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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.”

  • 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 10 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.

  • Aug 15 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.

  • Oct 20 2014
    SupportSeason Celebration

    Celebrate Our 90th Season on Monday, October 20, 2014

    A night to look back. A night to look forward.

    Join us as we bring together treasured artists from the Goodman’s past, present and future for one spectacular evening benefit. Learn more.

  • 2014-2015
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    Subscribe to Our 90th Season

    Find the package that's just right for you.

    Please join us for our milestone 90th Anniversary Season. The 2014/2015 Season is a thrilling lineup of daring new works, award-winning hits and iconic masterpieces. Choose from various subscriptions packages or customize one “Your Way” with Goodman’s new flexible subscription. Learn more.

  • National Geographic Live Tickets on Sale Now

    Be Inspired

    After a sold-out second season at Goodman Theatre, National Geographic Live returns with another award-winning lineup of inspiring stories from around the world. Secure your seats now for four unforgettable evenings of behind-the-scenes stories of adventure and exploration illustrated with awe-inspiring images and video. Learn more