2015

Pop Quiz: First-Wave Feminism

Posted by: at 01/08/2015 02:10 PM
Pop Quiz: First-Wave Feminism

Are you a history buff? To prep for the premiere of "Rapture, Blister, Burn" at Goodman Theatre, test your knowledge of some of the important people and places of First Wave Feminism. See Gina Gionfriddo's "Rapture, Blister, Burn", directed by Kimberly Senior, January 17 - February 22. 


Rapture, Blister, Burn Personality Poll

Posted by: at 01/08/2015 04:28 PM
Rapture, Blister, Burn Personality Poll

Now that you've seen Rapture, Blister, Burn, take our audience poll. We want to know how you feel about some of the themes and characters in the story. Once you finish the survey, you'll have a chance to see how other audience members have responded.


Pop Quiz: Second-Wave Feminism

Posted by: at 01/14/2015 07:03 PM
Pop Quiz: Second-Wave Feminism

Ready to take your history skills to the next level? In honor of Gina Gionfriddo's "Rapture, Blister, Burn", test your knowledge of the important people and places of Second Wave Feminism. See Rapture, Blister, Burn January 17 - February 22.


Twitter Chat with Kimberly Senior

Posted by: at 01/22/2015 12:46 PM
Twitter Chat with Kimberly Senior

We sat down with Rapture, Blister, Burn director Kimberly Senior to talk about the play and her life in the theater. If you missed the conversation live, read up on all her great answers here.


"Rapture, Blister, Burn": The Play Title, The Song Lyric

Learn more about where the title of Gina Gionfriddos' play Rapture, Blister, Burn came from.


Pop Quiz: Third-Wave Feminism

Posted by: at 01/29/2015 10:25 AM
Pop Quiz: Third-Wave Feminism

So you've aced our first two quizzes on the important people and places of the modern feminist movement. Now test your knowledge on third-wave feminism! And see Gina Gionfriddo's Rapture, Blister, Burn now through February 22, 2015!


Backstage with Karen Janes Woditsch

Posted by: at 02/04/2015 04:46 PM
Backstage with Karen Janes Woditsch

Actor Karen Janes Woditsch took some time off the stage of Rapture, Blister, Burn to answer a few backstage questions about herself, Chicago, and the play.


Backstage with Mary Ann Thebus

Posted by: at 02/11/2015 02:32 PM
Backstage with Mary Ann Thebus

Long-time Chicago actor Mary Ann Thebus is currently on stage as Rapture, Blister, Burn's Alice, the mother of a college professor who enjoys unwinding by socializing and mixing her daugther some post-class martinis. Between performances Thebus herself sat down to chat about the sharp new play and her own life.


"The Iceman Cometh" at BAM

Posted by: at 02/13/2015 02:01 PM
"The Iceman Cometh" at BAM

Read reviews from the Goodman Theatre's production of The Iceman Cometh now playing at BAM.


Backstage with Jennifer Coombs

Posted by: at 02/20/2015 11:53 AM
Backstage with Jennifer Coombs

As Rapture, Blister, Burn winds down its run, leading lady Jennifer Coombs took a break from performances to chat about the show. Rapture, Blister, Burn must close Sunday, February 22. Get tickets before it's too late!


Quiz: August Wilson's 20th Century Cycle

Posted by: at 03/06/2015 04:49 PM
Quiz: August Wilson's 20th Century Cycle

Quiz your knowledge of August Wilson's 20th Century Cycle! Match the photo to the correct title of the play. Celebrate Wilson March 7 - April 18 at the August Wilson Celebration.


The August Wilson Dream Team

Posted by: at 03/20/2015 12:20 PM
The August Wilson Dream Team

Goodman Theatre welcomes the "August Wilson Dream Team" – four smart, passionate, theater-savvy women who have come aboard to blog about the offerings in our August Wilson Celebration (through April 19).


Hotel Life on Screen

Posted by: at 03/30/2015 02:10 PM
Hotel Life on Screen

Hotel life has always been fertile ground for film and television comedy. In honor of the start of The Upstairs Concierge, we've rounded up some of our favorite scene from the big and small screen. How will Ella fair compared to these hotel service workers? Join us to find out!


Five Lillian Hellman Quotes to Live By

Posted by: at 04/30/2015 08:42 PM
Five Lillian Hellman Quotes to Live By

Playwright Lillian Hellman

“Oh, she was mean, manipulative and heroic—she was a mighty little woman,” acclaimed author Norman Mailer said of The Little Foxes playwright Lillian Hellman. As a writer, social activist and socialite, Hellman lived quite an adventurous life. Below are several “mighty” and wise words she wrote during her lifetime. Check out her advice!


The Little Foxes on Social Media

Posted by: at 05/04/2015 05:27 PM
The Little Foxes on Social Media

Check out what audience members are saying about The Little Foxes on social media! Leave a comment here about your thoughts too.


Backstage with Michael Canavan

Posted by: at 05/05/2015 02:03 PM
Backstage with Michael Canavan


An Interview with Cherene Snow

Posted by: Goodman Theatre at 05/27/2015 10:40 AM
An Interview with Cherene Snow

As the feuding family members of The Little Foxes go for each others' throats, their servants, Addie and Cal, witness the drama with a watchful eye. During a recent performance break Cherene Snow, who plays the family's maid Addie, spoke about her character and the race relations of the early 20th century when the play takes place.


An Interview with Dexter Zollicoffer

Posted by: at 05/27/2015 11:26 AM
An Interview with Dexter Zollicoffer

As the Hubbard siblings ruthlessly deceive each other throughout The Little Foxes, their loyal house staff Cal and Addie witness the familial backstabbing from the sideline. During a recent break from performances actor Dexter Zollicoffer shared his thoughts on playing Cal the butler.


What 1920s icon are you?

Posted by: at 06/01/2015 06:00 PM
What 1920s icon are you?

July with Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

Posted by: at 07/01/2015 04:55 PM
July with Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

The 4th of July holiday is here again. Time for family BBQs, hot dogs, swimming pools and, of course, fireworks! So we wanted to see how siblings Vanya and Sonia and Masha—and Masha's BF Spike—are planning to spend the weekend.


The Chekhov-Durang Connection

Posted by: Neena Arndt at 07/16/2015 01:49 PM
The Chekhov-Durang Connection

Anton Chekhov and Christopher Durang

Avid theatergoers will recognize the characters’ of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike existential dilemmas (and their names) from the plays of Anton Chekhov, a Russian playwright who, around the turn of the 20th century, revolutionized playwriting with his four major works: Uncle VanyaThe Cherry OrchardThe Seagull and The Three Sisters.


Vanya and Friends in the Media

Posted by: at 07/17/2015 12:05 PM
Vanya and Friends in the Media

Feast in the News

Posted by: at 08/12/2015 11:51 AM
Feast in the News