About This Show: 

Announcing a landmark evening of extraordinary chamber music with EX WHY and ARX DUO. Presented by the newly-minted production house Unexpected Outcomes, this evening of creative virtuosity features two project-driven pairs of players, Chicago-based piano/percussion duo Ex Why, and the Seattle-based percussion-focused arx duo. 

This is the night when two 4-time GRAMMY Award winners step out and appear for the first time as Ex Why. Matthew Duvall and Lisa Kaplan, founding members and co-Artistic Directors of Eighth Blackbird, have developed the kind of telepathy that only comes over 23 years of ensemble performance. 

Also featured are the extraordinary Seattle-based world traveling project omnivores arx duo, featuring Mari Yoshinaga and Garrett Arney. Master musicians and committed collaborators with a performance aesthetic as elegant as it is relentless. 

Running Time

70 minutes, presented without intermission

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.

Running Time

70 minutes, presented without intermission

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.