Take a Look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago Production of Russian Transport
Playwright Erika Sheffer puts the American dream under a magnifying glass.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Chicago premiere of Erika Sheffer's Russian Transport, directed by Yasen Peyankov, opens this Sunday, February 16, at Steppenwolf's Upstairs Theatre,running through May 11. The play follows a rowdy family of Russian immigrants living in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn. When Uncle Boris arrives from the old country, his mysterious business ventures force the family to decide how far they are willing to go to achieve the American dream. The five-person cast features Tim Hopper, Mariann Mayberry, Alan Wilder, Aaron Himelstein, and Melanie Neilan.
The production team for Russian Transport includes Joey Wade (scenic design), Ana Kuzmanic (costume design), Scott Zielinski (lighting design), Rob Milburn and Michael Bodeen (sound design and original music), and Stephan Mazurek (projection design).
Take a look at the production in the gallery below.