| Mar 25, 2014
Raised in Chicago and now a resident of Los Angeles, Lucas Neff is best known to television viewers as Jimmy Chance, the young dad on the Fox series "Raising Hope" whose series finale is scheduled to air on Friday, April 4. And he's the first to admit...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:15 PM
Casting was announced on Tuesday for Second Stage Theatre's production of Laura Eason's "Sex With Strangers," a play that had its world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 2009 as part of the First Look Repertory and was mounted again at that...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Anna Gunn is following her "Breaking Bad" co-star Bryan Cranston to the New York stage, where she'll star this summer in Laura Eason's "Sex with Strangers" directed by David Schwimmer.
Gunn hasn't been on the New York boards since she was in the...
| Apr 9, 2014
Michael Cera and Kieran Culkin will star in a new production of Kenneth Lonergan's 1996 play "This Is Our Youth," originating this summer at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theater and moving on to Broadway for a September opening.
Anna D. Shapiro, the "August:...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 12:45 PM
UPDATED MARCH 11 WITH FULL OBITUARY ... The men playing Ebenezer Scrooge changed over the years — William J. Norris, Tom Mula, Larry Yando — but not the man lighting the famous Dickensian sinner's pathway to redemption.
For the entire 36-year...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Casting was announced on Tuesday for the world premiere of playwright Mona Mansour's "The Way West," a serio-comic play of frontier tales told by a modern downtrodden California mom, at Steppenwolf Theatre Company.
Directed by ensemble member Amy...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:24 AM
The Grammy Award-winning musician Sting will appear at Steppenwolf Theatre Company in a benefit event to support the theater's Artistic Development Fund on Feb. 24, Steppenwolf announced on Friday.
Ahead of the world premiere of his new Broadway-bound...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 10:00 PM
In 1998, when Steppenwolf Theatre Company added an 80-seat black box theater adjacent to its main theater's parking garage, part of its mission was to provide a space for visiting companies to mount fresh pieces.
Fast forward to 2009: The Garage Rep...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 11:03 AM
James Franco is not just in Chicago for a poetry reading. The actor, who stars along with Chris O'Dowd in Anna D. Shapiro's upcoming Broadway production of "Of Mice and Men," actually is rehearsing here through the end of February, prior to the show's...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 10:19 AM
Jeffrey Fauver, the press representative for the Steppenwolf Theatre Company, is leaving the high-profile Chicago theater at the end of the month.
Fauver, 30, said this week that he intends to move to New York to pursue new opportunities as a press...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 2:12 PM
The Actors Theatre of Louisville has announced its 2014-15 season, the theater’s fifty-first.
First up in the Pamela Brown Auditorium is “Love’s Labour’s Lost,” (Sept 2 - 21) a re-imagining of Shakespeare’s comedy...