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 Systems that Built Us

From Tulsa, Oklahoma to a Civil War battlefield and beyond, this summer the participants of GeNarrations—the Goodman’s storytelling performance workshop for adults 55+—explored “Stories of the Systems that Built Us.”

A Note From Robert Falls

For the past 11 years, we have been honored to collaborate with Dael Orlandersmith, a writer-performer with an uncanny ability to portray characters who differ from her not only in age, gender, and race, but also in worldview.

A Singular Body of Work

Revisit four captivating Goodman productions by Dael Orlandersmith, a provocative writer and performer with a singular ability to write, inhabit and empathize with characters…

In Memoriam

Howard Witt, born in Chicago in 1932, studied at the Goodman School of Drama (now The Theatre School at DePaul University) before launching a career that took him around the nation.

Many American Voices

Meet a few contemporaries of Arthur Miller—three 20th century Black playwrights who lived and worked at the same time, but who did not enjoy the same privileges in their career ascent.