Neo-Futurists Announce EMPTY THREATS Cast, Staff

Neo-Futurists Announce EMPTY THREATS Cast, Staff

In Empty Threats, writer-performer Lily Mooney presents a send-up of power dynamics found in contemporary theater and beyond, through a “play” interrupted by its author who asks the main character to defend his fictional existence.

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Neo-Futurists Announce A STORY TOLD IN SEVEN FIGHTS Cast and Crew

Neo-Futurists Announce A STORY TOLD IN SEVEN FIGHTS Cast and Crew

The Neo-Futurists have announced the cast and creative team for A STORY TOLD IN SEVEN FIGHTS.

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The Neo-Futurists Have Their Cast and Creative Team for TANGLES & PLAQUES

The Neo-Futurists Have Their Cast and Creative Team for TANGLES & PLAQUES

The Neo-Futurists have announced the cast and creative team for Ensemble Member Kirsten Riiber’s  TANGLES & PLAQUES.

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Review: THE FOOD SHOW at The Neo-Futurists

Review: THE FOOD SHOW at The Neo-Futurists

THE FOOD SHOW is exactly how I think it would feel: people who know your rhythms, respect your boundaries, and love you just how you are.

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Neo-Futurists Announce New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 Plays

Neo-Futurists Announce New Ensemble Members, Approach 10,000 Plays

These new writer-director-performers are the first ensemble members to join the company since The Neo-Futurists launched their new late-night show THE INFINITE WRENCH in March.

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THE?UNICORN?HOUR? – 60 Minutes of Unrestrained Happiness

THE?UNICORN?HOUR? – 60 Minutes of Unrestrained Happiness

When you come to see THE?UNICORN?HOUR? — and you will be very happy when you do — you learn from the cast that joy is an active choice, requiring a shift of perception of the world around you.

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Neo-Futurists Name Late Night Show

Neo-Futurists Name Late Night Show

Pictured: Audience featuring Kurt Chiang. Photo by Evan Hanover. The Neo-Futurists in Chicago, along with the New York and the San Francisco companies, have announced the new name of their late night shows, following founder Greg Allen’s revocation of the trademark license for Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind last November. The...

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Neo-Futurists Announce 28th Season

Neo-Futurists Announce 28th Season

The Neo-Futurists have announced their 16/17 season, which includes a prime-time line-up of Neo-Futurist developed premieres and the on-going, ever popular, TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND as part of their returning productions. Neo-Futurists 28th season prime-time line-up: SATURN RETURNS October 13 – November 19 Created by Neo-Futurist Ensemble...

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TOO MUCH LIGHT to Perform LGBTQ Benefit

TOO MUCH LIGHT to Perform LGBTQ Benefit

Pride Line, photo by Evan Hanover The Neo-Futurists will switch it up for Pride weekend with a special edition of their flagship show TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND: 30 PLAYS IN 60 MINUTES with an LGBTQ-focused show and benefit entitled: 30 QUEER PLAYS IN 60 STRAIGHT MINUTES. The benefit performance...

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MIKE MOTHER Leaves Open Wounds in Its Wake

MIKE MOTHER Leaves Open Wounds in Its Wake

In the spirit of non-illusory theater (The Neo-futurists pioneered this genre in 1988), I’d like to submit a meta-assessment. MIKE MOTHER weaves in and out of the present moment and current reality, leaving in its wake open wounds, left gaping so they can be pointed at and acknowledged that they gape on purpose by their poetic author, all of it charged by the electricity coming off of a very energetic opening night crowd. The Neos’ community knows best about the strength and vulnerability required for their brand of immediacy.

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