Barrel of Monkeys Performs All Over Town!

In addition to our weekly performances at the Neo-Futurists Theater in the 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

Celebration of Authors

June 12, 2018

Logan Center for the Arts in Hyde Park

Barrel of Monkeys Celebration of Authors singing

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Summer Touring Shows

night out in the parks barrel of monkeys


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


Sherwood Park
Wednesday, June 27

Arrigo Park
Thursday, July 19

Wildwood Park
Wednesday, August 1

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From the Blog

Hearts To Arts

Posted by Bradford on November 8

I have to tell you my friends… never gets old. The reaction of authors when their names are called and their stories are performed on stage is absolutely PRICELESS!!! And there were plenty of priceless moments in Katten Landau… More

The Hearts to Arts Auditorium Show

Posted by Bradford on October 31

New Monkeys, A New Space, the first show of the year…Oh yeah, that’s what I’m talkin’ about! This summer Barrel of Monkeys did a residency with Hearts to Arts, a camp run by the Auditorium Theater for… More

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