Venue Details

Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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Based on the work by Haruki Murakami Adapted for the stage and directed by ensemble member Frank Galati Featuring Keong Sim, Hanson Tse, Kayla Tucker, Tiffany Fujiwara, Aiko Nakasone and Andrew Pang In 1995, Haruki Murakami, one of Japan’s most highly regarded novelists, returned to his hometown of Kobe after a disastrous earthquake nearly destroyed the entire city. after the quake, the collection of short stories inspired by this event, measures the aftershocks in personal lives after a catastrophe. Ensemble member Frank Galati, whose Steppenwolf literary adaptations include the Tony Award-winning The Grapes of Wrath, directs this fantastical world premiere in the Upstairs Theatre. Stay after the performance for a post show discussion with Steppenwolf artists.

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