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Playwright Ayad Akhtar on PBS Newshour

Ayad Akhtar, the Pulitzer-prize winning playwright of  Disgraced, sat down with PBS Newshour during the play’s recent Broadway run to discuss the hit play. Watch Akhtar discuss the themes of identity and religion in the United States in this video. Learn more about Akhtar's influences as an artist, then come see the production here at the Goodman—perfromances…

Paving the Way for Latino/a Work: Feathers and Teeth Director Henry Godinez Champions New Voices at the Goodman

During the 2015/2016 Season, the Goodman will present three works by Latino/a writers: Charise Castro Smith’s horror comedy Feathers and Teeth; José Rivera’s Another Word for Beauty, a musical exploration of a Colombian women’s prison and an adaptation of Roberto Bolaño’s soaring novel 2666. This abundance of Latino/a work reflects a substantial shift in the…

Developmental Production: King of the Yees

KING OF THE YEES By Lauren Yee Directed by Joshua Brody November 1 – November 15 Visit any Chinatown in America and you will likely find a small sign posted over an inconspicuous door with this family name character: 余 The Yee Fung Toy (the Yee Family Association) originated in 1886 when Yee clansmen immigrated to…