An Inside Look at All Things Goodman Theatre


Live @ Five: Art/Activism

Explosive moments in history inspire art. Goodman Artistic Associate Dael Orlandersmith (Until the Flood), Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly, Chinglish), Joan Appell Lipkin (Dance the Vote Project) and Olivia Ridley (Ghost Gun, #ENOUGH: Plays To End Gun Violence) address this and more in a thought-provoking live-stream event, moderated by Willa J. Taylor, Goodman Walter Director of Education and Engagement.


The summer of 2020 marked the inauguration a brand new Goodman Theatre program: Strike!: The Youth Political Theatre Project. This free program was thoughtfully guided…

I am the Goodman

People are the heart and soul of Goodman Theatre. From the actors on stage to the behind-the-scenes artisans to the administrative staffers, it takes…

I’ve Been To The Mountaintop

Watch: As part of the Goodman’s 2018 Musical Theater Intensive program, choreographer Darian Tene crafted this powerful piece set to Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I’ve been to the mountaintop” speech.

GeNarrations Story Spotlight: Dion Walton

In his story, ‘So Far Away’, GeNarrations student Dion Walton shares his experience living through the AIDS epidemic in California as a Black trans man. Far too many Black trans people did not survive this crisis. And today, far too many Black trans lives continue to be overlooked.