The Pillowman

By Martin McDonagh

Directed by Michael Stalsberg

With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, The Pillowman centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders. The result is an urgent work of theatrical bravura and an unflinching examination of the very nature and purpose of art.

Produced by Stage One Inc. at Janesville Performing Arts Center, 408 South Main Street, Janesville

Performances: September 25-27, 2020

Performance Times:
September 25 & 26 at 7:30 PM 27 at 2 PM

Ticket Prices: Adults - $16 Students - $10

Call 608-758-0297 for reservations or more information.

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Auditions will be held on the following days:


July 21 & 22 at 6:30 PM *If you can't attend, but still wish to audition please email producer Mike Stalsberg at to schedule an alternate time

At the Janesville Performing Arts Center 408 S Main St, Janesville, WI.

All roles are available. All audition materials will be provided. The rehearsal schedule is flexible and will be generated following the casting of the show. Actors auditioning must be available on September 21-24 (Tech week) for tech & dress rehearsals (6 PM - 10 PM), as well as performances.