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“OF Broadway but top notch” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Steppenwolf Theatre Company

Steppenwolf Theatre Company
Ranked #22 of 179 Concerts & Shows in Chicago
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Steppenwolf Theatre Company is where great acting meets big ideas. Our passion is to tell stories about how we live now. Our mission is to engage audiences in an exchange of ideas that makes us think harder, laugh longer, feel more. Steppenwolf is committed to year-round programing that engages our multi-generational audience with thought-provoking productions and helps develop new plays, new audiences and new artists for the future of American theater.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access
Oak Park, Illinois
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“OF Broadway but top notch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2014

Many good plays here including several which have gone on to Broadway in New York. The plays always make you think. Saw Betrayal by Harold Pinter a couple of years ago Very well done They had a session after the play Did not take long to realize the questions revealed much about those who asked the question.

Also saw the Birthday Party there the images stayed with me for a long time.

Visited October 2013
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“Great Date Night Conversation Starter!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2014

My husband and I have been season ticket holders for years and love our date nights at the Steppenwolf (always preceded by dinner at Trattoria Gianni's across the street)! The performances are always well-acted, intense and great for a follow-up conversation at Gianni's! While always thought-provoking, the plays are definitely for an adult audience and can be challenging to the mind, at times.

Visited January 2014
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“Steppenwolf is drama”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2014

Well known founders, often involved in directing or acting cutting edge plays with a focus on dysfunctional families. Large downstairs and smaller upstairs theatre. Good location on Halsted Street with many restaurants within walking distance. suggest using parking lot attached.

Visited February 2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Feel like your part of the show”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

The Steppenwolf Theatre is cozy and you really feel like you are part of the show. in the play I saw the actors actually came up the isle and did their parts right next to us. Really a fun time.

Visited October 2013
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Chicago, Illinois
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“Outside the box theater”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014 via mobile

I am a regular subscriber. The plays are original, very thought provoking and always well acted. Be forewarned, however, that you may squirm in your seat and be shocked at times. This is adult stuff. I love it!!

Visited January 2014
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