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  • Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin

    Goodspeed's 'Damn Yankees' Has A New Spin
    If you asked true blue Boston Red Sox fans during much of the 20th century if they would sell their soul to the devil in order to lift the famed "curse" from their team, you would probably get more than a few volunteers. That's Joe DiPietro's wicked...
  • 'Damn Yankees' Actor Saves Audience From Flying Bat At Goodspeed

    'Damn Yankees' Actor Saves Audience From Flying Bat At Goodspeed
    There's a moment in the Goodspeed Opera House production of "Damn Yankees" that actor Danny Lindgren won't forget. The same goes for the audience. Not to mention the trombone player. It happened during the first preview performance of the baseball-...
  • Goodspeed Offers Theater For Student Production Of 'Rent'

    Students at Trumbull High School may have had their plans to do “Rent: The School Edition” as the spring musical at the school quashed, but now they have the opportunity to do it at another venue: the Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Opera House...
  • Connecticut's Story Key To Cultural Tourism

    Culture, tourism, placemaking and economic development are four concepts that belong together. Good public policy requires thinking strategically about their interrelatedness. Despite being one of only six states with abundant, on-the-ground and...
  • The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013

     The Best Of Connecticut Theater In 2013
    A red-hot rocking musical as well as a heart-felt one. Two ensemble dramas that looked at the way we live with humor and rue. A pair of outstanding shows from the state’s smaller theaters. A Shakespearean horror story and an over-the-top political...
  • Idiot Pricked By A Rose Hospitalized

    A thorn that became embedded in my finger opened my eyes to the whacky world of modern medical care. Here's what I've learned. The first rule of keeping your health care costs down is: Don't be an idiot. I failed this test with flying colors. I was...
  • Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?

    Column: What Price For Goodspeed's Successor?
    How do you replace a legend? The answer, of course, is you don’t. You find someone who respects past accomplishments but has his or her own independent vision for the future. Trouble comes, however, when the legend plays a major role in choosing...
  • Goodspeed Survives Changes

     Goodspeed Survives Changes
    It was quite a celebration on Oct. 24, 1877. It was the opening of the Goodspeed Opera House — the six-story wooden Victorian structure on the banks of the Connecticut River in East Haddam, and long before the swing bridge was built. (A ferry...
  • Goodspeed's 'Annie' Was At First Labeled 'A Disaster'

    Goodspeed's 'Annie' Was At First Labeled 'A Disaster'
    The one show that changed a Connecticut theater's fortunes more than any other was the musical "Annie" that had its world premiere at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam in 1976. The opening night was a rough one. If "My Fair Lady" opened in the...
  • 2014 Golf Schedules And Charity Tournaments

      CENTRAL CONNECTICUT GOLF ASSOCIATION   May 12                         Blackledge Country Club   May 19                         Simsbury Farms Country Club   June 2                           Hawk’s Landing Golf Course   June 30   ...
  • Farm to Hearth, Haddam

    Farm to Hearth, Haddam
    Todd Solek wakes up around 6 a.m. to chop firewood for his custom brick oven, where it will burn all day. Around 7 a.m., when other bakeries have sold half their stock, he begins mixing doughs by hand. Todd and his wife, Melissa, lovingly refer to...