Open House Theatre Opens 31st Season With Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court

(New Athens, IL)- Open House Theatre is proud to announce the first production of their 31st season. Judge Jackie: Disorder in the Court is a hilarious interactive musical parody of TV Court shows like Judge Judy and People’s Court. The show is written by Christopher Dimond and the music was composed by Michael Kooman. 

In this show, starring Amy Kinsella as Judge Jackie and Jordan Zeitler as her humble Bailiff, Henry, the audience will serve as the jury and Jury Duty in Judge Jackie’s court is a very unique experience. As the cases unfold, audience members will be pulled from their seat to take part in the chaos as the defendants plead their case.

The show also features John Lukomski, Tristan Ferendzo, Bailey Lance, Donna Rakers, Erik Gillaspie, Rachel Likert, and Kara Richeson. The musical comedy is directed by Richard Matt and the music is provided by Judy Milford.

So bring yourself out to the little town of New Athens and be prepared to have the best time ever. You will laugh yourself to death as this hilarious cast of characters brings you some of the most outrageous court cases you will ever see.

The production runs November 9-11, 2017 at 7:30 pm at the Progressive Grange (8855 Schaller Rd, New Athens, IL 62264). For an extra special treat, the Progressive Grange will be providing a home-cooked Chili Dinner on November 11 starting at 4:30 pm. Tickets are on sale now for ONLY $10!! So click here and we will see you at the show!


“Musical comedy justice is served in a new CLO Cabaret show featuring catchy tunes, clever lyrics, juicy characters and important roles for audience members throughout the proceedings.” – Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Read More

“This jury of one finds in favor of the creators and cast of “Judge Jackie Justice” for inciting lighthearted laughter…” Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Read More

“…Destined to set precedent for small-theatre, small-cast entertainment…. I sentence Judge Jackie Justice to four more months of production and a lifetime of licensing.” –, Read More

“With songs like “Poob!,” “Ain’t No Drill,” and “My Daddy Hate Me; Mean Mean Daddy! (Baby)” the audience just can’t stop laughing.” – The Pittsburgh Stage, Read More

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