Straight White Men | Steppenwolf Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

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When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through March 19 2017

Straight White Men isn't an adequate title for the 2014 play by Young Jean Lee, getting its Chicago premiere now at Steppenwolf Theatre under Lee's direction. Something like The Allegory of Straight White Well-Educated Liberal Bourgeois Gen-X American Men From Good Homes would be more apt, if awkward. By turns funny, smug, compassionate, intentionally annoying, and just as intentionally didactic, SWM is a morality play—a kind of Everyman—for the current cultural moment. Continue reading >>

Price: $50-$74


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