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Funk It Up About Nothin'

January 21

February 13, 2011

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

a "hip-hoptation" of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing
created and directed by GQ and JQ

GQ

Don John/Leonato/Dingleberry/Creator/Director

GQ CHICAGO SHAKESPEARE: Othello: The Remix (co-creator/co-director/star, Jeff Award – Best Ensemble), Q Brothers Christmas Carol, Funk It Up About Nothin’. REGIONAL: Q Gents (co-creator/co-director/star, Oregon Shakespeare Festival/Illinois Shakespeare Festival). OFF BROADWAY: Othello: The Remix (The New York Times Critics’ Pick, Westside Theatre); The Bomb-itty of Errors (co-writer/star). INTERNATIONAL: Q Gents (Serbia, Germany); Othello: The Remix (The Globe Theatre, London, Germany, Edinburgh, South Korea, Sydney, Poland, Melbourne, United Arab Emirates, Auckland, Romania); Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Edinburgh, Australia, London). FILM: Drumline, Taxi, I Think I Love My Wife, What’s the Worst That Could Happen (with John Leguizamo), Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn, Just Another Story (writer/director/star, Showtime, Tribeca Film Festival). TELEVISION: Scratch and Burn (writer/star, MTV); Chicago PD (NBC); Boston Public, Johnny Zero (Fox); Numbers (CBS); John Herzfeld’s pilot SIS (Sony). EDUCATION: BFA, New York University Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama Experimental Theatre Wing. G released a solo record called Sober Truth Tiger under the name “Javid.” Together with his brother JQ, he recorded The Feel Good Album of the Year. He has been combining his passion for human rights, justice reform, and hip hop in a series of musical projects with Collaboraction in Chicago and The Culture Project in NYC. @GQtheman

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