| Jan 30, 2012
| 11:35 AM
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...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:59 PM
The show: A revival of the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical “Carousel” at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
First Impressions: You can tell right away from set designer Michael Schweikardt’s gorgeously painted seashore and sky...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 4:55 AM
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...
| Dec 9, 2011
| 9:00 AM
Casey Nicholaw, Tony Award-winning co-director of the Broadway smash, "Book of Mormon" will lead a panel discussion on the musical as part of Goodspeed Musicals' seventh annual Goodspeed Festival of New Artists next month.
Nicholaw, who also...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 4:57 PM
It can't be an easy time to be rich, super rich or filthy rich in America, the three prime readings on the International Richer Scale.
There is so much pressure on these "job creators" ever since income tax rates for the wealthy dropped a decade ago...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 8:51 AM
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...
| Dec 20, 2011
| 12:25 PM
The upcoming Broadway musical “Nice Work if You Can Get It” may have a familiar whiff to Connecticut audiences.
This new-old Gershwin show bears a striking resemblance to “They All Laughed” which was also marketed as a new-old...
| Aug 2, 2012
| 4:55 AM
Two shows produced by Goodspeed Musicals have been extended, one beiore the show has even opened.
Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Carousel," which opened Wednesday night at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam has extended its run to Sept. 29.
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide.
These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
| 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...