The Music of Immigration Scores LA HAVANA MADRID
Sandra Delgado, creator of LA HAVANA MADRID, plays the title character in the world premiere. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Review: LA HAVANA MADRID – Teatro Vista at Steppenwolf By Jonald Jude Reyes It’s the music – the rhythm, the beat, and the culture. There’s an essence to music that’s... Read more
Martha Lavey, 1957 – 2017
Martha Lavey, Steppenwolf ensemble member and recently retired Artistic Director, passed away today due to complications from a stroke suffered last Wednesday, April 19. Lavey was still battling complications from a stroke in May of 2015. According to a statement from the theater: “She spent her last days as she... Read more
Steppenwolf Adds Education Department, Announces Young Adults Offerings

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today that it will create a new department, “Steppenwolf Education,” under which the Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) program will be housed. In addition to youth productions, the department will oversee educator training, teen programming and an expanded model for community partnerships, allowing Steppenwolf to reach neighborhoods and communities in new ways.

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Steppenwolf Announces Cast and Director Update for PASS OVER
Pictured: Danya Taymor Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced Danya Taymor will step in to replace Liesl Tommy as director for the world premiere production of PASS OVER by Antoinette Nwandu. In addition, Ryan Hallahan will step in to play the role of “Mister” replacing originally announced Cliff Chamberlain. Hallahan... Read more
No Jeff Judges for Letts at Steppenwolf – Jeff Committee Responds

“Our Committee of 55 hard-working devoted theatergoers each see more than a hundred plays a year. Our membership is diverse, with all ages and diversity.”

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Steppenwolf Announces April/May LookOut Events
Steppenwolf has announced its LookOut Series slate of programming for April and May in the 1700 Theatre, curated by Sandra Delgado and Sandra Marquez featuring Chicago-based, Latinx artists. In addition, a second performance of Audra McDonald in Concert has been added at 9pm on May 22nd on the mainstage. Tickets... Read more
Cole, Morton, Mahoney, Letts, Landau Highlight Steppenwolf’s 17/18 Season

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Executive Director David Schmitz announced today the 2017/18 Season.

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Steppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro announced today the addition of a new ensemble member.

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Liesl Tommy Slated to Direct Steppenwolf’s PASS OVER

Tommy was the first woman of color nominated for a Tony Award for Best Direction of a Play for ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira, starring Lupita Nyong’o on Broadway. Other acclaimed world premieres she has directed include THE GOOD NEGRO and THE URBAN RETREAT at The Public and Disney’s upcoming stage adaptation of FROZEN.

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Steppenwolf’s STRAIGHT WHITE MEN Explores Well-Crafted Themes of Privilege and The Human Experience

Though Young Jean Lee’s play STRAIGHT WHITE MEN—now in its Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company—primarily concerns itself with characters befitting its title, the piece opens with two gender non-conforming performers (Elliott Jenetopulos and Will Wilhelm).

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