A Nightmare on Backstreet: A Boy Band Musical Parody Trailer

Posted by on Feb 4, 2016 in Uncategorized

A Nightmare on Backstreet: A Boy Band Musical Parody Trailer

A Nightmare on Backstreet hilariously goes where no musical has gone before: it combines the story of the original Nightmare on Elm Street movie with the music of ’90s boy band sensation Backstreet Boys. In this new live action horror parody, the teenagers of Backstreet are all having devilish nightmares about the same guy, Teddy Crooner. And no matter how distracted they get by all the ’90s boy band singing and dancing, just like in Nightmare on Elm Street, if they die in their dreams, they die in real life. A Nightmare on...

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Auditions for “Fleetwood Macbeth”

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Auditions

Auditions for “Fleetwood Macbeth”

AUDITIONS FOR FLEETWOOD MACBETH at THE PUBLIC HOUSE THEATRE Non-Union Written and Directed by Ricky Glore SYNOPSIS The Public House Theatre and weAREproductions brings you a re-imagining of the classic Shakespeare play, placing the characters in a radio station in the 1970’s, all set to the music of Fleetwood Mac. From Ricky W. Glore, the writer/director of A Nightmare on Backstreet: A Boy Band Musical Parody, Babysitter Massacre ’78: The Musical, and most recently, MAUL SANTA: The Musical. PERFORMANCES Press Preview on Monday...

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Auditions: Bye Bye Liver Presents: Chicago’s History Of Alcohol – A Drinker’s Guide

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016 in Uncategorized

The Public House Theater is holding auditions for the return of ‘Bye Bye Liver Presents: Chicago’s History Of Alcohol  – A Drinker’s Guide’ on Monday, January 11th from 6pm-10pm at The Public House Theater. To schedule a 30-minute slot, please send your headshot and pdf-formatted resume to andrew@thepubtheater.com by January 9th. We’ll reply with all the necessary info. Walk-in slots will not be available. Hope to see you there! Happy New...

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Drunk Santa: The Latest (and tipsiest) Gift-Giving Tradition

Posted by on Dec 18, 2015 in Bye Bye Liver, Uncategorized

Drunk Santa: The Latest (and tipsiest) Gift-Giving Tradition

For too long we have been participating in uncomfortable ‘Secret Santa’ gift-exchanges and receiving presents we don’t want. No more! Bye Bye Liver’s gift-giving event, ‘Drunk Santa’, makes it easy to find the right drunken gift for the person that’s hard to soberly shop for. Follow these simple rules and start your Drunk Santa event this year!     Only get gift ideas after they’re 3+ drinks in: When we’re sober, we sometimes tell people we want lame stuff. Either because the gift buyer is broke, the gift you REALLY...

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Drunken Karaoke Songs For Every Occasion

Posted by on Dec 11, 2015 in Bye Bye Liver

Drunken Karaoke Songs For Every Occasion

  Tipsy and dying to get some stage time at the local karaoke bar? We’ve all been there and rocked it! Whatever your drunken situation, we’ve got ya covered! Check out our list below for song suggestions and belt like nobody’s sober.   You Just Had A Great Drunken Heart-to-Heart: Time After Time – Cyndi Lauper Alcohol lets you dig deep. Dry your eyes (or not) and throw this one on the list.   You Just Ate A Whole Pizza: Shake It Off – Taylor Swift Something has to soak up all that liquor. Rock this hit out...

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Auditions for “Jensen and Wit” with Reutan Collective

Posted by on Dec 10, 2015 in Auditions, News, Shows

Auditions for “Jensen and Wit” with Reutan Collective

Auditions for “Jensen and Wit” Reutan Collective is seeking 4-5 women and 1 man for their Inaugural production of Jensen & Wit: A world premiere written and directed by Felicia Basanavicius. THE SHOW: Thursdays at 8pm, April 7th-28th, 2016 at The Public House Theatre SYNOPSIS: Jensen and Wit are trying to have a baby like any other family in rural Bourbon, Missouri. Wit unwillingly faces her mother as Jensen feels the pressure of choosing between saving Wit from future heartbreak or starting a family with her. Set pre-June, 26th 2015....

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Auditions for “The Falling Circus”

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Auditions

AUDITIONS FOR “THE FALLING CIRCUS” SYNOPSIS: A sketch comedy in the style of Monty Python CASTING: 4-6 Actors/Writers THE SHOW: Wednesdays or Thursdays at 8pm from February 3rd-25th at The Public House Theatre REHEARSALS: Wednesdays and Thursdays in January, as well as online collaboration AUDITIONS: Wednesday, December 9th 7pm-10pm The Public House Theatre 3914 N. Clark St. Chicago, IL 60613 To Prepare: Materials will be provided at the audition To request an appointment, please email your headshot, resume and a writing sample to...

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Wrigleyville Wastecases To Watch Out For: The Bye Bye Liver Guide

Posted by on Dec 2, 2015 in Bye Bye Liver

Wrigleyville Wastecases To Watch Out For: The Bye Bye Liver Guide   We here at Bye Bye Liver have experienced the wonderful circus of Wrigleyville bustling with every type of drunk stumbling down Clark Ave you can feverishly imagine. Most folks are harmless, hilarious and worth enjoying a drink with – however, there are some types to steer clear of. Soak in the list below to avoid black eyes, blackouts and regretful one-night stands. Unless, that’s what you’re in to. In that case, you are probably one of the...

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A New Year’s Eve in Chicago Like No Other

Posted by on Nov 27, 2015 in Bye Bye Liver, News, Shows

A New Year’s Eve in Chicago Like No Other

It’s not New Year’s Eve in Chicago without Comedy and Malört! Start 2016 off laughing: No one throws a New Year’s Eve Party like Bye Bye Liver, and they want you to join in the fun! Doors open at 8pm, with a show at 9pm, and an evening of food, drinking and dancing to follow. So throw on your favorite party outfit*, enjoy our killer drink specials, watch the Star Rising at Midnight, clink glasses in the Champagne Toast (or Malört, if you’re brave) and keep dancing into 2016. And if you’re not in the mood for a...

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Millennial’s Guide to Drinking Through the Holidays

Posted by on Nov 24, 2015 in Bye Bye Liver

That special time of year is upon us, “The Holidays”. The stressful stretch of 6 to 7 weeks when the weather gets shitty most places, and we all collectively decide it’s time to eat a Paula Dean/Cholesterol-inspired feast with the people we share absolutely nothing in common with (except our blood) and pretend like it’s, “SO great to see everyone” and that we should “TOTALLY get together way more often.” Feeling nauseous too? I know what you’re thinking – I can’t do it. I just can’t pretend to care about the...

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