SynopsisONE NIGHT ONLY! Steppenwolf Traffic will once again collaborate with literary legend Studs Terkel for unforgettable evening of song, story and celebration. With a cast including ensemble members Tracy Letts and Alan Wilder, the concert-style reading will incorporate blues, folk, opera and gospel to illuminate Studs’s poignant book of interviews on death and dying. Recognizable interviewees portrayed on stage include author Kurt Vonnegut, actress Uta Hagen and Chicago Reader theater critic and AIDS activist Justin Hayford. There are also everyday Chicagoans — parents, medics and teachers — who share wise words and meaningful memories. The result is a vibrant tapestry of life's full process, sure to stir compassion and inspiration in Traffic audiences of all ages. Studs Terkel will not be appearing on stage.
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