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ATCA Connects | A Conversation with the Goodman Theatre’s Robert Falls
April 19, 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm EDTFree
This summer, Robert Falls will be stepping down as artistic director of the Goodman Theatre after more than three decades. We’ve got questions. Join us Tuesday April 19, 2022 at 8pm Eastern.
From his early days with Wisdom Bridge Theatre through his epic production of “2666” to his bold video/hybrid pandemic production of Adam Rapp’s “The Sound Inside,” Falls has been a groundbreaking theater artist. Under Falls’ leadership, the Goodman Theatre produced bold work, opened its stages to other regional companies and created innovative development programs.
ATCA member Lou Harry will lead a conversation about the evolution of the Goodman and the challenges of taking shows to Broadway (where Falls won a Tony for his “Death of a Salesman” and directed the hit “Aida”). Attendees will gain insight into Falls’ work with legends such as Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Miller, learn about his long-time artistic partnerships with playwright Rebecca Gilman, actors Brian Dennehy and Stacy Keach, and others, and find out what’s next for one of American theater’s leading creatives.
ATCA Connects events are free for ATCA members to attend. Registration (purchasing a free ticket) is required.
Successful ticket purchasers will receive two emails. One is the purchase receipt and will have the subject line “Your American Theatre Critics Association order is now complete” and the second with the subject line “Your ticket from American Theatre Critics Association” will include the session Zoom link. (If you do not receive the ticket email and you have purchased a free ticket, contact webmaster Martha Wade Steketee.)
A video of the event will be posted to the ATCA YouTube channel and the ATCA Facebook page at a later date.
OPEN TO MEMBERS ONLY