Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Joe Frank in MURDERED BY THE MIND, 3/1
NPR radio personality, author and performance artist Joe Frank returns to Steppenwolf Theatre Company for one night only with his new show Murdered by the Mind, directed by ensemble member Terry Kinney and featuring noted musicians Danny Frankel (percussion) and David Ralicke(saxophone and keyboards) on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St). Tickets ($28) go on sale Friday, January 10 at 11am at steppenwolf.org.
After full houses for two previous performances at Stepppenwolf (Just An Ordinary Man and Too Close to Home), NPR's Joe Frank returns to Steppenwolf with an all new evening of spoken word and music. Directed by Steppenwolf ensemble member and co-founder Terry Kinney, Murdered by the Mind is more of the funny, moving and intelligent storytelling you have come to expect from Joe Frank.
Joe Frank's weekly one-hour radio show airs in Chicago on WBEZ 91.5 FM Sunday nights at 11pm. He began his radio career in 1977 at WBAI in New York and later served as co-anchor of NPR's All Things Considered in 1978. Over the last three decades he has produced more than 200 radio programs for KCRW and National Public Radio. A Guggenheim Fellow, Frank has been honored with many major industry awards, including the George Foster Peabody Award, two Major Armstrong Awards and two Corporation for Public Broadcasting Awards for Radio Drama. Over the years, Frank's distinctive approach to making radio has inspired producers around the world to experiment with and stretch the medium beyond traditional boundaries. For additional information, visit joefrank.com.