Bridget Carpenter's Bittersweet Up at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
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The last date listed for Up was Sunday August 23, 2009 / 3:00pm.
Currently at Steppenwolf Downstairs Theatre
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Featured review from Veronica Fabry
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Interesting staging, putting Walter's hero on a wire above the action was really creative. You definitely must be able to suspend your belief system to enjoy and appreciate this production. It deals with pursuing your dreams, unconditional love and never giving up. There was much conversation amongst our theater goers after the performance.
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Many folks who attended the post show discussion liked this show a lot. We were not among them. I realized more than ever that so much depends on what you bring into the theater to begin with. I simply could not identify with the man who wanted...continued
Written by Bridget Carpenter
Directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro
Bridget Carpenter is an award-winning playwright whose works have been produced at theaters across the country including Arena Stage, Lincoln Center and the Humana Festival at Actors Theatre of Louisville. Anna D. Shapiro won a 2008 Tony® Award for her direction of Steppenwolf’s critically-acclaimed play August: Osage County, which transferred to Broadway and London after a sold-out run in Chicago.
The design team for Up includes: Dan Ostling (sets), Mara Blumenfeld (costumes), Ann G. Wrightson (lights) Richard Woodbury (sound) and David Singer (composition). Laura D. Glenn is the Stage Manager and Deb Styer is the Assistant Stage Manager.