Flyin' West

A Poignant Look at an Untold Story  There are a plethora of historical stories about African-Americans not mentioned in the history books or taught to our children. Amazing narratives about the remarkable achievements blacks made to shape the course of the United States and the struggles they had to endure, just to taste a little... Read more »

CRUMBS FROM THE TABLE OF JOY

Undeniable Hope ‘Crumbs From The Table of Joy’ is set in 1950 with the ever-present backdrop of working-class Brooklyn New York where a father is struggling with grief and complexity. He is looking for solace after the death of his wife and decides to relocate his family to another state to start over.  Traveling from... Read more »

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

Pure Imagination With A Few Tweaks Needed  Aaaah…who doesn’t love chocolate? That guilty pleasure of something so sweet and delectable is the perfect treat to soothe a sweet tooth. It took pure imagination in 1964 when a British author by the name of Roald Dahl cleverly crafted a heartwarming children novel called Willy Wonka and... Read more »
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TOOTSIE

A New Comedy Musical “How far will you go to make your dream a reality?” In the movie “Tootsie,” the American comedy film written by Robert Horn answers this question when Dustin Hoffman decided to become a cross-dressing actor desperate to do whatever it took to land his next acting gig. A Pre-Broadway World Premiere,... Read more »

NELL GWYNN

The Unlikely Heroine Greatness was perhaps unimaginable for a young teenager in England by the name of Eleanor Gwynn, all of the odds were stacked against her, she was poor, and a peddler selling oranges to help support her mother and sister. However, as fate may have it the beautiful intrinsic, girl with an unteachable... Read more »

DOWNSTATE

Are We Willing To Give Compassion Steppenwolf opens the season with another exceptional and highly controversial play called ‘Downstate’ by Playwright and Pulitzer Prize-winner and ensemble member Bruce Norris. This world premiere is a Co-Commission and Co-Production with the National Theatre of Great Britain it brings to the stage a provocative play where four men... Read more »
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INDECENT

Forbidden Romance Described as “Filth and vileness on the Yiddish Stage in New York,” a disgrace for the Jews which represents the worst kind of vileness directed against Jews and a “Debauchery and Depravity, Der got fun nekome (The God of Vengeance) was considered something that was filthy, disgusting and ugly to every nation. These... Read more »

WE’RE ONLY ALIVE FOR A SHORT AMOUNT OF TIME

The Musical Memoir Everyone likes a great story; however, not everyone can pull off telling a great story. Imagine captivating the audience by engaging them so profoundly that you are so immersed in the story, that you can wait to hear more. Now, imagine a one person show performed at Goodman Theatre featuring Obie Award... Read more »

Curve of Departure

Hoping for a Better Future in a Cramped Motel Room Life, in general, has a way of making you examine the path that you have chosen; especially after a death of a loved one. However, during this awkward and uncomfortable time, some may decide to revisit their past so that they can forge on to... Read more »
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IGNITING IMAGINATION

The Art of Great Teaching  Let’s Play had the opportunity to partake in “The Art of Great Teaching, Education and Engagement Luncheon” at The Standard Club. The Luncheon was held to celebrate and support the exceptional educators of Goodman that helped individuals with their unparalleled talents to find their voices in the many programs that... Read more »