2012/13 Season

The Jungle Book Photo Album

Posted by: Lesley Gibson at 05/21/2012 04:14 PM
The Jungle Book Photo Album

To gain a sense of the sights and sounds that inspired Kipling to create these wild, wonderful stories, Mary and her design team traveled to India last December; she was kind enough to let us share a few photos of their travels with you.


Why Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men?

Posted by: Robert Falls at 09/24/2012 12:10 PM
Why Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men?

We’re extremely proud to present Black n Blue Boys/Broken Men—Dael Orlandersmith’s riveting one-woman exploration of the cycle of violence and abuse in men. Here you will find a letter from our Artistic Director Robert Falls on why we chose to present it as one of our nine plays this season.


Backstage with John Judd

Posted by: Lesley Gibson at 10/19/2012 03:54 PM
Backstage with John Judd

If you’re a regular Chicago theatergoer, you’ve probably seen John Judd on stage. For years he has been a fixture in the local theater scene, appearing regularly in work here at the Goodman (Shining CityA Christmas CarolThe Iceman Cometh) and at most major theaters throughout the area, effortlessly shifting from role to role with total command of the various characters—and accents—he takes on. John is currently appearing in Sweet Bird of Youth as the fearsome Boss Finley; here’s our Backstage interview with one of Chicago’s finest. 


Backstage with Kevin Matthew Reyes

Posted by: Gabriela Jirasek at 11/29/2012 11:25 AM
Backstage with Kevin Matthew Reyes

This month for our Backstage interview we talked to actor Kevin Matthew Reyes, recent acting school grad making his professional debut in three different roles in Frances Ya-Chu Cowhig’s workshop production of The World of Extreme Happiness, as part of our New Stages festival. Read on to hear this California-transplant’s perspective on the play, the future and the dynamic theater scene in his new hometown, Chicago.


Inside the Jungle with Kevin Carolan

Posted by: Elizabeth Elliot at 06/11/2013 12:55 PM
Inside the Jungle with Kevin Carolan

Throughout the run of The Jungle Book, we’ll be getting to know the cast through a series of interviews with the people that make up this crazy talented ensemble. First up: Kevin Carolan who plays Baloo. Check back for new posts weekly, and if you haven’t already, buy your tickets to The Jungle Book now, before it’s sold out! 


Inside the Jungle with Usman Ally

Posted by: Elizabeth Elliot at 06/13/2013 10:45 AM
Inside the Jungle with Usman Ally

Throughout the run of The Jungle Book, we’ll be getting to know the cast through a series of interviews with the people that make up this crazy talented ensemble. We recently spoke to Usman Ally, who plays Bagheera.

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