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Skin Deep

These Ghanaian young women aren’t aware that they are entering into a system rigged against them. The beauty pageant, as we know it, was born out of the idea that being beautiful required white skin.

Second Act

Goodman Theatre’s New Stages Festival plays a key role in helping playwrights get their work out into the world, but they aren’t the only ones who benefit from the process.

Decision v. Dissent

Cases argued before America’s highest court must have basis in the Constitution and in history, not solely in moral and religious appeals.

Turning The Page

In the thought-provoking play Roe, playwright Lisa Loomer and director Vanessa Stalling give new voice to women who made history. Here, they offer some insights into the lessons that history offers.

Meet the Man Behind the Miser

In 2006, award-winning actor Larry Yando stepped into the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the very first time. Little did he know that 13 years later, he’d still be delighting Goodman audiences with his take on one of the greatest grouches of all time.

An Enduring Classic in Many Forms

Charles Dickens began writing A Christmas Carol in October 1843; he completed it the following month, and it appeared in bookstores in December. Two months later, eight theater companies had mounted productions of the ghostly tale.