| Jan 4, 2012
| 8:00 AM
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...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 9:28 AM
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...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 1:00 PM
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| Oct 30, 2012
| 7:35 AM
A spokesman for the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam reported that no damage occured to the theater, which is located on the banks of the Connecticut River or on its low-lying new artist housing.
There was no performances scheduled for yesterday...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Hurricane Sandy was very theater-friendly.
Things didn't get really ominous until Sunday night, long after the curtain came down on most shows at theaters throughout Connecticut.
Then on Monday when the storm's fury -- and tides -- were at their...
| May 2, 2012
| 7:02 AM
The run of the revival of the Jerry Herman musical “Mame” at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, has been extended from July 1 to July 7.
The show, now in previews, stars Louise Pitre, Tony Award nominee for Broaday's "Mamma Mia!"...
| May 6, 2012
Louise Pitre is getting verklempt as she talks about what she will be wearing as the sophisticated, glamorous Mame Dennis in the Goodspeed Opera House revival of the musical "Mame."
She wore '70s bell-bottomed jumpsuits when she starred in the ABBA-...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:43 AM
The show: The musical "Mame" at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
First impressions: Everyone should have an Auntie Mame in their lives. She's a beguiling, bedazzling life coach of wit, warmth and sophistication. Such was the character Patrick...
| May 29, 2012
| 11:42 AM
Teal Wicks and James Snyder will star as Julie Jordan and Billy Bigelow in Goodspeed Opera House’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Carousel.”
Rob Ruggiero ("1776," "Big River,"Show Boat," "Camelot") will stage the musical...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Hartford has seldom seen more changes in its theater scene than it has in the past year. Two of the city's best-known theaters have had turnovers at their topmost ranks.
In the June of 2010, Michael Wilson announced he was leaving Hartford Stage [50...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 1:46 PM
Despite what you might read each week in The Bottom Line, the consumer isn't always right.
Consumers, all of us, only think we're right every time. Jennifer Johnson of East Haddam thought she had a case against Verizon Wireless after being promised a...