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Goodman Theatre - The Albert
Between W Lake and W Randolph 170 N. Dearborn St. Chicago, IL 60601
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We stayed at the Burnham Hotel, well located for The Goodman and near the Redline. Great little hotel, but can be expensive. We happened on a good rate!
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We dined at Tratorria No. 10, just down the street from The Goodman, and it was quite good. A little expensive, but if you don't order wine (expensive) and dessert, you can keep the bill down. I enjoyed it, but my husband thought it was "too fancy." I thought it was perfect in beautiful surroundings, and I would dine there again!
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attended Apr 10 2008

The play was excellent- the acting phenomenal. The seats were excellent. Made travelling downtown in horrible weather worth it.

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attended Apr 13 2008

The sets were wonderful and the story intriguing, but for me it didn't deliver. I recall the movie now, how I wanted to connect with the story but didn't. Slice o' life stories are right up my alley, but this one was like watching grass grow. ...continued

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attended Apr 12 2008

I really enjoyed the acting - everyone brought their character to life.

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Quotes & Highlights

“Exquisite… ‘I can now die,’ one muses to oneself during the final bows, ‘without ever needing to see that play again. For I won’t ever see it done better.’” -Chicago Tribune
“Highly Recommended! - Lois Smith gives… the most achingly beautiful performance of her long and distinguished career.” —Chicago Sun-Times
See a video from the show.


Horton Foote’s tender, heartfelt study focuses on Carrie Watts, who dreams of returning to her childhood home in the small town of Bountiful, Texas, which she left three decades ago. She sets out to fulfill her dream, with results that are both heartbreaking and brilliantly life-affirming.

Directed by Harris Yulin

Starring Obie Award-winner Lois Smith

Part of the Horton Foote Festival

About the Ticket Supplier: Goodman Theatre

Every season, the Goodman presents the work of an extraordinary group of artists. The theater is home to the Goodman Artistic Collective, a vibrant and diverse group of this country’s most exciting directors, actors and writers; it’s a laboratory that’s nurtured the work of some of the most influential writers of our age; and it’s the artistic home to many of this country’s finest actors, directors and designers.