Introducing The Goodman Theatre's 2024/2025 SEASON

From heartfelt, critically acclaimed dramas to award-winning narratives of exploration, our 2024/2025 Season is your place for great theater.

 

Albert Theatre Series

 

Inherit the Wind


By Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee
Directed by Henry Godinez
September 14 – October 13, 2024

A three-time Tony Award-winning masterwork and “cultural landmark that only seems to grow with relevance” (Los Angeles Times).


 

Fat Ham

By James Ijames
Directed by Tyrone Phillips
January 11 – February 23, 2025

A boisterous Southern cookout sets the scene for a Black, queer discovery of self and resilience in this Pulitzer Prize-winning, five-time Tony nominated “uproarious reimagining of Hamlet” (The New Yorker).

A co-production with Definition Theatre

Fat Ham is presented in the Owen Theatre

 


Betrayal

By Harold Pinter
Directed by Susan V. Booth
February 8 – March 16, 2025

Helen Hunt—Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner—stars in Susan V. Booth’s major revival of Pinter’s utterly domestic and utterly dangerous famed masterwork.

 


BUST

An Afrocurrentist Play
By Zora Howard
Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz
April 19 – May 18, 2025

It’s not only hell that breaks loose in this ground-breaking, form-defying, laugh-out-loud new drama from Pulitzer-Prize finalist playwright Zora Howard.

 


The Color Purple

Directed by Lili-Anne Brown
Based on the Novel by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture
Book by Marsha Norman
Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
June 21 – July 27, 2025

Twenty years since its Broadway musical debut, The Color Purple is reborn in Lili-Anne Brown’s revelatory production—“perfection on every level!” (Chicago Sun-Times).

 


Owen Theatre Series

 

Primary Trust

By Eboni Booth
Directed by Malkia Stampley
October 5 – November 3, 2024

An “utterly absorbing, very funny, darn near perfect play” (The Daily Beast) about leaving your comfort zone to find fulfillment.

 


A New Play—Title TBA

May/June 2025
By Jordan Harrison
Directed by David Cromer

Pulitzer Prize finalist playwright Jordan Harrison (Marjorie Prime) joins forces with Tony Award and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner David Cromer (2012’s Sweet Bird of Youth with Diane Lane and Finn Wittrock)—who returns to direct on his hometown stage for the first time in more than a decade—for a ground-breaking world-premiere production. More details on this collaboration will be announced soon.

 

For more information visit https://www.goodmantheatre.org/2024-2025-season/

 

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