By Calamity West, directed by Brad DeFabo Akin
A gruesome murder scene has been discovered at the Gruber family’s small farmstead, Hinterkaifeck. Set in 1922 Germany and inspired by real events, Hinter is a chilling tale about a family, a community, and the post-World War I socio-political climate by one of Chicago’s most exciting new playwrights.
Previews: January 19 - 24, 2018
Press Opening: Thursday, January 25, 2018
Performances: January 25 - March 3, 2018
Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8pm
Sunday afternoons at 3pm (excluding 1/28)
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Running Time: TBA
Production Sponsors: Jessica & Chrirstoph Schrey, Timothy Sherck
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In January, Steep Ensemble Member Brad DeFabo Akin returns to Steep to direct the world premiere of Calamity West’s Hinter, which was commissioned by Steep Theatre. West has quickly emerged as an important Chicago playwright, with recent acclaimed productions of her works Rolling (Jackalope Theatre) and Give It All Back (Sideshow Theatre). Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune dubbed West “the real deal“ and “one of this city‘s most exciting new voices.“ DeFabo Akin has delivered notable Steep productions strangers, babies, Book of Days, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, and 2016‘s The Few.