Steppenwolf For Young Adults
October 7, 2016 - October 22, 2016
presents The Burials
. Sophie is everything an upstanding young millennial should be: engaged, devoted to her family, and a likely valedictorian. But her life is shattered when her brother goes on a high school shooting rampage. Thrust into the national spotlight, Sophie finds herself torn between defying the narrative being woven about her brother in the media, and stopping the father she loves from using the rampage for his own political ends. Inspired by Antigone
, The Burials
is a modern tale of civic responsibility and the gun epidemic in America.