The Humans of A Christmas Carol

Long before the first snowflake falls on our marquee, Goodman Theatre’s staff begin the year-long preparations for the most anticipated show of the year–Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

A Photo Project with Frank Ishman

In honor of our 40th Anniversary, meet some of the artists, production team and staff members that help bring Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition to the stage photographed by celebrated photographer Frank Ishman.

Explore the gallery of photos below or click an image to read a full interview. Learn more about A Christmas Carol at