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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
312-335-1650
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 13 members
Review from lislepammysue
5 events 4 reviews

Fantastic show. Makes you think. Not for everyone.

reviewed Apr 17 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from innka
3 events 1 review

It was not your "regular" play by any means, but anybody familiar with Beckett's work would deffinitely appreciate it. The acting was excellent, as expected from fine Steppenwolf ensemble.

reviewed Apr 18 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from James Cunningham
Red Velvet 142 events 37 reviews

interesting play, funny and serious, I had not seen it before, and thought it was nicely done.

reviewed Apr 20 2010 report as inappropriate
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Written by Samuel Beckett

Directed by Frank Galati

Nobel Prize-winning playwright Samuel Beckett is the author of more than 25 plays and novels, including Waiting for Godot, Happy Days and Krapp’s Last Tape, produced at Steppenwolf in 1978. Along with Waiting for Godot, Endgame is commonly considered to be among Beckett’s most important works.

An adaptor and director, as well as an actor, Tony® Award-winner Frank Galati’s Steppenwolf credits include Kafka on the Shore, after the quake and The Grapes of Wrath, among others. His Broadway directing credits include Ragtime and The Grapes of Wrath, and he appears as Prospero this spring in Steppenwolf’s production of The Tempest.

Monday Night Sunset Cocktail Cruise <em>Destiny of Desire</em> <em>Queen</em> <em>Pop Tease</em> Burlesque Show <em>The Secrets of Santa Monica: La Boda</em> <em>Shakespeare in Love</em>