Robert Falls

Robert Falls

BFA '76 Theatre
Distinguished Legacy Award

Robert Falls is artistic director of Chicago's renowned Goodman Theatre. Under his tenure, the Goodman has been marked by extraordinary artistic achievement and hundreds of accolades and awards—among them a Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, a Pulitzer Prize for Lynn Nottage's Ruined, and being named top regional theatre by Time magazine. During Falls's tenure, the Goodman also planned, constructed, and moved into its state-of-the-art, two-theatre complex on North Dearborn Street. Recently dubbed "Chicago's most essential director" by the Chicago Tribune, Falls has staged over 35 productions at the Goodman. Read this wonderful 2018 profile on Robert Falls by the Illinois Alumni Association.