Volume 2

A weekly celebration of theater and our community, featuring curated videos, interviews and more.

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Great Theater
  • Bri Sudia, Wonderful Town

    How Wonderful

    Remember the effervescent charm of Wonderful Town directed by Mary Zimmerman? This clip from our 2016 production, introduced by cast member Bri Sudia, is sure to have you singing along.

    WATCH VIDEO

GoodWork
  • GeNarrations

    GeNarrations Story Spotlight 

    As participants of GeNarrations, our storytelling and performance workshop for adults 55+, continue to meet for virtual classes, we will continue to share stand out stories.  

    Listen as Geneva Norman, one of our first GeNarrations students, tells a charming summertime story of food, family and a first crush. 

    HEAR THE STORY

Now & Next
  • Robert Falls

    On Air

    WGN’s Dean Richards invited Artistic Director Robert Falls to be a guest on his Sunday morning radio show to chat about School Girls and the state of the creative community in these unprecedented times.   

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Recommended Reads
  • Skin Deep

    Stories Worth Sharing

    We’re loving the insights actor Tania Richard, who plays Headmistress Francis in School Girls, is sharing on her blog, Writing My Mind hosted on ChicagoNow. Of blogging, she says, “writing was my first love. During this time, I immediately started blogging every day. It gives me a sense of accomplishment and keeps me sane.”

    Speaking of School Girls, TimeOut New York recommends our production in its daily roundup of the best live theater to stream online.

    Why are beauty pageants such a big deal? Goodman Resident Dramaturg Neena Arndt delves into the thorny history of these competitions with Skin Deep.

Behind the Screens
  • Don't Rush Challenge

    Quick Change

    Watch as the cast of School Girls gets glammed up for their spin on social media’s #DontRushChallenge.

    CHECK IT OUT