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Kirsten Riiber and Alex Schwaninger Photo

Kirsten Riiber and Alex Schwaninger

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10/16/2017
 Bilal Dardai, Tif Harrison, Trevor Dawkins, Nick Hart, Leah Urzendowski, Kirsten Rii Photo

Bilal Dardai, Tif Harrison, Trevor Dawkins, Nick Hart, Leah Urzendowski, Kirsten Riiber, Kurt Chiang, Dan Kerr-Hobert, Lily Mooney, Jeewon Kim, Malic White, Ida Cuttler

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04/21/2017
(back row) Tif Harrison,Trevor Dawkins, Kirsten Riiber,  Dan Kerr-Hobert and Jeewon K Photo

(back row) Tif Harrison,Trevor Dawkins, Kirsten Riiber, Dan Kerr-Hobert and Jeewon Kim; (front row) Bilal Dardai, Nick Hart, Leah Urzendowski, Kurt Chiang, Dan Kerr-Hobert, Lily Mooney, Malic White and Ida Cuttler. Photo by Joe Mazza/Brave Lux

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02/28/2017
Andrew Tham, Kurt Chiang, Lily Mooney and Kirsten Riiber Photo

Andrew Tham, Kurt Chiang, Lily Mooney and Kirsten Riiber

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10/17/2016
 





Kirsten Riiber News

The Neo-Futurist Theater Continues 2020/2021 Digital Season With TIW24 Photo The Neo-Futurist Theater Continues 2020/2021 Digital Season With TIW24
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 11, 2020

The Neo-Futurist Theater has announced the return of its annual peer-to-peer fundraising campaign, TIW24: AN ALL-NIGHT, ALL-VIRTUAL FUNDRAISER FOR THE NEO-FUTURISTS (IN WHICH THE ENSEMBLE WRITES, REHEARSES AND PERFORMS 30 DIGITAL PLAYS IN 24 HOURS).

World Premiere of 45 PLAYS FOR AMERICA'S FIRST LADIES Kicks Off The Neo-Futurists' 20 Photo World Premiere of 45 PLAYS FOR AMERICA'S FIRST LADIES Kicks Off The Neo-Futurists' 2020-2021 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 10, 2020

Innovative Chicago theater company The Neo-Futurists have announced their 32nd Season of programming for 2020-2021, continuing to create and produce new work on a weekly basis despite the restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has effectively shut down indoor theatrical performances for the rest of the year.

The Neo-Futurists to Present THE INFINITE WRENCH GETS PRIDEFUL: 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60  Photo The Neo-Futurists to Present THE INFINITE WRENCH GETS PRIDEFUL: 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2020

Following their long-standing tradition of performing a weekend of spectacularly glitter-filled, loud-and-proud, queer plays for Pride month, The Neo-Futurists present The Infinite Wrench Gets Prideful: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes.

Chicago Theater Brings In 50% Of Normal Ticket Sales During Pandemic, Continues Makin Photo Chicago Theater Brings In 50% Of Normal Ticket Sales During Pandemic, Continues Making New Work
by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2020

As Chicago prepares for its next phase of recovery without a firm date for resuming indoor performing arts events, The Neo-Futurist Theater has pioneered a new model of operation. Rather than sharing content from past productions, the company has moved its flagship show The Infinite Wrench to a digital platform, now called The Infinite Wrench Goes Viral, presenting 30 digital plays in 60 minutes each week.

The Neo-Futurists Announce Their Digital Platform, 'The Infinite Wrench Goes Viral' Photo The Neo-Futurists Announce Their Digital Platform, 'The Infinite Wrench Goes Viral'
by Stephi Wild - Mar 24, 2020

The Neo-Futurists have announced the digital version of their flagship show,

Artistic Leadership Changes Hands At The Neo-Futurist Theater Photo Artistic Leadership Changes Hands At The Neo-Futurist Theater
by Stephi Wild - Dec 19, 2019

Today the Neo-Futurist Theater announced that Artistic Director Kurt Chiang will step down from his role as the leader of Chicago's premiere experimental theater company to make way for new leadership in early 2020. Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber will succeed Chiang as Artistic Director. Chiang will continue his role as a Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member.

The Neo-Futurists Announce 30th Anniversary Season: 10,300 Plays And Counting Photo The Neo-Futurists Announce 30th Anniversary Season: 10,300 Plays And Counting
by Julie Musbach - Aug 29, 2018

The Neo-Futurists jubilantly announce their 30th Anniversary Season, rocketing past 10,300 new plays with a schedule of mainstage Neo-Lab commissions, creative festivals 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 Launch CAN'T STOP/WON'T STOP Fundraiser Photo The Neo-Futurists Launch CAN'T STOP/WON'T STOP Fundraiser
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 11, 2018

The Neo-Futurists launch Can't Stop//Won't Stop, their annual campaign supporting the Ensemble's prolific writing and programs. The summer campaign is poised to raise $24,000 and will culminate at the 7 p.m. performance of The Infinite Wrench on Sunday, August 12, featuring a series of 30 two-minute plays all written in a 24-hour period. Reservations to the event will be available to any that can raise the $150 ticket price on the peer-to-peer online fundraising platform Crowdrise; every $150 raised gives an audience member another ticket to the world-premiere-packed-event.

The Neo-Futurists Announce The Return Of 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES And A  Photo The Neo-Futurists Announce The Return Of 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES And A Benefit Performance For Brave Space Alliance
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2018

The Neo-Futurists are proud to announce the return of The Infinite Wrench: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, playing at 5153 N. Ashland Ave., June 21 - 24, with a benefit performance for Brave Space Alliance, Thursday, June 21 at 7:30 p.m. and additional performances Friday, June 22 and Saturday, June 23 at 11:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 22 at 7 p.m.  Tickets for the benefit performance are $25.

The Neo-Futurists to Celebrate 10,000 Premieres, Halloween and More Photo The Neo-Futurists to Celebrate 10,000 Premieres, Halloween and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The Neo-Futurists' The Infinite Wrench, their open-run production at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave., reached a milestone Friday, Sept. 29. At the 11:30 p.m. performance, the ensemble wrote and performed the 10,000th premiere in their ongoing show featuring short plays in a race against the clock.