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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…

Sequins & Soul | Goodman 2017 Gala Photo Album

"What's going on?" Thank you for making the 2017 Goodman Gala unforgettable! Because of your generosity, we raised nearly $1 million in support of Goodman Theatre’s Education and Engagement programming. You were the very first to hear the news of our brand new two-year partnership with Disney’s Musicals in Schools program, in which five Chicagoland…

5 Reasons to Host Your Next Event 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: 1. Location, Location, Location! Right in the heart of the downtown Loop, the Goodman is…

A Tribute to Martha Lavey

“My mother taught me that you can follow behind everyone and walk in the dust, or you can walk ahead through the unbroken thorny bush, you may get blood on your ankles, but you arrive first and not covered in the residue of others. This land is fertile and blessed in many respects, and the…