Venue Details

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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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95 reviews
31 stars
Steppenwolf does not use microphones and it is often difficult to hear the actors.
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4 reviews
73 stars
There are multiple restaurants along Halsted if you want to eat afterwards and you can park your car in the parking lot for $13 instead of $11 for an additional 90 minutes.
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"A Parallelogram"
33 ratings
4.5 average rating
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2 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 10 2010

I thought it was really good writing - very funny and thought-provoking. Definitely worthwhile!

After reading the playbill later I realized the play had deeper implications but I was happy to enjoy it without that knowledge at the time!

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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 24 2010

Very interesting story about life, reflections on one's past life and if we have the power to change. Always enjoy the option for a discussion with other audience members after a Steppenwolf play.

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51 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 30 2010

I liked it and my wife loved it. It has a great premise and is well acted. Go.

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Quotes & Highlights

Read an "interview ": the playwright and director.


Bee is a young woman who believes she has the uncanny ability to see the future, and maybe even alter it.  With the click of a television remote, we loop through time in this dark, funny world premiere about a woman bent on reinventing her own destiny—and possibly the world’s.

Bruce Norris returns to Steppenwolf with a sharp, new play following his critically acclaimed off-Broadway hit Clybourne Park.  He joins forces once again with Tony Award-winning ensemble member and director Anna D. Shapiro – the team that brought Steppenwolf audiences powerful hits including The Unmentionable, The Pain and the Itch, __Purple Heart and The Infidel__.

Shapiro won a 2008 Tony Award for her direction of Steppenwolf’s critically-acclaimed production of August: Osage County.  Other Steppenwolf directing credits include Up as well as The Crucible, Three Days of Rain, Drawer Boy, I Never Sang for My Father and Man from Nebraska.