The superbly cast revival brings the family comedy “Ah, Wilderness!” to life with all the pathos, heart and sheer old-fashioned goofiness it demands.
The play arrives on the heels of sold-out runs at Steppenwolf and Logan Square’s The Miracle Center.
Beloved Chicago native and actor Howard Witt, who died Wednesday, was “a legend,” said Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls.
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“I just wish I could go back to the theater tonight and perform the show,” the actor said. “But I hope we can bring it back to Chicago next year.”
Medical testing finds cause of Keach’s halting performance at the Goodman; director hopes to bring him back for another shot at “Pamplona” next year.
Performances were canceled on a day-to-day basis since Tuesday when the actor became ill while performing the one-man show about Ernest Hemingway.