The Q Brothers'

Funk It Up About Nothin'


Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

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


Don John/Leonato/Dingleberry

GQ returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: A Q Brothers’ Christmas Carol, Othello: The Remix (Chicago, London, Germany, Edinburgh, South Korea, Sydney, Poland, Melbourne, UAE, Auckland, National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals 2015), and Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Chicago, Edinburgh, New York, Australian tour, London). G co-created and starred in the off-Broadway smash hit, The Bomb-itty of Errors. With his brother JQ, G co-created, co-directed, composed—and will star in—the original production of a two-man version of The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Oregon Shakespeare Festival commission), and wrote and starred in a hip-hop/sketch comedy TV show, Scratch and Burn (MTV). Screen credits include the movies Drumline, Taxi, I Think I Love My Wife and Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn. He wrote, directed and starred in the film Just Another Story (Showtime). He has had prominent roles in Chicago P.D. (NBC), Boston Public (Fox) and Numbers (CBS) and co-starred in the one-hour drama Johnny Zero (Fox). G is a member of the Chicago-based comedic rap group known as The Retar Crew. Originally from Chicago, he received his BFA from the Experimental Theatre Wing of Tisch School of the Arts at NYU. @GQtheman @qbrothers1

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