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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. 

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. 

Celebrate Halloween with the Neo-Futurists at TOO MUCH FRIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 28, 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. 

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 Announce 2016-17 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2016

The Neo-Futurists announce their inaugural line-up for The Neo-Futurist Kitchen (a micro-festival on art and performance) with their 2016-17 Season, which includes three world premieres, multiple in-process initiatives and a 24-hour party. Can't Stop//Won't Stop: A 24-Hour Fundraiser with The Neo-Futurists launches the 28th season with local bands and pop-up performances, all benefitting the company's 2016-17 season and programs. The 28th season includes three full-length Prime Time productions: Saturn Returns created by Tif Harrison; The? Unicorn? Hour? created by Leah Urzendowski and Anthony Courser and The Food Show created by Dan Kerr-Hobert and Caitlin Stainken. The company continues its Neo-Lab residency, presenting Kirsten Riiber's Tangles and Plaques. In addition to beginning the 28th year of Chicago's longest running show, Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, The Neo-Futurists expand their recurring storytelling performances with The Arrow, created by Kurt Chiang and Lily Mooney and explore a new Neo-structure through Nick Hart's The Infinite Whale. All season events are held at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (at Foster) in Andersonville, unless otherwise noted.

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

BWW Review: TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND at Woolly Mammoth
by Hannah Landsberger - Dec 12, 2015

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind at Woolly Mammoth: joyful, raw and revitalizing

The Neo-Futurists Receive Grant; Create Neo-Access and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

The National Endowment for the Arts announced Tuesday that The Neo-Futurists are the recipients of an Art Works grant for the development of Neo-Lab's inaugural production, Saturn Returns, as well as its companion event The Neo-Futurist Kitchen (a micro-festival on art and performance). The Neo-Futurists also announce the creation of Neo-Access, a 3-pronged initiative to break down barriers and create inclusive and collaborative work for audiences and artists.

The Neo-Futurists to Bring Back 'Best of 2015' & More
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 23, 2015

The Neo-Futurists present The Arrow and announce Chiang as AD
by Robert Diamond - Nov 6, 2015

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' 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES Benefits The Night Ministry Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Weekend benefit: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, a special edition of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes that combines queer and gender binary-smashing plays from the past with new work to benefit and support local LGBTQ organizations. The 2015 beneficiary is The Crib at The Night Ministry (thenightministry.org).

The Neo-Futurists' 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES to Benefit The Night Ministry
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Neo-Futurists present their annual Pride Weekend benefit: 30 Queer Plays in 60 Straight Minutes, a special edition of Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind: 30 Plays in 60 Minutes that combines queer and gender binary-smashing plays from the past with new work to benefit and support local LGBTQ organizations. The 2015 beneficiary is The Crib at The Night Ministry (thenightministry.org).

Neo-Futurists' TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND to Celebrate 25th Anniversary
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 21, 2013

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.

Victory Gardens Hosts 2013 Chicago One-Minute Play Festival Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Victory Gardens and the One-Minute Play Festival (OMPF) present the Third Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival, an evening of micro-plays by sixty of Chicago's top playwrights, directed by ten Chicago directors. OMPF benefits the Miller Match campaign and will be presented for two performances only, today, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park.

Victory Gardens to Host 2013 Chicago One-Minute Play Festival, 6/17-18
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

Victory Gardens and the One-Minute Play Festival (OMPF) present the Third Annual Chicago One-Minute Play Festival, an evening of micro-plays by sixty of Chicago's top playwrights, directed by ten Chicago directors. OMPF benefits the Miller Match campaign and will be presented for two performances only, Monday, June 17 and Tuesday, June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Lincoln Park.

Photo Flash: Inside the Dramatists Guild's Chicago Intensive
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 21, 2011

From September 12 through September 15, the Dramatists Guild of America hosted its second annual Chicago Fellowship Program at Northwestern University led by the Tony Award-winning team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, creators of Once On This Island, Seussical, and the recent Broadway revival of Ragtime. Now in its eleventh year (the first were held in New York), the Dramatists Guild Fellowship Program augments the training of emerging American dramatists and enhances the sense of community among them. Selected participants each contributed to planning and goal-setting sessions, master classes and discussions led by Ahrens, Flaherty and additional guests.

Dramatists Guild of America To Host 2nd Annual Chicago Intensive, 9/12-15
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2011

The Dramatists Guild of America will host their second annual Dramatists Guild Chicago Intensive Four-Day Fellowship Program. The event will take place from September 12-15 at Northwestern University.

Dramatists Guild & Northwestern Announce Writers for Chicago Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2011

The Dramatists Guild of America and Northwestern University announce the selection of Nambi E. Kelley, Chelsea Marcantel, Lily Mooney, Bruce Murphy, Gwendolyn Rice, Gloria Bond Clunie, Steve and Karen Multer and Ethan Deppe for the second annual Dramatists Guild Chicago Intensive supported by the Dramatists Guild and hosted by Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

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