Everything you need to know about visiting the Goodman Theater (170 N Dearborn St, Chicago IL 60601)
A standard-bearer among the nation’s regional theaters and the downtown grand pooh-bah of Chicago’s professional scene, the Goodman is helmed by Tony-winning director Robert Falls. Falls’s hallmark productions of American classics (Death of a Salesman, Long Day’s Journey) are indicative of the Goodman’s mainly deluxe-but-traditional fare. Yet a commitment to ethnically diverse programming, in particular the trailblazing biannual Latino Theater Festival curated by artistic associate Henry Godinez, sets it apart from its contemporaries. There’s also a doozy of A Christmas Carol every winter.
Before you go
You might not realize it, but the Goodman is Chicago's oldest and largest non-profit theater, setting down roots in the city in 1925. Visiting the Goodman's two-theater complex is quite a treat. Beyond what's happening on stage, the theater is located within steps of fine-dining favorites, excellent bars, shopping and more.
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