Barrel of Monkeys Performs All Over Town!

In addition to our weekly performances at the Neo-Futurists Theater in Andersonville, Barrel of Monkeys performs in various locations throughout the Chicagoland area. If you are interested in bringing us to your school, park, community center, or other venue, we’d love to chat!

Upcoming Touring Performances


Summer Touring Shows

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Join Barrel of Monkeys for FREE performances in Chicago’s parks!


Arrigo Park
Thursday, July 19 at 7 p.m.

Wildwood Park
Wednesday, August 1 at 6 p.m.

Download the My Chi Parks app to see all Night Out in the Parks events.


From the Blog

Monkeying Around with Caleb Probst

Posted by Tom on July 9

Caleb Probst has been in Barrel of Monkeys for more than 10 years.  He and his family will be moving to Madison, Wisconsin by the end of summer.  Here’s some insight into the inner workings of Caleb! Caleb… More

Meet Three New “That’s Weird, Grandma” Characters!

Posted by Gavin on July 2

From anthropomorphized creatures, to talking food, to normal, everyday people, students in Barrel of Monkeys’ arts education programs create unique and imaginative characters that we love bringing to life on the Neo-Futurists’ stage. Some of these characters are so loved… More

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“BOM teachers went the extra mile to incorporate our curriculum objectives.”

–4/5th Grade Teacher, Morton Academy