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New Steppenwolf play takes audience to rundown hotel in New Orleans

Playwright Lisa D’ Amour’s last turn on the Steppenwolf stage took on the dark crevices and decline of the Midwest in the Pulitzer Prize finalist Detroit. Now, she heads to the South. Airline Highway takes place in the Hummingbird Hotel along New Orleans’ famous strip. The characters meet to play their respects to a woman whose throwing her own funeral. It’s a new city, but do similar themes from Detroit resurface? We talk with playwright Lisa D’Armour and Steppenwolf’s Aaron Carter about what theatergoers can expect. Photo Courtesy of Facebook

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