The Rembrandt | Steppenwolf Theatre | Theater & Performance | Chicago Reader

The Rembrandt The Short List (Theater) Image Closing (Theater and Galleries)

When: Tuesdays-Sundays. Continues through Nov. 5 2017

Well, this is peculiar. If I remember correctly, Steppenwolf Theatre spent a significant part of last season trying to poke its mostly white, mostly aging, mostly bourgeois audience base in the eye with an array of well-sharpened sticks. Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over delivered a blow against a pale-skinned power structure designed to make life nasty, brutish, and short for urban black men. Taylor Mac's Hir portrayed the boom-generation American male as a beast rendered harmless only as long as he's kept in a drug-induced stupor. And Young Jean Lee played patrons into her Straight White Men with a hip-hop preshow cranked to PTSD-triggering decibel levels before turning us over to a pair of guides who did their condescending best to strip away our smug sense of privilege. Continue reading >>

Price: $53-$98

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