Steep Theatre is a home for hard-hitting, finely-tuned ensemble work. With over 50 productions and significant critical and audience acclaim, the company has shepherded a growing community of audiences into bold new territories of story and performance. Steep produces new and under-produced plays that tell the story of ordinary people in extraordinary situations – small stories that illuminate larger societal issues. Steep’s shows have been named to Timeout Chicago's Top Ten Shows of the Year list, the Chicago Tribune's Top Ten Shows of the Year, the Tribune’s Best of the Fringe list, the Sun Times’ Best of the Year list, and WBEZ’s Top Ten Shows of the Decade. Steep has received 21 Jeff Nominations and has won the 2009 Jeff Award for Best Ensemble and the 2010 and 2011 Jeff Awards for Best Actress in a Featured Role. Steep was named the 2010 Broadway in Chicago Emerging Theatre Award winner.