The Jungle Theater is thrilled to partner with Magers & Quinn Booksellers to enhance the experience of our theater-goers through curated reading.

Our #JUNGLEREADS initiative will let you immerse yourself in the world of our plays with recommended titles that explore the themes reflected on our stage. Whether it's comedy,drama, or a bit of both, you'll be able to continue your exploration with reading suggestions put together by our artistic team and our friends at Magers & Quinn.

Use #junglereads to let us know what you’re reading!

Buy a book – or books! – from our curated list at Magers & Quinn, then bring your receipt to the Jungle when you see a show to receive a complimentary beverage at concessions!


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
A psychological Swedish thriller that centers on Lisbeth, a young and talented computer hacker, investigating a complex and murderous crime. 

Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
A masterpiece of science-fiction writing, the story follows an “empath” as she struggles with loss and violent racism after societal collapse due to climate change and wealth inequality. The only way to safety is finding a way to travel into space. 

The Dispossessed by Ursula K. Le Guin
Follow neighboring planets occupied by capitalists and anarchists, and a young physicist who travels between them in this innovative novel, which explores free will and human nature through the lens of science fiction. 

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
In 2044, the world has barely survived an energy crisis, and one man is on a desperate search for a special feature in a virtual-reality game that would give him a great fortune. Soon to be a feature film adapted by Steven Spielberg, this novel dives headfirst into a Willy Wonka type scenario in the virtual-reality gaming world.  

The Nether by Jennifer Haley
Welcome to The Nether: log in, choose an identity, indulge your every whim. Experience the play by reading the script! 

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