Special Events

  • Shakuntala

    Future Labs: Shakuntala

    Free Virtual Reading June 26 at 7pm CDT

    Shakuntala is celebrating her new marriage to the king when a sage places a spell on her beloved so that he forgets his wife’s face. Inspired by Kalidasa’s 4th-century drama, Lavina Jadhwani’s Bollywood-infused Shakuntala is a playful, irreverent, totally contemporary take on losing and finding love and where we come from.


  • Live @ Five

    Live @ Five: The Intersection of Stage & Screen

    Streaming Live June 15 at 5pm CDT

    Join us for an event in celebration of Live. A panel of artists and scholars will discuss the current and historical intersections of theater and television, including theater’s pivot to virtual content in the time of COVID-19 and the future of virtual broadcast theater. Moderated by Goodman's Director of Education and Community Engagement, Willa J. Taylor, in partnership with the Museum of Broadcast Communications


  • Zulema

    Sones De México’s Zulema

    FREE—In Chicago Community Parks August 5 - September 2

    On a spectacular musical journey of many thousands of miles—from her Chiapas home in Mexico to Chicago—young Zulema zig-zags through the culturally diverse landscapes of her homeland and our fair city along the way. 


  • Until the Flood

    Until the Flood

    Streaming Free & On Demand Through Fall 2023

    Awarded a Critic’s Pick by The New York Times and acclaimed by critics and audiences across the country, Until The Flood powerfully explores the roiling currents of American history, race and politics that exploded in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri and sent shock waves across the nation.


Welcome back to your home for theater, Goodman Theatre.

A thrilling line-up awaits as we return to stage and resume performances. The 2021/2022 Season reflects the artistic excellence that you love, and the commitment to our Chicago community that you expect. Come share the moments—together, in-person, once again—that inspire our collective humanity.