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We have been Goodman members for a few years. One of the many benefits is free access to New... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Wilmette, Illinois
Goodman Theatre = Great Production standards, phenomenal actors, interesting selection.

The Goodman is one of chicagos finest theatres. Though ticket prices range in price from moderate... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Enaj S
Chicago, Illinois
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Established in 1922, Goodman Theatre has been a part of life in Chicago for over 90 years. Every season, the Goodman presents the work of an extraordinary group of local, national and international artists.
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We have been Goodman members for a few years. One of the many benefits is free access to New Stages' plays in development. After are first experience seeing "Objects in the Mirror", we take every chance to see these plays. They are always thought provoking...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

The Goodman is one of chicagos finest theatres. Though ticket prices range in price from moderate to expensive they also have ushering opportunities so that it's possible to see the work in exchange for scanning tickets, passing out programs or greeting patrons. Now that's the...More

1  Thank Enaj S
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

We saw Stacy Keach as Hemingway and he was marvelous. The theater is very intimate and a receipt gives you a good view of everything that’s happening on the stage. Shows change regularly so check the schedule andplan accordingly

Thank McWett
Reviewed 20 August 2018

What a remarkable performance yesterday by Stacy Keach as Ernest Hemingway in this one man show....heartfelt, heartbreaking, brilliantly staged and simply presented as a conversation about his life. The Goodman Theatre always delivers!

1  Thank ParisgalChicagoIL
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We recently saw "Support Group for Men" at the Goodman Theatre. The Play was funny and entertaining. It was my first time at the Goodman and found it to be a perfect environment for a play. Great sight lines from any seat in the house...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 4 August 2018

If you are fortunate enough to be able to get tickets to see Stacy Keach in his amazing portrayal of Ernest Hemmingway in this production, you will be greatly entertained. Only one and a half hours long, with Mr. Keach as the sole actor in...More

Thank Sharon455
Reviewed 17 July 2018

We always try to get a play in wherever we go and what a triumph, great theatre, good seats and in Support Group for Men, an excellent play.

Thank PW24
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Fabulous play this is the world premier. 90 min go by in a flash. Funny and humane. Never had a bad play at the Goodman but this play really shines.

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Reviewed 27 June 2018

We were members at the Goodman Theater for years. Loved every performance but had a conflict with my work schedule. Easy parking and in/out of downtown. I would recommend becoming a member.

1  Thank IllinoisKate1
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Wow, is this play long or what....can you say 3:45 minutes with three intermissions! If you are going just to see Denzel Washington then you won't be disappointed. He is outstanding as he is in just about everything he does. If that is not your...More

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GoodmanTheatre, Community Manager at Goodman Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hello Dave, Thanks for reaching out. I believe you are reviewing the Broadway production of The Iceman Cometh in New York City. We produced the same Eugene O'Neill play here at the Goodman in Chicago a few years ago, but it starred Nathan Lane and...More

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13 November 2018|
Response from GoodmanTheatre | Property representative |
It really is a personal preference. Typically, people like to be a bit farther back to have a better view of the entire stage. But some fans like the immediacy of the first row. The Owen Theatre is small with a capacity of... More
12 November 2018|
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Response from GoodmanTheatre | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. The first two rows of our Owen Theatre were on a temporary hold for St. Nicholas until we received final design specifications for the set from the production team in England. Sometimes the way a... More
25 January 2017|
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