John Michael will be debuting his new show in
Dallas and Chicago at the start of 2019.

Meatball Séance will tour the country next year
so that everyone can meet his mom.

Meatball Séance

Watch The Trailer
Find Out how to be John Michael’s Boyfriend

John Michael needs your help with his mom’s meatball recipe to summon her from the dead so she can meet/approve of his new boyfriend. Join JM, as he learns how to have relationships with the living and the dead.

“If the mention of ‘audience participation’ makes you clench up, we’re here to tell you that John Michael’s Delightful Meatball Séance is going to change your whole theater-going world. It’s joyful, raucous, silly, subversive and powerful.” — Jennifer Davis-Lamm, Dallas Observer

Frequently Asked Questions

Is John Michael actually going to cook meatballs onstage?


Will there be a fire extinguisher?


Will the Audience get to eat the meatballs?

No, the meatballs are offering for his Spirit Mom. Besides, in the great wisdom of the City of Chicago it is illegal for John Michael to feed you his meatballs.

Is this real?

Yes, John Michael is real. He is excited for you to meet his mom, but needs your help in summoning her.

Is there audience participation?

Yes, but there will be a splash zone of sorts in the seating for those audience members who might be interested in dating John Michael. FYI John Michael buys his boy friends a drink during the show.

Is there an industry/student/accessibility discount?

Yes, these are arranged through emailing No questions asked.