Posts in category "Steppenwolf Theatre"

Steppenwolf Garage Rep 2013

Steppenwolf Garage Rep 2013
Steppenwolf’s Garage Rep, now in its fourth year, presents the work of three of Chicago’s most innovative storefront theater companies in rotating rep under Steppenwolf’s banner. Bailiwick Chicago: “See What I Wanna See” Michael John LaChiusa’s three-part musical explores lust, greed, murder and redemption through the stories of a 1950s murder noir, a priest’s crisis... Read more »

"Good People" - Steppenwolf

"Good People" - Steppenwolf
STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY’S 2012/13 SEASON OPENS WITH PULITZER PRIZE-WINNER DAVID LINDSAY-ABAIRE’S GOOD PEOPLE  ENSEMBLE MEMBER K. TODD FREEMAN IS AT THE HELM, SEPTEMBER 13 – NOVEMBER 11, 2012  CHICAGO – Steppenwolf Theatre Company opens the 2012/13 season with Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire’s Good People, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Good People features ensemble... Read more »

"Three Sisters" - Steppenwolf

"Three Sisters" - Steppenwolf
    TONY AWARD-WINNING ENSEMBLE MEMBERS TRACY LETTS AND ANNA D. SHAPIRO ARE AT WORK TOGETHER AGAIN WITH STEPPENWOLF’S THREE SISTERS  ANTON CHEKHOV’S CLASSIC CLOSES THE 2011/12 SEASON IN STEPPENWOLF’S DOWNSTAIRS THEATRE, JUNE 28 – AUGUST 26, 2012  CHICAGO (June 4, 2012) – Steppenwolf Theatre Company closes the 2011/12 season with Three Sisters, Anton Chekhov’s humorous and... Read more »
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"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" - Steppenwolf

"Will the Circle Be Unbroken" - Steppenwolf
  WILL THE CIRCLE BE UNBROKEN  GETS ONE-NIGHT-ONLY READING AT STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY ON MAY 21, 2012  FREE PERFORMANCE IS PART OF THE CITYWIDE CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION OF LEGENDARY CHICAGO JOURNALIST, STUDS TERKEL  Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts a one-night-only performance of Will the Circle Be Unbroken: Death, Rebirth, and Hunger for a Faith, excerpted from the stage adaptation by... Read more »

"The March" - Steppenwolf Theatre Company

"The March" - Steppenwolf Theatre Company
STEPPENWOLF THEATRE COMPANY’S 2011/12 SEASON CONTINUES WITH FRANK GALATI’S STAGE ADAPTATION OF E.L. DOCTOROW’S THE MARCH  GALATI’S WORLD PREMIERE FEATURES SIX ENSEMBLE MEMBERS IN A CAST OF 26 IN STEPPENWOLF’S DOWNSTAIRS THEATRE, APRIL 5 – JUNE 10, 2012  Tony Award-winning ensemble member Frank Galati returns to the helm at Steppenwolf Theatre Company with his stage adaptation of The March, Pulitzer... Read more »

Countdown to the Tony Awards - Steppenwolf Theatre Co.

He's a playwright, an actor and a 2008 Pulitzer Prize-winner for "August: Osage County." Letts is pretty much a certified genius, and his work as George in Steppenwolf's "Who's Afraid of Virginia Woof?" was hailed by critics as truly formidable.
Only four more days until the Tony Awards! This week we’re honoring Chicago’s five Regional Tony Awards (that’s more than any other city!) by taking a look back at what makes each winner so special. Today we celebrate Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the 1985 Regional Tony Award winner, with a photo gallery of some of our... Read more »
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VENUS at Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre presents Venus In 1810, a young black woman named Saartje Baartman traveled from South Africa to England in search of fame and riches. She ended up notorious as the “Hottentot Venus,” a sideshow novelty billed as having the “biggest bottom in the world.” With a brilliant mix of vaudeville, spectacle and poetry, Pulitzer... Read more »

"The Hot L Baltimore" at Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre presents “The Hot L Baltimore” The Hotel Baltimore used to be the swankiest place in town–now it has a date with the wrecking ball. Eviction notices just went out to its residents, who live on the fringes of society and call the seedy hotel home. This acclaimed play from the author of Balm... Read more »

Total War. Total.

The positively chilling work going on right now in the Steppenwolf’s revival of “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?” isn’t news to anyone. At the very least, not anyone reading theater-blogs. The epic emotional juggernaut is enough to exhaust even the most resilient of viewers, leaving me red-eyed and numb hours after the fact…and anxious to... Read more »
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To Kill a Mockingbird

Steppenwolf Theatre presents To Kill a Mockingbird Set in Alabama during the Great Depression, To Kill a Mockingbird follows the journey of Jem and Scout Finch, whose father has been appointed to defend Tom Robinson, a black man framed for a crime he didn’t commit. As the trial progresses, Jem and Scout witness their community... Read more »