SynopsisSteppenwolf Theatre Company proudly introduces the First Look Repertory of New Work, an inaugural program featuring developmental productions of three new plays in rotating repertory. Accompanying the performances is a series of readings, lectures and events regarding the development of new work.
New WorkFor detailed information, click on show name. A Blameless Life By Joel Drake Johnson Directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro The Sparrow Project By Melanie Marnich Directed by Hallie Gordon Men of Tortuga By Jason Wells Directed by ensemble member Amy Morton
Watch & Listen
"The ingenious work of the design team for all three plays becomes increasingly apparent as you see each successive play"
"Razor-sharp direction and blistering performances"
"With writing and acting this smart and this sharp, it never fails to hit its target"
"All in all, an intriguing first look"
-Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times
As our 30th season approaches, consisting of all new plays, Steppenwolf’s commitment to new work deepens with the introduction of its innovative First Look Repertory program.
As part of its groundbreaking First Look Repertory program, Steppenwolf presents rehearsed readings of three new plays. Get an inside look at the process of bringing a play from page to stage!
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Trustee Beth Boosalis Davis served as the Chair of the First Look Council during its inaugural season. In January of this year, she reported to her fellow Steppenwolf Trustees on her experience.