This is also a jarringly uneven play that tries too hard to be hip and often ends up undercutting the very meaningful notions it is meant to explore.
Make way for Martha Lavey Way. A section of North Halsted Street where Steppenwolf stands will be renamed in the artistic director’s honor.
The lineup will also inaugurate the Chicago International Latino Theater Festival, dubbed “Destinos.”
Taylor Mac’s play receives one of those take-no-prisoners, anything goes Steppenwolf productions.
EDITORIAL: Throughout her career, Hedy Weiss has been a champion of shows that deal with thorny issues of race.
The playwright’s final scenes further rob the play of its potential impact.
Davis will appear in “You Got Older” next season at Steppenwolf, according to today’s announcement.
Lavey oversaw the production of hundreds of plays, and transferred dozens of Steppenwolf productions to Broadway and abroad.
Steppenwolf Theatre’s 2017-2018 season will feature seven plays, including a world premiere by Tracy Letts already scheduled for a Broadway transfer.
Walter Dean Myers’ acclaimed 1999 young adult novel is the source of Aaron Carter’s sharply adapted stage version at Steppenwolf for Young Adults.