Intermission: A Weekly Goodman Update

  • Intermission Volume 17

    Volume 17

    August 21, 2020

    Our final issue of Intermission includes a look at the 2021 Season, Our Next Act. Meet Lydia Pustell, Associate Technical Director, check out Alone Together: A Solo Voices Project session 2, and more!

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  • Intermission Volume 16

    Volume 16

    August 14, 2020

    Inspired by the powerful women advancing our theater, our communities and our country forward, we explore what a century of leadership looks like with Mary Zimmerman, Dael Orlandersmith and more.

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  • Intermission Volume 15

    Volume 15

    August 7, 2020

    This week, we look at the important conversations connecting Chicagoans of all ages with a sneak peek at InterGens, a lifetime of stories from Dan Rather and an important reminder to complete the 2020 U.S. Census.

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  • Intermission Volume 14

    Volume 14

    July 31, 2020

    In this issue we explore the role of theater in community building with an exciting Live @ Five panel discussion between local activists, a look back at Sweat (2019) and more.

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  • Intermission Volume 13

    Volume 13

    July 24, 2020

    Celebrating summer with Education and Engagement performances, a Kenneth Sawyer Goodman radio play and ways to support our local parks.

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  • Intermission Volume 12

    Volume 12

    July 17, 2020

    This week we dive deep into all of the GoodWork our Education and Engagement department is doing this summer, including the exciting new programs for young artists being offered.

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  • Intermission Volume 11

    Volume 11

    July 10, 2020

    Feast your eyes on work from Albany Park Theater Project, hit the books with Noname's Book Club and meet Front of House and Events Apprentice Rebecca Cao Romero.

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  • Intermission Volume 10

    Volume 10

    July 3, 2020

    This week, in response to the Independence Day holiday, we share some unsung voices that make up our country.

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  • Intermission Volume 9

    Volume 9

    June 26, 2020

    A welcome back to Intermission with a look back at Gem of the Ocean (2003) with Goodman resident director Chuck Smith, an exciting announcement about the virtual Stateville Voices New Play Festival and recommendations from the Criterion Collection for films created by Black artists and centering Black stories.

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  • Intermission Volume 8

    Volume 8

    May 22, 2020

    Nathan Lane joins Live @ Five, playwright Lauren Yee finds her community and  GeNarrations students bring us stories from the third age. 

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  • Intermission Volume 7

    Volume 7

    May 15, 2020

    In this week's issue, a 2019/2020 season update, an interview with Emmy Award winner Sean Hayes, Chicago sports stars on the Goodman stage and much more. 

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  • Intermission Volume 6

    Volume 6

    May 8, 2020

    We celebrate the extension of School Girls, launch the I am the Goodman video series and spotlight powerful mothers on and off the stage in honor of Mother's Day. 

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  • Intermission Volume 5

    Volume 5

    May 1, 2020

    Get tickets to Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin, mark your calendar for Dael Orlandersmith’s Live @ Five character masterclass and take a look back at the music of Destiny of Desire.

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  • Intermission Volume 4

    Volume 4

    April 24, 2020

    This week we launch the $1 million Intermission Campaign, show you how to visit the Goodman virtually and give audiences a taste of our new virtual arts series: Now & Next: Live @ Five.

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  • Intermission Volume 3

    Volume 3

    April 17, 2020

    In this issue we pay homage to a true Goodman Great, Brian Dennehy who passed away on April 15, 2020.

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  • Intermission Volume 2

    Volume 2

    April 10, 2020

    Scenes from Wonderful Town, Robert Falls on WGN, The School Girls take on the #Don'tRushChallenge and more!

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  • Intermission Volume 1

    Volume 1

    April 3, 2020

    Introducing Intermission, our weekly newsletter full of curated videos, art, recommended reads and more that will keep us united through our love of theater.

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How You Can Help


As we weather this “intermission” together, our artists and staff need your help. If you are able, please consider making a gift to the Intermission Campaign, which directly supports the livelihood of our Goodman family. Thank you—we can't wait to be with you for the next act.


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