Live @ Five

This Week: Director Mary Zimmerman and Artistic Director Robert Falls

For this week's Live @ Five we're excited to welcome Tony Award-winning Manilow Resident Director Mary Zimmerman in a conversation with Artistic Director Robert Falls. 

Tune in to watch live on Friday, May 29 at 5pm Central


View Past Live @ Five Events

  • Nathan Lane and Robert Falls

    Award-winning Actor Nathan Lane and Artistic Director Robert Falls

    Join Goodman Artistic Director Robert Falls for a conversation with Tony, Olivier and Emmy Award-winning actor Nathan Lane.


  • Jocelyn Bioh and Lili-Anne Brown

    Playwright Jocelyn Bioh and Director Lili-Anne Brown

    We're thrilled to welcome School Girls, Or, the African Mean Girls Play playwright Jocelyn Bioh and director Lili-Anne Brown! Join us for a conversation about the play and their work moderated by Walter Director of Education and Engagement Willa Taylor. And don't forget to watch School Girls anytime now through May 31 at


  • Dael Orlandersmith

    Character Development Workshop with Dael Orlandersmith

    Artistic Associate and Playwright Dael Orlandersmith was joined by several Chicago area playwrights for a character development masterclass.

    Playwrights include: Dawn Renee Jones, Dianne Nora, Franky Gonzalez, Kristin Idaszak, Lucas Baisch, Melissa DuPrey, Seth Bockley, Stacey Rose.


  • Bob and Henry

    Artistic Director Robert Falls and Artistic Associate Henry Godinez

    On Friday, May 1 we launched our new video series Now & Next: Live @ Five. This week Artistic Director Robert Falls interviewed Henry Godinez about his career and work at the Goodman.

    Henry Godinez is the Resident Artistic Associate at Goodman Theatre. His production of José Cruz González’s American Mariachi was scheduled to open at the Goodman this month before performances were suspended to comply with Gov. Pritzker’s Stay-at-Home-Order.


How You Can Help

As we weather this “intermission” together, our artists, artisans, staff and crew 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. Thanks to the generous support of our Board, all additional, increased and new gifts will be matched. Thank youwe can't wait to be with you for the next act.


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