EAST HADDAM, Conn. (May 18, 2023)  In celebration of its 60th Anniversary, Goodspeed Musicals opens Its doors to the community for Open House Day with free tours on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. A $10 discount is also being offered on tickets purchased from the Box Office during Open House Day for evening performances to all of Goodpeed’s productions in the 2023 season at The Goodspeed and The Terris theatres.

Go behind the scenes of a musical at the Goodspeed Opera House on an hour-long tour. Explore the iconic building while learning about the vibrant history of the Opera House, and the hundreds of musicals that have been produced on its stage. Learn more about our tours at goodspeed.org.

A Goodspeed Musicals’ tour is a perfect extension of any visit to the picturesque Connecticut River Valley. Have a picnic on the lawn, visit the nearby Gillette’s Castle and Connecticut River Museum, or top your visit off with our current show, Gypsy, which runs through Sunday, June 25.

Enjoy $10 off evening performances for any of Goodspeed’s productions in the 2023 season for tickets purchased during Open House Day from the Box Office. This offer is for select seats, subject to availability, cannot be combined with other offers, and is only available on Saturday, June 10, at the Box Office.

Finally, come celebrate with Goodspeed Musicals at their 60th Anniversary Gala & Auction on Monday, June 12, featuring a special concert by Broadway legend Jennifer Holliday. Tickets and tables for the Gala & Auction are available and may be purchased online at goodspeed.org/gala.

For show highlights, exclusive photos, special events and more, visit us at goodspeed.org and follow us on FacebookInstagram and YouTube.

ABOUT GOODSPEED MUSICALS: Goodspeed Musicals has achieved international acclaim and is the first theatre in the nation to receive two Tony Awards for outstanding achievement in musical theatre. Under the leadership of Donna Lynn Hilton, Artistic Director and David B. Byrd, Managing Director, Goodspeed Musicals is dedicated to the celebration, development and advancement of musical theatre. Goodspeed creates powerful, world-class productions of enlightening new and established works to delight, inspire and challenge audiences on its two stages – The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn., and The Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. From Goodspeed, 21 musicals have gone to Broadway (including Man of La ManchaAnnieShenandoah and Holiday Inn) and 85 new musicals have been launched. Goodspeed’s Festival of New Musicals, GoodWorks commissioning program and the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Grove at Goodspeed are distinguished cornerstones of the organization that highlight its commitment to nurture creators and the creative process. Goodspeed also maintains The Scherer Library of Musical Theatre and The Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre. The organization is supported in part by the Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development, Office of the Arts; CT Humanities; The Hoffman Auto Group; The Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; The Shubert Foundation; and WSHU Public Radio. Additional support is provided by Sennheiser, the official audio sponsor; and United Airlines, the official airline of Goodspeed Musicals. For more information, visit www.goodspeed.org.

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