Columbia College Chicago Alum Behzad Dabu Featured in Goodman Theatre’s ‘Matchmaker’ March 5-April 10; March 9 ‘College Night’ Includes Pizza Party and Performance

Behzad Dabu

Behzad Dabu

Columbia College Chicago Theatre Department alumnus Behzad Dabu (BFA ’08) is featured in the Goodman Theatre‘s revival of Thornton Wilder’s classic comedy The Matchmaker. The show runs March 5-April 10 at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn, in downtown Chicago.

Dabu, a graduate of the Columbia College Theatre Department’s acting program, previously appeared at the Goodman in its 2015-16 season opener, Disgraced. In The Matchmaker, he plays Barnaby Tucker, a young man seeking romantic adventure in 1880s New York.

A special “College Night” event at the Goodman on Wednesday, March 9, includes a pre-show pizza party at which college students can meet and talk with Goodman Theatre artists. Tickets for “College Night” are only $10 for college students with ID–the price includes the pizza party at 6 PM followed by a 7:30 PM performance of The Matchmaker. Students should use the promo code COLLEGE when ordering online, by phone, or in person at the Goodman box office.

For tickets, call 312-443-3800 or click here.

Dabu is also a company member of Chicago’s TimeLine Theatre, where he appeared in the Jeff Award-winning ensemble of The History Boys.