Falling for Theatre and Winning it Over as Well

A winning combination: That’s what Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls and actor Brian Dennehy have been for a quarter of a century. Together they have created hit productions of plays by Eugene O’Neill and Arthur Miller, which they took to Broadway and for which they both received Tony Awards. Lucky for us, the two […]

"The Iceman Cometh" at Goodman Theatre

The combination of Eugene O’Neill, Brian Dennehy, and Robert Falls has yielded huge artistic returns over the years for the Goodman. Falls’ current staging of O’Neill’s “The Iceman Cometh” raises the already-formidable stakes by tossing the star wattage of Nathan Lane into the mix. But even if you go into this long (five hours with […]

Brian Dennehy's Chicago Life

“I probably should have lived in Chicago,” says Brian Dennehy, who is coming to the Goodman Theatre in January. “It’s such a great theater town. There is such a nurturing atmosphere there.”   Make It Better managed to catch up with the busy actor via phone from Philadelphia. “And a lot of it has to […]