March 13: PerKup Elkhorn (Reading)

Jackalope Theatre Company in collaboration with the Chicago Inclusion Project present new play reading of PerKup Elkhorn

CIRCLE UP!, a collection of new play readings fresh to Chicago, continues with Isaac Gomez's PerKup Elkhorn. CIRCLE UP! is dedicated to amplifying diverse stories of scope and providing safe harbor for evolving work. Each reading includes a post-show discussion, encouraging our audience to share and engage with the play over drinks and light fare. Bring your friends, bring your enemies, arrive with interest, leave with questions...

Monday, March 13, 2018 at 7 pm

Jackalope Theatre Company | 1106 W. Thorndale Ave., Chicago, IL 60660

PerKup Elkhorn
Written by: Isaac Gomez
Directed by: Vanessa Stalling

Starring: Donovan Diaz, Jodi Kinglsey, Erika Napoletano, Dan Granata, and Nathan Eric Slate

Synopsis: It's just another day at PerKup Elkhorn, the hottest local coffee shop in Elkhorn, Wisconsin, where happiness is sold per the cupful. Lori and Vicki gab all about the latest town gossip, Jeff and Eric argue about the latest sports news, and the new cold brew is selling like hot cakes. But when newcomer, Pedro, stops by the shop to borrow WiFi for work, a collision of differences leaves irreparable damage. PerKup Elkhorn is an experiment on assessing how far we will go to protect the ones we love. 

Unable to attend? We'll be following each live reading with a CIRCLE UP! Podcast episode, spotlighting our featured playwright through interview and selected excerpts. Click herefor when it's posted after the reading.   

This event is FREE although donations are accepted. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. Reservations can be made by clicking hereor by emailing

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