Photo Flash: Jeff Garlin's CLOSER THAN I APPEAR at Steppenwolf
Performances of Closer Than I Appear are Tuesday through Sunday at 8pm, now through December 16, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). The performance on December 14 features American Sign Language interpretation. Tickets ($25) are on sale through Audience Services (1650 N Halsted St), 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org. A limited number of $15 student tickets are available online using promo code "GARLIN15". Limit 2 tickets per student; must present a valid student ID for each ticket.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company is America's longest standing, most distinguished ensemble theater, producing nearly 700 performances and events annually in its three Chicago theater spaces-the 515-seat Downstairs Theatre, the 299-seat Upstairs Theatre and the 80-seat Garage Theatre. Formed in 1976 by a collective of actors, Steppenwolf has grown into an ensemble of 43 actors, writers and directors. Artistic programming at Steppenwolf includes a five-play Subscription Season, a two-play Steppenwolf for Young Adults season and three repertory series: First Look Repertory of New Work, Garage Rep and Next Up. While firmly grounded in the Chicago community, nearly 40 original Steppenwolf productions have enjoyed success both nationally and internationally, including Off-Broadway, Broadway, London, Sydney and Dublin. Steppenwolf has the distinction of being the only theater to receive the National Medal of Arts, in addition to numerous other prestigious honors including an Illinois Arts Legend Award and nine Tony Awards. Martha Lavey is the Artistic Director and David Hawkanson is the Executive Director. Nora Daley is Chair of Steppenwolf's Board of Trustees. For additional information, visit steppenwolf.org, facebook.com/steppenwolftheatre and twitter.com/steppenwolfthtr.Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow