Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Upcoming Events

The Children
Drama
Runs Apr 18Jun 09, 2019
In an isolated seaside cottage in the East of England, a pair of retired nuclear scientists are startled by a visit from a former colleague, who proposes a chilling and dangerous plan.
Ms. Blakk for President
Comedy/Drama
Runs May 23Jul 14, 2019

Don’t miss ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney’s return to the stage as Joan Jett Blakk, America’s first black drag queen presidential candidate. Joan’s story begins in Chicago; it’s …

True West
Drama
Runs Jul 05Aug 19, 2019

In 1982, Steppenwolf exploded onto the American Theatre scene with its now legendary production of Sam Shepard’s True West. This American classic traces the sometimes violent and always volatile relationship …

The Great Leap
Comedy/Drama
Runs Sep 05Oct 20, 2019

When an American basketball team travels to Beijing amidst tensions in the late 80s, past relationships collide with present day revelations. Witty and weighty, this Chicago premiere explores …

Steppenwolf for Young Adults
The Brothers Size
Children’s/Family, Drama
Runs Oct 02Oct 19, 2019

Returning to our stage for the first time since its celebrated Chicago premiere, Steppenwolf for Young Adults presents Tarell Alvin McCraney’s The Brothers Size. Ogun Size is hardworking …

Lindiwe
New Work
Runs Nov 07Dec 29, 2019

The evocative live music of Ladysmith Black Mambazo forms the foundation of this Steppenwolf world premiere production written and co-directed by ensemble member Eric Simonson. As the story …

Dance Nation
Comedy
Runs Dec 12, 2019Jan 26, 2020

A pre-teen dance troupe navigates ambition, friendship and desire as they claw their way to Nationals in Tampa Bay. Featuring a multigenerational cast of women playing our pre-teen …

Bug
Drama
Runs Jan 23Mar 08, 2020

In a seedy Oklahoma motel room, a lonely waitress begins an unexpected love affair with a young drifter. And then they see the first bugs… Tracy Letts’s …

Steppenwolf for Young Adults
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Literary Adaptation, New Work
Runs Feb 26Mar 21, 2020

A world premiere adaptation of Erika L. Sánchez’s award-winning novel, I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter follows Julia, a Chicago high school student as she navigates trials …

The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington
Comedy/Drama
Runs Apr 02May 17, 2020

The recently widowed “Mother of America” lies helpless in her Mount Vernon bed, ravaged by illness and attended to by the very enslaved people who are free the …

King James
Comedy/Drama
Runs May 07Jun 21, 2020

“King” LeBron James’s reign in Cleveland brings promise, prosperity and renewal to a city in desperate need of all three. As the city celebrates a championship, two …

Catch As Catch Can
Drama
Runs Jun 04Jul 26, 2020

Two blue collar New England families grapple with a spiraling crisis that threatens not just their relationships, but their very identities. Three actors take on the six roles, …

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The Steppenwolf ensemble first began performing in the mid-1970s in the basement of a Highland Park church, the ambitious brainchild of three high school and college friends: Jeff Perry, Terry Kinney and Gary Sinise. Fast forward 35 years and the Steppenwolf Theatre Company has become the nation’s premier ensemble theater—redefining the landscape of acting and performance. The ensemble has grown to 44 members who represent a remarkable generation of actors, directors and playwrights.
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