20160502 - John Doe Rehearsal (hrb) - nwherald


John Konstantaras - For Shaw Media
Director Jeff Cook, right, looks over the script with Tony Rakittke as the cast rehearses for the play "Meet John Doe" at Hidden Pearl Cafe on Monday, May 2, 2016 in McHenry, Illinois.
Cook created Film Stripped Productions and will open the theater company's first play on May 12 at Hidden Pearl Cafe.
Cook adapted, produces and directs the play, based on the 1941 John Capra film. It's never been done as a stage play before.