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TML Advance Tickets

Tickets to ALL performances of Too Much Light are now available for purchase in advance, currently on sale thru December

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Pseudo-Chum

October 16 - November 29 2014

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The stage blood is in the water. Pseudo-Chum juxtaposes the creation (The Rehearsal) and the production (The Performance) of Chum with the destruction of the playwright (The Interview).

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The Neo-Futurists: Body - Comprised of essays, interviews, play-text, photographs, illustrations, lists, and collage, the book is a body of work birthed in collaboration with current Neo-Futurists, Neo Alums, and special guests (including interviews with …

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NY Neo Emma Reaves joins us all through October!

Featured Shows

November 8 (11 am - 5:30 pm) and November 9 (12:30 - 4:30 pm), 2014

Ensemble Auditions


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Saturdays, 10/25 - 12/13/2014

Neo-Futurism I: Master Class with Greg Allen


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Fri/Sat @ 11:30pm & Sun @ 7pm

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind


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Showtimes for Too Much Light:

  • 11:30pm on Fridays
  • 11:30pm on Saturdays
  • 7:00pm on Sundays
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"One of Chicago's most unique theater experiences." - Chuck Sudo, Chicagoist

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

30 plays in 60 minutes every weekend.
250 unique theatrical experiences every year! 

Our signature show, Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind, which had its first performance on December 2, 1988, is now in its twenty fourth year, making it the longest-running show in Chicago today. Too Much Light…, with its ever-changing “menu,” is an attempt to perform 30 plays in 60 minutes. The single unifying element of these plays is that they are performed from a perspective of absolute honesty.

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Friday and Saturday at 11:30 p.m. & Sunday at 7:00 p.m. All shows will be performed at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland @ Foster. Check out our Tips for going to TML and learn everything else you need to know here (about the show, not life). Same Show Times. Different Shows, Every Time.

This Week in Too Much Light

Everything in Moderation. Premiere

Written by Leah Urzendowski Courser

TRIGGER WARNING Premiere

Written by Emma Reaves

Atheisn't Premiere

Written by Phil Ridarelli

Gamergate. Premiere

Written by Trevor Dawkins

Drowning out the naysayers Premiere

Written by Malic White

Memoraphilia Premiere

Written by Bilal Dardai

This Week's Cast

Emma Reaves

New York Neo-Futurist

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Phil Ridarelli

Ensemble 1990 – present

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Leah Urzendowski Courser

Ensemble 2011 – present

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Malic White

Ensemble 2012 – present

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Trevor Dawkins

Ensemble 2011 – present

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Bilal Dardai Returning

Ensemble 2004 – present
Booking Coordinator 2009 – 2012
Artistic Director 2012 – present

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