posted new photos from the production in the Theatre Gallery, and a video of the final Richard v. Richmond fight is up on vimeo.

Richard III, Oakton Community College


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The Smoking Section

I’m now playing harps and singing with a new band, The Smoking Section, as well as playing acoustic shows with my brother Joe under the name Those Griffin Boys. Joe and I are joined in The Smoking Section by bassist John Toljanic and drummer Mark Felcansmith. Keep an eye on the Smoking Section calendar for upcoming shows around Chicago!