A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol

November 28

January 3, 2016

Upstairs at Chicago Shakespeare

written by GQ, JQ, Jackson Doran
and Postell Pringle
developed with Rick Boynton
directed by GQ and JQ


GQ (Creator/Director/Scrooge) returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where his credits include: co-creating, co-directing, and starring in the original productions of Othello: The Remix (at CST and on tour to Westside Theatre off Broadway (The New York Times Critics’ Pick) and The Globe Theatre, London), Q Brothers Christmas Carol, and Funk It Up About Nothin'. G also co-created, co-directed, and starred in the original production of Q Gents (Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Illinois Shakespeare Festival). Off-Broadway credits include The Bomb-itty of Errors (co-wrote, starred). Film credits include: Drumline; Taxi; I Think I Love My Wife; What’s the Worst That Could Happen (with John Leguizamo); and Werner Herzog’s Rescue Dawn. He wrote, directed, and starred in the film Just Another Story (Showtime, Tribeca Film Fest). Television credits include: Scratch and Burn (MTV), which he wrote and in which he starred; Chicago PD (NBC); Boston Public (Fox); Numbers (CBS); Johnny Zero (Fox); and John Herzfeld’s pilot, S.I.S (Sony). GQ is a member of the Chicago-based comedic hip hop group The Rap Pack (formally known as The Retar Crew; YouTube). Together with his brother JQ, he recorded The Feel Good Album of the Year. He has recently 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. Originally from Chicago, he received a BFA from the ​NYU Tisch School of the Arts Department of Drama Experimental Theatre Wing. @GQtheman

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