The birth of North America’s first professional troupe, the collapse of Zero Mostel, controversies, mergers, and more.
Inspired but not daunted by Steppenwolf’s history, she lit up its stage for three decades.
My Steppenwolf colleague was effervescent, fearless, alluring, and irreplaceable.
Why my play ‘Pass Over’ inspired a whitelash—and a backlash against it from artists who felt targeted.
Local theatre artists rise in revolt against Sun-Times critic Hedy Weiss, raising questions about racism and free speech.
How Martha Lavey grew into a leadership role she was born to play, not only for her company but for her city and for the American theatre.
Chicago just lost one of its most valuable players, Sam Roberson Jr. of Congo Square Theatre. His friends and colleagues remember him in their own words.
In this excerpt from ‘Steppenwolf Theatre Company of Chicago: In Their Own Words,’ the ensemble recounts their first Broadway transfer.
The play about an Eastern European immigrant has personal ties for the playwright.
How a national short-play project, born from the outrage over police violence, is spreading across the nation.