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Goodman Theatre, 170 North Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60601

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Until August 4, 2024

Stylish, brilliant, hilarious, and coolhearted.

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Why See Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil?

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The Lady Chablis Presents To You A Story Like No Other

Coming to Chicago for its world premiere is the new musical Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil. The play is based on John Berendt's New York Times best-seller novel of the same name which was released in 1994. The show stars J. Harrison Ghee, the world's first Tony Award-winning non-binary actor, Olivier nominee Sierra Boggess, and Tony nominee Tom Hewitt. Newly announced for the production are Lance Roberts (The Best Man) as Bobby Lewis, Austin Colby (The Great Gatsby) as Danny Hansford, Bailee Endebrock (Parade) as Corrine Strong and many more!

Taking the helm as the production's director is Tony Award-winning Rob Ashford, whose previous credits include Frozen, Evita, and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. It's not every day that you get to see a real-life story turned into a musical, so get your tickets now!

What's it about?

In 1981 in Savannah, Georgia, a young man by the name of Danny Hansford was shot by his employer, antiques dealer Jim Williams. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil follows Williams and the local community throughout all four of the trials for the murder of Hansford.

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Dates

Opening night: 25 June 2024

Run time

Two hours and 40 minutes with one interval

Cast and Creative

Cast

 J. Harrison Ghee as The Lady Chablis
Tom Hewitt as Jim Williams
Sierra Boggess as Emma Dawes.
Lance Roberts as Bobby Lewis
Austin Colby as Danny Hansford
Bailee Endebrock as Corrine Strong
Shanel Bailey as Lavella Cole
Jessica Molaskey as Alma Knox Carter
Brianna Buckley as Minerva
Mary Ernster as Serena Barnes/Dawn Avery
McKinley Carter as Vera Strong
Maya Bowles as Stacey Brown
DeMarius Copes as Jeremiah Jones
Sean Donovan as Luther Driggers
Jason Michael Evans as Colonel Atwood/Burt
Christopher Kelley as Bubbles/Gregory
Andre Terrell Malcolm as Josiah Domingo
Aaron James McKenzie as Jethro Myles

What you thought

6 reviews, average rating: (3.7 Stars)

3.5 star rating

Shanarama: “LOVED IT!”

Not sure if Sadly Speaking and I saw the same show...yes this show was... more

Leslie B: “Enthralling ”

Amazing musical! Kept me on my seat the whole time. Breaking the forth... more

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