Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION...
Now playing in Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre is Steppenwolf for Young Adults's (SYA) second play of the season, We Are Proud to Present A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Südwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915, written by Jackie Sibblies Drury and directed by Steppenwolf for Young Adults Artistic Director Hallie Gordon and Gabrielle Randle. Following the run at the theatre, Steppenwolf Education will tour the production to six Chicago neighborhoods in partnership with in partnership with Steppenwolf Education City Connections partners, BUILD, Inc, the Chicago Park District and Chicago Public Library. Each stop on the tour is open to the public and will include a community workshop, a performance of the play and a post-show discussion.
Public performances at Steppenwolf for We Are Proud to Present a Presentation... will take place March 2 at 3pm & 7:30pm; March 8 at 7:30pm; March 9 at 3pm & 7:30pm; March 15 at 7:30pm; March 16 at 3pm & 7:30pm in the Upstairs Theatre, 1650 N Halsted St. Single tickets to public performances ($15-20) are on sale through Audience Services at 312-335-1650 or steppenwolf.org. Weekday performances are reserved for school groups only; more than 15,000 Chicago Public School students will see the production. More info at steppenwolf.org/education. *Recommended for ages 14+. For content advisory, study guide and more details see the show page https://www.steppenwolf.org/tickets--events/seasons/2018-19/we-are-proud/.
We Are Proud to Present a Presentation...features Will Allan (Actor 3/Another White Man), Terry Bell (Actor 2/Black Man), Taylor Blim (Actor 5/Sarah), Jeffrey Owen Freelon Jr. (Actor 4/Another Black Man), Michael Holding (Actor 1/White Man) and Jennifer Latimore (Actor 6/Black Woman). Previously announced Daniel Kyri is no longer in the cast due to a scheduling conflict.
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Photo Credit: Michael Brosilow
Jeffery Owens Freelon, Jr., Terry Bell