Steppenwolf Theater

Season shows of 2015-2016

East of Eden September 17 - November 15,2015

Escaping a turbulent past, Adam Trask is determined to make a new start in California’s Salinas Valley. Adam and his wife Cathy settle on a beautiful farm, and soon Cathy gives birth to twins Caleb and Aron. But family history, sibling rivalry and the impending danger of World War I will threaten their little piece of paradise. The play is an American epic, grand in scope yet deeply personal. But it is possible to escape the mistakes of previous generations and choose your own course.

DOMESTICATED December 3,2015 - February 7,2016

Politician Bill Pulver faces the cameras to stumble his way through a carefully crafted apology as his wife Judy stands stoically behind his, but what is she really thinking? We are about to find out in a wickedly funny, unpredictable play about a marriage burst apart by a sex scandal. This scathing, wildly entertaining play investigates gender politics, modern marriage and the sexual mysteries of the animal kingdom.