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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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ate across the street at Balena before the show. nice menu and since they cater to theater patrons can get you in and out ontime.
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Some street parking is free around the area if you search for a bit
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http://www.steppenwolf.org

Description

This one-night only event explores the rich blues legacy of Chicago and its parallels to hip-hop—combining performance, poetry, and perspective for an audience that spans generations.

Featuring all-Chicago performers including Hip-Hop poet/singer Avery R. Young, poetry slam veteran Kevin Coval, MCs Sense and Butter, vocalist Mae Coen, harmonicist Russ Green, Idris Goodwin, Ugochi, and Beatmonstas.

About the Ticket Supplier: Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is an internationally-renowned company of thirty-five artists whose talents include acting, directing, playwriting, filmmaking, and textual adaptation. Steppenwolf has redefined the landscape of acting and performance by spawning a generation of America's most gifted artists, including Joan Allen, John Mahoney, John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf, Martha Plimpton and Gary Sinise. No other American theater ensemble has survived as long and thrived as much as the Steppenwolf company of artists, who return home to Chicago to do the work they love.