The Infinite Wrench

With new plays every week,THE INFINITE WRENCH is The Neo-Futurists’ ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live theatre.

50 weekends of the year
Friday/Saturday at 11:30pm
Sunday at 7:00pm

Tickets $10–15

 

 

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The Infinite Wrench

THE INFINITE WRENCH is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different, be it funny, profound, elegant, disgusting, topical, irreverent, ...

Empty Threats

Extended to July 21 – Lily Mooney’s premiere Prime Time work, Empty Threats, springs off Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein and David Mamet’s Oleanna to create a new, darkly comic show.

We’re hiring! The Neo-Futurists seek new House Managers

Do you like the Neo-Futurists? Staying up late? Using your "outside voice"? Keep reading- we are seeking new House Managers and you just may be a perfect fit. The House ...

The Neo-Futurists 2017-18 Season

This 2017-18 Season, The Neo Ensemble barrels through the collective’s milestone of 10,000 two-minute plays written and performed over 29 years. This achievement will happen in their new, ongoing and ever-changing showThe ...

The Infinite Wrench at Steppenwolf

The Infinite Wrench is a mechanism that unleashes a barrage of two-minute plays for a live audience. Each play offers something different—some are funny, others profound. Some are elegant, disgusting, ...

Remember the Alamo: The Second Presentation

Nick Hart will take over The Neo-Futurist Theater, refuse to leave, and obstruct all production in the theater until the audience, actors and management work with him to recreate the ...

Can’t Stop//
Won’t Stop

the infinite wrench: made in 24 hours aug 12th @ 7pm GET YOUR SEAT TO THIS ONE-NIGHT-ONLY EVENT BY HELPING US RAISE $24,000 THIS SUMMER. All summer, members of the Neo-Futurist ...

Lily Mooney

Ensemble Member (2012-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “the day that everyone else had tickets to see Purity Ring,” “Fake Vomit Contest (part two),” and “WHAT: Secret Meeting. WHEN: ...

About Neo-Futurism

Neo-Futurism is an evolving, multi-faceted theatrical aesthetic built on a belief in truthful, direct communication between the performer and the audience. Our education program aims to share and spread the ...

Mission

The Neo-Futurists are a collective of wildly productive writer/director/performers who create: Theater that is a fusion of sport, poetry and living-newspaper. Non-illusory, interactive performance that conveys our experiences and ideas ...

Joanna Jamerson

Ensemble Member (2017–NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “dedicated to the cement man on lsd on lsd,” “my trip to australia, but with a better ending,” and “ef for ...

Trent Creswell

Ensemble Member (2017-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “NEO-FUTURIST T-SHIRT LAUNCHER,” “A’Capella Karaoke Unabridged,” and “V for Vendetta// D for Dumbass.”

Jasmine Henri Jordan

Ensemble Member (2017-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “Disruptive,”” “Jasmine’s Plato’s The Apology,” and “A Two-Minute Pitch for a One-Minute Play.”

Neil Bhandari

Ensemble Member (2017-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “superbluebloodmoon,” “A Tender Ballad for the highly Cultured Lovers of Fine Art in the House Tonight,” and “The President’s Actual Butt.”

Connor Shioshita Pickett

Ensemble Member (2017-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “four noble truths, two-sided ladder, no-fold path: a neo-futurist zen buddist performance studies fable” and “The humble beginnings of organized religion!”

Ida Cuttler

Ensemble Member (2014-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “Reverse Mermaid,” “Everyone is Welcome in Nonsense Corner,: and “I took a minute before my lunch break to replace all of ...

Nick Hart

Ensemble Member (2014-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “A Classic Story Told in Reverse: Two TIny Chairs Having A Knife Fight Over Who Knows What,” “sex education and the ...

Kirsten Riiber

Ensemble Member (2012-NOW) / Writer of many plays including “how to forget,” “Reverse Lady and the Tramp,” and “the moment I realized I’m a big ol’ lesbian: Deconstructed.”

Dan Kerr-Hobert

Ensemble Member (2012-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “What’s the opposite of a get away car?,” “30 seconds of today at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival,” and “Crushed By Metaphor.”

Leah Urzendowski

Ensemble Member (2011-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “COLORJAM,” “This play is already happening,” and “Once Upon A Burlington Coat Factory Dressing Room Circa Seventh Grade 1994.”

Malic White

Ensemble Member (2012-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “Standoff: Sex Shop Sundown.,” “Hairy Stories to Tell in the Dark,” and “Unsolicited Advice On Bike Riding and Maintenance, A Manual ...
Trevor Dawkins

Trevor Dawkins

Ensemble Member (2011-NOW) / Writer of many plays, including “Rejoice: The Sky is Falling,” “Vikings? Vikings!,” and “a six pack of beer, a brief description of our funerals and a silent ...

Kurt Chiang

Ensemble Member (2008-NOW) and Artistic Director / Writer of many plays, including “Kool-Aid Man vs. Brick Wall (role reversal),””Variations from We, Your Grateful Hosts: The Musical!,” and “Radical Imagination.”  Co-Artistic ...

Jeewon Kim

Choosing Squirtle as a starter Pokémon since 1998. Regretting my choice of KrNpLaYa89 as an AIM screen name since 2004. Bending and snapping since 2007. Teaching children to read and take care ...

Tif Harrison

In her last semester at Columbia College Chicago, she made the decision to quit acting. She spent the next few years writing and writing and occasionally reading to small groups ...

Jay Torrence

Jay Torrence’s performance credits include 500 Clown Frankenstein (Francis), 500 Clown The Elephant Deal (understudy), Redmoon’s Hunchback (Quasimodo). Torrence is also the playwright who wrote Burning Bluebeard, Roustabout: The Great ...

Bilal Dardai

Bilal Dardai is the name of the artist for which this paragraph has been written. The paragraph is designed to give you additional information about the artist, Bilal Dardai, that ...