Unusual times call for big imagination.

Remote work and social distance have challenged the fundamental human connection at the heart of our industry. But as we look towards tomorrow, we find opportunities to collaborate with our community and to use our art in service of social change.


A Note from Robert Falls

“Theater has the potential to unlock our imaginations for creativity and empathy, and to help us chart a course toward a better, more just world than the one we have known.” Hear from Artistic Director Robert Falls on the Goodman’s civic duty to Chicagoans.

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“We Share Stories to Know Who We Are”

As GeNarrations Coordinator and a Teaching Artist, Adrian Azevedo knows the power of a well-told story. Here, he shares one of his own, of creating connections in a time of distance—much like those made by our 150+ GeNarrations participants.

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Meet the Goodman Youth Arts Council

The young artists of this group bring their skills and creativity to the task of being youth ambassadors for the Goodman and the wider Chicago theater community. Get to know the 2020/2021 Youth Arts Council.

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Reimagining Tomorrow Trailer

What we do as an arts and community organization is not just about who comes to the Goodman—it’s also about how we can be a part of our community in meaningful ways. Get a sneak peek at our upcoming virtual event, Reimagining Tomorrow.

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