Goodman Theatre Comedy


Goodman Theatre Comedy

Come see the smash hit comedy, “Rapture, Blister, Burn,” at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre January 17-February 22, and stay at the nearby and affordable (doesn’t burn bucks, oh rapture!) Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

In the Pulitzer Prize nominated “Rapture, Blister, Burn,” four women drinking martinis, representing three generations, old friends brought together by circumstance, reveal the substance of their lives. The main subject is career versus family, as one of the women is a famous academic and author, come home to care for her ailing mother, while the others lived “ordinary” lives.

“Intensely smart, immensely funny.” The New York Times

“Rapture, Blister, Burn” playwright Gia Gianfriddo’s credits include teleplays for “Law and Order,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” and “Cold Case.” She has won an Obie award and a Guggenheim Fellowship.

The Goodman Theatre, a recipient of a Regional Tony award, is one of the most important cultural institutions in the country. Founded in 1922, the Goodman is most noted for collaborations with film/stage actor Brian Dennehy, director/writer Mary Zimmerman and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson.

The Goodman Theatre is located at 170 North Dearborn Street, in the heart of Chicago’s Loop. For tickets and more information, call (312) 443-3800 or go online to

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short drive or el ride to the Goodman Theatre, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.