Arts education and performance organization Barrel of Monkeys announced today it will officially change its name to “PlayMakers Laboratory Theatre,” The change follows deliberation among the company about society’s use of monkeys in racially disparaging imagery.
Barrel of Monkeys company members perform THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA. Photo by Evan Hanover. Barrel of Monkeys has announced the 2018-19 season of its long-running original sketch show THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA. Now in its eighteenth year, the production features adaptations of stories written during Barrel of Monkeys’ creative writing residencies in Chicago elementary...
Chicago-based arts education theater ensemble Barrel of Monkeys announced today that Joseph Schupbach will end his tenure as the company’s Artistic Director later this summer.
I confess – I’m an adult, and I laughed from beginning to end of THAT’S WEIRD, GRANDMA: THE MUSICAL, and I didn’t want to leave this night filled with simple, silly, family fun.