Lorraine Hansberry’s long-awaited sophomore effort was greeted coolly, even confusedly, in 1964, but ambivalence—about art, activism, and their fraught intersection—has always been in the play’s DNA.
The festival will feature work from playwrights Donja R. Love, Charlie Oh, Omer Abbas Salem, Gina Femia, Nancy García Loza, and Jeffrey Lieber.
Gearing up for their 6th collaboration at the Goodman, the playwright and director reflect on an artistic partnership that has spanned 25 years.
She succeeds Robert Falls at the company where she once worked as director of new-play development, after 21 years leading Atlanta’s biggest nonprofit theatre.
July features the founding of a few illustrious theatrical organizations, a turn on the burlesque business wheel, a Sam Shepard classic in the remaking, and a powerful advocate for Latino playwrights.
Falls, who has led the company for 35 years, will plan the 2022-23 season before departing Chicago’s oldest nonprofit theatre.
After more than a year of uncertainty and some hopeful planning, some theatres’ aspirations for a fall return are crashing into a fresh COVID surge.
Part of the Goodman Theatre’s LIVE series, the new staging combines the best of theatre and live television for a unique theatrical outing.
The pandemic forced a conversation about filmed performance and audience access. Let’s not drop the ball.
The theatre will return to in-person performances in July with a new play about activist Fannie Lou Hamer.