Sean Benjamin

Active Ensemble 1996-2009

Sean Benjamin began his Chicago career at iO (performing with house team Georgia Pacific) and joined The Neo-Futurists in 1996 writing and performing in Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind for thirteen years. In 2002, he co-founded Drinking & Writing Theater. He has co-written (with Steve Mosqueda) and performed in the Drinking & Writing series (Drinking & Writing, The Nobel Experiment, To Cure A Hangover, The 12 Steps of Christmas, and The City That Drinks) as well as the plays BEER!God vs. Hall & OatesA Beer CarolBarnstormers, and The Brewprints. Other writing and performance credits include Devolution,Missing PartsThe Santa AbductionsPoker Night at the White House44 Plays for 44 Presidents (cowriter), SEX! (creator/ cowriter), and The Earliest Known Photo of Men Drinking Beer.  He produces the events The Drinking & Writing FestivalTied House Film Festival, and Beerfly Alleyfight.  His next play, opening in 2015, is Illusionois.