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Four Reasons We Can’t Wait for “War Paint”

This June we're thrilled to be producing the world premiere of War Paint starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. Performances start in just eight weeks! 4. This is a WORLD PREMIERE. Chicago audiences will get to see War Paint. Not New York, Not London, CHICAGO! 3. It's based on the true…

Which “A Christmas Carol” Character Are You?

Love "A Christmas Carol?" Find out which character matches your personality with our quiz. Let us know your results... we love both humbugs and happy spirits. See A Christmas Carol now on stage through December 27 only! Tickets available at GoodmanTheatre.org/ACC or by calling the Box Office at 312.443.3800 (open daily 12noon to 5pm). [playbuzz-item…

Season Opening Celebration

Goodman Theatre kicked off its 2015/2016 Big Bold Brilliant season with an exclusive reception and dinner honoring the theater’s remarkable Artistic Collective at The Standard Club, followed by a performance of Disgraced in the Albert Theatre. …

Top 10 Reasons Why We Love Stage Managers

Today is International Stage Management Day. In recognition of all the amazing stage managers we are lucky to work with at the Goodman and all the dedicated SMs around the world, we've compiled the top 10 reasons why we love stage managers. 10. Production calendars? Boom, you're a magician balancing hectic schedules. 9. You know what…

10 of Velázquez’s Most Famous Paintings

Spanish painter Diego de Silva y Velázquez (1599-1660) was one of the most renowned artists of the Baroque era. In Disgraced, Emily creates a portrait of her husband, Amir, inspired by Velázquez’s Portrait of Juan de Pareja. Learn more about some of Velázquez’s masterpieces below! 1. Old Woman Frying Eggs (1618) This is one of…

Staff Picks: Five More Favorite Horror Films – Part II

In honor of Charise Castro Smith’s new horror comedy Feathers and Teeth (September 19 – October 18 in the Owen Theatre), we asked Goodman staff members to share their favorite horror movies. Check out recommendations below from staff member Scott Podraza. Check back soon for more picks from our staff and be sure to watch…

The Top 6 Monsters You Don’t Want to Meet from Around the World

Monsters have long been feared by, well, everyone. After all it’s only normal to be afraid of the dark… or more specifically, what‘s lurking unseen in the dark. In honor of Charise Castro Smith’s new horror play Feathers and Teeth I began exploring some of the creepiest creatures famous for terrorizing cultures across the world.…

Who’s Who in Disgraced

Learn about the five characters in Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced below! Amir: Amir is the central character in Disgraced. Amir’s family is of South Asian origin, but he was born in the United States and firmly identifies as an American. He is a successful corporate lawyer and lives in a lush apartment on New York City’s…