Well, it finally happened. Just when we were all settling down into the deep deep joy that is the news of James Corden leaving our televisions next year (and dear god please — movie musicals too) along comes Monday to further brighten our spirits. Everyone’s least favorite cat and cringey late night chat host was … Continue reading SO LONG NIGHTTIME ELLEN
Spooky Season is really outdoing itself this year. There’s a 20-foot blowup ghost with anger issues (and flashing lights) in the yard next door, I just read Kim Kardashian had sex with Pete Davidson by a fireplace to honor her grandmother, and Madonna is terrorizing children on TikTok. If you aren’t shaking in your sweatpants … Continue reading LIFE IS A MYSTERY
We’re always planning for our upcoming shows … and we want you to be a part of it! Are you a minority, trans, disabled, or anyone with a different perspective? Are you a pro at sharing stories? Are you scared because you’ve never done anything like this? Are you all of these things? None of them? Whatever your story is, whatever your background is, whatever experience level you’re coming from. . .WE WANT YOU! EVERYONE is welcome! The only requirement is that you have a non-fiction story about your life and experience that you’re excited to share with a room full of strangers.
You’re Being Ridiculous: JOY
Join us at Steppenwolf’s 1700 Theatre (1700 North Halsted) on May 26, 27, & 28 at 8:00PM as we bust out of quarantine and celebrate our triumphant return to in-person performances with a joy—themed show full of all the fun, happy tears and laughter you’ve been craving. This is our big return to the stage, think of it as your next booster shot, the balm for everything that has been ailing you. You need all these laughs! You cannot miss this one, doctor’s orders!
Do not miss these true stories from a stellar line-up of some of Chicago’s very best writers and storytellers. Tickets can be purchased by clicking the ticket button below … seating is limited, so be sure to get your tickets TODAY before it’s too late!
Thursday, May 26
Maggie Andersen, Lily Be, Josh Friedberg, Nestor Gomez,
Archy Jamjun, Darwyn Jones, Jeremy Owens, and Amy Sumpter
Friday, May 27
Diane Kastiel, Brenna Kearney, Megan Lavery, Jeremy Owens,
David Quach, Laurel Ross, Katie Viña, and Jen Vincent
SAturday, May 28
Ell Cee, Robert Cornelius, Elizabeth Gomez, Adrienne Gunn,
Arlene Malinowski, Jeremy Owens, Megan Stielstra, and Kelsey Stoner
All performances of You’re Being Ridiculous: JOY are sold out. Standby tickets may be available for purchase at the door starting one hour before each performance.
“The art of storytelling is on display at Steppenwolf Theatre’s 1700 space. Hosted by the lanky and affable Jeremy Owens, You’re Being Ridiculous features a rotating cast of performers. This is not an occasion to be missed.“
— Chicago Reader
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