John Konstantaras - For Shaw Media
(L-R) Micahel Moylon, Karen Cook, Rick Cooper and Tony Rakittke rehearse for the play "Meet John Doe" at Hidden Pearl Cafe on Monday, May 2, 2016 in McHenry, Illinois.
Jeff 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.