Alex Kulak

Alex Kulak

Alex Kulak is a theatre artist who received his Bachelors of Science in Theatre from Illinois State University in 2020. His plays include THE LAWYER'S FATHER (Developmental Workshop, Illinois State University), FACSIMILE, and GET-TOGETHER. In addition to writing, he is an award-winning actor who has performed in Cosi fan tutte, The Rocky Horror Show, and everything in-between. He recently released an EP of...
Alex Kulak is a theatre artist who received his Bachelors of Science in Theatre from Illinois State University in 2020. His plays include THE LAWYER'S FATHER (Developmental Workshop, Illinois State University), FACSIMILE, and GET-TOGETHER. In addition to writing, he is an award-winning actor who has performed in Cosi fan tutte, The Rocky Horror Show, and everything in-between. He recently released an EP of cabaret songs (CHOIR ROOM FLOOR, available on Spotify), and is always trying to write a musical.

Plays

  • Wildfires
    Two brothers ponder the future of humanity on a camping trip, and wonder if they're too far gone to be a part of it.
  • Long Distancing
    In the midst of a global panic, Josephine FaceTimes her little brother on the other side of his country. A grainy video chat reveals the misinformation, fear, and vulnerability of the two.

    This play was written in approximately 20 hours for the Quarantine Cake-Off.
  • Sink
    In a seedy apartment in Joliet, IL, Roy visits his son Evan, recently released from prison after committing a violent crime. Desperate to understand his son, Roy agrees to open up to Evan about the realities of the world, the effects of his actions, and the truth behind a tragic incident from his youth. A play about fatherhood, injury, and the drive to prepare your children for the world. Part Three of the Father-Son Cycle
  • Rebound
    An unspeakable tragedy brings a son to his desolate homestead in rural Illinois. As he helps pick up the pieces with his grieving family, he grapples with the trauma they have all endured. A play about the broken, their enablers, and how we recover. Part Two of the Father-Son Cycle.
  • Facsimile
    Calvin is a high-school football star, living with his mother in a suburban home outside Chicago. Calvin is a n'er-do-well aspiring writer, living with his mother in an apartment in Another Kind of Chicago. A small mistake will make one aware of the other's existence. A play about loss, parenthood, and the responsibility children owe their parents, and vice versa.
  • Get-Together
    Caleb is a socially awkward film buff struggling to express his feelings to the girl he likes before he goes off to film school. When his party-loving cousin comes over with alcohol, certain events unfold that, arguably, send Caleb on a path of self-destructive behavior that builds to a breakdown 10 years later. Get-Together is a play about fate, love, and what happens when things don't happen like they do in the movies.
  • The Lawyer's Father
    Set in the most divided time of recent American history, The Lawyer's Father is a play about how (and if) family can survive in an ever-polarizing political world.

    In 1990, on the eve of a career-defining trial, civil liberties attorney Derrick Williams battles the memories of his estranged father as he prepares to become a father himself. In 2015, Derrick will find himself instead fighting...
    Set in the most divided time of recent American history, The Lawyer's Father is a play about how (and if) family can survive in an ever-polarizing political world.

    In 1990, on the eve of a career-defining trial, civil liberties attorney Derrick Williams battles the memories of his estranged father as he prepares to become a father himself. In 2015, Derrick will find himself instead fighting to hold onto his son as he becomes a part of an intense new political movement. Part One of the Father-Son Cycle.