The Q Brothers'

Funk It Up About Nothin'

June 25

August 3, 2008

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

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

Jackson Doran


Jackson Doran 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), Funk It Up About Nothin’ (Chicago, Edinburgh, New York, Australian tour, London), and Short Shakespeare! The Comedy of Errors. Other Chicago credits include the world premiere of Welcome to Arroyo’s (American Theater Company) and Gross Indecency: The Three Trials of Oscar Wilde (BoHo Theatre). Regional credits include: The Merchant of Venice (Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival); The Comedy of Errors, Romeo and Juliet, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Macbeth, The Taming of the Shrew (Riverside Theatre Shakespeare Festival); The Crucible, A Christmas Carol, Lady Windermere’s Fan (Milwaukee Repertory Theater); and I Hate Hamlet (New Court Theatre). He has received two Jeff Awards—Best Ensemble for Othello: The Remix and Funk It Up About Nothin’—and is a member of the hip-hop group The Retar Crew.

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