Tag: Goodman Theatre

Chicago - An Arts City Unlike Any Other

Chicago is undeniably a great arts city and it is too hard to keep up sometimes.  This weekend was a prime example with EXPO Chicago, great documentaries and movies playing and the premier of “Disgraced” at the Goodman Theater.  Also did you catch of the launch of the Facebook Page “Black Art Chicago?  Well, you... Read more »

Goodman Theatre grooms young women critics

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I was privileged to speak with three members of the Goodman Theatre’s “Cindy Bandle Young Critics” (CBYC) program recently.  The program, in its seventh year, is produced in partnership with the Association for Women Journalists (AWJ) Chicago and named for the Goodman’s longtime press director.  The goal of CBYC is to increase awareness of and... Read more »

The Goodman’s Buzzer grapples with racial constructs both old and new

The Goodman’s Buzzer grapples with racial constructs both old and new
Lorraine Hansberry’s 1959 play “A Raisin in the Sun”, grappled with issues of race, class and the concept of separate but equal in mid century Chicago.   While the restrictive covenants characterized in the play no longer exist as statues, The Goodman Theatre’s “Buzzer”, once again has as its backdrop a changing neighborhood and peoples perceptions... Read more »
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