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BIG SCIENCE - Premiering with Steppenwolf's LookOut Series

  • Steppenwolf Theatre 1650 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL, 60614 United States (map)

Premiering as part of Steppenwolf’s LookOut series:

LookOut is Steppenwolf’s performance series that presents the work of artists and companies across genre and form. Emerging artists and performance legends, quintessential Chicago companies and young aspiring ensembles, familiar Steppenwolf faces and new friends.

Thursdays, January 17 - February 7 at 8pm
$20 General Admission, $15 Industry 

We were never scientists from the start and we never will be. Despite this, we are on a mission to understand the science in its vastness, and we invite you to watch us try to capture and swallow it whole, holding it close to us when we feel alone at night. This is BIG SCIENCE, a brand new devised performance, created for you by Hot Kitchen.

The collective’s newest performance, BIG SCIENCE, will re-purpose text, imagery, and movement from the scientific field as a mode of communication with their spectator; juxtaposed with their own essays and writings on life. It is an adventure through the cosmos; a blast-off into the unknown, and a journey to find out if dark matter really does exist.

Directed by Jiana Estes & Audrey Polinski 

Devised with Lindsey Barlag Thornton, Kaylyn Carter, Claudia Castillo, Carol Crosby, Katelyn Douglass, Katie Friedman, Alex Hovi, Wade Howard, Jasmine Henri Jordan, and Andy Slavin.

Design and Costumes by Katie Friedman and Charley Guptill

Promotional Photos by Drew Angle 

Special Thanks to High Concept Labs, SAIC, Comfort Station.

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