Photo Flash: Goodspeed's SNAPSHOTS Celebrates Opening Night

Goodspeed Musicals has put together an incredible cast for Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook a heartwarming, multi-decade musical about the tribulations and triumphs of love featuring Stephen Schwartz's beloved songs from his most popular Broadway musicals including Pippin, Wicked and Godspell. This captivating new work conceived by Michael Scheman and book writer David Stern will run now through November 17 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­- Goodspeed's home for developing fresh, innovative, and original new musicals. Below, check out photos from the opening night party!

This romantic comedy blends some of the best-loved music from composer Stephen Schwartz's Broadway shows (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, The Baker's Wife) with some of his lesser-known gems. You'll meet Sue and Dan, a couple who, after 20 years of marriage, have drifted apart. Together they discover a box of photographs which leads them to relive the memories of their past selves captured in the snapshots. Featuring fresh lyrics and orchestrations, our couple discovers the humorous twists of how love united them and why life has pushed them apart. Every couple will see themselves in Snapshots!

The cast features Karen Mason as Sue. Ms. Mason has appeared in Broadway'sWonderland, Hairspray, Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard, Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Play Me a Country Song as well as Goodspeed's Heartbeats at The Norma Terris Theatre. Opposite her as Dan is Tony-nominated Mark Jacoby whose credits include Broadway's Elf, Sweeney Todd, Man of La Mancha, Ragtime,Showboat, Grand Hotel, The Phantom of the Opera and Sweet Charity. Mr. Jacoby performed at the Goodspeed Opera House in On The Twentieth Century. Susan is played by Elizabeth Stanley of Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet, Cry-Baby, and Company. Daniel is played by Matthew Scott of Broadway's Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair, and Jersey Boys. Susie is played by Ephie Aardema of whose credits include national tours of Fiddler on the Roof and The Sound of Music. Danny is played by Dan DeLuca.

Photo Credit: Diane Sobolewski

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Cast and Creative Team of Goodspeed's SNAPSHOTS


Writers David I Stern and Stephen Schwartz with Goodspeed's Michael Price


The cast of Goodspeed's SNAPSHOTS


Mark Jacoby and Karen Mason


Elizabeth Stanley and Matthew Scott


Dan DeLuca and Ephie Aardema

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