Comedy Last of the Boys at the Steppenwolf
* Additional fees apply.
All offers for Last of the Boys have expired.
The last date listed for Last of the Boys was Sunday October 23, 2005 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre:
- Full Price:
- Our Price:
When video games stop being games -- when the onscreen targets are real places and the "kills" are actual fatalities -- the effects are anything but virtual. In Leveling Up, the brilliant play by Deborah Zoe Laufer, three twenty-something roommates play video games holed up in a Las Vegas basement, cocksure masters of their digital domains. But when the National Security Agency comes calling, one of them is lured into using his considerable skills to launch actual drones and missiles. Suddenly online battles have real-world consequences. Directed by Hallie Gordon, Leveling Up typifies the theme for Steppenwolf for Young Adult's 2013-2014 season: "When the game turns deadly, how will you play?" Learn More
By Steven Dietz
Directed by ensemble member Rick Snyder
Featuring ensemble members Tracy Letts, Mariann Mayberry and Amy Morton with John Judd and Christopher McLinden
Jeeter arrives in the Great Central Valley to the rusted trailer of his buddy Ben, a fellow Vietnam veteran. Their beer drinking is interrupted by the arrival of Jeeter's new girlfriend, her crazy mother and a stranger from their shared past. This is a fierce, funny American story by Steven Dietz, one of the country's most widely-produced playwrights.
Stay after the performance for a post show discussion with Steppenwolf artists.