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Neo-Futurists

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Fantastic!!

So very very glad I went here on my visit to Chicago. A tiny very cool venue with wonderfully... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2017
PelleasPhiladelphia
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Philadelphia
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Awesome

We spent 4 days in Chicago and did all the major museums. Probably too much for our 8 year old... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Sam S
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Rockville, Indiana
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21 Apr 2017
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Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

So very very glad I went here on my visit to Chicago. A tiny very cool venue with wonderfully outlandish structured improvised avant-garde (for lack of a better word) theater. So entertaining risky and daring and most of all fun. Go!!!!!

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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We spent 4 days in Chicago and did all the major museums. Probably too much for our 8 year old. This was the highlight of the trip. I didn't know what to expect from "That's Weird Grandma" and I'm still not sure what to think...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Wife and I took our 9 year old and 11 year old to see "that's weird grandma" and it was a great night of theatre. All the stories are written by children from CPS schools and the troupe turns them in to imaginative, fun, entertaining...More

Thank 221PaulC
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Neo-Futurist group of writers, actors, etc has been putting on their "30 Plays in 60 Minutes" since 1988. Every week, for most of the year, they put in new plays in the line-up of 30, based on the roll of two dice by audience...More

Thank LoveImprov
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Loved it! -The performers had amazing energy! -Totally recommend this innovative, interactive and interesting experience. - wished we had sold out to see what happened.

Thank mningma
Reviewed 6 July 2016

These performers, can manage 30 plays in 60 minutes if you are speedy and clever. I took my super conservative friend and she was delighted by the crazy endless fun!

Thank LyLyBee
Reviewed 21 April 2016

Assuming you can get up the very steep stairs to the second floor above the funeral parlor, you are in for a treat. Innovative company with remarkable players, I have never seen a bad show and you may think it is going to be funny,...More

Thank 730janetm
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This theater is located in the Andersonville (swedish) neighborhood of Chicago. - Street parking is a must or uber - We purchase tickets prior to the show on the very convenient web but you can "roll the dice" and purchase them same day (you are...More

Thank dfelt01
Reviewed 24 January 2016

Loved the Neo-Futurist show. It's hard to describe; they perform up to 30 short "plays" in 60 minutes -- or as many as they can get through. Hilarious, poignant, silly, beautiful, irreverent, musical, frenetic.... It's the total experience. It's unlike anything out there, it has...More

Thank Ross F
Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

It's late, it's crazy, it's more like performance art than a play, and it's remarkably consistent after nearly 30 years running. An entire experience from waiting in line, to waiting inside, to paying, getting a name tag and program menu, and the show itself. Some...More

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