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This photo provided by Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theater shows the cast of Steppenwolf’s world premiere of “a home what howls (or the house what was ravine)” includes, from left to right, Eddie Torres, Isabel Quintero, Leslie Sophia Pérez, Charín Álvarez and ensemble member Tim Hopper.

Leslie Sophia Pérez: Learning from the DePaul classroom to the Steppenwolf stage

Claire Tweedie, Arts & Life Editor February 4, 2024

Leslie Sophia Pérez remembers the beginning of her acting career with fondness. Mostly, though, she happily remembers the mooing.  Years into her Catholic grammar school’s theater program, she finally...

Review: Steppenwolf Theatre’s ‘The Herd’

Ashley Andrews April 19, 2015

Life is all about luck and doggedness, according to Brian (John Mahoney), Andy’s grandfather in Rory Kinnear’s play, “The Herd.” Kinnear was beautifully motivated by the luck and doggedness his...

Blake Montgomery and Sean Parris in Steppenwolf Theatre for Young Adult’s adaptation of George Orwell’s “Animal Farm.” (Photo courtesy of Michael Brosilow | Steppenwolf Theatre)

Steppenwolf Theatre’s ‘Animal Farm’ brings Orwell tale to the stage

Emma Rubenstein October 26, 2014

The productions presented in Steppenwolf for Young Adults may be geared toward a younger audience, but they seem to somehow always transcend their genre. These shows contain something powerful and entertaining...

Ensamble members Francis Guinan and Tim Hopper with Helen Sadler in The Night Alive. (Michael Brosilow / Steppenwolf Theatre)

Steppenwolf performance comes to life in ‘The Night Alive’

Emma Rubenstein October 5, 2014

Theater, if we let it, has the ability to transport us to another world entirely. Sometimes, though, it simultaneously grounds us in the middle of a difficult and messy reality. Steppenwolf Theatre’s...

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