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Goodman Theatre Gala: dramatic elegance

SATURDAY, MAY 18, 2024 AT 6:30pm | The Fairmont Chicago

Black Tie | Performance | Dancing to the Gentlemen of Leisure Band

Proceeds benefit Goodman Theatre’s Education and Engagement Programs.

Musical Performance by Tony Award Winner Aaron Tveit.

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AARON TVEIT – Best known for his work in theater, television and film, Aaron Tveit won a Tony Award for his performance as Christian in Moulin Rouge! The Musical. Aaron is currently starring as the titular role in Sweeney Todd on Broadway. He originated the roles Frank Abagnale in Catch Me If You Can and Gabe in Next to Normal (Helen Hayes Award, Lucille Lortel nomination, The Actors Equity Clarence Derwent Award) as well as playing Fiyero in Wicked and Link in Hairspray. Other stage credits: Assassins (West End), Rent (Hollywood Bowl). Company (Barrington Stage). Aaron starred in Apple TV+’s beloved series Schmigadoon!, TV musical “Grease: Live” as Danny Zuko (FOX), Graceland as FBI Agent Mike Warren (USA), Braindead as Gareth Ridder (CBS), and as Tripp Van der Bilt in the original Gossip Girl(CW). Other notable TV: American Horror Stories, The Good Fight, The Good Wife. On Film, Aaron starred as Enjolras in the Oscar-Winning adaptation of Les Miserables. Other films: Out of Blue, Created Equal, Undrafted, Better Off Single, Big Sky, Howl. Aaron has also enjoyed playing solo concerts across the country at notable venues: Webster Hall, Irving Plaza, LCT American Songbook, The Belasco (L.A.), Barns at Wolf Trap D.C and more.

Goodman Theatre Leadership 

Susan V. Booth          Roche Schulfer
Artistic Director        Executive Director 

Julie M. Danis                          
Chair, Board of Trustees   

Linda Coberly
President, Board of Trustees 

Lorrayne Weiss
President, Women’s Board 

Kelli Garcia
President, Scenemaker’s Board 

Joan E. Clifford
Benefit Events Leadership Chair 

Wendy Krimins
Renee L. Tyree
Gala Co-Chairs 

Anthony F. Maggiore
Gala Trustee Chair



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