Three new plays. Three American voices. See them first.

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Synopsis

Each year Steppenwolf identifies plays and playwrights that we think will have a significant impact on the future of American theater. Join us for the 7th Annual First Look Repertory of New Work, featuring productions of three new plays from three emerging voices. Tickets only $20!

Man in Love
A new play by Christina Anderson
Directed by Robert O’Hara

Want
A new play by Zayd Dohrn
Directed by Kimberly Senior

Oblivion
A new play by Carly Mensch
Directed by Matt Miller

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Three Free Readings
The 2011 festival will also include three free readings by emerging playwrights presented
November 3 – 5, 2011. RSVP by calling Audience Services at 312-335-1650.

fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life by Sarah Gubbins - November 3 at 3:00pm
Miss Marx; Or the Involuntary Side Effects of Living by Philip Dawkins - November 4 at 3:00pm
Mud Blue Sky by Marisa Wegrzyn - November 5 at 11:00am

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The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust is the Production Sponsor of the First Look Repertory of New Work.

Watch & Listen

  1. First Look Teaser

    First Look Teaser

Program Articles

Oblivion: Playwright and Director in Conversation

A conversation between director Matt Miller and playwright Carly Mensch

Want: Playwright and Director in Conversation

A conversation between director Kimberly Senior and playwright Zayd Dohrn

Hello First Look Audiences!

Welcome from Artistic Producer Rebecca Rugg

Interview with Sarah Gubbins

Interview with Sarah Gubbins, playwright of fml: or how Carson McCullers saved my life

An interview with Philip Dawkins

An interview with Philip Dawkins, playwright of Miss Marx; Or the Involuntary Side Effect of Living

Interview with Marisa Wegrzyn

An interview with Marisa Wegrzyn, playwright of Mud Blue Sky

Running Time

Content Advisory

Steppenwolf does not offer advisories about subject matter, as sensitivities vary from person to person. If you have any questions about content, age-appropriateness or stage effects (such as strobe lights or theatrical fog) that might have a bearing on patron comfort, please contact the box office at 312-335-1650.