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Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at PARIS at Steep Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2022

Steep Theatre will make its much-anticipated return to production with the Midwest Premiere of Eboni Booth's Paris, opening June 18th.

Steep Returns With PARIS This Month Photo Steep Returns With PARIS This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022

Ms. Booth, a Drama Desk award-winning actor, made her Off-Broadway playwriting debut with the critically-acclaimed Paris at Atlantic Theatre Company in January of 2020.  Steep Ensemble Member Jonathan Berry, who has been at the helm of a slew of Steep hits over the years including Ike Holter's Red Rex and Simon Stephens' Birdland, directs.

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Casting for TOP GIRLS Photo Remy Bumppo Theatre Company Announces Casting for TOP GIRLS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 6, 2019

Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has announced the cast for the second show of its 2019-2020 season, TOP GIRLS, playing January 16 - February 22, 2020 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago.

Steep Theatre Is Extending Run of Lucy Kirkwood's MOSQUITOES Photo Steep Theatre Is Extending Run of Lucy Kirkwood's MOSQUITOES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2019

Steep Theatre is extending the run of Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes through November 16, adding four more chances to catch this beautifully performed and powerful show. Inside the Large Hadron Collider, two high-energy particle beams travel at close to the speed of light before being forced to collide. Outside, two sisters run on an ideological collision course that threatens to upend the fragile gravity holding their family together. Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes is an intergenerational look at the gulf between decisions and their consequences.

Photo Flash: First Look at MOSQUITOES at Steep Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look at MOSQUITOES at Steep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Oct 1, 2019

Steep Theatre begins its 19th season and opens its first production as an Equity theatre in October with the U.S. premiere of Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes, directed by Jaclynn Jutting. Kirkwood won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Play for her Chimerica, and her play The Children enjoyed a well-received run at Steppenwolf this past spring. This production will mark Steep's first venture with the playwright, as well as with director Jutting, a long-time friend of the company.

MOSQUITOES Opens At Steep Theatre Photo MOSQUITOES Opens At Steep Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2019

Steep Theatre begins its 19th season and opens its first production as an Equity theatre in October with the U.S. premiere of Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes, directed by Jaclynn Jutting. Kirkwood won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Play for her Chimerica, and her play The Children enjoyed a well-received run at Steppenwolf this past spring. This production will mark Steep's first venture with the playwright, as well as with director Jutting, a long-time friend of the company.      

Casting Announced For MOSQUITOES At Steep Theatre Photo Casting Announced For MOSQUITOES At Steep Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 11, 2019

Steep Theatre begins its 19th season and opens its first production as an Equity theatre in October with the U.S. premiere of Olivier Award-winner Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes, directed by Jaclynn Jutting. Kirkwood won the 2014 Olivier Award for Best New Play for her Chimerica, and her play The Children enjoyed a well-received run at Steppenwolf this past spring. This production will mark Steep's first venture with the playwright, as well as with director Jutting, a long-time friend of the company.

POMONA Extension To Go On Sale Friday At 2pm Photo POMONA Extension To Go On Sale Friday At 2pm
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 1, 2019

When Ollie's sister goes missing, her search leads her to Pomona a?" a bleak, concrete island in the middle of a scarred city. Part thriller, part fantastical puzzle, Alistair McDowall's Pomona twists and turns its way into the dark heart of a world built on pain and suffering and asks the question - is it even possible to be good anymore?

Alistair McDowall's POMONA to Play Steep This Summer Photo Alistair McDowall's POMONA to Play Steep This Summer
by Julie Musbach - Jun 19, 2019

Steep Ensemble Member Robin Witt will close out the company's 18th season with Alistair McDowall's Pomona. McDowall was the playwright behind Steep's 2015 hit Brilliant Adventures, which marked his U.S debut and was also directed by Witt. His work has been produced extensively, including productions at the Royal Court, the National Theatre, and the Royal Exchange. McDowall is a Bruntwood Prize winner and recipient of the 2018 Pinter Commission from the Royal Court. Robin Witt is a longtime director at Steep whose work includes the 2018 hit Linda and Cordelia Lynn's Lela & Co, which won 2018 Jeff Awards for Director, Production, and Performer in a Principal Role.

500 Clown's Adrian Danzig Directs THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Photo 500 Clown's Adrian Danzig Directs THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 5, 2018

Adventure Stage Chicago (ASC), a program of the Northwestern Settlement, presents its company premiere of Oliver Emanuel's adaptation of The Adventures of Robin Hood from October 19 to November 24, 2018 (press opening Oct. 20) at the Vittum Theater, 1012 N. Noble Street. Physical theater expert Adrian Danzig returns to ASC to direct, following his acclaimed 2011 ASC production of 500 Clown Trapped.