Category: Neo-Futurarium

Review: That’s Weird Grandma–The Holiday Special Returns (Barrel of Monkeys, 2016)

Deanna Myers performs Santa’s Mean Day           
      

That’s Weird Grandma:
  The Holiday Special Returns

Written by CPS students
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Jan 2  |  tix: $6-$12  |  more info
       
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December 21, 2016 | 0 Comments More

A stockingful of holiday shows in Chicago for 2016!

 

Ariana Burks stars as Clara in The Nutcracker, House Theatre Chicago 2Jason Groff stars as Charlie Brown in A Charlie Brown Christmas, Broadway ChicagoLisa Gaye Dixon as Ghost of Christmas Present in A Christmas Carol at Goodman TheatreFrancis Guinan and Travis Turner in Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You, Second City Goodman TheatreErica Stephan stars as Irene Roth in Crazy for You, Drury Lane TheatreJoe Foust and Larry Yando in A Christmas Carol, Goodman Theatre

The Chicago theater community will again produce a wide array of Christmas and holiday plays, musicals, ballets and comedies in 2016, all designed to put you in a festive mood.  Find the entire list of holiday offerings below

November 30, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Saturn Returns (The Neo-Futurists)

Tif Harrison and Andrew Tham in Saturn Returns, Neo Futurists (photo by Joe Mazza Brave Lux)           
      
  

Saturn Returns

Created by Tif Harrison
Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Nov 19  |  tix: $10-$25  |  more info
       
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November 2, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: Pop Waits (The Neo-Futurists)

Malic White and Molly Brennan, Pop Waits, Neo-Futurists          
      
   

Pop Waits

Created by Malic White, Molly Brennan
at Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru March 19  |  tix: $10-$20  | more info
       
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February 19, 2016 | 0 Comments More

Review: That’s Weird Grandma–The Holiday Special (Barrel of Monkeys, 2015)

Tai Palmgren in "The Marshmallow," part of Barrel of Monkey's "That's Weird, Grandma: The Holiday Special," written by CPS students, directed by Joseph Shupbach. (photo credit: Evan Hanover)         
      
That’s Weird, Grandma:
  The Holiday Special
 

Written by CPS Students
Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru Dec 28  |  tix: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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November 27, 2015 | 1 Comment More

Review: Haymaker (The Neo-Futurists)

Trevor Dawkins and Kevin Duvall star in The Neo-Futurists' "Haymaker" by Trevor Dawkins, directed by Kurt Chiang. (photo credit: Taylor Bailey)        
      
Haymaker

Created by Trevor Dawkins
Directed by Kurt Chiang
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru July 11  |  tickets: $10-$20   |  more info
       
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June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: The Earliest Known Photo of Men Drinking Beer (Drinking & Writing Theater)

Sean Benjamin, Carolyn Shoemaker-Benajmin and Steve Mosqueda star in Drinking & Writing Theater's "The Earliest Known Photo of Men Drinking Beer," written and directed by Sean Benjamin. (photo credit: Gosia Matuszewska)        
      
The Earliest Known Photo
   of Men Drinking Beer

Written and Directed by Sean Benjamin
at Neo-Futurist Theater, 5153 N. Ashland (map)
thru April 12  |  tickets: $20   |  more info
       
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March 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Review: That’s Weird, Grandma – Winter Matinees (Barrel of Monkeys)

Michael Govier, Tom Malinowski and Zeke Sulkes star in Barrel of Monkeys' "That's Weird, Grandma: Winter Matinees," directed by Jason Sperling. (photo credit: Maggie Fullilove-Nugent)        
       
That’s Weird, Grandma:
    Winter Matinees
  

Written by Chicago Public School students 
Adapted by Barrel of Monkeys 
Directed by Jason Sperling
at The Neo-Futurarium, 5153 N. Ashland (map) 
thru March 23  |  tickets: $6-$12   |  more info
       
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February 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More