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2021 Season | Goodman Theatre

2021 Season

Join us for Our Next Act—The 2021 Season.

As Chicago’s theater since 1925, we have faced adversity, demonstrated resilience and are proud to be a mainstay for our community. We can’t wait to welcome you back, and raise our curtain on our next act—eight plays that reconnect us and illuminate our humanity, with the quality you trust and artistic excellence you expect from the Goodman.

Questions? Call the Box Office.

Phone 312.443.3800

Open Daily, 11am – 4pm.



2021 Season Overview

Albert Theatre Series

  • School Girls; or, The African Mean Girls Play

    School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

    By Jocelyn Bioh
    Directed by Lili-Anne Brown

    Albert Theatre Series

    This biting and buoyant comedy was playing in the Albert Theatre when our stages went dark. Streamed by over 4,000 people from more than 25 countries during our Intermission, School Girls will have a triumphant return you won’t want to miss.

  • American Mariachi

    American Mariachi

    By José Cruz González
    Directed by Henry Godinez

    Albert Theatre Series

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

  • Good Night, Oscar

    Good Night, Oscar

    By Doug Wright
    Directed by Leigh Silverman

    Albert Theatre Series

    It’s 1958 and Jack Paar hosts wild card and frequent guest Oscar Levant on his late-night talk show in an episode the audience won’t soon forget. Starring Sean Hayes.

  • the ripple, the wave that carried me home

    the ripple, the wave that carried me home

    By Christina Anderson

    Albert Theatre Series (presented in the Owen Theatre)

    A deeply moving story about justice, legacy, memory and the ultimate challenge of forgiveness.

  • The Outsiders

    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

    Albert Theatre Series

    The story that defined a generation is reimagined in a groundbreaking musical for a new generation.

Owen Theatre Series

  • The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci

    The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci

    Written & Directed by Mary Zimmerman

    Owen Theatre Series

    Mary Zimmerman brings her celebrated play about one of history’s most imaginative minds back to the Goodman nearly three decades after its acclaimed debut.

  • Fannie


    By Cheryl L. West
    Directed by Henry Godinez

    Owen Theatre Series

    Inspired by the life of famed civil rights activist Fannie Lou Hamer and performed and sung by Chicago’s E. Faye Butler, this passionate rally cry defines what it means to be a true revolutionary.

  • A Paris Love Story

    A Paris Love Story

    Written & Performed by Hershey Felder
    Directed by Trevor Hay

    Owen Theatre Series

    Virtuoso Hershey Felder takes us on a personal journey as he explores the life and music of Impressionist composer Claude Debussy.