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A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol

November 30

December 22, 2013

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

A hip-hop adaptation of Charles Dickens’
A Christmas Carol written by
GQ, JQ, Jackson Doran and Postell Pringle
developed with Rick Boynton

JQ

/Creator/Director

JQ CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Q Brothers Christmas Carol; Othello: The Remix (Jeff Award – Best Ensemble), Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Jeff Award – Best Ensemble). OFF BROADWAY: The Bomb-itty of Errors (DJ/composer), Othello: The Remix (director/composer/actor). INTERNATIONAL: Othello: The Remix (London, Germany, Edinburgh, South Korea, Sydney, Poland, Melbourne, United Arab Emirates, Auckland); Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Edinburgh, Australia, London). TELEVISION: Scratch and Burn (MTV); Boston Public. AWARDS: Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Dress Circle Award - Best Musical, Edinburgh Fringe Festival); Othello: The Remix (MTM Award - Best Musical/Best Lyrics). Along with his brother GQ, he co-created a two-man version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona called Dress the Part, which currently tours universities and arts festivals around the world. With the Q Brothers Collective, he has co-created several other adaptations including LIZ! (based on Lysistrata), Rome Sweet Rome (based on Julius Caesar), and Long Way Home (based on Homer’s Odyssey – a collaboration with Chicago Children’s Choir). JQ is co-host of a health, body care, and shaving vlog called Smallflower TV, with eldest brother TQ. www.qbrothersofficial.com | @foulmouthpoet

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