Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

The Neo-Futurist Theater Announces 34th Season

Learn more about the lineup here!

The Neo-Futurist Theater Announces 34th Season

The Neo-Futurists announce their 34th Season, rocketing past 12,000 new plays with a schedule mainstage Neo-Lab commissions, and flagship late-night production The Infinite Wrench-all featuring the company's signature theatrical style fusing sport, poetry and living newspaper. The Neo-Futurists have grown to become one of the most highly regarded experimental theater companies in the United States, with sister companies in New York and San Francisco. The company's original works residency, Neo-Lab, originally launched in 2015 with support from the National Endowment for the Arts and celebrates its sixth year this season.

The Neo-Futurists' 2022-2023 Season includes: The Infinite Wrench Goes Viral (Sept. '22-Aug '23); The Infinite Wrench Gets Frightful (Oct. 28-30 2022); Neo-Lab development workshop for The Neo-Futurists Sell Out created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble Members Connor Shioshita Pickett, Neil Bhandari, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Deidre Huckabay (Nov. 10 2022); TIW24 (Nov. 20, 2022); Best of The Infinite Wrench created by the Neo-Futurist Ensemble (Dec. 2-11, 2022); TIW NYE (Dec. 31, 2022); 60 Songs in 60 Minutes performed by Joanna Jamerson, Andrew Tham, Lia Kohl & Nick Meryhew (Winter 2023); Mainstage Neo-Lab commission The Neo-Futurists Sell Out created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble Members Connor Shioshita Pickett, Neil Bhandari, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Deidre Huckabay (March 6 - April 22 2023); Neo-Lab development workshops for My Cult Show created by Jasmine Henri Jordan (Fall 2023); The Infinite Wrench Gets Prideful (June 22-25 2023); the world premiere of Mainstage Neo-Lab Commission Elements of Style created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Trent Lunsford and Mary Kate Ashe (July 10 - Aug. 19, 2023); and ongoing performances of The Neo-Futurists' flagship show The Infinite Wrench, unleashing a barrage of two-minute plays for live audiences 50 weekends per year.

All performances are held at The Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland Avenue (at Foster), unless otherwise noted. To purchase tickets and for more information, visit www.neofuturists.org. To subscribe to our Patreon to view our monthly digital work, visit www.patreon.com/theneofuturists.


"People have come to The Neo-Futurist Theater for 34 years to see experimental writing and performance responding to our ever-changing world. Any given week, you are guaranteed to experience an eclectic night of bizarre, hilarious, political and personal performance art" says Artistic Director KR Riiber. "Beyond The Infinite Wrench, we've got a lineup of brand new full-length shows, all of which are incubated and created by members of the Neo-Futurist Ensemble. We're humbled by the continued support from our community, and are committed to keeping our work honest and our tickets cheap."


BroadwayWorld Logo Vote Now for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Chicago Awards
Vote Nowvoting ends in




More Hot Stories For You


Step Dance Sensation STEP AFRIKA! to Make Step Auditorium Theatre Debut in JanuaryStep Dance Sensation STEP AFRIKA! to Make Step Auditorium Theatre Debut in January
December 7, 2022

Step right up as the Auditorium Theatre presents Step Afrika! in its Auditorium Theatre debut for a one-night-only performance, Saturday January 14, 2023 at 7:30 PM.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyPhotos: First Look at the World Premiere of BALD SISTERS at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
December 7, 2022

Get a first look at production photos of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of Vichet Chum’s Bald Sisters, a brazen, comic examination of the ties that bind multigenerational families of immigrants together. 

Porchlight Presents CHICAGO SINGS BROADWAY POP at House of Blues Chicago in MarchPorchlight Presents CHICAGO SINGS BROADWAY POP at House of Blues Chicago in March
December 7, 2022

Porchlight Music Theatre has announced Chicago Sings Broadway Pop, its annual fundraising concert, Monday, March 27, 2023 at the House of Blues Chicago, 329 N Dearborn St, directed by Porchlight's Artistic Director Michael Weber+.

Comedian Nate Bargatze Is Coming To The UIS Performing Arts Center in JuneComedian Nate Bargatze Is Coming To The UIS Performing Arts Center in June
December 7, 2022

Comedian Nate Bargatze announced 26 dates for his 2023 THE BE FUNNY TOUR that will include a stop at the UIS Performing Arts Center in Springfield, IL on June 1, 2023.

Tickets On Sale Now For World Premiere Of VILLETTE at Lookingglass TheatreTickets On Sale Now For World Premiere Of VILLETTE at Lookingglass Theatre
December 7, 2022

 Lookingglass Theatre Company has announced that tickets are on sale now for the World Premiere of Villette by Sara Gmitter. Adapted from the Charlotte Brontë novel, Villette is a deeply surprising story featuring Brontë's most modern of heroines: a love story, a ghost story, and an adventurous odyssey, revealing and unraveling life's mysteries.