Review: HIR at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Review: HIR at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Taylor Mac credits the seed of inspiration for HIR to the 1997 Steppenwolf production of Sam Shepard’s BURIED CHILD. Coming full circle, HIR is now playing at Steppenwolf. The leap is not that far; just as Shepard’s work is an indicting statement on the modern American family of his time, Steppenwolf’s HIR is most certainly a reflection of Mac’s.

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Teatro Vista’s LA HAVANA MADRID Gets Goodman Run

Teatro Vista’s LA HAVANA MADRID Gets Goodman Run

Pictured: Sandra Delgado. Photo by Joel Maisonet. Teatro Vista’s La Havana Madrid by Sandra Delgado will playt Goodman Theatre this summer, July 21 – August 20, after runs at Steppenwolf and The Miracle Center in Logan Square. Sandra Delgado’s piece is directed by Cheryl Lynn Bruce, inspired by true stories...

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1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

1st Chicago International Latino Theater Launches This Fall

The festival will feature major international companies on the stages of Chicago Shakespeare, Victory Gardens, and Steppenwolf.

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Concert Reading Features Steppenwolf Co-Founder and Broadway Legends

Concert Reading Features Steppenwolf Co-Founder and Broadway Legends

Pictured: Jeff Perry Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series has announced a newly added performance of STANDUP SHAKESPEARE: A Concert Reading with music by Ray Leslee, book by Kenneth Welsh and words by Shakespeare, of course. This event, which is a benefit concert reading for the theater, will feature Steppenwolf co-founder Jeff Perry...

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What the Hell Is Happening with PASS OVER?

What the Hell Is Happening with PASS OVER?

You would think that Steppenwolf just produced the very first play ever about race to be performed in Chicago. Jesus.

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Review: PASS OVER at Steppenwolf

Review: PASS OVER at Steppenwolf

We need to ask ourselves, “do black lives matter?” Because the thought of complacency is frightening for the future of humanity.

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Steppenwolf Welcomes Newest Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Welcomes Newest Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced the addition of its 49th member to the ensemble.

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The Music of Immigration Scores LA HAVANA MADRID

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 like...

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Martha Lavey, 1957 – 2017

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 lived,...

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Steppenwolf Adds Education Department, Announces Young Adults Offerings

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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