For more than four decades, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has redefined the landscape of acting and performance. Our ensemble of 50+ members are among the top actors, directors and playwrights in American theatre creating groundbreaking work—both within and outside our theater walls. Learn more about some of the Steppenwolf ensemble members and productions that are achieving great success.
VIRTUAL STAGE LINEUP
Made in Chicago. Streaming Everywhere.
The Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage features six breakthrough stories written by some of America’s most talented voices. Offering a dynamic slate of filmed plays to bite-sized programming and episodic work, all work is crafted and produced specifically for the digital platform. Become a virtual member for $75 and stream content anytime and anywhere. Discounted $50 virtual memberships avaialble to essential workers, artists, teachers and students. To purchase a virtual membership, visit steppenwolf.org/now.
Buzz for Steppenwolf NOW
Steppenwolf's Anna D. Shapiro and Leelai Demoz Take the Chicago Theater Virtual" – Theatremania
"Steppenwolf debuts new digital play by award-winner James Ijames" – Daily Herald
"Can Theatres Subscribe to Adaptability?" – American Theatre
"11 Things our Critics are Looking Forward to in 2021." Theater Critic Jesse Green picks Duchess! Duchess! Duchess! New York Times (see below)
STEPPENWOLF'S EXPANDED CAMPUS ON HALSTED STREET
chicago Tribune A&E cover storIES
Construction continues on Steppenwolf's new state-of-the-art theater and education building, slated for a 2021 opening.
Chicago Tribune: Theaters of the Future
Chicago Tribune: "Rising Amid a Pandemic"
“This new theater has become a symbol of hope for the arts in Chicago,” [Executive Director Brooke Flanagan] said.
“This is talismanic,” Shapiro said. “For all of us."
The future of theater in the wake of covid-19
FOX 32 Chicago -- Executive Director Brooke Flangan and Director of Operations Tom Pearl talk with Fox 32's Sylvia Perez about how Steppenwolf is evolving during this time, including the launch of the Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage, along with the exciting progress of the new theater building..A beacon of hope for when we can all safely gather together again! Watch here: https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/852873
WLS-TV (ABC):Steppenwolf Theatre Company continues producing original content, renovating campus throughout COVID-19 pandemic. Watch here: https://abc7chicago.com/steppenwolf-chicago-theatre-theater-covid/9264321/