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Goodman Theatre

170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601-3356
+1 312-443-3800
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Goodman Theatre handled situation well

We had gone to the Goodman Theatre for the opening night of the one man play "Pamplona" with Stacy... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Chicago, Illinois
Excellent theater in Chicago

Chicago is second only to NYC when it comes to theater, and The Goodman and Steppenwolf are the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Chicago, Illinois
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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.
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  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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170 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601-3356
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-443-3800
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We had gone to the Goodman Theatre for the opening night of the one man play "Pamplona" with Stacy Keach. It was a story about Ernest Hemingway. During the opening night performance, Stacy Keach apparently suffered a mild heart attack about an hour in to...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chicago is second only to NYC when it comes to theater, and The Goodman and Steppenwolf are the theaters I frequent the most to see new, thought-provoking shows. The theater is beautiful and comfortable, the location is in the heart of the theater district, and...More

Thank Tigger1971
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Goodman is a nationally recognized theater and has had several productions move to broadway. My go to for quality drama with bold set designs. Nothing too edgy but solid quality always.

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It has been quite a while since I've seen a show at The Goodman. What a terrific evening we saw Objects in the Mirror. It is a moving and timely exploration of the refugee experience. The difficult subject matter was handled beautifully. The theater itself...More

Thank ofdaleys
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent writing and performances. Heavy subject matter. Cried through the entire 2nd half. A Must see. Smaller theatre, really not a bad seat. Comfortable in every way.

1  Thank MissAdventure56
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Great downtown locations with several paid parking options plus public transit. I'm a season ticket holder and enjoy the ambiance and vibe in this theater, and the shows have great talent and a diverse lineup of plays.

Thank Lorry L
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We were pleasantly surprised by how good the play Objects in the Mirror was. We went knowing nothing about it. It is a gripping story of a young man and his life gettign out of war torn Africa and ending up in Australia. The story...More

1  Thank Jonathon G
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Sisters weekend in Chicago. We saw a musical play and the actors/actresses did a great job. I don't think there is a bad seat in the house. We were on the second level and the view was still excellent. Box office opens at noon(I think)...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We have been seeing plays for many years and have never been disappointed. Reduced fee parking with your tickets. Petterino's for a meal is connected.

Thank samuel755
Reviewed 30 March 2017

We saw "Destiny of Desire" at the Goodman. Great show, great theater. It's a must-see stop for live theater.

Thank TJ43528
Downtown / The Loop
Often visitors' first stop in Chicago, The Loop is a
good starting point to sample the city's energy and
flavor. This central business district boasts
Michelin-rated restaurants, upscale hotels, premier
shopping, and enough arresting architecture to keep
your camera busy for hours. You won’t find too many
photo galleries of downtown Chicago without a shot of
Millennium Park and Cloud Gate (“The Bean”), one of
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Considering partial blocked seats in mezzanine box for "Gloria "-recommend or not??
25 January 2017|
Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
What are the best seats
5 November 2016|
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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
Hello. We have guests staying from Sept 13 through Sept 15. What's going on?
2 August 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