Chicago Sun-Times: Malcolm Ewen, stage manager who took Steppenwolf shows to Broadway, dead at 64

Malcolm Ewen traveled the globe as a longtime stage manager who took Steppenwolf Theatre Company productions to Broadway and around the world.

Mr. Ewen, who grew up on the North Shore, died Monday in Chicago, according to the theater company, which said he was 64 and had cancer.

He worked for Steppenwolf for 32 years and stage-managed more than 40 shows. His credits included “American Buffalo,” “BLKS,” “The Christians,” “The Doppelganger,” “East of Eden,” “Familiar,” “Man From Nebraska” and “The Tempest.”

His hard work, organizational skill, cool head and sense of humor were recognized when he was tapped in February as the first stage manager to become a member of the famed Chicago ensemble. READ MORE