Joe Dempsey last appeared at Lookingglass in 20,000 Leagues Under the Seas and previously in Around the World in 80 Days, The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, Summertime, Baron in the Trees, and My Life in Pop. Recently, Joe was in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Frederick (Chicago Children’s Theatre), and The Rembrandt (Steppenwolf Theatre Company). Chicago credits include: Goodman Theatre (Mary Zimmerman’s Silk, Trojan Women), Northlight Theatre, Court Theatre, Victory Gardens Theater, Paramount Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre Company, and Theater Wit. Regional credits: The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park (Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses), Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Centerstage (Laura Eason’s Around the World in 80 Days), and City Theatre Company (Pittsburgh). TV/film: Imperfections, Chicago Fire, What About Joan?, Early Edition, E.R. Joe is an alum of the Neo-Futurists, The Second City National Touring Company, and is an artistic affiliate with American Blues Theater.
Bio as of 2019