Steppenwolf Announces Cast and Director Update for PASS OVER

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 joins...

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No Jeff Judges for Letts at Steppenwolf – Jeff Committee Responds

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 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 to...

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Cole, Morton, Mahoney, Letts, Landau Highlight Steppenwolf’s 17/18 Season

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 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

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

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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Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

Dozens of Chicago Theaters Will Pledge Inclusion and Compassion on Eve of Inauguration

On Thursday night at 5:30 PM, thousands of theater practitioners will gather outside of hundreds of theaters across the country to participate in a ceremony promising to create a “light for dark times ahead.” The event is called “The Ghostlight Project,” and is organized by many theater luminaries. Inspired by...

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Steppenwolf Announces 47th Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf Announces 47th Ensemble Member

Steppenwolf has announced the addition of Audrey Francis as the 47th member of the distinguished ensemble. Francis has performed in seven productions with Steppenwolf, most recently “The Fundamentals,” and teaches at the University of Chicago, the School at Steppenwolf, and is the owner and founder of Black Box Acting. Artistic...

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Praise Be to Steppenwolf’s THE CHRISTIANS

Praise Be to Steppenwolf’s THE CHRISTIANS

Steppenwolf Theatre Company’s Chicago premiere of Lucas Hnath’s THE CHRISTIANS is stunningly conceived and highly stylized.

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