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Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL At Goodman Theatre, Chicago

What did our critic think of A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre, Chicago?
Photos: Inside Rehearsal fro A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre

Step inside rehearsal for Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol returning to the stage for its 44th annual production in the heart of the Chicago Loop following a year of darkened stages.
Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

More Chicagoland families now have the opportunity to experience A Christmas Carol as Goodman Theatre offers its first-ever sensory-friendly/relaxed performance. Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks-Chicago, the Goodman welcomes families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities.
Goodman Theatre Concludes 40th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL with 'Tiny Tim Drive'

Goodman Theatre and Candlelighters NYC partner for the launch of the theater's Tiny Tim Drive a charitable effort during A Christmas Carol that spotlights one service organization selected by the young performer portraying Tiny Tim. Candlelighters NYC from which 10-year-old actor Paris Strickland has personally benefited supports families who travel to New York City for pediatric cancer treatment.
VIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years. This year's spotlight falls on Paris Strickland, the adorable 10 year-old girl with a miraculous story of her own. CBS Sunday Morning chatted with the young actress and her Goodman company.
Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

More Chicagoland families now have the opportunity to experience A Christmas Carol as Goodman Theatre offers its first-ever sensory-friendly/relaxed performance. Presented in partnership with Autism Speaks-Chicago, the Goodman welcomes families with members who have autism or other social, cognitive and physical challenges that create sensory sensitivities.
Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Over four decades, 1.5 million people have delighted in the spectacular storytelling, glorious music and Scrooge's unforgettable discovery of kindness, generosity and love. Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 29 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years, now through December 31. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!

Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 34 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years as Chicago's long-standing holiday tradition, enjoyed by more than 1.5 million people, November 18 December 31.
Goodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Nearly 100 actors, crew, staff and audiences of A Christmas Carol have smiled, spoken and shared. Today, Goodman Theatre launches a multimedia showcase reflecting the impact the production has made over 40 years: the Humans of A Christmas Carol photo project, featuring the cast, crew and staff captured by famed Chicago-based photographer Frank Ishman; and A Christmas Carol All-Stars, stories from a variety of patrons from those who have attended nearly every year, to the couple married by Bob Cratchit, to the fan named for Tiny Tim.
Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!

Ten directors, eight Ebenezer Scrooges and 34 Tiny Tims later, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol celebrates 40 years as Chicago's long-standing holiday tradition, enjoyed by more than 1.5 million people, November 18 December 31.
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 3/31 - SPAMILNTON and More!

Check out the top stories from Chicago you might have missed this week and more! Top Stories From Chicago You Might Have Missed 3/31 - SPAMILNTON and More!
Jedlicka Performing Arts Center Announces GYPSY and A New Era

Under the guidance of new Artistic Director, Steve Calzaretta, JPAC Theatre is proud to announce the upcoming production of GYPSY. The role of Mama Rose, the iconic stage mother, will be played by veteran stage performer, Nancy Hays, who played Auntie Mame last summer at Light Opera Works and Judy Garland in Pride Films and Plays, Boy from Oz. Other leading cast members include Jim Spangler as Herbie, Rachel Livingston as Louise, and Brice Baron as June. Ava Morse will play Baby June. Justin Amolsch will music direct the classic Jule Syne and Stephen Sondheim score with an eight piece orchestra.
Cast Announced for 39th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman

With new stage magic and Chicago favorites, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol takes the stage in its 39th year. Returning for his fourth year, Henry Wishcamper directs Charles Dickens' tale of hope and redemption.
Cast Announced for 39th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman

With new stage magic and Chicago favorites, Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol takes the stage in its 39th year. Returning for his fourth year, Henry Wishcamper directs Charles Dickens' tale of hope and redemption.
Larry Yando to Lead Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Full Cast Announced

Tickets go on sale tomorrow for the Goodman Theatre's annual holiday tradition, A Christmas Carol, now in its 37th year and directed by Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper for the second time.
Photo Flash: Kokandy Productions' SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS Celebrates Opening Night

Kokandy Productions' premiere all-musical season kicks off with the Marvin Hamlisch/Craig Carnelia/John Guare noir SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, running now through February 2, 2014 at Theater Wit. BroadwayWorld has a look at the opening night festivities below!
Photo Flash: First Look at Larry Yando and More in Goodman Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

The most wonderful time of the year is underway as Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol begins its 36th annual production. Directing the holiday favorite for the first time, Henry Wishcamper's production features all-new on stage magic-set elements, special effects and more. The cast of 27 (below, includes 14 new and 13 returning cast members) stars Larry Yando, who most recently appeared in Mary Zimmerman's production of The Jungle Book as Shere Khan, in his sixth turn as Ebenezer Scrooge and 8-year-old Matthew Abraham as Tiny Tim for the second year. A Christmas Carol runs now through December 28 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Larry Yando Stars in Goodman Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL, Beg. Tonight

The most wonderful time of the year is underway as rehearsals begin this week for Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol, 'a joyous present for the entire family' (Chicago Sun-Times), in its 36th annual production. Directing the holiday favorite for the first time, Henry Wishcamper's production features all-new on stage magic-set elements, special effects and more. The cast of 27 (below, includes 14 new and 13 returning cast members) stars Larry Yando, who most recently appeared in Mary Zimmerman's production of The Jungle Book as Shere Khan, in his sixth turn as Ebenezer Scrooge and 8-year-old Matthew Abraham as Tiny Tim for the second year. A Christmas Carol runs tonight, November 16 - December 28 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre.
Larry Yando to Star in Goodman Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL; Cast Announced!

The most wonderful time of the year is underway as rehearsals begin this week for Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol, 'a joyous present for the entire family' (Chicago Sun-Times), in its 36th annual production. Directing the holiday favorite for the first time, Henry Wishcamper's production features all-new on stage magic-set elements, special effects and more. The cast of 27 (below, includes 14 new and 13 returning cast members) stars Larry Yando, who most recently appeared in Mary Zimmerman's production of The Jungle Book as Shere Khan, in his sixth turn as Ebenezer Scrooge and 8-year-old Matthew Abraham as Tiny Tim for the second year. A Christmas Carol runs November 16 - December 28 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre.
Larry Yando to Lead Goodman Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL

Magic is in the making as rehearsals begin for Goodman Theatre's A Christmas Carol, 'a joyous present for the entire family' (Chicago Sun-Times) and 'ideal family fare, both heartwarming and spectacular in its familiar tale' (Chicago Tribune). Goodman Theatre Associate Producer Steve Scott Steve Scott, who last directed A Christmas Carol in 1992, returns to helm the 34thannual production featuring 13 new cast members, brand new special effects, additional music and choreography. Acclaimed Chicago actor Larry Yando Larry Yando revives his 'stellar!' (Chicago Tribune) performance of Ebenezer Scrooge, his fourth turn since 2007. A Christmas Carol runs November 18 - December 31, 2011 in the Goodman's Albert Theatre. Tickets are $25 - $92 and can be purchased at GoodmanTheatre.org, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). Ticket discount and luxury package information appears on page 2. BMO Harris Bank is the Major Corporate Sponsor, and Aon Corporation and KPMG are Corporate Sponsor Partners of A Christmas Carol.

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