Good Night, Oscar

Good Night, Oscar

Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn Street Chicago

Anything can happen on live TV. And one night, it did. It's 1958, and Jack Paar hosts the hottest late-night talk-show on television. His favorite guest? Character actor, pianist and wild card Oscar Levant-portrayed by Emmy Award-winning actor and producer Sean Hayes (Will & Grace). Famous for his witty one-liners, Oscar has a favorite: "There's a fine line between genius and insanity; I have erased this line." Tonight, Oscar will prove just that when he appears live on national TV in an episode that Paar's audience-and the rest of America-won't soon forget. Good Night, Oscar explores the nexus of humor and heartbreak, the ever-dwindling distinction between exploitation and entertainment, and the high cost of baring one's soul for public consumption

Mar 12, 2022 - Apr 17, 2022