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Helen Hunt-Led BETRAYAL & More Set for Goodman Theatre 2024/25 Season

The Goodman Theatre has revealed its 2024/25 season! See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets.

VIDEO: Watch Jessica Thebus Relive Top 3 Moments of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre

Watch Director Jessica Thebus relive her top 3 moments from her productions of A CHRISTMAS CAROL in the video below!

Review: A Sensory Feast of Yuletide Splendor: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Goodman Theatre

What did our critic think of A CHIRSTMAS CAROL at The Goodman Theatre?

Northlight Theatre to Open 2023-2024 Season With BIRTHDAY CANDLES Chicago Area Premiere

Be part of the excitement as Northlight Theatre kicks off their 2023-2024 season with the Chicago area premiere of Birthday Candles. Don't miss out on this highly anticipated production - get all the details and book your tickets today.

THE PROM, An Homage to Frida Kahlo & More Set for Wirtz Center 2023-24 Season

The Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts at Northwestern University has revealed its 2023-24 season of musicals, dramas and theatre for young audiences by celebrated theater makers. 

2 PIANOS 4 HANDS Added to Northlight Theatre 2023-24 Season

Northlight Theatre has revealed the final selection of the 2023-2024 season, 2 Pianos 4 Hands by Richard Greenblatt and Ted Dykstra, directed by Rob Lindley.

World Premiere of John Patrick Shanley's BROOKLYN LAUNDRY & More Set for Northlight Theatre 2023-2024 Season

Northlight Theatre has announced its 2023-2024 season. See programming, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Rivendell Welcomes New Ensemble Members

Rivendell Theatre Ensemble (RTE), Chicago’s only Equity theatre dedicated to producing new work with women at the core, welcomes eight new ensemble members.

Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodman Theatre, Chicago

What did our critic think of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre, Chicago?

Sarah Slight Named Raven Theatre's Interim Artistic Director

The Board of Directors of Raven Theatre has announced that Sarah Slight will serve as the theater’s Interim Artistic Director beginning December 1, 2022, as the theater conducts a search to replace Cody Estle, who is departing to serve as the Artistic Director of Next Act Theatre in Milwaukee.  

West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November

Two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey will bring their latest Broadway triumph, “Clyde’s,” a co-production with Goodman Theatre in Chicago to the Mark Taper Forum November 15 to December 18. It recently concluded the Goodman engagement.

Cast Announced For Atlantic Theater Company's THE FAR COUNTRY

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere production of The Far Country, an Atlantic commissioned play by Guggenheim fellow Lloyd Suh, directed by Obie Award winner Eric Ting.

Second City Announces World Premiere of its First Original Web Series THE TAM AND KEVIN SHOW

The Second City has announced the world premiere of 'The Tam and Kevin Show,' its first original web series, to debut on The Second City YouTube channel June 13. 

Goodman Theatre Announces 2022/23 Season Including THE WHO's TOMMY 30th Anniversary & More!

Three world-premiere productions and a reinvestigated classic, two triumphs from Broadway and off-Broadway and a Chicago premiere, and an epic rock musical sensation reimagined for today.

Goodman Theatre Announces Schedule Updates

Two adjustments to the season schedule at Goodman Theatre shifts the 2021/2022 “Homecoming” Season line-up in the months ahead. The world-premiere production of Swing State by Rebecca Gilman directed by Robert Falls, previously announced for this spring, has been repositioned as this fall’s Owen Theatre opener.

THE OUTSIDERS Musical Adaptation Postponed at Goodman Theatre; Two Productions Added to 2021/2022 Season

Tony Award-winner Robert Falls marks 35 years as Goodman Artistic Director—a position from which he will step down at season’s end—by directing the world premiere of Rebecca Gilman’s Swing State, his sixth play by his longtime collaborator, in the Owen Theatre.

Goodman Theatre Cancels All Remaining Performances of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Executive Director Roche Schulfer announced today that all remaining performances of Goodman Theatre’s 44th annual production of A Christmas Carol, directed by Jessica Thebus, have been cancelled through closing (December 31).

Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol to Resume December 26

Executive Director Roche Schulfer announced today that performances of Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol will resume on Sunday, December 26, in accordance with guidance from the Chicago Department of Public Health.

Goodman Theatre Suspends A CHRISTMAS CAROL Performances Through December 24

To ensure the health and safety of audiences, artists and staff during the current period of increased COVID-19 transmission, Goodman Theatre is suspending live-in-person performances of A Christmas Carol through December 24.

Two Goodman Theatre Partnerships Bring A CHRISTMAS CAROL Into The Chicago Community

Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol, “the greatest seasonal story of all” (Chicago Tribune), is back on stage for its 44th annual production in the heart of the Chicago Loop following a year of suspended live performances. This year, the theater extends the magic of the holiday classic to those unable to attend in-person, and into homes across Chicagoland, in two unique partnerships.

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