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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Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

Steppenwolf Announces Final Casting of First Two Shows of 2017 Season

 Pictured: Sally Murphy.  Steppenwolf has announced final casting for STRAIGHT WHITE MEN by Young Jean Lee and the world premiere of LINDA VISTA by ensemble member Tracy Letts.  Directed by playwright Lee, STRAIGHT WHITE MEN features previously announced ensemble member Alan Wilder as the father, Ed, with Madison Dirks as...

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New Board Leadership at Steppenwolf

New Board Leadership at Steppenwolf

After 7 years, Nora Daley will step down for Eric Lefkofsky, venture capitalist and co-founder of Groupon, to come in as the new Board Chair.

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THE BURIALS Takes on Gun Violence

THE BURIALS Takes on Gun Violence

The story follows Sophie, an “upstanding young millennial” and her family following the fall out after her brother goes on a shooting spree in her high school.

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VISITING EDNA Marks An Uneven Journey Between Mother and Son

VISITING EDNA Marks An Uneven Journey Between Mother and Son

Helmed by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro as she launches her first curated season, David Rabe’s world premiere play VISITING EDNA gives audiences a nearly three-hour exploration of the relationship between the elderly Edna (Debra Monk), who has terminal cancer, and her middle-aged son Andrew (Ian Barford).

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Steppenwolf Completes Casting for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN 

Steppenwolf Completes Casting for THE CHRISTIANS and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN 

Tim Hopper  Steppenwolf has announced casting for two upcoming Chicago premiere productions: Lucas Hnath’s THE CHRISTIANS directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman (December 1, 2016 – January 29, 2017) in the Downstairs Theatre; and STRAIGHT WHITE MEN written and directed by Young Jean Lee (February 2, 2016 – March...

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ASL Adaptation of ART Added to Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series

ASL Adaptation of ART Added to Steppenwolf’s LookOut Series

In this unique staged reading, the play will be performed simultaneously in ASL and Spoken English, matching Yasmina Reza’s prose with the visual language of ASL.

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BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI – Beauty Can be Found in the Unlikeliest of Places

BYHALIA, MISSISSIPPI – Beauty Can be Found in the Unlikeliest of Places

This play shows how wonderfully messy people are. We make mistakes, snap judgements, and have so much more to learn, but, when we find what matters, we’d better fight like hell to keep it in our lives.

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Steppenwolf Announces Fall ‘LookOut’ Lineup

Steppenwolf Announces Fall ‘LookOut’ Lineup

LookOut programming takes place in Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre, an 80-seat cabaret-style space at 1700 N Halsted St.

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Steppenwolf Announces Casting for THE FUNDAMENTALS

Steppenwolf Announces Casting for THE FUNDAMENTALS

Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov, the cast features ensemble members Alana Arenas (Millie), Caroline Neff (Stellan) and Alan Wilder (Abe) with Audrey Francis (Eliza) and Armando Riesco (Lorenzo).

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