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The season also includes the return of the long-absent Moira Harris to the Steppenwolf stage; she appears in the January production of “The Birthday Party” alongside Sophia Sinise, the daughter of Harris and Steppenwolf co-founder
The season opens in September with K. Todd Freeman directing "Good People," a moving drama about working-class folks in Boston, with a cast that includes Alana Arenas, Mariann Mayberry and Molly Regan.
Stephen Adly Guirgis’ “Hat” follows in December, with “The Birthday Party” opening in January in the Upstairs Theatre and playing through May, also starring Francis Guinan,
Tina Landau will direct "Head of Passes" in April 2013, a piece commissioned from McCraney, the ensemble playwright behind the acclaimed "Brother/Sister Plays." McCraney's new play is set in the "distant present" at the mouth of the Mississippi River and will star Arenas, Freeman, Jon Michael Hill, Tim Hopper and James Vincent Meredith.