Goodman Theatre’s New Stages Festival plays a key role in helping playwrights get their work out into the world, but they aren’t the only ones who benefit from the process.
In the thought-provoking play Roe, playwright Lisa Loomer and director Vanessa Stalling give new voice to women who made history. Here, they offer some insights into the lessons that history offers.
In 2006, award-winning actor Larry Yando stepped into the role of Ebenezer Scrooge for the very first time. Little did he know that 13 years later, he’d still be delighting Goodman audiences with his take on one of the greatest grouches of all time.
Charles Dickens began writing A Christmas Carol in October 1843; he completed it the following month, and it appeared in bookstores in December. Two months later, eight theater companies had mounted productions of the ghostly tale.