5 Reasons to Host Your Next Event at Goodman Theatre

View from the Clifford Lobby of our new Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement at Goodman Theatre.

Did you know that Goodman Theatre offers a variety of spaces perfect for accommodating special events, corporate meetings, lectures, pre-show receptions, auditions and more?

Here are five great reasons to consider the beloved Chicago cultural institution for your next event:

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1. Location, Location, Location!
Right in the heart of the downtown Loop, the Goodman is easily accessible for everyone and at the center of all the exciting action of the big city.

 

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Interior of the Goodman’s Albert Theatre with seating for 850

2. Beautiful Facilities
Goodman Theatre’s various spaces include auditoriums, elegant lounge and dining areas, rehearsal rooms and areas in the newly-opened Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement. Featuring floor to ceiling glass windows overlooking downtown Chicago, The Center is a magnificently-designed complex recently added to the Goodman’s main facility.

 

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Event setup for a seated reception in the Baskes Rotunda overlooking Daley Plaza. The Rotunda is part of the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement.

3. Versatility
In addition to its various spaces, Goodman rentals can provide audio visual equipment for presentations, catering options and other needs your event may require. Reception spaces can accommodate groups of up to 850 or smaller intimate gatherings for 40 people or less.

 

Actors in rehearsal with Goodman Resident Director Chuck Smith. The Healy Rehearsal Room has a capacity of 120 people and is perfect for auditions or conferences.
Actors in rehearsal with Goodman Resident Director Chuck Smith. The Healy Rehearsal Room has a capacity of 120 people and is perfect for auditions or conferences.

4. The Unique Factor
Most people are tired of the same old hotel meeting spaces, restaurants and tourist attractions. The Goodman offers your guests the opportunity to visit a unique cultural institution and get a glimpse of the city’s thriving artistic scene.

 

Production photo from Leonard Bernstein’s Wonderful Town directed by Mary Zimmerman as part of the 2016/2017 Season.

5. Extras!
You can choose to enhance your event by adding a performance. Impress your guests with internationally renowned theater at the oldest and largest not-for-profit theater in Chicago.

We hope we can host your next event! For more information on Goodman Rentals visit GoodmanTheatre.org/Rentals and submit a rental inquiry online.

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