Steppenwolf Appoints Filmmaker and Actor Leelai Demoz as Associate Artistic Director

Steppenwolf Appoints Filmmaker and Actor Leelai Demoz as Associate Artistic Director

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced that it will bring on Leelai Demoz as its new Associate Artistic Director. Demoz is a founding partner of Small Ax, a digital production company/agency based in Venice, California, where he produced the award-winning film “DIFRET” (2014 Sundance World Cinema and 2014 Berlin Panorama Audience...

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Anna D. Shapiro to Direct THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical

Anna D. Shapiro to Direct THE DEVIL WEARS PRADA Musical

Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro has been announced as the director of the in-development musicalization of “The Devil Wears Prada,” featuring music by Sir Elton John, lyrics by Shaina Taub and a book by Paul Rudnick. Based on Lauren Weisberger’s best-selling 2003 novel and the 2006 film, the Broadway-bound...

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Steppenwolf Has Its MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf Has Its MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT Cast and Designers

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the full cast and design team for the world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau and Tarell Alvin McCraney. Conceived by Landau, who also directs this true and little-known Chicago story, the production will feature Tarell Alvin McCraney as...

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Steppenwolf Breaks Ground on $54M In-The-Round Expansion

Steppenwolf Breaks Ground on $54M In-The-Round Expansion

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will break ground today on the next phase of its multi-year campus expansion on Halsted Street.

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Steppenwolf 2019-20 Season Includes Cromer-Directed BUG, 4 World Premieres

Steppenwolf 2019-20 Season Includes Cromer-Directed BUG, 4 World Premieres

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced the 2019/20 season today – its 44th. “The 2019/20 Season reflects our collective commitment to create more stories for more of us and is sure to stoke novel conversation and broaden our appreciation of the every-day and the extraordinary. Whether it makes you laugh, cry or...

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Steppenwolf Adds Stage Manager Malcolm Ewen to Ensemble

Steppenwolf Adds Stage Manager Malcolm Ewen to Ensemble

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the addition of stage manager Malcolm Ewen into the company’s elite ensemble – an honor he didn’t even think possible. Ewen has worked at Steppenwolf since 1987, stage managing more than forty shows and taking four to Broadway. “There is no one who embodies what...

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Steppenwolf Adds Carrie Coon to Ensemble

Steppenwolf Adds Carrie Coon to Ensemble

Steppenwolf has announced the addition of award-winning actor Carrie Coon to the company’s elite ensemble of theater artists. Coon last appeared on Steppenwolf’s stage in the world premiere of Mary Page Marlowe by Pulitzer Prize-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts. Other Steppenwolf credits include Tracy Letts’s adaptation of Three Sisters, The March and Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid...

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Steppenwolf Announces Full Casting for THE CHILDREN

Steppenwolf Announces Full Casting for THE CHILDREN

Pictured: Janet Ulrich Brooks Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced Janet Ulrich Brooks will join the cast of “The Children” by Lucy Kirkwood and directed by Jonathan Berry. The cast includes previously announced ensemble members Ora Jones (Rose) and Yasen Peyankov (Robin), with Janet Ulrich Brooks (Hazel) rounding out the cast....

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Review | LA RUTA at Steppenwolf

Review | LA RUTA at Steppenwolf

Pictured (front, left to right): Isabella Gerasole (Women of Juarez), Sandra Delgado (Yoli) and Alice da Cunha (Women of Juarez); (rear) Mari Marroquin (Zaide), Cher Álvarez (Brenda), Charín Alvarez (Marisela), Karen Rodriguez (Ivonne) and Laura Crotte (Desamaya). Photo by Michael Brosilow. By Sheri Flanders Named for the bus route that...

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InkBlots 10.13.18 – Extensions and New Steppenwolf Fellows

InkBlots 10.13.18 – Extensions and New Steppenwolf Fellows

The latest news, extensions, promotions, and rumors that didn’t make it into an article in the previous week.

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