Interview: Hallie Gordon, Marilyn Halperin and Nicole O’Connell

Education and outreach are a big part of what many Chicago theatres do. Three leaders in this field — Hallie Gordon (Artistic and Education Director For Young Adults at Steppenwolf Theatre), Marilyn Halperin (Director of Education and Communications at Chicago Shakespeare Theater) and Nicole O’Connell (Director of Education at Writers Theatre) — join Anne Nicholson Weber to discuss how and why their theatres are reaching out to teachers and students in the Chicago public schools.

Originally published November 12, 2012 on