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Theatre Fri Dec 05 2008

William Petersen joins Steppenwolf's Ensemble

William Petersen, the native Evanstonian actor better known to most as "that dude from CSI" (didja know he's also an Executive Producer?) has been named as a new member of Steppenwolf's prestigious ensemble, which includes other Chicago theatre and film luminaries such as Joan Allen, Frank Galati, John Mahoney, John Malkovitch, Gary Sinise and a host of others.

"We are delighted to welcome our long-time friend, William Petersen, into the Steppenwolf ensemble," comments Steppenwolf Artistic Director Martha Lavey. "Billy was one of the founding members of Chicago's Remains Theatre, an ensemble theater that, like Steppenwolf, helped define the storefront theater life of Chicago in the 1980s. He currently appears in Steppenwolf's Dublin Carol and previously appeared in our productions of Balm in Gilead and Fool for Love. We are delighted that Billy is a friend from our past, present and a part of our future."

For more info about Steppenwolf's Ensemble including a full list of ensemble members past and present, check out the 'Wolf's website.

 
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