A "CELEBRATION OF LATINA|O ARTISTS” SPOTLIGHTS DISTINGUISHED WRITERS JOSÉ RIVERA, MARÍA IRENE FORNES, ROBERTO BOLAÑO
***FROM POETRY TO PANEL DISCUSSIONS TO A COLOMBIAN DANCE PARTY, EVENTS AMPLIFY JOSÉ RIVERA’S ANOTHER WORD FOR BEAUTY AND ROBERTO BOLAÑO’S 2666, ADAPTED AND DIRECTED BY ROBERT FALLS AND SETH BOCKLEY***
Goodman Theatre, in collaboration with off-Loop theaters, DePaul University and Northwestern University, presents an eight-week “Celebration of Latina|o Artists,” centered around its first two productions of 2016, both of which are world premieres—Another Word For Beauty by José Rivera (starts this Saturday, January 16) and Roberto Bolaño’s 2666, adapted and directed by Robert Falls and Seth Bockley (starts February 6). Curated by Henry Godinez, Goodman Theatre Resident Artistic Associate and 2666 cast member, the celebration highlights the careers and influence of noted writers Bolaño, María Irene Fornés and Rivera and includes a slate of readings, discussions and more—many of which are free of charge. Celebration events begin January 16 and continue through March 13. For ticket reservations and information, visit GoodmanTheatre.org/LCelebration.
Tickets for Another Word for Beauty ($25 -$77) and 2666 ($20-$45) are available at GoodmanTheatre.org, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn).
Highlights of “A Celebration of Latina|o Artists” include the following events: