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OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Steppenwolf's 'Animal Farm' riveting, relevant stage story

OFFBEAT with PHIL POTEMPA: Steppenwolf's 'Animal Farm' riveting, relevant stage story

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 20, 2014 12:05 am
The Cast of Steppenwolf's "Animal Farm"

The Cast of Steppenwolf's "Animal Farm"

Steppenwolf Upstairs Theatre production of "Animal Farm" continues through Nov. 14.

October 20, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Tribes' uses stage telling to face deafness

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Tribes' uses stage telling to face deafness

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 16, 2013 12:00 am
Joan Allen, Tim Hopper and children Daniel Pass and Emma Gordon, Star in "The Wheel" at Steppenwolf Theatre

Joan Allen, Tim Hopper and children Daniel Pass and Emma Gordon, Star in "The Wheel" at Steppenwolf Theatre

Beatriz, played by actress Joan Allen, left, is paid to help a soldier, played by Tim Hopper, right as her charges, a young boy, played by Daniel Pass and girl, played by Emma Gordon, look on in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's American-premiere production of "The Wheel" by Zinnie Harris and di…

September 19, 2013 10:20 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 25th

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, October 25th

For a pre-Halloween weekend pondering--- the meaning of masquerades, especially in Miller this weekend; films on eternal life and an unveiling by Mitch Markovitz at the Merrillville-Ross Township Museum.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor.

October 24, 2012 9:00 am
OFFBEAT: Frank Galati and Steppenwolf's 'The March' makes great stage history

OFFBEAT: Frank Galati and Steppenwolf's 'The March' makes great stage history

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 19, 2012 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 22nd

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, March 22nd

A sensational production of "August: Osage County" opens at Fourth St. Theater in Chesterton; ArtPrize gets underway in Grand Rapids and Bartlett's deck is open to enjoy the preseason heat wave. --Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

March 21, 2012 8:15 am
Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 1

Adventures in Everyday Living: Shorelines, Thursday, December 1

Two legendary and inspiring patrons of the arts --- Former Chicago First Lady Maggie Daley and Grand Rapids' Frederik Meijer --- passed away last week and while we mourn them, we also celebrate the rich legacies they left behind. They were visionaries and pragmatists who made big dreams come true.

November 30, 2011 11:30 am
Ensemble member Tracy Letts Joins the Cast of Steppenwolf's Penelope

Ensemble member Tracy Letts Joins the Cast of Steppenwolf's Penelope

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is pleased to announce ensemble member Tracy Letts will join the cast of Penelope, by Enda Walsh and directed by ensemble member Amy Morton. Penelope also features ensemble members Ian Barford and Yasen Peyankov with Scott Jaeck and Logan Vaughn. Ensemble member J…

November 28, 2011 1:51 pm
Actor John Mahoney finds his muse

Actor John Mahoney finds his muse

When the phone rings and you see the name "John Mahoney" on the caller ID, it's a no-brainer that you're going to be talking about the actor's memorable roles in television and film and on stage with Chicago's Steppenwolf ensemble. Less predictable, on the other hand, are the topics of Speed…

November 14, 2011 12:00 am Photos

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OFFBEAT: Actor Ed Gero and Goodman celebrating 'Red' success and stage's decade mark

OFFBEAT: Actor Ed Gero and Goodman celebrating 'Red' success and stage's decade mark

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 27, 2011 12:00 am
Cast Members and a Scene from "Middletown" at Steppenwolf

Cast Members and a Scene from "Middletown" at Steppenwolf

Steppenwolf ensemble members (left to right) Alana Arenas and Ora Jones with Keith Kupferer and Molly Glynn and ensemble member Tim Hopper star in Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere production of "Middletown" by Will Eno and directed by Les Waters.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Middletown' offers thought-provoking slice of life perspective

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'Middletown' offers thought-provoking slice of life perspective

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 27, 2011 12:00 am
CHICAGO SCENE: Director Robert Townsend still keeping the faith

CHICAGO SCENE: Director Robert Townsend still keeping the faith

Actor-filmmaker Robert Townsend famously maxed out his credit cards to finance his satire "Hollywood Shuffle" (1987). But the Chicago native credits his success to God.

April 29, 2011 12:00 am Related
Samuel J. and K.

Samuel J. and K.

Samuel G. Roberson Jr. (left) and Cliff Chamberlain play brothers struggling with life's surprises in Mat Smart's "Samuel J. and K." playing a world premiere at Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago through March 13.

March 01, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Shattered Globe's 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' a riveting story

OFFBEAT: Shattered Globe's 'Beauty Queen of Leenane' a riveting story

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

January 18, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a moving must-see

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a moving must-see

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 02, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a moving must-see

OFFBEAT: Steppenwolf's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' a moving must-see

Gary Simmers, Caroline Heffernan and Phillip R. Smith star in Steppenwolf for Young Adults’ production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, dramatized by Christopher Sergel and directed by Hallie Gordon. (Photo by Michael Brosilow / NOT for sale via The Times or NWI.com)

November 02, 2010 12:00 am
Having His Say

Having His Say

HAVING IS SAY - - Actor Larry Neumann Jr. and ensemble member Al Wilder (behind) star in Steppenwolf for Young Adults' Chicago production of "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee, directed by Hallie Gordon and extended through Nov. 18, 2010. (Photo by Michael Brosilow / NOT for sale via Th…

October 24, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Actor with South Holland roots now at Steppenwolf in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

OFFBEAT: Actor with South Holland roots now at Steppenwolf in 'To Kill a Mockingbird'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 24, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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