Artist Bio

Geoff Packard

Geoff Packard

(Bio as of June 2013)

Geoff Packard returns to the Goodman, where he previously appeared in the title role in Candide (Jeff awards for Best Actor in a Musical and Best Large Musical) during the 2010/2011 Season. Other Chicago-area credits include Angels in America: Millennium Approaches and Perestroika at Court Theatre and Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses at Lookingglass Theatre Company. He has appeared on Broadway in Rock of Ages and The Phantom of the Opera and  in the national tours of Wicked and The Phantom of the Opera. Regional credits include Metamorphoses at Arena Stage; Candide at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, DC  (Helen Hayes Award) and the Huntington Theatre Company (IRNE Award);  Liberty Smith and Shenandoah at Ford’s Theatre; Winesburg, Ohio at  Kansas City Repertory Theatre and Where's Charley? at Goodspeed Opera House. He has appeared in concerts with the Detroit Symphony, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. Recordings include his debut EP of original songs, Fairy Tales and Fortunes, available on iTunes. He holds a BFA from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.

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Watch & Listen More

  • The Jungle Book Production Photos
  • The Making of Candide
  • Candide Production Photos
  • Candide Production Photos

With Goodman Theatre

  • Candide Candide
    1011 Season
    Play by Leonard Bernstein and Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman
  • The Jungle Book The Jungle Book
    1213 Season
    Play by Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Mary Zimmerman