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If you are looking for Broadway quality shows but not the NYC prices Goodspeed always over... read more

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Robert N
Awesome show!!! CT Christmas Carol delivered!!!

Loved this rendition of Christmas Carol. It was fresh, fun but true to the original story. Acting... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
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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...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago

If you are looking for Broadway quality shows but not the NYC prices Goodspeed always over performs. After seeing many shows I am alway impressed with acting, music and sets.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018

Loved this rendition of Christmas Carol. It was fresh, fun but true to the original story. Acting and sets were superb!! So glad we decided to do this as our family pre-Christmas event. The play was a perfect blend of music and dialogue. Well done!!!More

Date of experience: December 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2019

Thank you so much for taking the time to share your thoughts about your recent visit to Goodspeed's Terris Theatre. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed our new musical A Connecticut Christmas Carol. As with all our musicals in development, audience feedback is...More

Reviewed December 13, 2018

A refreshing version of the classic without losing the meaning of the story. A musical where a song enhanced a seditment without taking over the scene with a big production number. Took place in 1925 CT, but it could have been any century. The costumes...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share thoughts on your recent visit and our production a A Connecticut Christmas Carol. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed our original musical and your time at our Terris Theatre. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed November 29, 2018

The plays are very well chosen. I especially enjoyed Will Rogers this summer. Lead role was excellent .

Date of experience: July 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2018

Thank you for sharing about your experience here. We are pleased to learn you enjoy visiting Goodspeed Musicals and our productions. We are pretty proud of David Lutken's WILL ROGERS too! We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed November 20, 2018

Great show, Great cast, A Musical within a Comedy,. Goodspeed did it right with this one. This show does not disappoint.

Date of experience: November 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded November 21, 2018

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about our production of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the performance! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon

Reviewed November 17, 2018

We didn’t know anything about this play, but it was nice to get out on a November afternoon. This play is a hoot! And everyone who lives in Connecticut should go to a show at Goodspeed. Love the location, love the atmosphereMore

Date of experience: November 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded November 19, 2018

Thank you for sharing thoughts on your visit to The Goodspeed. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed our production of The Drowsy Chaperone and your time with us. We appreciate the glowing recommendation too. We hope others will follow your lead and see a...More

Reviewed November 14, 2018

I made my second trip to the Goodspeed for their production of "The Drowsy Chaperone," and I was amazed! The musical was very entertaining and everyone in my party loved it. Such a wonderful experience, with consistently good service and theater. I will definitely be...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 13, 2018

We enjoyed our play at the Goodspeed very much. The historic building has been lovingly restored and the seats are comfortable. A long history of top stars and productions.

Date of experience: November 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share your Goodspeed experience here! We are pleased to learn you enjoyed our mainstage production and your time at The Goodspeed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

Reviewed November 4, 2018

We live in NYC, but had always heard that the Goodspeed was a fabulous regional theater. We wanted to see their production of Drowsy Chaperone so planned a short trip to Connecticut during fall foliage. The production was fabulous, extremely talented cast, very well staged,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded November 6, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share thoughts on your first time visiting Goodspeed Musicals. We are so pleased to learn you enjoyed our production and your time with us. We love hearing about road-trippers who decide to take a short jaunt to CT...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

Beautiful old theatre! There is the main floor and also a balcony. The setting for the theatre is picture perfect right on the Connecticut River. We really enjoyed the show and met some really nice people. Grab a drink before the show and sit out...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded November 2, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to share thoughts on your visit. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed your first time at The Goodspeed and our production of The Drowsy Chaperone. We look forward to welcoming you back soon!

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There are elevators and the staff is friendly. Check their website for more info.
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