Photo Flash: Goodspeed Musicals Celebrates 50 Years - Louise Pitre, Rita Gardner, Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, Andrea McArdle & More!

Goodspeed Musicals recently celebrated their 50th Anniversary by hosting a Golden Anniversary Spectacular Gala Event. Those in attendance included Rita Gardner, Andrea McArdle, Walter Charles, Daniel Plimpton, Louise Pitre, Ronn Carroll, Eli Baker, Michael Price, John Barlow, Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin and many more!

Check out the photos of the incredible event below.... and Happy Anniversary to Goodspeed!

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Rita Gardner

Walter Charles

Daniel Plimpton

The casts of Good News And Hello, Dolly!

Andrea McArdle and Macy

Nicholas Ward David Aron Damane Richard Waits and Kyle Baird r

Louise Pitre

Goodspeed Alumni Ronn Carroll Rita Gardner (who performed on Goodspeed's Opening Night, June 18th 1963 in Oh, Lady, Lady!) and Louise Pitre

Eli Baker

Goodspeed Gala Performance


Gala Company performs the iconic opening of 42nd Street

Ronn Carroll Eli Baker and Louise Pitre

Michael Price introduces Governor Dannel Malloy

Ronn Carroll

Noah Racey

John Barlow

Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin

Tony Sheldon and KLea Blackhurst

Good News cast

Eli Baker (PatRick Dennis) surprises Louise Pitre



Governor Dannel Malloy

Guests arriving

Rita Gardner, Michael Price and Louise Pitre

Scott Rudin, Michael Price and John Barlow

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