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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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The parking lot has no elevators, quite a hike for seniors parked on the top level. Didn't realize we could have gotten valet parking.
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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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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 13 2012

If it wasn't the Steppenwolf doing this play, it would have been interminable. Sometimes (often) novels don't make the best source material for plays; this one suffered from too many characters and too little chance for the excellent actors to...continued

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2 reviews
2 stars
attended May 17 2012

My husband and I found the performance to be very insightful and thought provoking. We left the theater with a better understanding of the Civil War.

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended May 27 2012

I thought the performance was exceptional, and I would without reservation recommend this show to anyone, whether they were interested in history or not.

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Website

http://www.steppenwolf.org/Plays-Events/productions/index.aspx?id=530

Quotes & Highlights

View the official show program with background information, interviews and more.

Description

_by E. L. Doctorow

Adapted and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati

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The Cast:


  • Will Allan

  • Phillip James Brannon

  • Cliff Chamberlain

  • Patrick Clear

  • Carrie Coon

  • Alex Goldklang

  • Harry Groener

  • Stephen Louis Grush

  • Anthony Kayer

  • Michael Mahler

  • Shannon Matesky

  • Luce Metrius

  • Andy Monson

  • John Mossman

  • Alex Newkirk

  • Alex Ring

  • Joe Sinopoli

  • Philip R. Smith

  • Alex Stage

Featured Ensemble Members

Running time is 2 hours 45 minutes with an intermission.

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.