Steppenwolf Announces Completed Casting for Winter Productions

Steppenwolf Announces Completed Casting for Winter Productions

Pictured: Emjoy Gavino 

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced full casting for its upcoming productions of BLKS by poet Aziza Barnes, YOU GOT OLDER by Clare Barron, and Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ production of THE BURN by Philip Dawkins.

Casting for ensemble member Tracy Letts’s world premiere THE MINUTES is also complete as actors Danny McCarthy, and Jeff Still join the cast.

Complete Casting (from the press release):

World Premiere
By ensemble member Tracy Letts
Directed by Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro
November 9 – December 31, 2017
In the Downstairs Theatre

The cast features previously announced ensemble members Kevin Anderson (Mr. Breeding), James Vincent Meredith (Mr. Blake), Sally Murphy (Ms. Matz) and William Petersen (Mayor Superba), Francis Guinan (Mr. Oldfield) and Ian Barford (Mr. Carp) with Brittany Burch as Ms. Johnson, Cliff Chamberlain as Mr. Peel and Penny Slusher as Ms. Innes. Danny McCarthy (Mr. Hanratty) and Jeff Still (Mr. Assalone) complete the cast of Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts’s world premiere political comedy.

World Premiere
By Aziza Barnes
Directed by Nataki Garrett
December 7, 2017 – January 28, 2018
In the Upstairs Theatre

The cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin/Sosa/Pedro/ Dominican Dude), Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O’Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman).


Chicago Premiere
By Clare Barron
Directed by Jonathan Berry
January 25 – March 11, 2018
In the Downstairs Theatre

Previously announced ensemble members Audrey Francis (Hannah) and Caroline Neff (Mae) are joined by ensemble members Francis Guinan (Dad) and Glenn Davis (Mac), along with Emjoy Gavino (Jenny), David Lind (Matthew) and Gabriel Ruiz (Cowboy).


World premiere
Steppenwolf for Young Adults presents
By Philip Dawkins
Directed by Devon de Mayo
February 14 – March 3, 2018
In the Upstairs Theatre

The cast features Birgundi Baker (Tara), Nina Ganet (Andi), Phoebe Gonzalez (Mercedes), Erik Hellman (Erik) and Dyllan Rodrigues-Miller (Shauna).

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