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The Neo-Futurists Present The Infinite Wrench at Steppenwolf Theatre


Steppenwolf's LookOut Series presents an Accessible Performance ofThe Infinite Wrench, Saturday, Aug. 4 at 8 p.m.Steppenwolf's 1700 Theatre, 1700 N Halsted St.Tickets: $20 - available at and 312-335-1650.

The Infinite Wrench, The Neo-Futurists' open run production, is the Ensemble's ongoing and ever-changing attempt to shift the conventions of live performance and speak to the present audience, including those unreached or unmoved by other types of theater. In pursuit of this mission, this wheelchair accessible performance will include Open Captioning, a Touch Tour, Audio Description, American Sign Language Interpretation, and programs in Braille and large print formats. Featuring: Neil Bhandari, Kurt Chiang, Trent Creswell, Joanna Jamerson, Kirsten Riiber and Malic White.

The 1700 Theatre is wheelchair accessible and is equipped with an induction hearing loop for people who use personal hearing devices that have a T-coil. Front Bar, directly in front of the 1700 Theatre, has a push-button entrance, wheelchair accessible seating and multi-stall all-gender restrooms.

The Neo-Futurists are a collective of writer-director-performers creating theater that is fusion of sport, poetry and living-newspaper. Creating over 10,000 plays within the newly launched The Infinite Wrench, 28 years of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, and over 65 full-length productions within their immediate, non-illusory aesthetic, The Neo-Futurists have grown to become one of the most highly regarded experimental theater companies in the United States. From humble beginnings as the first late-night theater production in Chicago, they launched what became Chicago's longest running show and today sustain multifaceted programs such as Neo-Access, The Kitchen (a micro-festival on art and performance), Prime Time, Neo-Lab and The Infinite Wrench, the ongoing late night show running 50 weekends every year.