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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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Steppenwolf does not use microphones and it is often difficult to hear the actors.
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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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This one-night only event explores the rich blues legacy of Chicago and its parallels to hip-hop—combining performance, poetry, and perspective for an audience that spans generations.

Featuring all-Chicago performers including Hip-Hop poet/singer Avery R. Young, poetry slam veteran Kevin Coval, MCs Sense and Butter, vocalist Mae Coen, harmonicist Russ Green, Idris Goodwin, Ugochi, and Beatmonstas.