The Nealshow Storybook

Just a couple...
a couple of old friends!

When Dave Satterwhite and Pat Radke were newly minted college grads, the two younger men would hang out and goof around, watching seminal, late nite “alt-comedy” shows and listening to Cartney’s Wings. As years went on, they descended into “extracurriculars,” all while continuing to hone their craft of the written stage. Soon, they were both dying and in need of a change. 

Today, Satterwhite and Radke are, indeed, a change, and what of it.  

The kindly titled Just Chilling was a sold-out hit with home video for proof. The follow-up, Death Is So Much Worse, was also good. If not brief. 

But who would’ve thought?! A newer show during the sickness?! Hark! That's right, Preferences was our very first teletheatre presentation (that means online)!

The film version - and highly superior director's cut - are now available to stream in our Vidéothèque!

Since the indefinite cessation of sickness-in-place mandates, Dave and Pat have been hard at w9rk revivifying Chicago's live theatre landscape, one show at a time.

Death Is So Much Worse (2021) saw the fully realized vision of a show once snuffed out by heartless pathogens. Never ones to rest on their laurels - for long, anyway ;-)+< - Dave and Pat kept the proverbial ball rolling with The Coming Out Party, an existential nightmare-cum-ride share soirée.

Next up, it's Just Us Girls - Nealshow's maiden voyage into the beloved Italian giallo format. There will be screams. Or are?

Nealshow Productions kindly presents fear, laughter and good health to the theatre stage. 

([credit redacted], ca. 2013)

Our Great Shows

Just Us Girls - 2023 at The Jarvis Square Theater
The Coming Out Party - 2022 at The Jarvis Square Theater
Death Is So Much Worse - 2021 at Cornservatory
Preferences - 2020, a teletheatre presentation 
Death Is So Much Worse - 2020 at Cornservatory 
Just Chilling - 2019 at Cornservatory 
An Other Slice - 2017 at Voice of the City 
The Right Amount of Tequila - 2016 at Gorilla Tango Theatre 
Camping: the Musical! - 2015 at Gorilla Tango Theatre 
My Dinner with Music - 2014 at Gorilla Tango Theatre 
My Boy - 2014 at Gorilla Tango Theatre