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Michael Ferrell

Mike Ferrell

Michael Ferrell wrote The Blue Martini and Spring & Jake. He also played the role of JACK in 2003 and 2006 productions of The Blue Martini and played the role of JAKE in Spring & Jake.

Heather Klar

Heather Klar

Heather Klar is the Firework Theater resident costume designer. She’s been with us from the beginning, creating the look for just about everything we’ve ever done. She’s also a fashion designer!

Ben Cikanek

Ben Cikanek

Ben Cikanek is a playwright and a founding member and co-Artistic Director of Firework Theater, a company he formed with creative partner, Mike Klar in 2003 (previously known as Kids with Guns.) Cikanek authored The Night Carter was Bad (59E59 Theaters) andĀ Conference Room A (The Red Room). He isĀ an alumnus of Northern Illinois University and […]

Mike Klar

Mike Klar

Mike Klar is a director and a founding member and co-Artistic Director of Firework Theater, a company he founded with creative partner, Ben Cikanek in 2003 (previously known as Kids with Guns.) Directing credits include Wolves (59E59 Theaters), The Night Carter was Bad (59E59 Theaters), An Octopus Love Story (Center Stage), and Conference Room A […]

Josh Tyson

Josh Tyson

Josh Tyson is an actor/director and a founding member of the company. He directed the 2012 reading production of Utility Monster

Michael Ferrell

Mike Ferrell

Michael Ferrell wrote The Blue Martini and Spring & Jake. He also played the role of JACK in 2003 and 2006 productions of The Blue Martini and played the role of JAKE in Spring & Jake.