Repeats every week every Friday and every Saturday until Mon Jan 28 2019.
How much: $30.00 - use promo code PHILO for $10 off each ticket in your order!
It’s 1929. Two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called “television.” Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the 20th century?
SURGING FILMS & THEATRICS PRESENTS: THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Tony Calkins and Billy Surges
From visionary award-winning writer Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network, The West Wing, The Newsroom) comes The Farnsworth Invention.
It’s 1929. Two ambitious visionaries race against time to invent a device called “television.” Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the 20th century: the ruthless media mogul David Sarnoff or the self-taught boy genius Philo Farnsworth?
A witty, hilarious, and fast-paced marathon through the beginnings of modern media, learn what it took to create one of the greatest inventions of our time. The Farnsworth Invention is not to be missed!
Use code PHILO when making your purchase for $10 off each ticket in your order!
Thursday Jan 17th at 8pm
Friday Jan 18th at 8pm
Saturday Jan 19th at 8pm
Sunday Jan 20th at 3pm
Friday Jan 25th at 8pm
Saturday Jan 26th at 8pm
Sunday Jan 27th at 3pm
Tickets are general admission. Box office will open 45 minutes prior to showtime and seating will begin 25 minutes prior to showtime.
Free street parking is available on Irving Park as well as Clark St. Please read all signs before parking. The Addison Red Line or Irving Park Brown Line is about a 10-15 minute walk from the theater.
Stephanie Boyd, Michael Calkins*, Tony Calkins*, Nick Ciaccio, Michael Consalvo*, Seth Elisha Harman*, Tim Huggenberger, Jake Lange*, Jennifer Lenius*, Emily Lewis*, Ryan Milord*, Kaitlin Nelson*, Amanda Lynn Philio*, Billy Surges*, and Eric Wang*
(* denotes Company Member)
About Surging Films & Theatrics:
Now in their 6th season, Surging Films & Theatrics, led by Executive Director Billy Surges, continues to bring exciting, essential, and thought-provoking productions to Chicago and its surrounding suburbs. Most recent productions include Shrek at Harper College in Palatine, Never the Sinner at Prop Thtr in Chicago, The Addams Family at Prop Thtr Chicago, and a popular sold-out run of American Idiot at Prop Thtr in Chicago.