Steppenwolf's Detroit, a New Comedy About the Hazards of Befriending the Neighbors
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The last date listed for Detroit was Saturday October 30, 2010 / 3:00pm.
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Partner swapping goes awry in The Qualms, the new comedy by Pulitzer-winning playwright Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park). In this darkly funny world premiere from Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Tony-winning director Pam MacKinnon, a group of friends gathers at a beachside apartment complex for their regular evening of food, drink, drugs and sex. But when a new couple joins the party, the freewheeling night devolves into a territorial battle over mating privileges. Often compared to Edward Albee for his witty examinations of the American psyche, Norris is one of two playwrights (the other being David Mamet) to win a Pulitzer, Tony and Olivier Award for a single play. In The Qualms, he delves into the eternal struggle for power and status. Learn More
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A provacative theater experience. Just as their house is falling apart, the fragile veneer of an American couple is peeling away too. Do they have what it takes to survive the deception and economic set backs they face? Do any of us? I laughed a lot and I went home wondering.
Be prepared for strong language. Be prepared that the play does not give answers to its questions.
Directed by ensemble member Austin Pendleton
_Detroit _features an ensemble cast that includes Kevin Anderson, Kate Arrington, Ian Barford, Robert Breuler and Laurie Metcalf.
_Detroit _was developed as part of Steppenwolf’s New Plays Initiative. Steppenwolf is recognized as a national leader in the development and production of new work for the American canon. Through this initiative, the company maintains ongoing relationships with writers of international prominence and rigorously discovers and supports the work of early and mid-career playwrights.