Marie Antoinette hits Steppenwolf stage

Marie Antoinette hits Steppenwolf stage
Marie Antoinette hits Steppenwolf stage

Marie Antoinette hits Steppenwolf stage

Before Britney Spears and Justin Bieber, there was Marie Antoinette. In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. But France’s love affair with the royals sours as revolution brews, and for Marie, the political suddenly becomes very personal. We discuss the debut of this story on the Steppenwolf Stage with director Robert O’Hara.(Flickr/swanksalot)