The Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced its 2013-14 season, a slate that features the first stage appearance by ensemble member
Allen will appear in "The Wheel," a new play from Scotland by Zinnie Harris about a young woman who chases her father across war zones in different times and places. Tina Landau directs the work, which premiered at the Edinburgh Festival and has its American premiere in Chicago on Sept. 12.
Next is another British play, Nina Raine's "Tribes," a big off-Broadway hit for director David Cromer.
"Russian Transport," a play by Erika Sheffer first seen off-Broadway in 2012, will be directed at Steppenwolf by Yasen Peyankov. Featuring Tim Hopper, Mariann Mayberry and Alan Wilder, it's a piece about the exploits and travails of a Russian family in Sheapshead Bay, Brooklyn. The show, which is Sheffer's first play, will run Feb. 6 to May 11, 2014 in the Upstairs Theatre.
New works continue April 3 with "The Way West" by Mona Mansour, directed by