New Millennium Theatre Company is excited to announce:
A Very Bardy Birthday: NMTC’S 20th Anniversary Shakesplosion!
We have cooked up some exciting Shakespeare parodies to celebrate 20 awesome years of New Millennium madness. Come party with us!
This autumn we are kicking off the season with….
“The Tragedy of He-Manlet, Prince of Eternia.”
Written by Adam “Roz” Rosowicz and directed by Ali Keirn!
Something’s rotten in the state of Eternia. The king is dead, and it’s up to Prince Adam to seek justice or lose the figure of action! It’s Shakespeare meets Saturday morning in a brand new iambic pentameter adventure that begs the question; “To He, or not to He?”
Later in the autumn we’re going to be doing a fundraiser featuring a performance of…
Written by Alex B. Reynolds
A one-night-only performance of the classic Shakespeare tale of murder and revenge as told by everyone’s favorite Merc with a Mouth (and resident expert on murder and revenge): Deadpool. Daniel Day-Lewis may be retiring, but There Will Be Blood.
Wrapping up our 20th season will be…
“Romeo & Juliet & Dungeons & Dragons”
Written by Sam Long
They say if you put typewriters in a room full of monkeys, then eventually they’d write some Shakespeare. We’re going with the assumption that this could happen just as easily with a room full of kids playing some D&D. Our brave, young adventurers find their friendships tested as often as their luck of the dice. Owlbears and odes of love abound in this tale the shines a light on the magic within us all.
In addition to this action-packed season, we are happy to announce that WE ARE MOVING! All of our 20th Anniversary productions will be performed at Stage 773 at 1225 W Belmont.
Keep your eyes on our site and our Facebook page so you can stay up to date on all the details for A Very Bardy Birthday: NMTC’S 20th Anniversary Shakesplosion!
We are so happy to announce that The Incredible Hank has added a new hero to our roster! Derrick Ferguson will be taking over the role of Mirageo! We loved watching him during the audition process and we know you’ll love watching him too! I mean, just look at him. He was born to wear spandex and make grand entrances.
First of all, we have to give a HUGE thank you to everyone who auditioned for our next adventure, The Incredible Hank. You were all, for lack of a better word, incredible. The casting process was a blast and the immense amount of talent in the room made for some very hard decisions.
We are elated to announce that our cast has been finalized and we are hitting the ground running, folks. We can’t wait to unleash this super-powered cast onto the unsuspecting public.
In no particular order:
HANK – Mike Movido
CARL – Jordan Pettis
MIRAGEO – Allison Kochanski
FLAMELIA – Jessica Rae Olsen
WINTERION / SLAP HAPPIGANS – Scott Myers
DR. MANTICLE / CONNIE KARADIMOS – Megan Gill
ALPINE LION / COMMISSIONER – Chris Woolsey
OFFICE WORKER/OFFICER/GOON ONE – Chelsea DeBaise
OFFICE WORKER/OFFICER/GOON TWO – Dave Coupe
Join New Millennium Theatre Company as we read through our latest script in development through our Script Incubator series: The Incredible Hank.
Hank is not special. He’s not sociable. He has a boring job, a boring life, and he likes it that way. But he’s thrown into the exciting world of superheroes and supervillains when his office becomes the staging ground for an evil plot that puts the entire country in jeopardy. Faced with famous heroes, powerful villains, ruthless cops, and the hounding press, Hank reluctantly finds himself in the fight of his life – to stay normal.
The reading will take place at Black Rock Bar (3614 N. Damen Ave.) on Monday night, January 11th. We will start at 7:30, so get there early to grab a bite to eat and a drink. We hope to see you there!
New Millennium Theatre is Company is proud to announce auditions for Old Hobbits Die Hard!
After the One Ring is destroyed, Bilbo Baggins visits his estranged nephew Frodo during the Hobbit Yule celebration. But the festivities are interrupted when the major film studios refuse to give Peter Jackson the rights to The Hobbit and he travels to Middle Earth to take the rights from the hobbits themselves – even if he has to destroy the Shire to do it! Bilbo Baggins becomes a one-man army to rescue the hobbit hostages from Peter Jackson and his CGI terrorists, and stop them from making The Hobbit trilogy.
Audition Date: January 25th and January 27th – call backs on January 27th
Audition Time: January 25th: 7-10pm; January 27th 7-8pm; Callbacks: 8:30-10pm
Audition Location: Sheil Park Room E. – 3505 N. Southport Ave.
Please email headshot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org to be considered. Click the link below for more information:
“At first sight, people might cock their head at Michael Sherwin and say, “I’m not sure how much he really looks like Patrick Swayze.” Those people are fools. Patrick Swayze isn’t a look, he’s a state of mind. To play the Swayz one must have a special mix of charisma and coolness, a certain ga-gung deep within his heart, and…okay fine, an upper body full of rippling muscles never hurt. Michael Sherwin has all this in spades in New Millennium Theatre Company’s production of Crazy For Swayze: A Swayzical.”
Check out this great article in the Chicago Sun-Times about “Crazy for Swayze: A Swazyical,” featuring the playwright/NMTC company member Laura Coleman and our wonderful “Swayze” Michael Sherwin. Thank you Misha Davenport!