Time Out says
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.
Posted: Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N Halsted St
between Willow St and North Ave
El stop: Red to North/Clybourn. Bus: 8, 72.
Theater review by Alex Huntsberger Tarell Alvin McCraney and Tina Landau’s Ms. Blakk for President has been one of the most anticipated shows of the season, and it arrives at Steppenwolf with the force of a brick through a window. Co-written by the pair...Until Sunday July 14 2019