Venue Details

Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 33 members
Review from Goldstar Member
Red Velvet 106 events 51 reviews

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

reviewed Jul 30 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Gayl Ring
57 events 31 reviews

I thought this play was great. It was done very cleverly, and was funny and thought provoking at the same time. I would definitely recommend it to friends.

reviewed Aug 08 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from AJ
27 events 16 reviews

We thoroughly enjoyed A Parallelogram and felt lucky to have been in Chicago during it’s run. Fantastic story! Amazing theater! Great acting! We were easily involved, entertained and intrigued within the first 10 minutes and we never found...continued

reviewed Jul 21 2010 report as inappropriate
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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.

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