Neo-Futurists' TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
The Neo-Futurists celebrate 25 years of the longest running production in Chicago, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. To ring in this historic moment in Chicago theater history, come celebrate with your favorite writer/performer/director/laugh-inducer/thought-provokers. Events include their annual gala, The Neoccasion (where Neos past and present get spiffed up and spit shined) and T.M.L.M.T.B.G.B. - The Baby Returns To The Cradle, a special one-night show on the 25th Anniversary of T.M.L.'s first performance at the original location, featuring favorite personalities from the show's history.
The Neoccasion: 25th Anniversary Edition
Thursday November 7th, events start at 7:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue
Put on your fancy pants and head over to The Neoccasion: 25th Anniversary Edition, where Frontera caters and local breweries bring their crafted beers to toast the first 25 years of The Neo-Futurists, one of Chicago's most beloved theater companies and creators of the longest running show in Chicago, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind.
Reserve your tickets now for this overflowing evening, including an expansive craft beer tasting featuring Chicago's finest breweries, wine and cocktails, a catered menu prepared on-site courtesy of Frontera, free vintage photo-booth, original live performances, a 25th anniversary short film premiere and a TML-style live auction featuring a week-long trip to Cabo and a weekend stay at a private lake house in Sheboygan. All proceeds from the event directly support The Neo-Futurists and ensure their ability to continue creating honest and immediate theater that is accessible to everyone.
Catering courtesy of Frontera
Craft Beer courtesy of 5 Rabbit, Baderbrau, Begyle, Bottles & Cans, Dryhop, Goose Island, Half Acre, Haymarket, Lagunitas, Revolution and Strange Pelican
Vintage photo-booth courtesy of A&A Studios
Schedule for the evening
Sponsor Reception begins at 7:00 p.m. (features special tastings courtesy of Goose Island and Bottles & Cans)
General Reception begins at 8:00 p.m.
Program & Live Auction begin at 9:00 p.m.
Tickets are available in sponsor package or individually, sponsor packages include access to sponsor reception with special reserve brews, wines and an additional hour of tasting
Individual tickets are $85.92 (a penny a play for the 8,592 World Premiere plays performed by The Neo-Futurists, including Too Much Light... and Prime Time productions since 1988)