The Infinite Wrench

One last weekend of Best of 2018: The Infinite Wrench! Through Dec 9 With new plays every week,TIW 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 $10–20

 

 

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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, ...

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 ...

Andrew Tham

Burning Bluebeard

Inspired by the true story of Chicago’s 1903 Iroquois Theatre Fire, BURNING BLUEBEARD is the story of six singed clown performers who emerge from the burnt remains of history attempting ...

60 Songs in 60 Minutes

A small ensemble of musicians and artists creates a collage of sound and noise, using anything they can find to write and perform 60 original songs in 60 minutes.

The Infinite Wrench: New Year’s Eve Party & Performance

A special New Year’s Eve party and performance done in full Neo-Futurist fashion.
44 Plays for 44 Presidents

44 Plays for 44 Presidents

The Founding Fathers and their presidential descendants return to the Neo-Futurarium in a re-imagining of our 2001 hit. Written by Andy Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Genevra Gallo, Chloe Johnston, and Karen ...
The Last Two Minutes of the Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen

The Last Two Minutes of the Complete Works of Henrik Ibsen

Henrik Ibsen was a master of the final moment, and here they all are, presented chronologically. Adapted and directed by Greg Allen.
The Strange and Terrible True Tale of Pinocchio (The Wooden Boy) as Told By Frankenstein’s Monster (The Wretched Creature)

The Strange and Terrible True Tale of Pinocchio (The Wooden Boy) as Told By Frankenstein’s Monster (The Wretched Creature)

Frankenstein’s creature narrates the tale of fellow man-made monster Pinocchio, seeking to understand why Carlo Collodi’s mischievous cautionary brat has enjoyed an undeserved lifetime of forgiveness. Written and directed by ...
Chalk & Saltwater: The Ladder Project

Chalk & Saltwater: The Ladder Project

The Ladder was the longest-running Broadway flop in history. A group of performers take on the yearlong project of unearthing the many versions of the play, as well as the ...
It Came From the Neo-Futurarium X: Battle for the Neo-Futurarium!

It Came From the Neo-Futurarium X: Battle for the Neo-Futurarium!

Our ten year extravaganza of bad film staged-readings!
Performing Tonight: Liza Minnelli’s Daughter

Performing Tonight: Liza Minnelli’s Daughter

Is Mary Fons Liza Minnelli’s long-lost daughter? And what does it mean if so? In this energetic exploration of identity, addiction, and stardom, Mary attempts to connect to the legendary ...
Laika Dog in Space

Laika Dog in Space

The New York Neo-Futurists transplant their hit show from Manhattan to the Neo-Futurarium! A fantastic new fable about Laika, the first living earth creature in space, touching on themes of ...
Daredevils’ Hamlet

Daredevils’ Hamlet

The Daredevils return to take on the most melancholy of Danes! Watch what happens as one of the greatest works of world literature is run through Neo-Futurist jackassery. Conceived by ...
It Came From the Neo-Futurarium IX: The Perils of the Neo-Futurarium!

It Came From the Neo-Futurarium IX: The Perils of the Neo-Futurarium!

A ninth go-round of staged readings of the worst films of the 20th Century!
CRISIS: A Musical Game Show

CRISIS: A Musical Game Show

What better way to respond to our nose-diving economy than to re-imagine the desperate corporate climb as an over-the-top game show, complete with nine randomly performed musical numbers and one ...
I AM A CAMERA

I AM A CAMERA

What is true about a photo? What are the things no photo can capture? This new show takes an in-depth look at how much can be found in a single ...
Fear

Fear

Experience our haunted house, inspired by the works of Edgar Allan Poe. Audiences see a variety of different artists’ takes on Poe’s famous and lesser famous works, including The Fall ...
It Came From the Neo-Futurarium VIII: Legend of the Neo-Futurarium!

It Came From the Neo-Futurarium VIII: Legend of the Neo-Futurarium!

Staged readings of the worst films of the 20th Century! This time it’s personal.
Strange Interlude

Strange Interlude

An unconventional staging of Eugene O’Neill’s 5-hour, 17-act opus, for Goodman Theatre’s O’Neill Festival. Directed by Greg Allen.
BEER

BEER

12 year-old Boon’s about to discover the magical world of beer brewing. Written by Sean Benjamin and Steve Mosqueda; directed by Dan Kerr-Hobert.
A Very Neo-Futurist Christmas Carol

A Very Neo-Futurist Christmas Carol

A bold deconstruction of Dickens’ timeless tale that looks at both the celebrations and the sadness of the holiday season, with personal anecdotes and highbrow silliness. Conceived by Kristie Koehler ...
Fake Lake

Fake Lake

Sharon Greene shares the personal story of a weekend at a manmade lake, and both the environmental and personal turmoil found there. A real story in a real swimming pool, ...