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Halena Kays Teams Up With Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler To Premiere The Multi-Story, One-W Photo Halena Kays Teams Up With Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler To Premiere The Multi-Story, One-Woman Filibuster, COMFORTABLE SHOES
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 16, 2019

Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler teams up with veteran Chicago director and Neo-Futurist Artistic Associate Halena Kays to present the company's next world premiere: An evening's amusement for yourself and friends, consisting of one thousand and one locutions by a young virtuous maiden whose penchant for potboilers and mastery of chicaneries shall teach us all a lesson in the never-ending wiles of women and the astonishing virtue of the gregarious!!!!!! OR: COMFORTABLE SHOES. Cuttler's premiere Prime Time show was part of the Neo-Lab developmental program during the 18/19 season and will see the full production open at The Neo-Futurist Theater on October 7th, 2019. 

More Than 50 Chicago Activists, Artists And Leaders Join The Neo-Futurist's 24-Hour R Photo More Than 50 Chicago Activists, Artists And Leaders Join The Neo-Futurist's 24-Hour Reading Of The Robert Mueller Report
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 8, 2019

The Neo-Futurist Theater is proud to host more than 50 Chicago-based activists, artists and leaders to take part of its 24-hour staged reading of the Mueller Report. The report, which is nearly 450 pages, was originally delivered by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on April 18, 2019 and covers subjects ranging from questions about Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to whether President Donald Trump.

60 Songs In 60 Minutes Provides Zany Alternative To Holiday Fare Photo 60 Songs In 60 Minutes Provides Zany Alternative To Holiday Fare
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2018

Continuing their 30th Anniversary Season, The Neo-Futurists present 60 Songs in 60 Minutes for three performances only, December 13 to 15, 2018, at The Neo-Futurist Theater. In the quickest and craziest musical celebration of the season, a small ensemble of musicians and artists creates a collage of sound and noise, using anything they can find to write and perform 60 original songs in 60 minutes. The Neo-Futurists' latest experiment in new modes of extreme performance, 60 Songs in 60 Minutes is created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Nick Hart and Andrew Tham, who also perform with the ensemble.

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.

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Presents Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS Photo Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Presents Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 12, 2018

The Neo-Futurists present Ensemble Member Lily Mooney's Empty Threats, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker, in her directorial debut with The Neo-Futurists, playing at 5153 N. Ashland Ave., June 7 - July 14. Previews are Thursday, June 7 - Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m., with opening night Monday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. The running time is currently 90 minutes. Performances run Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for previews and Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; for the regular run, tickets are $10-25. Tickets and information are available at neofuturists.org or 773.275.5255.

The Neo-Futurists Announce Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS Photo The Neo-Futurists Announce Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2018

The Neo-Futurists present Ensemble Member Lily Mooney's Empty Threats, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker, in her directorial debut with The Neo-Futurists, playing at 5153 N. Ashland Ave., June 7 - July 14. Previews are Thursday, June 7 - Saturday, June 9 at 7:30 p.m., with opening night Monday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. The running time is currently 90 minutes. Performances run Thursdays - Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices for previews and Thursdays are pay-what-you-can; for the regular run, tickets are $10-25. Tickets and information are available at neofuturists.org or 773.275.5255.

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.

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 - Oct 16, 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.

Photo Flash: First Look at The Neo-Futurists' SATURN RETURNS, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

The Neo-Futurists present world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, now through November 19, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. Saturn Returns is created by Tif Harrison, directed by Jen Ellison and featuring the writing and performances of: Kurt Chiang*, Tif Harrison*, Lily Mooney*, Kirsten Riiber* and Andrew Tham. Opening night is tonight, Oct. 17, at 7:30 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere SATURN RETURNS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Neo-Futurists are proud to present the world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, October 13 - November 19, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. 

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Neo-Futurists' SATURN RETURNS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

The Neo-Futurists will present the world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, October 13 - November 19, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. Saturn Returns is created by Tif Harrison, directed by Jen Ellison and featuring the writing and performances of: Kurt Chiang*, Tif Harrison*, Lily Mooney*, Kirsten Riiber* and Andrew Tham. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Neo-Futurists to Premiere SATURN RETURNS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

The Neo-Futurists are proud to present the world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, October 13 - November 19, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. 

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at The Neo-Futurists' SATURN RETURNS World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

The Neo-Futurists will present the world premiere of Neo-Futurist Ensemble Member Tif Harrison's Saturn Returns, A Neo-Lab production, supported by The National Endowment for the Arts, October 13 - November 19, at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland. Saturn Returns is created by Tif Harrison, directed by Jen Ellison and featuring the writing and performances of: Kurt Chiang*, Tif Harrison*, Lily Mooney*, Kirsten Riiber* and Andrew Tham. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

The Neo-Futurists to Present SATURN RETURNS
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 19, 2016

Saturn Returns makes its second pass at The Neo-Futurarium this March. The inaugural production of The Neo-Lab has had several months to continue the exploration of Tif Harrison's play since the open house on October 15. This workshop performance also features audience-artist dialogue and Poems While You Wait, Typewritten Poetry on Demand. Check out the video trailer here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hMHAWy0zMo

The Neo-Futurists Set Halloween Offerings
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 7, 2015

The Neo-Futurists creep into fall with a chilling Halloween performance of Too Much Fright Makes The Baby Go Blind and the first spin of Saturn Returns.

The Neo-Futurists Set 2015-16 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 8, 2015

The Neo-Futurists announce their 2015-16 season alongside a slate of new artistic initiatives which explore devised theater and new works. The season includes two prime time productions: POP WAITS created by Malic White and Molly Brennan, and Mike Mother created and written by Jessica Anne. In addition, the company launches a series of year-round developmental presentations including a quarterly experimental performance workshop The Arrow created by Kurt Chiang and Lily Mooney as well as a new works residency Neo-Lab with an inaugural workshop of Saturn Returns created by Tif Harrison. The Neo-Futurists document this year of devised work exploration through Go! A Podcast about Creativity and continue another great year of the smash hit Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind. All season events are held at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster) in Andersonville.

The Neo-Futurists to Open HAYMAKER on 5/26
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 22, 2014

The Neo-Futurists combine Kung Fu, action heroes and Nazis in Haymaker. The show opens Monday, May 26 at 7:30 p.m. at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland.