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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.…

Sensory-Friendly A Christmas Carol—Making a Holiday Classic Accessible for All

Goodman Theatre is excited to announce our first sensory-friendly performance in our 40th anniversary celebration of A Christmas Carol, Saturday, December 30 at 2pm. Sensory-Friendly/Relaxed performances are designed to create a performing arts experience that is intended for families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities. You can…

10 Fast Facts About 1978

Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, Goodman’s first production of A Christmas Carol premiered in 1978. We took a time machine back to yesteryear to see what life was like in 1978, and what we found was…pretty groovy. 1. Popular TV shows include Happy Days, The Rockford Files, Charlie’s Angels and The Love Boat. And we met…

Introducing the 2017/2018 Playwrights Unit

We're thrilled to announce the next Playwrights Unit! Our commitment to new works and living writers continues in the 2017/2018 Season. The five Chicago-based playwrights newly named to the Playwrights Unit, a year-long residency in partnership with Chicago Dramatists, include Sam Collier, finalist for The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s 2017 National Playwright Conference for her…

Test Your Knowledge of Eugene O’Neill

How much do you know about the life and plays of Eugene O'Neill, the father of American drama? Put your O'Neill savvy to the test, then come see his only comedy Ah, Wilderness!—now playing through July 23 only! Tickets → GoodmanTheatre.org/AhWilderness >>…

Goodman Theatre’s Connections to the 2017 Tony Award Nominees

It's the most wonderful time of the year in theater again: Tony Awards season! In anticipation of the 71st annual Tony Awards this Sunday, June 11, we take a look at Goodman Theatre's connections with this year's outstanding line-up of nominated theater artists. Get the scoop below, then cheer on the nominees as you watch…

Public Enemy: Flint

Goodman Theatre is proud to be supporting partner in Public Enemy: Flint, a response by national, and international arts and community organizations to the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Usually known in English as An Enemy of the People, Henrik Ibsen’s play (which will also be presented on the Goodman stage in our own production…