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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 three venues house a lineup of new and classic plays and, in the new 1700 Theatre, more eclectic performance. After spending much of its life as a rather homogeneous unit—until 2007, there was only one person of color among the dozens of ensemble members—Steppenwolf has taken positive steps over the last decade toward diversifying both its people and its plays.
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The Great Leap
Theater review by Alex Huntsberger On the heels of Victory Gardens’s stellar production of Lauren Yee’s Cambodian Rock Band, it’s hard to resist drawing parallels between that work and her play The Great Leap, now playing at Steppenwolf. Both shows...Until Sunday October 20 2019
Almost 10 years after the Brother/Sister Plays trilogy launched playwright (and occasional actor) Tarell Alvin McCraney to stardom, his riveting play Brothers Size makes its triumphant return to Steppenwolf. This Theater for Young Audiences production...Friday October 18 2019 - Saturday October 19 2019
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I wish I could live here. Excellent theatre, every time. I never walk away un-moved. Currently the Christians is playing with actor Tom Irwin as the lead. He's one of my favorite performers to watch, and he doesn't disappoint with the Christians. If you're under 30, I HIGHLY suggest getting a RED card and seeing amazing theatre at enormous discounts.
Steppenwolf is one of my favorite places to see a play! i love that they added in the beautiful front bar and i would go get a drink there even if i wasn't seeing a show! i feel like every seat in the theater is a good seat and i can't wait to get back there!