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128 Star Starred
Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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54 reviews
17 stars
attended Apr 22 2011

Although Wilson's script called for all the action to take place in the hotel lobby, Steppenwolf has a very large stage and took full advantage of it by showing us the second and third floors of the hotel. The second floor rooms were functional...continued

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8 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 05 2011

This is an excellent revival of a great play by one of Americas great playwrights. The show has a great ensemble, magnificant set, strong direction and wonderfully eccentric characters that are on the fringe of society and doing their best to...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 09 2011

Hadn't been to Steppenwolf for years and it was great to go back. Beautiful creative sets and staging, wonderful theater. Really interesting the way the actors continue to interact with the set before the show starts and during intermission, as if...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

Hot L Baltimore was adapted into a short-lived 1975 ABC sitcom, produced by Norman Lear and starring James Cromwell, Richard Masur, Charlotte Rae and Conchata Ferrell.

Description

The Hotel Baltimore used to be the swankiest place in town; now it has a date with the wrecking ball. Eviction notices just went out to its residents, who live on the fringes of society and call the seedy hotel home. This acclaimed play from the author of Balm in Gilead and Burn This is filled with everyday humanity — unexpectedly intimate and moving. Helmed by visionary director Tina Landau, The Hot L Baltimore reveals the private lives of an unconventional community about to be turned inside out.

The production features ensemble members Alana Arenas, Kate Arrington, Jon Michael Hill, James Vincent Meredith, Yasen Peyankov and Molly Regan with Sean Allan Krill, TaRon Patton, Namir Smallwood, Samuel Taylor, Allison Torem and Jacqueline Williams. 

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.