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Director Mary Zimmerman at the Goodman

Summer of 2019 sees a classic American musical revived at Goodman Theatre. The Music Man, directed by Mary Zimmerman is one of the highlights of the Goodman's 2018/2019 Season. In anticipation of this sure-to-be spectacular production, we look back at Zimmerman's history with the Goodman and Chicago's vibrant theater community.

Playwright Sarah DeLappe & Director Vanessa Stalling in Conversation

Listen to a Conversation on the Pulitzer-nominated play The Wolves Director and former Maggio Fellow Vanessa Stalling joins acclaimed playwright Sarah DeLappe in a moderated discussion focused on DeLappe's sensational debut, The Wolves. The Goodman invites you to join this rare opportunity to hear DeLappe and Stalling delve into the work's nuanced take on gender, its…

Jo Cattell Named 2017/2018 Michael Maggio Directing Fellow

Goodman Theatre announces Jo Cattell as the recipient of the 2017/2018 Michael Maggio Directing Fellowship, an honor reserved for early-career Chicago-based directors. Cattell will gain complete access to the artistic process at the Goodman, including the opportunity to assist on a Goodman production—from early research and design through the casting and rehearsal process to the…

Ronald Reagan: The Great Communicator—and Comedian?

"When I go in for a physical now they no longer ask how old I am, they just carbon date me." - President Ronald Reagan While one of the most prominent and divisive political figures of the 20th century, Ronald Reagan did have one skill that appealed to many Americans across the political spectrum—he was…

Season of Concern—Artists Helping Artists

This holiday season, theaters are collecting donations for Season of Concern, a non-profit created nearly 30 years to provide care for those in the theater community afflicted with AIDS-related illnesses and other health-related emergencies. Please consider making a contribution after attending a performance or donate online. Learn more at SeasonofConcern.org/Donate.…