The Goodman seeks to be a theater for all—a place where diverse audiences can experience extraordinary productions and programs. Ultimately, whether the Goodman is producing world premieres, the classics, culturally diverse works or musical theater, we want our work to speak to audiences in a contemporary way about the challenges and possibilities of the world in which we live.
— Goodman Theatre Artistic Director Robert Falls
Named the nation’s “Top Regional Theatre” by Time magazine, Goodman Theatre strives to transform and invigorate the American stage. Under the leadership of Artistic Director Robert Falls, the Goodman gives life to the work of today's most dynamic artists—from bold new talents to acclaimed national and international voices—and provides audiences with a riveting variety of theatergoing experiences, a principle that remains central to its mission. Among the Goodman’s esteemed collaborators is the theater’s Artistic Collective, a group of groundbreaking artists whose talent and passion have made them icons of theater excellence.