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 & Oates, A Beer Carol, Barnstormers, and The Brewprints. Other writing and performance credits include Devolution,Missing Parts, The Santa Abductions, Poker Night at the White House, 44 Plays for 44 Presidents (cowriter), SEX! (creator/ cowriter), and The Earliest Known Photo of Men Drinking Beer. He produces the events The Drinking & Writing Festival, Tied House Film Festival, and Beerfly Alleyfight. His next play, opening in 2015, is Illusionois.
Active Ensemble 1996-2009