That's Weird, Grandma Performs All Over Town!

In addition to our weekly performances at the Neo-Futurist Theater in the Andersonville, we perform That’s Weird, Grandma in various locations throughout the Chicagoland area. Our 2017 summer touring schedule is shaping up! We have many performances still to announce, so check back later this spring for our full summer schedule.

Monkeys Unplugged at the Pivot Arts Festival

Friday, June 9 at 7:30pm and Saturday, June 10 at 7:30pm
At Uptown Underground
Enjoy a special cabaret-style performance of some of our favorite musical adaptations - complete with wigs, props, and hilarity straight from the minds of children. Unlike our more family-friendly shows, this one’s just for the grownups - and adult beverages will be available for purchase!

That’s Weird, Grandma at Night Out in the Parks

It’s our third year partnering with Night Out in the Parks, and we couldn’t be more excited! Night Out in the Parks provides free cultural and arts experiences all over the city… and admission is free! Grab a picnic blanket and some friends and meet us in the parks!

Kelly Park
Tuesday, July 18 at 7pm

Sauganash Park
Thursday, July 20 at 7pm

Palmer Park

Friday, August 11 at 7pm

Churchill Park

Tuesday, August 15 at 7:30pm


That’s Weird, Grandma at the Chicago Fringe Festival

August 30 - September 10
We’re thrilled to be a part of the 2017 Chicago Fringe Festival! More information and specific dates of our performance to come!

From the Blog

Young People Get It.

Posted by Corinne on November 11

Our students are young, but they are not naïve. They know exactly what took place at the ballot box this week, and inside each of their brilliant minds are opinions and questions and hopes and fears about the future. … More

Inside the Monkeys Studio: Interview with Rawson Vint

Posted by Eunice on July 10

With The Ten Diamonds and Sisters by Michelle A. from the Johnson School of Excellence slated to go into TWG on Monday, I sat down with Rawson Vint, the mastermind behind adapting this story into a song. We chatted about… More

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“The work is glorious... To my knowledge, nobody is doing this kind of work in Chicago.”

–Greg Allen, Artistic Director, The Neo-Futurists