Venue Details

32 Star Starred
Steppenwolf Merle Reskin Garage Theatre
1624 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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4.5 average rating
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57 events
10 reviews
16 stars
attended Feb 16 2012

Enjoyed the performances, music, and vibe.

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23 events
7 reviews
1 stars
attended Feb 03 2012

The acting was superb!!!! I loved the cast. It was edgy and it gives you a glimpse of how people trying to figure out their lives were afflicted by the Stone Wall violence. Highly recommend!

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1 review
0 stars
attended Feb 16 2012

Excellent performance. My only criticism is that I wish the pre-show performance by the band wasn't so loud - - a lot of other attendees were wearing earplugs, so they... continued

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Website

http://www.steppenwolf.org/boxoffice/productions/index.aspx?id=549

Description

By Ike Holter

Directed by Eric Hoff

Featuring Walter Owen Briggs, Manny Buckley, Daniel Desmaris, Desmond Gray, Steve Lenz, Rania Salem Manganaro, Layne Manzer, Shannon Matesky, Arturo Soria and Mary Williamson

A Steppenwolf Visiting Company Initiative

The Inconvenience is a community of interdisciplinary artists who seek to create a new way of experiencing art through a collaboration of music, theatre, dance, fine art and celebration. They create, produce, and curate work that challenges audience and artist perspectives and ignites social dialogue. www.inconvenience.org

Ike Holter’s pieces have been presented with Nothing Without a Company, ATC, City Lit, Stage 773, EP Theater and Mixed Blood Theater. He’s the two time recipient of the Lorraine Hansberry award for Playwriting from the Kennedy Center’s ACTF festival and a Many Voices fellowship from The Playwrights Center. He has had four  shows produced with The Inconvenience, where he is a company member.  Eric Hoff is a director and an activist, whose mission is to explore the intersection of beautiful art and social justice. He is an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Theater Director’s Lab. Next summer, he is directing What’s the T? for About Face Youth Theatre. In New York, Eric serves as Operations Manager for ICE, the International Contemporary Ensemble and is a co-founder of The Accidentals.

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.