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  • "Mamma Mia"s Louise Pitre Is Goodspeed's "Mame"

    "Mamma Mia"s Louise Pitre Is Goodspeed's "Mame"
    Mamma, mia! Goodspeed Musicals got its Mame. Louise Pitre, best known as the Tony Award-nominated lead in the Broadway smash "Mamma Mia," will play the title role in the revival of "Mame," slated to play the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam April...
  • Casey Hushion To Stage Goodspeed Revival of "Something's Afoot"

    Casey Hushion (associate director of Broadway’s "Elf," "In the Heights" and "The Drowsy Chaperone") is tapped to stage the revival of the musical "Something's Afoot" this fall at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. The British musical hall...
  • Interview with Zippy creator Bill Griffith

    Interview with Zippy creator Bill Griffith
    Good thing Bill Griffith did not take Marcel Duchamp seriously. Otherwise, we'd be without Zippy (aka Zippy the Pinhead), the best-drawn daily underground comic strip in America, still running in 300 newspapers. Griffith, at the time a 19-year-old art...
  • Memorable Moments, Performances of 2011 Connecticut Theater Scene

    Earlier this week, I named the Ten Best Shows in Connecticut in 2011. But once you start looking back on a year, there’s just no stopping. So here’s a playful retro glance at some of the highlights, performances, newsworthy events and people...
  • "Mormon"'s Casey Nicholaw Scratched from Goodspeed Festival

    "Mormon"'s Casey Nicholaw Scratched from Goodspeed Festival
    Casey Nicholaw, the Tony Award-winning director (and choreographer) of the Broadway smash "Book of Mormon" is bowing out of a speaking gig at Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists. Nicholaw was the high profile speaker in a...
  • Hugh Jackman's Not the First Musical Houdini

    Hugh Jackman's Not the First Musical Houdini
      Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013-14 season to star in an original musical "Houdini," Broadway.com announced today.                   Stephen Schwartz ("Wicked," "The Magic Show") will compose the score and and book...
  • Goodspeed Tickets For "Mame" And Other Shows Go On Sale

    First come gets best seats. Single tickets go on sale for all three shows at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam Sunday starting at 10 a.m. the season begins with “Mame” (April 20 to July 1), followed by “Carousel” (July 13...
  • Former Slave Lizzy Keckly Subject of Stage Work in Connecticut, Too

    Former Slave Lizzy Keckly Subject of Stage Work in Connecticut, Too
    Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly, the former slave who became a dressmaker and friend to Mary Todd Lincoln. "They Call Me Lizzy...from Slavery to...
  • "5-50-500": New Proposal for Connecticut's Tony Award-Winning Regional Theaters

    In the midst of new plans and strategies for arts funding in the state, I'd like to suggest still another -- and it's offered gratis -- without a consulting fee attached. (No, you're welcome). I'm calling it "5-50-500." It would give the five Tony...
  • Judith Blazer to Be Vera In Goodspeed's "Mame"

    Judith Blazer to Be Vera In Goodspeed's "Mame"
    Goodspeed's "Mame" has got its Vera. Broadway veteran Judith Blazer will portray the acid-tongued Vera Charles in the Jerry Herman musical which plays at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Previews start April 20 with the opening set for May...
  • Saving Hearthstone Castle in Danbury

    Saving Hearthstone Castle in Danbury
    When Jonathan Marcus discusses his and others' efforts to save Hearthstone Castle in Danbury from crumbling into dust he sounds like a knight talking about a quest. Marcus lived down the road from Tarrywile Park — the Danbury park where the...