Amid the tidal wave of turnovers at theaters large and small in Chicago the last two years, we also learned this past February that Deb Clapp, the longtime executive director […]
“When people die, they move from the first person to the third person. They also move from the present tense to the past tense.” These words are spoken by Christine […]
On the wall of the big-box retail warehouse that forms the setting for Eboni Booth’s Paris, now in a midwest premiere at Steep Theatre under Jonathan Berry’s direction, there’s a […]
In summer of 2020, Steep Theatre announced that they were losing their longtime Berwyn Avenue home (just next to the Red Line stop). The landlord was selling the building, which […]
Charles Dickens and Ike Holter are unlikely twin spirit guides in two online shows.
The company’s leadership discusses how to create community in times of COVID.
Isaac Gomez’s world premiere at Steep takes us over the border of trauma and truth.
Lucy Kirkwood’s drama has bite in Steep Theatre’s U.S. premiere.
Alistair McDowall’s thriller at Steep plants seeds of money, violence, sex, death . . . and Dungeons and Dragons.
In Rita Kalnejais’s modern fable, parents pass on their prejudices to their children.
A play about a storefront theater playing in a storefront theater
All that’s left of the angry satire is punishment.
The succession of suffered indignities feels like piling on rather than a genuine tragic progression.
But Calamity West’s new play short-circuits when it should explode.
A play by Moonlight author Tarell Alvin McCraney and a paranoiac drama by British playwright Dawn Hall are among this week’s best bets.