How to Catch Creation

Jan 19 - Feb 24, 2019 In the Albert
Approximate running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes with 1 intermission

  • "Poetic and ambitious" – Chicago Tribune

Change can happen in a heartbeat.

A young writer’s life turns upside down when her girlfriend drops some unexpected news. Fifty years later, four artists feel the reverberations of that moment—and its unexpected consequences—as their lives intersect in pursuit of creative passion and legacy. In this bold, imaginative work, Christina Anderson, “a gifted playwright you want to pay attention to” (Variety), dissects the universal act of creation to inspire the dreamers and idealists in us all.

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Talks & Events
  • Drinks & Discussion Events

    Drinks & Discussion Events: How to Catch Creation

    Throughout the run | Goodman Theatre
    Enhance your theater-going experience with one of our Drinks & Discussion Series events! Stay after select performances for a Post-Show Discussion and a complimentary glass of wine, or come early to select performances for a PlayTalk Session and a complimentary glass of wine. SEE DATES AND TIMES>>


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 Touch Tour and  Audio-Described Performance
Saturday, February 16, 2019 | 12:30pm Touch Tour, 2pm Performance

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 American Sign Language Interpreted Performance: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 7:30pm

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 Open Captioned Performance: Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2pm

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