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John Steinbeck's East of Eden Comes to Life Onstage

Take a sneak peek at rehearsals for the world-premiere adaptation, opening at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre this month.

Elizabeth Laidlaw and Tim Hopper rehearse for the world-premiere stage adaptation of East of Eden at Steppenwolf Theatre.
(© Joel Moorman)

Steppenwolf Theatre opens its 40th-anniversary season in Chicago with a world-premiere stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's East of Eden. Written by two-time Tony Award winner Frank Galati and directed by Steppenwolf cofounder Terry Kinney, the production features a 10-person cast, including Steppenwolf ensemble members Kate Arrington, Francis Guinan, Tim Hopper, and Alan Wilder. Take a look at photos from inside the rehearsal room as a literary classic makes its way to the stage.

Director Terry Kinney (right) with the Steppenwolf cast of East of Eden.
(© Joel Moorman)

East of Eden begins performances September 17 in advance of a September 27 opening.

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