Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces Chicago Public Library Tour of HOW LONG WILL I CRY?: VOICES OF YOUTH VIOLENCE

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Steppenwolf for Young Adults Announces Chicago Public Library Tour of HOW LONG WILL I CRY?: VOICES OF YOUTH VIOLENCE

Steppenwolf for Young Adults' How Long Will I Cry?: Voices of Youth Violence by Miles Harvey tours to select public library branches as well as the Gary Comer Youth Center the week of March 11 - 16, 2013.

Following each free tour performance, audience members are invited to participate in a 45-minute interactive conversation allowing them to respond to the play in their own words and investigate our ability as citizens and artists to strengthen communities through storytelling. How Long Will I Cry? is directed by Edward Torres and runs in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre (1650 N Halsted St), February 26 - March 23, 2013.

Tour Schedule

March 11: 11am at Woodson Regional Library (9525 S Halsted St, 312-747-6900); 5pm at West Englewood Branch (1745 W 63rd St,312-747-3481)

March 12: 11am at Austin Branch (5615 W Race Ave, 312-746-5038)

March 13: 11am at Little Village Branch (2311 S Kedzie Ave, 312-745-1862); 5pm at Gary Comer Youth Center (7200 S Ingleside Ave,773-358-4100)

March 14: 11am at Harold Washington Library Center (400 S State St, 312-747-4780); 5pm at Whitney Young Branch (7901 S King Dr,312-747-0038)

March 16: 11am at Humboldt Park Branch (1605 N Troy St, 312-744-2244)

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 andtwitter.com/steppenwolfthtr.

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