Superior Donuts

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About This Show

Steppenwolf presents the world premiere of Superior Donuts, by Ensemble Member Tracy Letts, directed by Ensemble Member Tina Landau.

Arthur Przybyszewski owns a decrepit donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago. Franco Wicks, a black teenager who is his only employee, wants to change the shop for the better. Superior Donuts is a provocative comedy about the challenges of embracing the past and the redemptive power of friendship.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: June 29, 2008 Final Performance: August 24, 2008

Theatermania Review

| | June 30, 2008
Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Tracy Letts’ highly entertaining new play veers wildly from comedy to drama.

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