Steppenwolf presents the world premiere of The Pain and the Itch, by Bruce Norris, directed by ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro. Something's been gnawing at the avocados in Clay and Kelly's kitchen. This upper middle class American couple will go to any lengths to protect their children from whatever creature has invaded their domestic bliss, but the sense of invasion will not stop. This darkly funny, bitingly insightful comedy exposes one family's dysfunction and darkest secrets during a particularly interesting Thanksgiving. Contains adult language and content.