The Goodman welcomes four Chicago-based writers to its 2021/2022 Playwrights Unit: Mallory Raven-Ellen Backstrom, Susan H. Pak, Andrew Rosendorf and Omer Abbas Salem.
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.
During the run of Fannie Lou Hamer, Speak On It!, Chicago-based writer, artist and educator Elon Sloan sat down with playwright Cheryl L. West and actor E. Faye Butler to discuss the play’s development and their collaborative relationship.
Check out a special Live @ Five previewing our 2021 season. Moderated by Managing Producer Adam Belcuore, artists will share their unique insights into next season and share what is exciting and relevant about these works. Participants include Henry Godinez, Tiffany Renee Johnson, Satya Chávez, T.J. Gerckens, Doug Wright, Sydney Chatman and Lorin Latarro.