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Miller, Ruhl, Etc. Part of Steppenwolf's '07-'08 Season

The acclaimed Chicago theatre company Steppenwolf has announced its 2007-2008 season, featuringanall-American line-upof worksby Arthur Miller, Sarah Ruhl,Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and more, according to Variety.

Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, Miller's classicThe Crucible, about a group of girls accused of witchcraft in Puritan Salem, will be presented from September 13th through November 11th.

Aguirre-Sacasa's Good Boys and True, a dramaaboutaprep schoolseniorconfronted byscandal,will be presented from December 6th through February 10th, 2008. Amy Morton directs.

Ruhl's new play Dead Man's Cell Phone will run March 27th-July 27th. Directed by Jessica Thebus, the new play by theaward-winning author of The Clean House and Eurydice follows a lonely woman who begins takingcalls on the cell phone of a dead stranger.

Eric Simonson's Carter's Way will be presented from February 28th through April 27th, with the playwright directing. The play concerns a black saxophone player in Jazz Age Kansas City.

Superior Dougnuts, by Tracy Letts (Bug), will run from June 19th through August 17th. A director will be announced for the play, which followsthe dissatisfied teenage employee of a Chicago doughnut shop.

"We face a presidential election, and issues of citizenship are being debated and vividly engaged. We meet this discussion with a season of American work that interrogates our life in the public sphere," said Steppenwolf artistic director Martha Lavey of the 2007-2008 season.

Tickets go on sale March 5th. Visit www.steppenwolf.org for more information.

Photo of Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa by Ben Strothmann

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