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Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
1650 N. Halsted St. Chicago, IL 60614
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Subscribers will be seated in the same seats for all performances in the Downstairs Theatre.  Every seat is excellent, and none is more than forty feet from the stage!

Performances included in the subscription series are:

  • October 3, 2006 at 7:30pm — The Pillowman
  • December 19, 2006 at 7:30pm — Sonia Flew
  • February 27, 2007 at 7:30pm — Betrayal
  • April 24, 2007 at 7:30pm — The Diary of Anne Frank
  • July 17, 2007 at 7:30pm — August: Osage County

The Pillowman

October 3, 2006 at 7:30pm

By Martin McDonagh

After captivating London and New York audiences, this dark comic masterpiece debuts in Chicago.  A writer is interrogated about his nightmarish short stories and their similarities to a number of murders occurring in his town. When the writer’s mentally impaired brother is also brought in for questioning, this police procedural takes twists and turns that will leave you spellbound.

Sonia Flew

December 19, 2006 at 7:30pm

By Melinda Lopez

Sonia, a Cuban immigrant raising two children with her Jewish husband in Minneapolis, is preparing for Christmas and Hanukah. When war intrudes on her son’s life, Sonia must struggle with her own childhood memory of escaping the Cuban revolution.

Betrayal;— In the Upstairs Theatre

February 27, 2007 at 7:30pm

By Harold Pinter

Over the course of seven years, Emma and Jerry hide a love affair from Robert, Emma’s husband and Jerry’s best friend. The classic play of marriage and infidelity from this year’s recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature reveals all of the doubts, worries, jealousies and ecstasies of relationships.

_"The Diary of Anne Frank":

_April 24, 2007 at 7:30pm

By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, adapted by Wendy Kesselman

It’s a story the world knows by heart: a young Jewish girl’s harrowing account of hiding with her family from the Nazis in a tiny attic in Amsterdam. A striking new adaptation restores deleted passages from the diary, offering us a richer look into this extraordinary young woman’s coming of age.

August: Osage County

July 17, 2007 at 7:30pm

By ensemble member Tracy Letts

When their patriarch vanishes, the Weston clan must return to their three-story home in rural Oklahoma to get to the heart of the matter. With rich insight and brilliant humor, Letts paints a vivid portrait of a Midwestern family at a turning point.

Cavalia: <em>Odysseo</em> KIDZ BOP St. Patrick's Day Party at Clark Street Ale House Bernadette Peters & the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra Historic Theatre Tour <em>Love's Labor's Lost</em>