Goodman Theatre Artistic Director, Robert Falls

August 23rd, 2013

RobertFalls_03Get tix for the September 16th Dinner Party with Katie Rich of Second City, Artistic Director of the Goodman Theatre, Robert Falls, NBC’s “Chicago Fire” and “Sex and the City” actor, David Eigenberg and Chef Jason Vincent Of Nightwood Restaurant. Singer Yemi Marie is the opening act. Chef Vincent will be making Holy Sh*t Corn Soup and Spit Roasted Chicken with a Bitter Greens Late Summer Salad for the guests AND audience on the September 16 Dinner Party at City Winery. Get tix!

Robert Falls (Artistic Director) has been the artistic director of Goodman Theatre since 1986. From 1977 to 1985, he was the artistic director of Wisdom Bridge Theatre. Mr. Falls’ critically-acclaimed production of Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull opened the Goodman’s 2010/2011 Owen Theatre season. Last season, he directed the world premiere of Rebecca Gil­man’s A True History of the Johnstown Flood for the Goodman, and was honored with Helen Hayes Awards for Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Resident Production for his remount ofKing Lear at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in WashingtonD.C. Other recent productions include Desire Under the Elms on Broadway and at the Goodman, the Tony-nominated Broadway revival of Eric Bogosian’s Talk Radio, Richard Nelson’s Frank’s Home for the Goodman and Playwrights Horizons and the American premiere o Shining  City on Broadway. Mr. Falls’ production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida for Walt Disney Theatricals and on Broadway for four years and toured nationally and abroad. Two of his most highly-acclaimed Broadway productions, Arthur Miller’s Death of Sales­man and Eugene O’Neill’s Long Day’s Journey into Night were honored with seven Tony Awards and three Drama Desk Awards. Previous Goodman credits include the world premieres of Arthur Miller’s Finishing the Picture, Rebecca Gilman’s Blue Surge and Dollhouse, Eric Bogosian’s Griller, Louis Rosen and Thom Bishop’s Book of the Night, Steve Tesich’s The Speed of Darkness and On the Open Road, John Logan’s Riverview: A Melodrama with Music and the American premiere of Alan Ayckbourn’s House and Garden.

Robert Falls most recently directed Beth Henley’s 
The Jacksonian?at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles featuring Ed Harris, Glenne Headly, Amy Madigan, Bill Pullman and Bess Rous. This spring, Falls will stage the Eugene O’Neill’s The Iceman Cometh?starring Nathan Lane and Brian Dennehy (April 21 – June 10, 2012)

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