BWW Review: TRUE WEST Proves A Remarkable, Quintessentially Steppenwolf ProductionBWW Review: TRUE WEST Proves A Remarkable, Quintessentially Steppenwolf Production
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 17, 2019

The newly opened production of TRUE WEST is a quintessentially Steppenwolf show in the best way possible: it's a fresh staging of a gritty American drama with a first-rate cast and production values. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's TRUE WESTPhoto Flash: First Look at Steppenwolf's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents its first ever revival of the play that launched the company onto the national scene in 1982, True West, directed by ensemble member Randall Arney. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf's TRUE WESTPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf's TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Now in rehearsals, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents its first revival of the play that launched the theatre onto the national scene in 1982, True West, directed by ensemble member Randall Arney. (more...)

Steppenwolf Hosts Discussion TRUE WEST THROUGH THE DECADESSteppenwolf Hosts Discussion TRUE WEST THROUGH THE DECADES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents a unique discussion celebrating the historic and contemporary importance of True West to Steppenwolf. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of TRUE WEST At Steppenwolf Theatre Co.Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of TRUE WEST At Steppenwolf Theatre Co.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Now in rehearsals, Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents its first revival of the play that launched the theatre onto the national scene in 1982, True West, directed by ensemble member Randall Arney.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards!
by Jennifer Broski - May 6, 2019

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway were handed out last night to recipients in 19 categories, with one special award and three honorary awards also bestowed. The Lortel Awards were distributed in a ceremony at NYU Skirball Center hosted by Drama Desk Award-nominated writer and performer of The New One, Mike Birbiglia. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. (more...)

The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!The 2019 Lucille Lortel Awards - Full List of Winners!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

Steppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of TRUE WESTSteppenwolf Announces Full Cast Of TRUE WEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announced today the full casting for its revival production of Sam Shepard's True West. Longtime ensemble member Randall Arney directs Steppenwolf's first revival of the play that launched the theatre onto the national scene in 1982. Reimagined with a new generation of Steppenwolf artists, the 2019 production stars previously announced ensemble members Jon Michael Hill (CBS's Elementary; Steppenwolf, Lincoln Center, and Spike Lee's Pass Over) and Namir Smallwood (Lincoln Center's Pass Over and Pipeline). Joining Hill and Smallwood are ensemble member and original cast member Francis Guinan and celebrated Chicago actor Jacqueline Williams. (more...)

Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!Breaking: BE MORE CHILL, WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME & More Pick Up Nominations for Lucille Lortel Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories - and bestowed one special award - for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Beloved and celebrated entertainer, Wayne Brady, will emcee the ceremony. (more...)

CBS Announces Premiere Dates for ELEMENTARY, INSTINCT, and BLOOD & TREASURECBS Announces Premiere Dates for ELEMENTARY, INSTINCT, and BLOOD & TREASURE
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

CBS today announced premiere dates for drama series airing this summer, including the new action-adventure series BLOOD & TREASURE; the seventh and final season of the modern day Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson drama, ELEMENTARY; and the second season of INSTINCT, starring Alan Cumming and Bojana Novakovic. (more...)

Video: Steppenwolf Breaks Ground Today On New Campus ExpansionVideo: Steppenwolf Breaks Ground Today On New Campus Expansion
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet For CHOIR BOYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet For CHOIR BOY
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 9, 2019

Make a joyful noise! Last night, January 8, Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway premiere of Choir Boy, written by Academy Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney(Moonlight, The Brother/Sister Plays) and directed by Drama Desk Award nominee Trip Cullman, officially opened at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: Steppenwolf Honors Actor and Playwright Danai Gurira At Annual Women in the Arts LuncheonPhoto Flash: Steppenwolf Honors Actor and Playwright Danai Gurira At Annual Women in the Arts Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

 Steppenwolf Theatre Company gathered with 300 leaders from Chicago's business and civic communities for the 10thAnniversary Steppenwolf Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon to honor OBIE, Helen Hayes and NAACP Award-winning actor and playwright Danai Gurira on December 10, 2018 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr. Ms. Gurira was also recently appointed a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador, focusing on gender equality and women's rights. Author of the hit play, Familiar, which is currently running through January 13, 2019 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, Ms. Gurira was joined by Steppenwolf Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro and Steppenwolf Education Manager Jared Bellot for a warm and candid conversation about her impressive acting career on-screen and on-stage, her award-winning plays and her impact as an activist and philanthropist. (more...)

TRUE WEST To Be Directed By Ensemble Member Randall ArneyTRUE WEST To Be Directed By Ensemble Member Randall Arney
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that longtime ensemble member Randall Arney will direct the highly anticipated Steppenwolf revival of Sam Shepard's True West-the production that catapulted Steppenwolf onto the American Theatre scene in 1982. Reimagined through the eyes of the new generation of Steppenwolf artists, the 2019 production of True West features ensemble members Jon Michael Hill and Namir Smallwood. True West runs July 5 - August 18, 2019 in the Downstairs Theatre. Tickets ($20 - $96) go on sale April 26, 2019 at 312-335-1650 and steppenwolf.org (more...)

Steppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble MembersSteppenwolf Welcomes New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Anna D. Shapiro announced today the addition of Rajiv Joseph and Karen Rodriguez to the world-renowned Steppenwolf ensemble. An Obie Award-wining and Pulitzer Prize finalist playwright, Rajiv Joseph's Guards at the Taj was produced at Steppenwolf this past May to great acclaim. Karen Rodriguez, a celebrated Chicago-based actor, recently performed at Steppenwolf in The Doppelganger (an international farce) and The Rembrandt, and will be featured in this season's world premiere of Isaac Gomez's La Ruta, in a role written specifically for her. (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 20, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 20, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Monday, August 20, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 20, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 20, 2018
by TV Scoop - Aug 9, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Monday, August 20, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 6, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 6, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Monday, August 6, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, July 30, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, July 30, 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Monday, July 30, 2018! (more...)

Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 6, 2018Scoop: Coming Up on ELEMENTARY on CBS - Monday, August 6, 2018
by TV Scoop - Jul 20, 2018

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on ELEMENTARY, airing on CBS on Monday, August 6, 2018! (more...)

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