NEWS& RECENT EVENTS
LEATHER DADDY goes into development!
Scott Bradley and songwriter Mercy Bell are finally able to begin development on LEATHER DADDY, a new rock musical celebrating gay icons Chuck Renslow and Dom Orejudos, forbears of today’s global leather scene. For more info and to sign up for Leather Daddy updates, visit JonnyStax.com.
Here are a few items from pre-pandemic times:
PLAYWRIGHT & LYRICIST
photo by Joe Mazza - Brave Lux
IN THE PRESS
We loved this holiday tale...
The indefatigable Scott Bradley channels legendary diva Liza Minnelli in a queer holiday musical that’s unexpected, uplifting and totally joyful.
We Three Lizas
This incredible solo performance taps into our own hearts and souls and leaves us enlightened as well as entertained.
CHICAGO THEATRE REVIEW
STEPHEN GOSSETT, FLAVORPILL
Scott Bradley (Liza Is), About Face Theatre's WE THREE LIZAS
Photo by Michael Brosilow
SCOTT BRADLEY is a writer, performer, and stage director. As co-founder of The Scooty & JoJo Show, he wrote books for, directed, and performed in Chicago’s long-running "cult" musicals Alien Queen (BroadwayWorld Chicago Award: Best Special Theatrical Event) and Carpenters Halloween, as well as the acclaimed Mollywood, Tran: The Atari Musical, the comedy/variety programs The Scooty & JoJo Variety Hour, Thank God! It's The Scooty & JoJo Show, and weekly entertainment Diva Brunch. His musical We Three Lizas (book, lyrics, performer) premiered with About Face Theatre and has enjoyed multiple productions nationally. His solo memoir Packing premiered with About Face Theatre in 2019.
Regional credits include Joe’s Pub at the Public Theatre, New Works Project, adobe theater company, Next Stage Theater, HOME for Contemporary Theatre & Art, BACA Downtown, About Face Theatre, Metro Chicago, The Hypocrites, Walkabout Theatre Company, BigTop JoJo, Hell In A Handbag Productions, Washington Shakespeare Company, Arena Stage, The Shakespeare Theatre, UMO Ensemble, Open Circle Theater, AHA! Theatre and Bald Faced Lie.
Bradley is a 2019 Iowa Arts Fellow, an Artistic Associate of About Face Theatre, alumnus of the Iowa Playwrights Workshop, and a member of Dramatists Guild, AEA and SAG/AFTRA.