SynopsisEthan is a hot young writer whose online journals of "sexcapades" are the buzz of the blogosphere. Olivia is an attractive 30-something whose own writing career never took off. They hook up, sex turns into dating and dating into something more complicated. A break-out hit at Steppenwolf’s 2009 First Look Repertory, Sex with Strangers explores what happens when our online and offline identities intersect.
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Cast & Artists
- Dramaturg: Polly Carl
- Author: Laura Eason
- Stage Manager: Christine D. Freeburg
- Costume Design: Ana Kuzmanic
- Lighting Design: J.R. Lederle
- Assistant Stage Manager: Kathleen Petroziello
- Sound Design: Andre Pluess
- Scenic Design: Todd Rosenthal
- Sound Design: Ben Sussman
- Directed by: Jessica Thebus
Featured Ensemble Members
– Chicago Sun Times
“Wry, wise and wonderfully humorous…a multi-faceted love story.”
– Chicago Examiner
“Sexy, smart, intimate, unpretentious.”
“Arresting, involving and shrewdly self-aware…another provocative and timely play to emerge from Steppenwolf.”
– Chicago Tribune
“Savvy, funny, insightful… filled with snap-crackle-and-pop dialogue.”
- Chicago Sun Times
“Crackles with energy and wit."
A conversation with Ensemble Member Sally Murphy.
Artistic Director Martha Lavey Discusses Sex with Strangers with Playwright Laura Eason and Director Jessica Thebus.
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Director of Artistic Development Polly Carl continues the conversation about Sex with Strangers.