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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.…

Why Feathers and Teeth? Artistic Director Robert Falls on the Play’s Wholly Original Outlook

In a world in which many things (including plays) are easily categorized, Charise Castro Smith’s Feathers and Teeth is a delightful anomaly. At first glance, it’s a dark parody of such late ‘70s family sitcoms as The Brady Bunch, replete with shag carpeting, lacquered hairstyles and uneasy family dinners. Beneath its chrome-and-plastic surface, though, the play…

Stage Screams: The Horror Genre in Theater

For the first time in its history, Goodman Theatre dips a toe into the crimson waters of horror this fall with playwright Charise Castro Smith’s Feathers and Teeth. The play focuses on a family whose matriarch recently succumbed to cancer, but rather than taking the form of a taut emotional drama, Feathers and Teeth plumbs its…

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…

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