Neo-Futurist Theater Presents TRUMP'S MUG: PORTRAITS OF THE PRESIDENT One Night Only Neo-Futurist Theater Presents TRUMP'S MUG: PORTRAITS OF THE PRESIDENT One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Continuing their 30th Anniversary Season, The Neo-Futurists get into the voting spirit with a one-night-only performance of Trump's Mug: Portraits of the President on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. At this evening of drinks, food, art and performance, writer-performers Hal Baum, Neil Bhandari, Kurt Chiang, Joanna Jamerson, Jasmine Henri Jordan and Lily Mooney read original essays portraying and satirizing the President's physical features, from complexion to hairdo. The company also reveals the works of four artists commissioned to make their own unique version of a "Presidential portrait" for Donald Trump - with audiences encouraged to vote for the final portrait Nov. 3 through Dec. 2, 2018 at The Neo-Futurist Theater. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Announce 30th Anniversary Season: 10,300 Plays And Counting The Neo-Futurists Announce 30th Anniversary Season: 10,300 Plays And Counting
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Launch CAN'T STOP/WON'T STOP Fundraiser The Neo-Futurists Launch CAN'T STOP/WON'T STOP Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Presents Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Presents Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists Announce Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS The Neo-Futurists Announce Lily Mooney's EMPTY THREATS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Celebrate 10,000 Premieres, Halloween and More 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. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Celebrate 10,000 Premieres, Halloween and More 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. (more...)

Neo-Futurists Announce Final Workshop presentation of TANGLES & PLAQUES
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The Neo-Futurists are proud to announce, in addition to a new HVAC system at The Neo-Futurarium, a special pre-season showing of Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber's Neo-Lab production Tangles and Plaques, Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. In addition, June offers presentations of the ongoing The Infinite Wrench at Steppenwolf's Summer LookOut Series, Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 3 at 7 p.m. and during Pride Week, June 22 - 25. All performances are at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. (at Foster) in Andersonville, unless otherwise noted. (more...)

The Neo-Fututurists Announce Next Month's Line-up
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

 The Neo-Futurists are proud to announce, in addition to a new HVAC system at The Neo-Futurarium, a special pre-season showing of Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber's Neo-Lab production Tangles and Plaques, Thursday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

THE ARROW TAKES A LEAP, THE? UNICORN? HOUR? Extends and More at The Neo-Futurists This Spring
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

The Neo-Futurists announce spring happenings at The Neo-Futurarium with added Sunday performances from Kurt Chiang and Lily Mooney's The Arrow, an extension of the critically acclaimed Prime Time production of Leah Urzendowski and Anthony Courser's The? Unicorn? Hour? and special presentations of the ongoing The Infinite Wrench at Steppenwolf's Summer LookOut Series and during Pride Week. All performances are at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. (at Foster) in Andersonville, unless otherwise noted. (more...)

The 5th Annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL to Run 6/1-11
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Pivot Arts is pleased to announce the full line-up for its 5th annual PIVOT ARTS FESTIVAL, featuring ten days of innovative performances and multi-disciplinary works throughout Chicago's Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods from June 1 - June 11, 2017. Tickets, ranging from free to $35, are currently available at www.pivotarts.org/festival. Three-show passes are also available. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists Present THE INFINITE WRENCH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The Neo-Futurists present The Infinite Wrench, their all-new production in an open run at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. (more...)

The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, NYC and San Francisco Debut Late Night Show THE INFINITE WRENCH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, along with The New York Neo-Futurists and The San Francisco Neo-Futurists, kick off their new late night shows: The Infinite Wrench. The Infinite Wrench begins its ongoing runs with inaugural performances in all three cities tonight, March 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, NYC and San Francisco Unveil Late Night Show THE INFINITE WRENCH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, along with The New York Neo-Futurists and The San Francisco Neo-Futurists, announced today the new name of their late night shows: The Infinite Wrench. The Infinite Wrench begins its ongoing runs with inaugural performances in all three cities Friday, March 3. Performances of the show will follow each company's regular late-night schedule*, where they will continue to create new work and experiment with the form of presenting two-minute plays. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

The Neo-Futurists to Round Out 2016 with Special Events, Parties
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The Neo-Futurists race towards 2017 with a bounty of end-of-year programming, including lab performances of The Arrow, the first public showings of The Infinite Whale and Neo-Lab's second resident production Tangles & Plaques, two weekends of The Best Too Much Light... plays from 2016 and a New Year's Eve party and performance to fill the final 60 minutes of 2016 with a thrilling sprint to the finish and a champagne toast. (more...)

End-of-2016 Workshops, New Year's Eve Celebration & More Coming Up at The Neo-Futurists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The Neo-Futurists race towards 2017 with a bounty of end-of-year programming, including lab performances of The Arrow,  the first public showings of The Infinite Whale and Neo-Lab's second resident production Tangles & Plaques, two weekends of The Best Too Much Light… plays from 2016 and a New Year's Eve party and performance to fill the final 60 minutes of 2016 with a thrilling sprint to the finish and a champagne toast.   (more...)

End-of-2016 Workshops, New Year's Eve Celebration & More Coming Up at The Neo-Futurists
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

The Neo-Futurists race towards 2017 with a bounty of end-of-year programming, including lab performances of The Arrow,  the first public showings of The Infinite Whale and Neo-Lab's second resident production Tangles & Plaques, two weekends of The Best Too Much Light… plays from 2016 and a New Year's Eve party and performance to fill the final 60 minutes of 2016 with a thrilling sprint to the finish and a champagne toast.   (more...)

Celebrate Halloween with the Neo-Futurists at TOO MUCH FRIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

The Neo-Futurists creep into fall with a chilling Halloween performance of Too Much Fright Makes The Baby Go Blind, 30 plays in 60 minutes, written and performed by The Neo-Futurists, curated by Trevor Dawkins, on Sunday, Oct. 30; doors open at 10 p.m., performance begins at 10:30p.m. This Halloween spin on the long-running sensation Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind is performed at the Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland Ave. Tickets are $20 and advanced reservations and costumes are strongly encouraged! For tickets and information visit neofuturists.org or call 773-275-5255.  (more...)

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! (more...)

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! (more...)

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