Kathy O’Neill is a writer, journalist, special events producer and publicist.
She works for the Irish American Heritage Center. She has been a writer for NewCity Newspapers and was the Midwest Correspondent for ABCNews.com. She has also worked for Redmoon Theater, the Democratic National Convention, Nightline, Good Morning America and World News Tonight, with Peter Jennings. She has read her short stories at Storylab, This Much is True, Do Not Submit, Is This a Thing and the Steppenwolf Theatre’s Look Out Series.
Catharine Savage is an improviser, actor, and writer.
She is from the small town of Ipswich, Massachusetts and is a graduate of Brown University. She has trained at The Second City, iO, and Black Box Acting Studio. Catharine is a member of the core ensemble at Under the Gun Theater and she performs with ComedySportz House Team “Atomic” as well as “’99 Problemz,” an improvised 90s sitcom.
Elizabeth is an avid day dreamer
Elizabeth is an avid day dreamer born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio.Â She loves to laugh, eat, and smoke weed. She is inspired by Rupaul, Â and hosts a weekly podcast called Random Conversations with Elizabeth.
Eileen Tull is a storyteller, performance artist, poet, comedian, and one-woman-show person.
She has performed throughout the country, from San Francisco to New York City, including in the SF Fringe, New Seeds Festival, United Solo, the Cincy Fringe, Minnesota Fringe Festival, and coming up at the Dallas Solo Festival. Her work has been seen all over Chicago in theaters, bookstores, art galleries, bars and other non-traditional spaces.
Eileen co-curates Sapphos Salon at Women and Children First bookstore, a monthly performance series for female-identifying artists exploring gender, sexuality, and feminism.
JILLIAN ERICKSON is aproducer, director, writer, performer and pain in the ass and not necessarily in that order
Jillian explores the themes of identity, compassion and mental health with an intensity and humor that is uniquely her own. Erickson is co-producer of Loose Chicks, and is the co-producer/director of the long running BEAST WOMEN.
She recently went on tour with her one woman show, 3:00 a.m. (Slipping Beyond the Boundaries of a Bruised Mind). The show is a menagerie of Jillians life over the past years: from Colorado to Chicago from Ralph Macchio to Religion from Biological Clocks to a Norwegian obsession.
ROBERTA MILES’ award-winning autobiographical monologues touch on growing up in Chicago in the 70s and her lifes indiscretions and romantic regrets.
Roberta chronicles her quest for mental and physical health with brutally hilarious candor. She has crafted her monologues into the one-woman show, I Want a Banana, and Other Desperate Love Stories, which she has performed at Strawdog Theatre and BoHo Theatre.
As the co-creator and producer of Loose Chicks and producer of Cafe Cabaret, Roberta continues to push the envelope with a wide range of memorable performances.
Maggie Wagner, like F. Scott Fitzgerald, Garrison Keillor and Prince, is a storyteller who hails from Minneapolis – St. Paul.
While performing clinical studies at the industrial chemical conglomerate 3M, Maggie found her worth as the most brightly packaged, environmentally friendly, and cost effective playwright and musical bookwriter-lyricist available in her price range.
You can find Maggie wherever quality theatrics are sold (such as Chicago Dramatists and The Enthusiasts Theatre).
Keep your eyes on the shelves for her upcoming musical “Being Dead Is No Excuse: The Unofficial Southern Ladies Guide to Hosting the Perfect Funeral”.