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Goodspeed Opera House

6 Main St, East Haddam, CT 06423-1302
+1 860-873-8668
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Saw Thoroughly Modern Milly

Show was very good. The young woman that played Milly is great. What "pipes". Have seen this show... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Howard G
via mobile
Terrific theatre

We attended a mid-week matinee to see a musical and very much enjoyed the show, the venue and the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann622
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Tolland, 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 1 week ago via mobile

Show was very good. The young woman that played Milly is great. What "pipes". Have seen this show before, Goodspeed did it the best.

Thank Howard G
Reviewed 1 week ago

We attended a mid-week matinee to see a musical and very much enjoyed the show, the venue and the grounds along the CT River. It was our first visit here so first impressions: stairs from ground level to level two, restrooms; more stairs to the...More

Thank Ann622
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw Thoroughly Modern Milly in April and it was a great show, but every show they put on is excellent. I have bee going to the Goodspeed for over 40 years and every show has been wonderful..

Thank BarneyCT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Totally professional productions in a historic performance space. In the warm weather you can picnic just nearby on the banks of the Connecticut River before taking in a performance. Try to arrive a bit early to savor the ambience of the Godspeed Landing area. Tip...More

Thank JosephM326
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We haven't missed a show (three a year) in going on forty years! If you haven't been & enjoy musicals, put this CT gem on your bucket list.More

Thank Michael H
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about Goodspeed AND for your many years of support! We look forward to welcoming you back again this season. And don't forget, if you're a big fan of musicals, for over 30 years, Goodspeed's Terris Theatre has been our...More

Reviewed 8 May 2017

I have yet to attend a performance here but have heard rave reviews from all. Every time I visit East Haddam I stop in just to walk through the main lobby area which offers a small pub and gift shop along with framed photos of...More

Thank Belmontcouple
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My wife and I attended the May 5 matinee performance of "Thoroughly Modern Millie" in this charming Victorian (1876) opera house. The music, acting, singing and choreography are outstanding and a great value. There are virtually no bad seats as the house is relatively small....More

Thank Brian B
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2017

Thank you for sharing your thoughts about your recent visit. We are pleased to learn you enjoyed our new production and you time with us. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Went to see Throughly Modern Millie here. Great performance. Theatre is small with most seats on the floor. Some balcony seating. You needed to go up two sets of stairs to get to the theatre seating. Seats are small and if you are a larger...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We see several plays every year. The productions are very professional and the actors all have Broadway creditionals. The staging is also Broadway caliber. I would highly recommend a visit if you are in the area. Only limitation is that you almost always have to...More

Thank Robert B
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 May 2017

Thank you for taking time to share this thoughtful review. We are pleased to learn that you enjoy visiting Goodspeed Musicals and look forward to welcoming you back for another production at The Goodspeed or The Terris Theatre!

Reviewed 26 April 2017

While it is always about the production you are seeing, it is also so nice to enjoy it in a quant old opera house. The view is good from all seats in the orchestra but I actually sat in the 2 row balcony (which is...More

Thank Ira Z
GoodspeedMusicals, Public Relations Manager at Goodspeed Opera House, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here! We are pleased to learn you enjoyed your visit and seeing our season opener from the balcony. We hope you'll join us again soon.

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Rose S
is this theatre handicapped accessible?
11 June 2015|
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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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