The juggernaut that’s home to maybe the world’s most famous acting ensemble (paging Gary Sinise, John Mahoney, Laurie Metcalf, Martha Plimpton, William Petersen…) is probably what most people outside Chicago think of when they hear “Chicago theater.” From famous basement origins has risen a major institution where two performance venues house a lineup of new and classic plays (a third, the Garage just down the street, hosts a somewhat funkier slate).
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
|Venue name:||Steppenwolf Theatre Company|
1650 N Halsted St
|Cross street:||between Willow St and North Ave|
|Transport:||El stop: Red to North/Clybourn. Bus: 8, 72.|
Steppenwolf Theatre Company. By Lisa D’Amour. Directed by Joe Mantello. With ensemble cast. Running time: 2hrs 15mins; one intermission. Theater review by Kris Vire Set at a rundown motel on a forgotten span of New Orleans highway, with an under-construction...Drama Until Sun February 8th 2015 FreeREAD MORE1650 N Halsted St Chicago Chicago
Robert O'Hara helms the Chicago premiere of David Adjmi's 2012 modern-vernacular take on the teenage queen, played by ensemble member Alana Arenas. The play, which had a reading in the Goodman Theatre's 2008 New Stages Series, marks Adjmi's first major...Thu February 5th 2015 - Sun May 10th 2015 FreeREAD MORE1650 N Halsted St Chicago Chicago