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  • Oct 2014

    Critics are Raving about Smokefall!

    Don't miss this audience—and critical hit!

    Chicago Tribune gives Smokefall four stars (out of four) and says “plays like this are rare and precious.” The paper calls the play “very beautiful” and says the acting is “first-rate, both witty and unstingingly honest.” Chicago-Sun Times says the show is “highly recommended” and “a glorious play” filled with “true comic brilliance.”

  • Nov 10 2014
    Bake OffNew Play Bake-Off

    See Your Own Play On Stage at the New Play Bake-Off


    New Play Bake-Off gives aspiring writers ages 14 and up an opportunity to craft a brand-new play in just one weekend. Award-winning authors like Philip Dawkins, Ike Holter, Nambi E. Kelley and more will lead writing workshops at the Goodman and at libraries across the city in October. Following these workshops, up to 8 plays will then be selected and performed by an ensemble of professional actors on the Goodman’s Owen stage on November 10! Learn more.

  • Sept 8 2014

    Immerse Yourself in 90 Years of Goodman Theatre History


    Celebrate the Goodman’s 90th Anniversary Season by learning all about the theater’s history at our special new anniversary website. See famous faces who’ve worked at the theater, browse photos of classic productions, read interviews with noted artists and much more at GoodmanTheatre.org/90.

  • Sept 5 2014
    New StagesAll-New Fall

    Introducing All New Fall

    A two month celebration of bold new works

    Beginning in September, audiences can experience new plays ranging from an expanded production of Smokefall, to the world premiere of The World of Extreme Happiness to the just announced FREE New Stages Festival. Please join us in exploring these groundbreaking new plays and a lineup of exciting special events. LEARN MORE.

  • Winter 2014
    A Christmas CarolA Christmas Carol

    Tickets on Sale Now to A Christmas Carol!


    Celebrate Christmas early by purchasing your tickets to this year’s production of A Christmas Carol! This year’s production features Larry Yando in his seventh turn as Scrooge, with Goodman Artistic Associate Henry Wishcamper directing. 
    Buy Tickets.

  • Winter 2014
    TwistTwist Your Dickens

    Tickets for Second City's Twist Your Dickens on Sale Now

    An irreverent send-up of the holiday classic

    Twist Your Dickens or Scrooge You is written by former The Colbert Report writers Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort and features Second City's trademark improvisation. Scrooge, Tiny Tim and those know-it-all ghosts find themselves hopelessly mixed up with characters from the Peanuts holiday special, the Island of Misfit Toys and even little orphan Annie in a heaping host of holiday hilarity. Buy Tickets.