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||THEATER Steppenwolf running Eve L. Ewing's '1919' Oct. 4-29
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Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present the Steppenwolf for Young Adults' world premiere of 1919, adapted by J. Nicole Brooks from Eve L. Ewing's collection of poems about the killing of Black teenager Eugene Williams in 1919 off the segregated Chicago lakeshore.
The production will run Oct. 4-29 at the Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell, 1646 N. Halsted St. The theater is the centerpiece of its recently unveiled Liz and Eric Lefkofsky Arts and Education Center.
Directed by Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Tasia A. Jones, the production features Sheldon D. Brown, DeMorris Burrows, Max Thomas, Sola Thompson, Jessica Dean Turner and Alexis Ward.
Tickets start at $5 each for teens through the Teen Arts Pass and are $20 each for the general public. Single tickets to 1919 are now on sale at steppenwolf.org and 312-335-1650.
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