BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Goodman Theatre
by Emily McClanathan - Dec 1, 2018

The Goodman Theatre's annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, now in its 41st year, embraces Charles Dickens' world with all of its Victorian charm. And rightly so: after all, Queen Victoria and her husband, Prince Albert, are largely credited with popularizing Christmas traditions in Britain. Between these royals and the legacy of Dickens' beloved tale, nothing says 'Christmas' quite like carolers in top hats and gas lamps glowing in the London fog. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Goodman Theatre Presents the 41st Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: The Goodman Theatre Presents the 41st Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

More than 1.5 million people have experienced Goodman Theatre's family-favorite, A Christmas Carol, 'one of Chicago's treasured Christmas traditions' (Theatermania), now returning for the 41st year. Under Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper's direction for the sixth year, the annual production 'remains the greatest seasonal story of all' (Chicago Tribune) and features Chicago actor Larry Yando, who leads the 26-member cast as the irascible businessman Ebenezer Scrooge. Joining Yando is Paris Strickland, who reprises her role as Tiny Tim for the second year. One Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by four ghosts who take him on a spectacular adventure through his past, present and future, helping him rediscover the joys of life, love and friendship.  (more...)

Two Holiday Shows Take The Stage At Goodman TheatreTwo Holiday Shows Take The Stage At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Tis the season for holiday theatergoing! This year, Goodman Theatre offers two choices for Chicago audiences-Charles Dickens' classic A Christmas Carol, now in its 41st year, and the Goodman debut of David Sedaris' contemporary, irreverent The Santaland Diaries, adapted by Joe Mantello. (more...)

The Goodman Announces Cast and Creative of A CHRISTMAS CAROLThe Goodman Announces Cast and Creative of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

More than 1.5 million people have experienced A Christmas Carol, now returning for the 41st year at Goodman Theatre, November 17 - December 30. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2017

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. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Concludes 40th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL with 'Tiny Tim Drive'Goodman Theatre Concludes 40th Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL with 'Tiny Tim Drive'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

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. (more...)

VIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROLVIDEO: 10 Year-Old Cancer Survivor Paris Strickland Inspires in Goodman Theatre's Annual A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2017

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. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Offering First-Ever Sensory-Friendly Performance of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

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. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Goodman TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at The Goodman Theatre
by Patrick Rybarczyk - Nov 30, 2017

With its mixture of darkness and light, Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a long-standing holiday tradition that takes audiences on a journey of misery, revelation, and redemption. Now in its 40th year on stage at The Goodman Theatre, this tale stands the test of time, with some fresh updates that reveal room for even more. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's 40th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

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! (more...)

First Female Tiny Tim May Fit the Role More Than MostFirst Female Tiny Tim May Fit the Role More Than Most
by Stephanie Wild - Nov 22, 2017

According to Chicago Tribune, Paris Strickland became the first female to play Tiny Tim when she took the stage in the Goodman Theatre's latest production of the Christmas classic. But that's not all that makes her special. Strickland is a bit of a miracle herself. (more...)

Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2017

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. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years Of A CHRISTMAS CAROLGoodman Theatre Celebrates 40 Years Of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

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. (more...)

Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!Larry Yando to Return as 'Scrooge' for 10th Time in A CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Goodman; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

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. (more...)