OFFICIAL SELECTION @ One Theatre World (The Rock & The Ripe)
Along with companies and theatre gurus from Great Britain, Australia, Ireland, and across the United States, Mark Blane & The Rock & The Ripehave been hand-selected to speak and... Read more
An Overwhelming Success, & LAST Kickstarter Rewards Sent Today!
We got to share our theatre piece and book with so many individuals from around Chicago, Northwest Indiana, and people who drove or flew in from New York, Florida, and... Read more
The Show Opened! 2 More Weekends left!
Hi Backers & Friends!
We had a wonderful Opening Weekend at Links Hall, with two sold out shows, and two other performances that were about half-filled. Our audiences were so... Read more
T-Shirts have been ordered, Books are being printed...the play opens on June 1st!
Thank you for all being patient! We are now in a race against time to get 500 books printed, and t-shirts, postcards, and buttons ready for all of you! Please... Read more
We Reached Our Goal All Because of You!
Thanks to all who have backed our project! We just have to make it past this home stretch (May 8) and stay above that magic number of $7,000 or we... Read more
Spotlight on "The Rock & The Ripe" Book
Three of the many voices who are supporting The Rock & The Ripeby contributing to the content of the book we are creating. The book will be sold online... Read more
Mark Blane on Windy City Live! April 18, 2012
Check me out on Windy City Live! It will re-air at midnight tonight in the Chicagoland area. The episode was centered around bullying in America. My mother and I were... Read more
Trip to Tennessee, Meeting Our Goal, & Extending the Show
we have exciting information to disclose with our backers and supporters about
1) Our emotional and eye-opening trip on April 14-15 to Tennessee to visit the family of... Read more
HOW TO BUY TICKETS
Tickets for our show are on sale NOW. And are going to probably sell fast, because the theatre space is small, and we only have 4 performances for our Chicago... Read more
THE ROCK & THE RIPE Official Pledge
At an opening of a store in Andersonville this past weekend, and at the Chicago Cultural Center for World Theatre Day, and then in the coming weeks at several Chicago... Read more
What It Means to Be A Backer
Thank you to all who have pledged money to our play and movement. We are incredibly gracious and inspired.
People from over 77 countries have now seen our video. Tumblrs... Read more
Buzz, Hype, Emotions, & The Future
Dear friends and community!
Within just a week, and a couple of days, our visibility is really increasing greatly. It's exciting and so emotional.
I met Lee Hirschlast week... Read more
Introducing the Cast Behind The Rock & The Ripe
Watch the video introducing the professional cast through footage filmed all around Chicago, where THE ROCK & THE RIPE will premiere in June 2012.
Talented, beautiful, and passionate, these actors/activists... Read more