Writer-director Frank Galati’s adaptation of Steinbeck’s Depression-era epic, created for
Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre in 1988, has become a theatrical staple. Galati and Lois Smith, who created the role of
Ma Joad, are among the panelists who explore why the novel’s themes and characters offer such rich material for the
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 7:00 P.M.