Steppenwolf Theatre Company: 25 Years on the Edge

Fact Sheet

  • Emmy Award Winner
  • Premiered April 2000
  • One-hour documentary

Steppenwolf Theatre Company: 25 Years on the Edge

The history and style of Chicago's most acclaimed theater company and one of the world’s great acting ensembles. Includes in-depth conversations with theater ensemble members Gary Sinise, John Malkovich, Laurie Metcalf, John Mahoney, Joan Allen, Terry Kinney, Jeff Perry and the rest of Steppenwolf's acclaimed collective of actors and directors. It is highlighted by rare and previously unseen excerpts from Steppenwolf performances from the past twenty years

Related Information

  • Awarded Documentary of Cultural Significance in the 2000 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Awards
  • Steppenwolf was founded in 1974 by high school friends Gary Sinise, Terry Kinney and Jeff Perry in the basement of a church in Highland Park, Illinois