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Goodman Theatre

Chicago, Illinois
goodmantheatre.org

Goodman Theatre was awarded $5,187,750 between 1979 and 2017, including 24 grants in Chicago Commitment.

$500,000

2017 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

The Goodman Theatre is the oldest and largest nonprofit theater in Chicago. The Goodman produces nine shows each year that include both classic and contemporary works, giving voice to a wide range of artists and perspectives. During this award period, the Goodman is strengthening its programs that commission, support, and produce new works, especially by artists of color and women artists. It is continuing to expand its education programs and increase its infrastructure to engage and support patrons with disabilities. This award recommends five years of renewed general operating support to the Goodman Theatre.

$375,000

2012 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

This grant will provide renewed multi-year general operating support to the Goodman Theatre, the largest nonprofit theatre in Chicago. It has been locally, nationally and internationally recognized for its productions and community programs that engage increasingly diverse Chicago communities in a cultural dialogue. Over the past three decades the Goodman Theatre has produced over one hundred new plays, including 26 world premieres by playwrights of color including David Henry Hwang’s Chinglish; Tanya Saracho’s El Nogalar; MacArthur Fellow Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Ruined and Ifa Bayeza’s The Ballad of Emmett Till. Goodman’s productions reach 255,000 theatergoers annually and provide theatre experiences free of charge to nearly 3,000 high school students.

$15,000

2011 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of the Belarus Free Theatre's presentation of "Being Harold Pinter."

$30,000

2008 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of the Eugene O'Neill Festival, "O'Neill in the 21st Century."

$360,000

2007 • 5 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over five years).

$200,000

2003 • 4 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over four years).

$500,000

2002 • 2 years

To support world premiere productions (over two years).

$60,000

2001 • 2 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over two years).

$30,000

1999 • 1 year • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations.

$90,000

1996 • 3 years • Chicago Commitment

In support of general operations (over three years).

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