Inspired by Steppenwolf's season theme, "Dispatches from the Homefront," the onstage discussion, set to begin at 7 PM, will offer a "unique perspective on culture and world events." Following the conversation, the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. Rich joined New York magazine in 2011 as writer-at-large, following a 31-year career at The New York Times, where he was an OpEd columnist after serving as chief drama critic for 13 years. He is the author of several books, including "Ghost Light: a Memoir" and "The Greatest Story Ever Sold: The Decline and Fall of Truth from 9/11 to Katrina."
Lavey is an ensemble member and the artistic director of Steppenwolf, where she has appeared in more than 20 productions. In Chicago she has performed at the Goodman, Victory Gardens, Northlight and Remains theatres.
Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre is located at 1650 N. Halsted Street in Chicago, IL. For more information and tickets, call (312) 335-1650 or visit steppenwolf.org.