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: six world premieres. Jasmine is back. Tif is back. You are back.

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Comfortable Shoes

Neo-Futurist Ida Cuttler premieres the full production of her rigorous storytelling of epic and exhausting proportions! Part of the Neo-Futurist Prime Time season, and its fourth Neo-Lab production.

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, ...

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 ...

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Click “Donate” to keep us going another 30 years! Donate   – Help Us Keep the Lights On – A Letter from Artistic Director Kurt Chiang   Dear Neo-Futurist Fan, ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.”

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!”

Nick Hart

Ensemble Member (2014-NOW) / With the Alamo in the rearview, Nick Hart rides back into the Wrench this week.

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 ...

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 ...