Posts tagged "Steppenwolf Theatre"

Review: The Flick at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre

Review: The Flick at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre
The Flick—a play that truly nudges the art form in new directions or a long and boring show signifying nothing?  To see or not too see, that is the question. The show, by respected playwright, Annie Baker, opened Sunday making its Chicago premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre. The Flick got mixed reviews the first time around... Read more »

Theater Review: The Herd at Steppenwolf Theatre

Theater Review: The Herd at Steppenwolf Theatre
“Children can be horribly ungrateful cunts,” …Carol Life isn’t always a walk in the park as we quickly discover when we drop by a three generation, family get-together in Oliver-award winning actor Rory Kinnear’s, smart comic drama,  The Herd, now making its U.S. premiere at Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theatre. The comfortably middle-class family has gathered in... Read more »

Review: Marie Antoinette at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago

Review: Marie Antoinette at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago
Marie Antoinette, perhaps best known for being beheaded or as the “teen queen,” opened Sunday at Steppenwolf Theatre on the Upstairs Stage. The stranger than fiction story of the once beloved celebrity royal–who had it all until she lost her head–is a story for the ages. The 1700’s Marie was a confection created by a... Read more »
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Airline Highway Soars in Broadway-Bound Production at Steppenwolf Theatre

Airline Highway Soars in Broadway-Bound Production at Steppenwolf Theatre
The Hummingbird Motel sits along a desolate stretch of Louisiana’s “Airline Highway” in playwright Lisa D’Amour’s (Detroit, Cherokee) Broadway bound world premiere of “Airline Highway” now on stage at Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre. The Hummingbird is one of many tattered single occupancy motels on the road leading to the glitz and glamour of the Big Easy. D’Amour... Read more »

Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre's The Motherf**ker With the Hat: Smart, Funny and F**k'n' Poetic.

Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre's The Motherf**ker With the Hat: Smart, Funny and F**k'n' Poetic.
CHICAGO, Wednesday, January 16, 2013.  The new year is ringing in with a lot to shout about starting with Steppenwolf Theatres’ fast-paced, foul-mouthed and hilarious “The Motherf**ker With the Hat” that opened last week and runs through March 3 in Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre. “Motherf**ker”, directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro (who also directed... Read more »

Penelope Review: Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Hits a Homer with Penelope.

Penelope Review: Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Hits a Homer with Penelope.
If you left Steppenwolf Theatre after watching Enda Walsh’s Penelope thinking “it’s Greek to me,”  (incomprehensible) you wouldn’t be alone.  Steppenwolf’s second main stage offering of the 2011/12 season, an innovative take on Homer’s Greek poem “The Odyssey”, features four Speedo-clad men drowning in their desires and lost hopes at the bottom of Penelope’s bloodied,... Read more »
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