Steppenwolf's Full 2013-14 Season Now on Sale

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Steppenwolf's Full 2013-14 Season Now on Sale

Single tickets go on sale today at 11am for all of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's remaining 2013/14 subscription season and Steppenwolf for Young Adults productions, including the Chicago premiere of Tribes by Nina Raine, directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton; the Chicago premiere of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov; the world premiere of The Way West by Mona Mansour, directed by ensemble member Amy Morton; the world premiere of The Qualms by Bruce Norris, directed by Pam MacKinnon; and Steppenwolf for Young Adults' Chicago-premiere production of Leveling Up by Deborah Zoe Laufer, directed by Hallie Gordon;

Season subscriptions and 5-Play Passes are also available. Packages start at $80. Student, educator and access discount subscriptions available. To purchase a 2013/14 subscription, visit Audience Services at 1650 N Halsted St, call 312-335-1650 or visit steppenwolf.org/subscribe. Garage Rep 2014 and First Look Repertory of New Work 2014 go on sale at a later date.

Chicago Premiere
Tribes
By Nina Raine

Directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton
Featuring ensemble members Alana Arenas, Francis Guinan and Molly Regan

December 5, 2013 - February 9, 2014 in the Downstairs Theatre

Billy's intellectual and proudly eccentric English family is its own tiny empire: private languages, in-jokes and fiery arguments. Billy, deaf since birth, is the only one who truly listens. When he meets his girlfriend Sylvia, he is introduced to a larger Deaf community, which sparks a struggle for self-identity and rebellion against his family. Tribes is a sharp, witty story about finding the place where you can be heard-and a family that feels like home.

Chicago Premiere
Russian Transport
By Erika Sheffer

Directed by ensemble member Yasen Peyankov
Featuring ensemble members Tim Hopper, Mariann Mayberry and Alan Wilder

February 6 - May 11, 2014 in the Upstairs Theatre

A rowdy Russian family in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn is on a daily hustle to achieve the American Dream. When Uncle Boris arrives from the old country, his mysterious business ventures force the family to decide just how far they are willing to go to come out on top. A funny, passionate family drama that slyly transforms into a heart-pounding thriller, Russian Transport is a fascinating look at the contemporary American immigrant experience.

Chicago Premiere
Steppenwolf for Young Adults
Leveling Up

By Deborah Zoe Laufer
Directed by Hallie Gordon

February 26 - March 15, 2014 in the Downstairs Theatre

Three twenty-something roommates are glued to their video games. They are masters of the virtual worlds behind the computer screens in their Las Vegas basement. When one of them uses his gaming skills to land a job with the National Security Agency launching actual drones and missiles, online battles begin to have real consequences. Leveling Up is a fresh, contemporary look at how we navigate the blurry line between worlds both virtual and real and what it means to grow up.

World Premiere
The Way West
By Mona Mansour

Directed by ensemble member Amy Morton

April 3 - June 8, 2014 in the Downstairs Theatre

In a modern-day California town that's seen better days, Mom shares death-defying tales of pioneer crossings with her two squabbling adult daughters as she waits for her bankruptcy to come through. Peppered with original prairie songs, this hilarious and heartbreaking play about today's American family explores the mixed blessing of our great frontier spirit, which has fueled both self-delusion and survival.

World Premiere
The Qualms
By Bruce Norris

Directed by Pam MacKinnon

July 3 - August 31, 2014 in the Downstairs Theatre

At a beachside apartment complex, a group of friends gathers for their regular evening of food, drink, drugs and partner-swapping. When Chris and Kristy attempt to become the newest members, the evening does not go as planned. The artichoke dip grows cold as the party devolves into a territorial battle over mating privileges. Does sex ruin everything? And what is the purpose of monogamy? Pulitzer Prize-winning author Bruce Norris's comedy explores the eternal struggle for power, status and getting laid.

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