Scenemakers Board

Make a Dramatic Impact

Become a Goodman Scenemaker

Joining the Scenemakers Board offers young professionals the chance to learn more about the Goodman from the inside out. You’ll see ground-breaking plays and engage with acclaimed actors, playwrights and directors—and get unprecedented access to the work on our stages.

You’ll experience a new social scene and expand your professional network—and get the satisfaction of supporting Chicago’s premier theater.

Save the date for the next Scenemakers Board event—Wednesday, April 10!

Recent Events

  • Santaland Scene Night

    Santaland Scene Night

    Wednesday, December 12, 2018
    5:30pm Pre-Show Reception at Latinicity
    7:30 Performance of The Santaland Diaries
    $65 tickets

    This fundraiser offers a unique opportunity to network and mingle with other young professionals from around Chicago. First, enjoy a pre-show reception with complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres at Latinicity. Then, head across the street to the Goodman to see The Santaland Diaries— David Sedaris' iconic holiday tale of a strapped for cash actor who takes a job as “Crumpet the Elf” at Macy’s.

  • Cocktails & Comedy

    Cocktails & Comedy

    Wednesday, June 27, 2018
    5:30pm Pre-Show Reception at Catch35
    7:30 Performance of Support Group for Men
    $65 tickets

    This Scenemakers Board fundraising event offers a unique opportunity to network and mingle with other young professionals from around Chicago as you support new play development at Goodman Theatre. Enjoy a pre-show reception with complimentary drinks, hors d'oeuvres and live jazz music at Catch35, then head over to the Goodman to see Support Group for Men.

  • Party with the Pack

    Party with the Pack

    Thursday, February 22, 2018
    7:30pm Performance
    Post-Show Reception Immediately Following
    $35 tickets

    Join Goodman Theatre’s Scenemakers Board and other young professionals from around Chicago for a performance of Sarah DeLappe’s Pulitzer Prize finalist The Wolves. Then, mingle with your pack and the cast over complimentary food and drinks after the show.

    • Opening Night

      Opening Night with a "View"

      Monday, September 18
      8PM Performance | 10PM Cast Party at Petterino's
      $40 for main floor seats, $50 for stage seating

      Help raise funds for New Play Development by joining the Scenemakers Board for the official cast party of A View From the Bridge. First, take your seats at the opening night performance of the "magnetic, electrifying, astonishingly bold" (London Evening Standard) revival of Arthur Miller's famed drama, directed by visionary Belgian director Ivo van Hove. Then, mingle with Goodman artists and guests during the cast party with complimentary food and drinks. It's the perfect night out!

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