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Goodspeed Opera House

6 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423-1302
+1 860-873-8668
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Great show, but bring your own snacks

I have seen musicals at both Goodspeed Opera House locations and the was really impressed by the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
tieknee2017
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New Haven, Connecticut
Lovely Quaint Theater

The Goodspeed Opera House is a lovely Victorian style building, originally built in 1876 and fully... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Rich334
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Southington, Connecticut
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GOODSPEED MUSICALS' Birthplace of the original productions of Man of La Mancha, Shenandoah, and Annie, and the first regional theatre to receive two Special Tony Awards for its outstanding achievements, Goodspeed Musicals produces America's musical treasures to delight, inspire, and entertain you. Set along the tranquil Connecticut River, our two intimate theatres bring you closer to the excitement of live musicals. The beautiful surrounding countryside is brimming with restaurants, shops, and galleries for a get-away so perfect, you'll want to make it a Goodspeed day!
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  • Very good17%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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6 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423-1302
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Reviewed yesterday

I have seen musicals at both Goodspeed Opera House locations and the was really impressed by the set design, price, music and of course the show itself. The shows were amazing. There are not really any snacks provided and the only drinks are coffee and...More

Thank tieknee2017
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Goodspeed Opera House is a lovely Victorian style building, originally built in 1876 and fully restored in 1963, located on the banks of the Connecticut River in East Haddam, CT. The Theater is small compared to modern facilities and the seats are narrow, but...More

Thank Rich334
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Rags at Goodspeed .Seems like a updated “Fidler ”with two good songs “Summer nights “ and “Three sunny rooms,.” seems to drag at times. Great performers in a show that could use a little more fine tuning

Thank travnjon
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to see "Rags" with no preconceived ideas and were really pleased. it's a really good play that combines entertainment with food for thought. Plus Goodspeed is a charming and differ net kind of place. A good experience all around.

Thank LEB123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful evening this past weekend topped by a performance of ‘Rags’ at the GoodSpeed opera house. It was chilly outside and we enjoyed a delightful production on a quaint unique stage in East Haddam, CT. The theater is a memory from years ago;...More

Thank mflans
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great play. Everything was nothing short of excellent. The story and the production was very good. They received a standing ovation as soon as it completed.

Thank Squawbrook
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The history of the Good Speed Opera House and the incredible shows is such a wonderful experience! A beautiful place with amazing productions!

Thank lawingfield
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts about Goodspeed Musicals on TripAdvisor! We are pleased to learn you enjoy our productions and look forward to welcoming you back again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There really isn’t a bad seat in the house. The opera house is such an intimate setting that you feel like you’re part of the play. And sometimes, you are! The actors will walk right by you onto the stage filling the room with their...More

Thank betsygggg
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about Goodspeed Musicals on TripAdvisor. We are quite passionate about the work we do and are thrilled to hear when our audience feels the same. We look forward to welcoming you back in 2018!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We love going to the Goodspeed Opera House. The productions are always top-notch. The theatre is small and is a gem to behold on the Connecticut River.

Thank SDKerzner
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about Goodspeed Musicals here AND for your support over the years! We look forward to welcoming you back in 2018

Reviewed 27 October 2017

We went to the Goodspeed Opera House on October 20, 2017 and saw Rags, l have to say l was quite moved by the play and it's story, and somewhat humbled by my own lack of compassion for the plight of the new wave of...More

Thank frank k
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 November 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts on TripAdvisor. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed RAGS and would recommend it to others. We look forward to welcoming you back the Goodspeed Musicals again soon.

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Response from Rich C | Reviewed this property |
There are elevators and the staff is friendly. Check their website for more info.
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