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Address: 5153 N Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL 60640-2831
Phone Number: 773-275-5255
12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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A great scuzzy time

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!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 5, 2016
Toronto, Canada
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Toronto, Canada
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 5, 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
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22 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 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, but I have often left in tears. Their Burning Bluebeard deserved a Pulitzer. They believe... More 

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Arlington Heights, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 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 taking your chances that they may fill up - There is swearing and it is... More 

Thank dfelt01
Highland Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 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 a Second City feel, but it's intentionally less polished. It's messy, frenzied, and lots and... More 

Thank Ross F
Portland, Oregon
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41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 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 of it is crazy, a tiny bit is uncomfortable, a lot of it is funny,... More 

Thank pdxmark2
Sarasota, Florida
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154 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 17, 2015

We made reservations for the Sunday evening show and were glad we did as many people in line for standby were not able to get in. This theater is unique, it was small and a bit cramped and had uncomfortable seats. The actors were incredible and so energetic, and the 40 short plays (each of which they wrote), that they... More 

Thank Lifeisagr8adventure
Milford, MA
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2015

I'd never go to Chicago without catching at least one of the Neos' shows. This time it was "Trust Me, Screw You", a retrospective about con artists and conning. Very funny and educational, too!

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Sarasota, Florida
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 20, 2015

30-ish plays in 60 minutes. The evening felt more like an event than just a performance. There was a great atmosphere in the room and the show seemed to feed off of the crowd's enthusiasm. The skits are designed to be discarded after a month or so, but a number of them were very memorable and well executed. Part of... More 

1 Thank Ely R
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65 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 29, 2015

We saw " too much light makes the baby go blind". Saw about 25 short plays within an hour or so. A couple were not appropriate for younger teenagers, but generally were fine for everyone from teenagers to oldsters. A range of types of plays from comedy to tearjerkers.

Thank teddysdad
Austin, Texas
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I went with a couple friends on a trip to Chicago. The set-up of the show is unique and interesting. However, I found this to be not so entertaining and more like watching people do performance art therapy. It is thought provoking and definitely pushes the boundaries. I don't know how open-minded or comfortable people you are, but it was... More 

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