Here were your theater-going options at Chicago's major theaters on Saturday, Feb. 15: At the Goodman Theatre, you could have seen either "Luna Gale" by Rebecca Gilman in the Albert space or "Buzzer" by Tracey Scott Wilson in the Owen. Show More Summary
Beginning March 13, Chicago Shakespeare Theater will debut a revised version of Road Show, a show that Chicago audiences first saw in 2003 at the Goodman Theatre, albeit with a very different book, a modified score and a different title. I caught that production (then called Bounce), and felt it had big problems, but real promise. Show More Summary
On Saturday Feb. 22, the starry cast of the upcoming Broadway revival of “Of Mice and Men,” currently rehearsing in Chicago, stopped by the Goodman Theatre to take in a performance of “Luna Gale.” Directed by Anna D. Shapiro, “Of Mice and Men” stars James Franco and Chris O’Dowd as George and Lennie respectively. Show More Summary
National Geographic photographer, Paul Nicklen, who specializes in documenting the effects of climate change on the natural habitats of polar species, will share stories from behind the lens tonight at The Goodman Theatre. [ more › ...
'Luna Gale' at the Goodman Theatre is the disturbing, thought-provoking new work by playwright Rebecca Gilman. [ more › ]
THEATER REVIEW: "Luna Gale" at the Goodman Theatre ???? THEATER REVIEW: "Luna Gale" at the Goodman Theatre ????... A social worker at the center of Rebecca Gilman's play finds herself wanting to do the best possible thing for the vulnerable children in her charge, but the kids just keep coming, one case after another.
Goodman Theatre has landed one of Broadway’s biggest names for its “A Dream Evening” gala.
The Goodman Theatre has announced the cast for the Chicago premiere of "Venus in Fur," David Ives' audition-set play, and it is a major break for the Chicago actress Amanda Drinkall, who recently appeared in "Great Expectations" at Strawdog Theatre Company. Show More Summary
Actors are used to hearing "break a leg!" before a performance, but those words strike terror in the heart of a professional football player.
The widely acclaimed 2012 Goodman Theatre production of "The Iceman Cometh" will be taken out of cold storage and re-ignited in 2015 in Brooklyn, including with Nathan Lane, Stephen Ouimette and Brian Dennehy.
1. "Smokefall," Goodman Theatre: Even if director Anne Kauffman's production of "Smokefall" had not showcased the incomparable Mike Nussbaum, the dean of Chicago actors, this still would have been a fragile new play with which to fall in love. Show More Summary
The Goodman Theatre announced the members of its 2013-14 Playwrights Unit, a year-long new play development program, on Wednesday afternoon.
THEATER REVIEW: "A Christmas Carol" at the Goodman Theatre ???½ THEATER REVIEW: "A Christmas Carol" at the Goodman Theatre ???½... So, there's a scene in the Goodman Theatre's annual production of "A Christmas Carol," wherein Ebenezer...Show More Summary
On Wednesday, the Goodman Theatre announced casting for the Chicago premiere of "Buzzer," Tracey Scott Wilson's ("The Good Negro") play about the shifting landscapes of an urban neighborhood. Eric Lynch, Lee Stark and Shane Kenyon will star in the three-person drama, which had its world premiere at the Pillsbury House Theatre in Minneapolis in 2012. Show More Summary
Albany Park Theater Project, the multi-ethnic, youth performing arts ensemble, will return to the Goodman Theatre next spring with "God's Work," the Goodman announced on Tuesday. Receiving a new production in April designed for the Goodman's Owen Theatre, this is the second outing for the play which premiered at APTP in 2006. Show More Summary
It seems chef Rick Bayless has been by bitten the acting bug. In addition to next summer's remount of Lookingglass Theatre Company's "Cascabel," a dining-entertainment fusion show being presented at the Goodman Theatre, Bayless will be trying his hand at improv comedy for the first time this winter. Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: 'Smokefall' at the Goodman Theatre ???? THEATER REVIEW: 'Smokefall' at the Goodman Theatre ????... Noah Haidle, the overachieving young playwright formerly known for hyperintellectual insouciance, went through some personal...Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: 'Smokefall' at Goodman Theatre ???? "Smokefall," the fragile, haunting, not-to-be-missed new family drama at the Goodman Theatre is one of those rare new plays that manages both to be unstinting in its depiction of pain and dislocation yet also suffused with the hope that flows from healing and familial love.
The Goodman Theatre's production of 'Smokefall' takes a surreal approach to family love and the ties that bind us. [ more › ]
In preparation for the annual Goodman vs. Steppenwolf flag football game next weekend, the Goodman Theatre's staff and artists wish to tell the world why they're all that and an intermission cookie — by creating this funny parody of Robin Thicke's infamous song, "Blurred Lines."