Fall 2019 - Summer 2020

The American theater mirrors an ever-evolving cultural landscape, and Goodman Theatre is at the forefront.

As Chicago’s theater since 1925, we are the bold and passionate leaders, the beating heart of our city’s most dynamic art form.

Join us for a season of visionary work featuring fresh and energetic voices—eight plays with the power to entertain, challenge and fearlessly reflect our world.

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Box Office Hours

Phone 312.443.3800
Fax 312.443.3825
TTY/TDD 312.443.3829
Group Sales 312.443.3820

12 noon–5 pm Mon–Sun

For evening performances, the Box Office phone is open until one hour prior to curtain and the Box Office window is open one half-hour after curtain time.

Season Overview

In the Albert Theatre

  • Ivo Van Hove and Robert Falls

    Bernhardt/Hamlet

    By Theresa Rebeck
    Directed by Donna Feore

    Sept 14 - Oct 20, 2019

    Laced with forbidden romance and backstage gossip, this rollicking comedy about leading lady Sarah Bernhardt is “so clever it uplifts, so timely it hurts” (The New York Times).

  • Ivo Van Hove and Robert Falls

    Roe

    By Lisa Loomer
    Directed by Vanessa Stalling

    Jan 18 - Feb 23, 2020

    Meet the complex young women behind the case of Roe v. Wade in this “remarkably fitting parable for the present women’s resistance” (The New Yorker).

  • A family's hallway featuring photos of blue flowers and a center picture that is a close-up of a woman's blue eye

    Molly Sweeney

    By Brian Friel
    Directed by Robert Falls

    Mar 7 - Apr 12, 2020

    The unexpected consequences of a modern medical miracle come to light in this “astonishing meditation on hope, change and despair” (The New York Times).

  • A woman holding a guitar in front of her face. The background is orange and she has a large orange flower in her hair.

    American Mariachi

    By José Cruz González
    Directed by Henry Godinez

    Apr 25 - May 31, 2020

    Familia, amor and tradición—and breaking it—are at the heart of this “big-hearted musical tug at the heartstrings” (Denver Post).

  • A young man with a leather jacket and white teacher is centered in the frame with a bright yellow background

    The Outsiders

    Based on the novel by S.E. Hinton and Francis Ford Coppola’s Motion Picture, Book by Adam Rapp, Music and Lyrics by Jamestown Revival (Zach Chance and Jonathan Clay) & Justin Levine, Music Supervision, Arrangements and Orchestrations by Justin Levine, Choreographed by Lorin Latarro, Directed by Liesl Tommy

    Jun 19 - Aug 2, 2020

    The story that defined a generation is retold in a groundbreaking new musical—adapted from S.E. Hinton’s seminal book and Francis Ford Coppola’s blockbuster film—for a new generation.


In the Owen Theatre

  • A woman has her eyes covered by unknown hands

    Dana H.

    By Lucas Hnath
    Adapted from Interviews with Dana Higginbotham, Conducted by Steve Cosson
    Directed by Les Waters

    Sept 6 - Oct 6, 2019

    Based on a harrowing true story, this innovative new work "blurs the lines between doumentary and drama" (The Hollywood Reporter).

  • A woman has her profile turned to us and above her head a bright spotlight shines down

    Graveyard Shift

    By Korde Arrington Tuttle
    Directed by Danya Taymor

    Feb 7 - Mar 8, 2020

    An unflinching but open-hearted look at how dangerous power can be, loosely inspired by the legacy of Sandra Bland.

  • The legs of teenage girls in pink heels are standing in opposition to each other

    School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

    By Jocelyn Bioh
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown

    Mar 27 - Apr 26, 2020

    The Off-Broadway smash sensation—a “gleeful African makeover of an American genre” (The New York Times)—arrives in Chicago.

     

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