A Christmas Carol 2016

November 19 - December 31, 2016 In the Albert

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year with A Christmas Carol—Chicago's favorite holiday tradition!

"There's no better way to get into the holiday spirit" (Chicago Sun-Times) than experiencing the joy of Charles Dickens' timeless tale of hope and redemption - now featuring more stage magic and surprises than ever! Join Ebenezer Scrooge as he journeys through his past, present and future to discover the importance of friendship and love. Filled with jubilant musical numbers, dazzling costumes and hilarious "Bah Humbugs," A Christmas Carol "delivers a spectacle-filled holiday treat" (Daily Herald).

Group savings available for 15+. For info contact Groups@GoodmanTheatre.org or call 312.443.3820.

Talks & Events
low vision and blind services  PATRONS WHO ARE BLIND OR HAVE LOW VISION

Large print programs: available to download in Microsoft Word format for all shows prior to a performance. Large print program available soon.

Braille programs: available day of the performance from the Guest Services desk

Audio Described performance: Saturday, December 10 at 2pm
Tickets are $30. For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code AUDIO when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).

Touch Tour: December 10 at 12:30pm
The tour will feature a 45-60 minute presentation detailing the set, costume and character elements for the performance. When reserving tickets please indicate how many people will be in your party for both the Touch Tour and the performance.


hearing impaired services


Assistive Listening Devices: Both the Albert and the Owen are equipped with FM frequency assistive listening devices. You may use your own headphones, or they will be provided for you. In addition, neck loops are available that are compatible with t-coil hearing aids. Devices are available at the Guest Services desk in the Goodman lobby. Assistive listening devices are offered free of charge, but a driver's license or valid ID is required as security.

Open Captioned Performance:  Sunday, December 11 at 2pm

Tickets are $30. An LED sign presents dialogue in sync with the performance.  For access to reserved, discounted seating enter the promo code OPEN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).

American Sign Language Interpretation: Sunday, December 3 at 2pm

Tickets are $30. To access reserved, discounted seating in the front five rows for a signed performance, enter the promo code SIGN when purchasing online or call the box office at 312.443.3800 (voice) or 312.443.3829 (TTY/TDD).


mobility services 


Goodman Theatre has accessible wheelchair/scooter locations in both the Albert and Owen* theaters.

Depending on your preferences, you can use the promo codes below to access special reserved seat locations when purchasing tickets online:


  • Enter promo code TRANSFER if you wish to transfer to a theater seat from your walker, wheelchair or scooter.
  • Enter promo code REMOVAL if you require a location where a seat can be removed for you to stay in your wheelchair/scooter while you watch the performance.


Please call ticket services at 312.443.3800 if you have questions or would like to purchase over the phone. All of our ticket representatives can assist you in finding a seat location to fit your needs.


Goodman Theatre has a wheelchair on site, which may be used to transport patrons to and from assigned seats. For use of the on-site wheelchair, contact house management at 312.443.3818.


*Although the Owen Theatre is a general admission house, accessible seats will be reserved for you on the seating level you purchase.