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Goodman Theatre

170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601-3356
+1 312-443-3800
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Wow. What a lovely theater

Saw Enemy of the People. What a great play. Super performances, wonderful set and costumes... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
pyegirl
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michigan
via mobile
A Christmas Carol - twice

My wife and I visited The Goodman in mid December and we liked it so much we brought our teenage... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2017
BigRC78
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Warsaw, Indiana
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Established in 1922, Goodman Theatre has been a part of life in Chicago for 90 years. Every season, the Goodman presents the work of an extraordinary group of local, national and international artists.
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“no bad seats” (11 reviews)
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170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601-3356
Downtown / The Loop
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+1 312-443-3800
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Saw Enemy of the People. What a great play. Super performances, wonderful set and costumes. The Goodman Theater has two small theaters, the Albert and the Owen. The Albert theater is a beautiful small theater. There is not a bad seat in the house, and...More

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Reviewed December 30, 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited The Goodman in mid December and we liked it so much we brought our teenage son back a couple weeks later. Our first visit we were in the first row on the right side. Great perspective of the show and...More

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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

If you want to go a liberal production where Social Justice, “just wages”, and pains are made to include every race under the sun, then this is the show for you. Dickens wrote A Christmas Carol 174 years ago, and his story of social justice...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

If you’ve never been to the Goodman Theater (a true gem of a theater), go see Christmas Carol there. It’s an intimate theater and not a bad seat in the house. This was our second time seeing it and was just as good, if not...More

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Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

We took a group of 40+ kids to see A Christmas Carol. They absolutely loved it. The theater is beautiful and the actors were amazing. Snacks and drinks were cheap enough and easy to get to. I hope to see many more shows here!

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Reviewed December 10, 2017

We headed to the Goodman not really know what it was, we saw it two blocks ahead and decided to investigate. The Goodman was showing their annual holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. We were able to get seats for the 2 o’clock show at 2...More

1  Thank Rodney S
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Reviewed December 10, 2017 via mobile

We loved the performance but were a little surprised by the reuse of actors throughout the play. We were also shocked by the casual dress of the crowd. We come from a smaller city in Texas and our theater is more formal.

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Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

I had a Great Time!! Hanging out with my mother. We went to see Two Training Running. I didn't know that the Goodman Theatre is considered the oldest theatre in Chicago. I loved the environment, loved the staff treated us, and loved the view from...More

2  Thank David C
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Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

Serious Latino Chicago tales, that concentrate on Cuban, Puerto Rican and Colombian immigrants from the 1960s. The stories were historical and the music enjoyable. I personally would have liked the show to have had more music and a little less drama. However, I really enjoyed...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

The theater is one of the treasures of Chicago, and puts on wonderful performances. Recently visited to see "Ah, Wilderness" and enjoyed it immensely.

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Response from Linda R | Reviewed this property |
Really not a bad seat in the house. Sorry to not be any more helpful than that
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August 3, 2016|
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Response from Michael R | Reviewed this property |
At least 70 plays are running. Their are two good discount websites Goldstar and hot ties Gold star would have allow advanced tickets but charges a service fee which eats up some of the savings on tickets. Unless you are... More
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