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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|Venue name:||Goodman Theatre | Chicago, IL||Contact:|
170 N Dearborn St
|Cross street:||between Randolph and Lake Sts|
|Transport:||El stop:Blue to Washington;Blue,Brown,Green,Orange,Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Clark/Lake;Red to Lake.|
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In this new comedy from TV and Chicago theatre vet Ellen Fairey, four middle-aged men meet every week in a Wrigleyville apartment to vent and talk about being a man in a changing world. Kimberly Senior directs the world premiere at Goodman Theatre. Starring...Until Sunday July 29 2018
Actor Stacy Keach suffered a heart attack onstage during the May 2017 opening night performance of this one-man show by Jim McGrath about the waning years of the novelist Ernest Hemingway; the remainder of the scheduled Goodman Theatre run was cancelled....Drama Until Sunday August 19 2018