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Steppenwolf Theatre Company

 
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Stage Credits

Productions

 
[Broadway, 2015]
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[Off-Broadway, 2012]
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[Broadway, 2007]
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[Chicago, 2000]
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Photos

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 11:  Co-Artistic Director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 11: Co-Artistic Director of Steppenwolf Theatre Company Glenn Davis

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The company in rehearsal for THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo

The company in rehearsal for THE MINUTES at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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10/26/2017
The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo

The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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10/06/2017
The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo

The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo

The cast of THE CRUCIBLE at Steppenwolf Theatre Company

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Stage

Productions

[Broadway, 2015]
Producer

[Off-Broadway, 2012]
Producer

[Broadway, 2007]
Original Producer

[Chicago, 2000]
Producer


Steppenwolf Theatre Company Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2015 - Best Revival of a Play
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, This is Our Youth
 
Tony Awards - 2013 - Best Revival of a Play Gold Star
Steppenwolf Theatre Company, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
 
Drama League Awards - 2001 - Unique Contribution to the Theatre Gold Star
Steppenwolf Theatre Company
 
Tony Awards - 1993 - Best Play
Steppenwolf Theatre Co., The Song of Jacob Zulu

Steppenwolf Theatre Company News

National Alliance For Musical Theatre Announces Initial Casting and Additional Progra Photo National Alliance For Musical Theatre Announces Initial Casting and Additional Programming For FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Stephi Wild - Oct 3, 2022

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced preliminary casting and additional programming for their 34th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which returns in person and takes place on Thursday, October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2022, at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 Natio Photo ALL THINGS EQUAL - THE LIFE AND TRIALS OF RUTH BADER GINSBURG to Launch 2022-23 National Tour Next Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2022

All Things Equal – The Life and Trials of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a new play by multiple-Tony Award winning playwright Rupert Holmes, will launch its 16 city, 2022-2023 National Tour on Oct. 5th in St. Petersburg, FL.  

Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023 Photo Jessie Mueller to Perform With Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf Theatre in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022

Tony Award-winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful, Waitress, Carousel and The Minutes) will present a hometown concert, hosted and music directed by Sirius XM radio star Seth Rudetsky at Steppenwolf. The concert on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at 8 pm in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the Chicago Premiere of 1919 at Steppenwolf Theatre  Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the Chicago Premiere of 1919 at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is presenting the Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ world premiere of 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks from Eve L. Ewing’s collection of luminous and searing poems about the killing of Black teenager Eugene Williams in 1919 off the segregated Chicago lakeshore – and how this tragedy reverberates today. See rehearsal photos!

Drury Lane's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Top BroadwayWorld Chicago's Fall The Photo Drury Lane's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS & More Top BroadwayWorld Chicago's Fall Theatre Preview
by Team BWW - Sep 23, 2022

Chicago is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre coming up in the city this fall. Check out our editor's picks!

Two Additional Performances Added for Comedian Jerrod Carmichael's New Solo Show at S Photo Two Additional Performances Added for Comedian Jerrod Carmichael's New Solo Show at Steppenwolf Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 22, 2022

Due to popular demand, Steppenwolf Theatre has added two additional performances of Emmy award-winning comedian Jerrod Carmichael’s new solo show on Friday, November 4 and Saturday, November 5 at 10 pm, as part of Carmichael’s upcoming stand-up engagement in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater.

The New Coordinates to Present World Premiere of LAST ASCENT in October Photo The New Coordinates to Present World Premiere of LAST ASCENT in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

The New Coordinates, formerly The New Colony, will conclude its 2022 season with the world premiere of Kristin Idaszak’s heart- wrenching cliffhanger Last Ascent, directed by Denise Yvette Serna, playing October 15 – November 20, 2022 at The Den Theatre (2B).

IU Theatre & Dance to Present Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY This Month Photo IU Theatre & Dance to Present Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' EVERYBODY This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

IU Theatre & Dance will open its epic 2022/2023 theater season with Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins' Everybody, a modern riff on the fifteenth century morality play, Everyman. The production will run Sept 30–Oct 8 Tues–Sat at 7:30pm.

New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons  Photo New York Premiere of Bruce Norris' DOWNSTATE to be Presented at Playwrights Horizons in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 16, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the New York premiere of Bruce Norris’s Downstate, directed by Pam MacKinnon, October 28–December 11 (opening November 15). This provocative work surrounds a registered address in downstate Illinois, where four men convicted of sex crimes share a group home, living out their days post-incarceration.

Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall  Photo Christine Ebersole, Hannah Corneau, Mauricio Martinez & More to Perform at Town Hall This Fall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2022

Producing Artistic Director Mark Cortale will continue to shine the spotlight through New Year's Eve on his sensational, biggest lineup of stars yet, for this his eleventh anniversary season at the acclaimed Provincetown Art House.

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Videos

VIDEO: First Look at CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company VideoVIDEO: First Look at CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 30, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new staging of the Tony Award-nominated play Choir Boy by Oscar-winning Steppenwolf ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight), is now running in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater now through July 24, 2022. Get a first look at footage from the production here!

VIDEO: First Look At CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company VideoVIDEO: First Look At CHOIR BOY at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Stage Tube - Jun 21, 2022

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Tony Award-nominated play Choir Boy by Oscar-winning Steppenwolf ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney. Directed by Kent Gash, the production features La Shawn Banks, Sheldon D. Brown, Richard David, William Dick, Gilbert Domally, Tyler Hardwick and Samuel B. Jackson.

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for SEAGULL at Steppenwolf VideoVideo: Go Inside Rehearsals for SEAGULL at Steppenwolf
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.

VIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington VideoVIDEO: Director's Talk For THE BLUEST EYE At Huntington
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2022

Watch as the directors discuss The Bluest Eye based on the American classic novel by Toni Morrison. Written by Lydia R. Diamond (Stick Fly on Broadway and The Huntington, Smart People at The Huntington), the play reimagines Morrison's haunting and powerful first book for the stage. The production begins January 28 and has been extended to March 13, 2022 at The Huntington's Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA, with digital access to the filmed performance available through March 27, 2022.

VIDEO: Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Tracy Letts' BUG VideoVIDEO: Steppenwolf Theatre Company Presents Tracy Letts' BUG
by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2020

Performances have begun for Steppenwolf Theatre Company's production of Bug, the skin-crawling, mind-bending cult classic by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, directed by Tony Award winner David Cromer. The cast of this highly anticipated Steppenwolf debut features ensemble members Randall Arney (Dr. Sweet), Carrie Coon (Agnes White) and Namir Smallwood (Peter Evans) along with Chicago favorites Jennifer Engstrom (R.C.) and Steve Key (Jerry Goss).

BWW TV: Watch THE MINUTES Marquee Get Installed at the Cort Theatre! VideoBWW TV: Watch THE MINUTES Marquee Get Installed at the Cort Theatre!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 10, 2020

The box office of the Cort Theatre officially opens for The Minutes on Monday, January 27, and the Broadway marquee is in place. Watch below as it's installed at the Cort Theatre!

VIDEO: First Look At The Chicago Premiere of DANCE NATION At Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: First Look At The Chicago Premiere of DANCE NATION At Steppenwolf
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the Chicago premiere production of Pulitzer Prize Finalist Dance Nation by Clare Barron, directed and choreographed by Lee Sunday Evans.

VIDEO:  Playwright Clare Barron Talks DANCE NATION At Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: Playwright Clare Barron Talks DANCE NATION At Steppenwolf
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now in rehearsals with Pulitzer Prize Finalist Dance Nation by Clare Barron, directed and choreographed by Lee Sunday Evans. Steppenwolf's production features ensemble members Audrey Francis (The Moms/Vanessa), Tim Hopper (Dance Teacher Pat), Caroline Neff (Zuzu), and Karen Rodriguez (Amina) with Ariana Burks (Sofia), Adithi Chandrashekar (Connie), Shanésia Davis (Ashlee), Torrey Hanson (Luke) and Ellen Maddow (Maeve). A success-driven pre-teen dance troupe finds themselves trying to understand their ambition, insecurities, changing bodies, rivalries and friendships while exploring the desires, confusion and sometimes feral nature of adolescence.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf
by Alan Henry - Jun 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith.

Video: Steppenwolf Breaks Ground Today On New Campus Expansion VideoVideo: Steppenwolf Breaks Ground Today On New Campus Expansion
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 5, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theatre, proudly breaks ground today on the next phase of its multi-year campus expansion on Halsted Street in Chicago's Lincoln Park. The company unveiled plans for its new state-of-the-art theater building, which will embody the distinct vision of Steppenwolf as a Chicago theatre that is home to America's ensemble.


Steppenwolf Theatre Company Frequently Asked Questions

What awards has Steppenwolf Theatre Company been nominated for?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for This is Our Youth , Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards) and Best Play (Tony Awards) for The Song of Jacob Zulu .

What awards has Steppenwolf Theatre Company won?
Best Revival of a Play (Tony Awards) for Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?and Unique Contribution to the Theatre (Drama League Awards).