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West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November Photo West Coast Premiere of CLYDE'S to Open at the Mark Taper Forum in November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 25, 2022

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.

SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre Adds Two Performances in Final Week Photo SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre Adds Two Performances in Final Week
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 22, 2022

On the heels of a standing-room-only opening night and wide critical praise for the world premiere of Rebecca Gilman's Swing State—a “riveting, deeply moving, empathy-generating, extraordinary new play (by) a great poet of the upper Midwest” (Chicago Tribune)—Goodman Theatre adds two performances to the final week of Tony Award-winning director Robert Falls' world-premiere production.

The League of Chicago Theatres Names Marissa Lynn Ford New Executive Director Photo The League of Chicago Theatres Names Marissa Lynn Ford New Executive Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 14, 2022

The League of Chicago Theatres Board of Directors announced the selection of Marissa Lynn Ford as the organization’s new Executive Director.

 Photo Goodman Theatre to Present Midwest Premiere of PEQUEĂ‘OS TERRITORIOS EN RECONSTRUCCIĂ"N This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022

Goodman Theatre and the Chicago Latino Theater Alliance will present the Midwest premiere of Pequeños Territorios en Reconstrucción by Teatro Linea de Sombra of Mexico City, appearing in a limited engagement September 21-25 at the Goodman.

Cast Announced for World Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre Photo Cast Announced for World Premiere of Rebecca Gilman's SWING STATE at Goodman Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2022

Pulitzer Prize-nominated playwright Rebecca Gilman will mark her 10th production at Goodman Theatre, her longtime creative home, with Swing State—directed by Tony Award-winner Robert Falls in their 6th collaboration over 35 years. Swing State appears October 7 – November 13 in the 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre.

Cast Announced for the World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Photo Cast Announced for the World Premiere of THE RIPPLE, THE WAVE THAT CARRIED ME HOME at Berkeley Repertory Theatre
by Steve Schonberg - Aug 17, 2022

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced casting for the world premiere production of the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Jackson Gay, and produced in association with Goodman Theatre. 

De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Pre Photo De'Adre Aziza, Kevin Kenerly, Reza Salazar & More to Star in Chicago & West Coast Premieres of CLYDE'S
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022

Celebrated creative collaborators over two decades, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and director Kate Whoriskey will return to Goodman Theatre with their latest Broadway production, Clyde’s, launching the Goodman’s 2022/2023 Season.

Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance Photo Cast Announced for JERRY'S GIRLS Benefit Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2022

Season of Concern, the emergency fund for Chicago theater artists, will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Jerry’s Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, concepts by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, direction by Ken-Matt Martin, and musical direction by Nigel D. Robinson.

Winners Announced for 13th Annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions Photo Winners Announced for 13th Annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022

Out of the 330 total Chicagoland high school students who entered the 13th annual August Wilson Monologue and Design Competitions, Demi Davis from Senn High School prevailed, taking the first-place prize at the Chicago finals earlier this month for her 2-3-minute monologue performance.

A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards Photo A STRANGE LOOP, COMPANY, TAKE ME OUT & More Win 2022 Drama League Awards
by Team BWW - May 20, 2022

Find out this year's nominees and winners for Drama League Awards. The 2022 Awards will recognize eligible Broadway and Off-Broadway (non-virtual only) productions that began preview performances between March 16, 2021, and April 23, 2022.

Roche Schulfer Videos

VIDEO: Goodman Theatre Casting Director Lauren Port Goes Behind the Scenes of Casting Videoplay
VIDEO: Goodman Theatre Casting Director Lauren Port Goes Behind the Scenes of Casting While Working From Home

by Stage Tube - Apr 25, 2020

As part of the Goodman Theatre's Intermission series, Casting Director Lauren Port gives a peek behind the scenes at how the Goodman's shows get casta?"even while working from home.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Goodman Theatre's GREAT WOMEN AT PLAY Series, Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2014

Goodman Theatre introduces a new subscription package for 2014, 'Great Women at Play,' featuring works written and directed by a handful of the most popular female playwrights working in the American theater today. This special package for women-and men-includes five plays for the price of four, a complimentary visit to the exclusive Goodman Lounge and the opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate from the Goodman's preferred restaurant partner, Petterino's. Visit GoodmanTheatre.org/GreatWomen for more information, and check out a video of the artists involved below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Goodman Theatre's GREAT WOMEN AT PLAY Series
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2013

Goodman Theatre introduces a new subscription package for 2014, 'Great Women at Play,' featuring works written and directed by a handful of the most popular female playwrights working in the American theater today. This special package for women-and men-includes five plays for the price of four, a complimentary visit to the exclusive Goodman Lounge and the opportunity to win a $100 gift certificate from the Goodman's preferred restaurant partner, Petterino's. Visit GoodmanTheatre.org/GreatWomen for more information, and check out a video of the artists involved below!