Peter Moore, Cynthia Marker & More to Lead Steep Theatre's IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET
Steep Theatre's upcoming Midwest Premiere of Nick Payne's If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet will feature an exceptionally talented group of Chicago artists, including two Steep Company Members (Peter Moore and Cynthia Marker), a Columbia College student (Caitlin Looney), and an actor most recently seen on stage at the Goodman (Shane Kenyon). If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet opens at Steep Theatre on Friday, April 18, and will be directed by Steep Artistic Associate Jonathan Berry.
Peter Moore is a founding member and the Artistic Director of Steep Theatre. His credits include strangers babies, Motortown, Luther, Love and Money, Festen, A Brief History of Helen of Troy, and Harper Regan. Peter was a part of the Jeff Award-winning ensemble in Steep's In Arabia We'd All Be Kings, the Jeff Nominated ensemble in Steep's Book of Days, and the casts of Steep productions named the Top Ten Shows of the Year by the Chicago Tribune, Timeout Chicago, and The Chicago Sun Times. He is a graduate of Bowdoin College and The School at Steppenwolf.
Cynthia Marker joined the Steep ensemble in 2006. She last appeared in Moment, and other Steep credits include Hollow Lands and Book of Days. Cynthia has also acted at The Griffin Theatre and Eclipse, and she was trained at The School at Steppenwolf and Victory Gardens. She received her PhD in French at the University of Michigan after completing her undergraduate work at Northwestern University. She has lived abroad in France and Switzerland, taught French at several colleges, and continues to do so now at Francis W. Parker School.
Shane Kenyon is making his Steep Theatre debut. He was most recently seen in the Goodman Theatre's production of Buzzer, in what Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune called a "career-making performance". Other Chicago credits include Big Love at Strawdog Theatre Company; Trainspotting USA with Book and Lyrics Productions; Kin with Griffin Theatre; Where We're Born, Sex With Strangers (understudy), Dublin Carol (understudy), and Last of the Boys at Steppenwolf Theatre Company; Shadow of a Gunman at Seanachai Theatre Company; Jailbait at Profiles Theatre and Mary's Wedding with Rivendell Theatre Company. Regionally, Shane is a company member with Lakeside Shakespeare Theatre where his notable credits include: Hamlet (Hamlet), Romeo and Juliet (Romeo), Macbeth (Malcolm), and A Midsummer Night's Dream(Lysander). Shane's film and TV credits include Jessica with Folded Rose Productions, and Chicago Code on FOX.
Caitlin Looney, a comedy writing and performance major at Columbia College, is on the Steep stage for the first time. Hailing from Los Angeles, where she was seen onstage as Demaris in In Arabia We'd All Be Kings and Susan in The Heidi Chronicles, Caitlin now calls Chicago home. Currently working on her third solo show based on her experiences with online dating, Caitlin hopes to continue to create and perform the stories that need to be told.
If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet runs Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 8pm from April 18th through May 24th. Sunday matinee performances are scheduled for April 27th, May 4th, 11th and 18th at 3pm. Tickets range from $20 to $22. Reservations can be made by calling (866) 811-4111 or by visiting www.steeptheatre.com. Steep Theatre is conveniently located by the Berwyn Red Line stop and is within blocks of the #92, #36, #146, #147, and #151 buses.