The epic and unrivaled production of True West by Sam Shepard with Gary Sinise as Austin and John Malkovich as his older brother Lee.
Curated by Jovial Jellyfish
Total Runtime: 1:51:55
Steppenwolf Theatre Company is a Tony Award-winning Chicago theatre company founded in 1974 by Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry in the basement of a church in Highland Park, Illinois. It has since relocated to Chicago's Halsted Street, in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. Its name comes from the Hermann Hesse novel. Martha Lavey, long-time ensemble member, has been artistic director since 1995 and David Hawkanson has been executive director since 2003.
In 1982, Sam Shepard's True West, starring Sinise and John Malkovich, was the first of many Steppenwolf productions to travel to New York City. In 1994, the company made its Los Angeles debut with Steve Martin's first play, Picasso at the Lapin Agile and in 1996, Lyle Kessler's Orphans, directed by Gary Sinise and after a successful run in Chicago and New York City , was the first Steppenwolf production to go international, debuting in London.