The Infinite Wrench

With new plays every week, TIW is The Neo-Futurists’ ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live theatre. This week: 7 world premieres and three tiny epilogues.

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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, ...

Tangles & Plaques at TOTL

Tangles & Plaques returns for the 2019 Theater on the Lake Season! // August 13-16 Tickets are FREE Tangles & Plaques attempts to demystify the experience of dementia in the language of theatre—offering ...

Remembering Dementia

An exclusive workshop from the team of Tangles & Plaques, this is an opportunity for anyone to learn more about dementia, explore their personal relationship to memory, and gain practical ...

In Conclullusion: Kurt bounces around quotes from the Report

“That is not the correct way to say it." -- written testimony, spoken by Robert S. Mueller   “If you say so…” -- spoken testimony of Robert S. Mueller   ...

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 ...

Mitchell Chapman

Mitchell is a theatre-maker in Chicago. He likes to take pictures, take things apart, and take naps. Teching with the Neos since the summer of ’17, he’s been the booth ...

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!”

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.”

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 ...