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Intro to Too Much Light

Thursdays, Sept 17 - Nov 5
7-10 pm
Saturdays, Sept 26 - Nov 14
10 am - 1 pm

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Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

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

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The longest running show in Chicago, an ever-evolving attempt to perform 30 Plays in 60 Minutes. Half of all tickets to Too Much Light are now available for purchase in advance! Advance purchase tickets are $20 with a roll-back refund, meaning patrons will roll a six-sided die and receive $1-$6 back in cash. (photo by Brave Lux, Inc.)

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Featured Shows

Thursdays, Sept 17 - Nov 5
7-10 pm
Saturdays, Sept 26 - Nov 14
10 am - 1 pm

Intro to Too Much Light


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7-10 pm

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Mondays Sept 14 - Oct 5
5:30-7:30 pm
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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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"A hectic and invigorating hodgepodge of brainy rants, poignant reminiscences,...and palate-cleansing silliness." - Zac Thompson, Chicago Reader

Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind

30 plays in 60 minutes every weekend, and ever-changing.
Over nine-thousand 2-minute plays written since 1988.

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-sixth 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

The Screamer in a City of Writers Premiere

Written by Kurt Chiang

Make America Steak Again Premiere

Written by Kurt Chiang

Two Four Two, Two One One Premiere

Written by Lisa Buscani

At Last, A Thorough Exploration of Congress' Bi-Partisan Plan to End Gun Violence in These United States Premiere

Written by Lisa Buscani

"MS. URZENDOWSKI, if you're nasty." Premiere

Written by Leah Urzendowski Courser

Slow Streak Premiere

Written by Leah Urzendowski Courser

Community Premiere

Written by Kirsten Riiber

letter for the landlord Premiere

Written by Kirsten Riiber

Misery Loves Company and I can't wait for the upcoming soul sucking election cycle. Premiere

Written by Nick Hart

HEALTH AND BIOLOGY: A REQUIRED CLASS Premiere

Written by Nick Hart

Potential Premiere

Written by Ida Cuttler

When I Babysit Final Week

Written by Ida Cuttler

This Week's Cast

Ida Cuttler Final Week

Ensemble 2014 – present

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Nick Hart Returning

Ensemble 2014 – present

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Lisa Buscani

Active Ensemble 1989 – 1992

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Kirsten Riiber Returning

Ensemble 2012 – present

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Leah Urzendowski Courser Returning

Ensemble 2011 – present

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Kurt Chiang

Ensemble 2008 – present
Artistic Director 2014 – present

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