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Because of Winn Dixie - 2019 - East Haddam, CT (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More

Not since Annie has a stray dog inspired such joyful noise! In a Southern town filled with lost souls, a new leash on life is just around the corner when a preacher and his daughter take in a mutt named Winn Dixie. The beloved, award-winning novel about a quirky community learning to get along now sings for the first time in this uplifting new musical. Let Grammy and Tony winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening) and Tony nominee Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde, Mean Girls) take you on a heartwarming adventure for all ages.

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Premiere
Run Type: Limited Run
Market: East Haddam, CT (Regional)
Previews: June 28, 2019
Closing: September 01, 2019

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 9, 2022
TheaterWorks Hartford will open its 2022-2023 season with Fun Home. The cast for Fun Home includes Broadway veterans Aaron Lazar as Bruce, Christiane Noll as Helen, and Sarah Beth Pfeifer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2022
The Huntington has announced the casting and creative team for the highly anticipated revival of August Wilson’s Joe Turner’s Come and Gone, directed by Lili-Anne Brown. Wilson’s masterpiece serves as the inaugural production of the newly renovated Huntington Theatre and runs from October 14 – November 13, 2022.
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019
This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2020
Beginning this month, Goodspeed Musicals will offer robust performing arts education and training programs for students 7 years of age and older - all from the comfort and safety of home.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 18, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today! Season five, episode four features special guests: Julia Schade (Broadway's Six), Josie Todd (Because of Winn Dixie, Annie) and Madeleine Pace (Broadway's Once and The Hard Problem).
by Alan Henry - Sep 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 11, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today! Season five, episode three features special guests: Molly Rose Meredith (Broadway National Tour of Annie), Chloe Cheers (Because of Winn Dixie).
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019
ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 4th annual World Alive! Celebration. The fundraising event will honor Cicely Tyson with ArtsEmerson's inaugural Decade Award which will be presented every ten years to an artist that best represents the goals of ArtsEmerson for a performance in the preceding decade. Cicely Tyson reprised her Tony Award-winning performance as the feisty and funny Carrie Watts in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's beloved American classic The Trip to Bountiful at ArtsEmerson in 2014. World Alive! Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 200 Boylston Street in Boston, tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available at www.ArtsEmerson.org.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 10, 2019
ArtsEmerson, Boston's leading presenter of contemporary world theatre, proudly announces its 4th annual World Alive! Celebration. The fundraising event will honor Cicely Tyson with ArtsEmerson's inaugural Decade Award which will be presented every ten years to an artist that best represents the goals of ArtsEmerson for a performance in the preceding decade. Cicely Tyson reprised her Tony Award-winning performance as the feisty and funny Carrie Watts in Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Horton Foote's beloved American classic The Trip to Bountiful at ArtsEmerson in 2014. World Alive! Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 6:00pm at the Four Seasons Hotel located at 200 Boylston Street in Boston, tickets and sponsorship opportunities are available at www.ArtsEmerson.org.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals is presenting the blockbuster tap dancing extravaganza 42nd Street from Sept. 16 - Nov. 6 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. Check out footage from a rehearsal here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022
Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the incomparable Tony Award nominees NELL BENJAMIN and LAURENCE O'KEEFE in I REMEMBER IT DIFFERENTLY, their return to the venue as they showcase songs from some of their most beloved musicals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the world premiere of Christmas in Connecticut – A New Musical. The holiday-themed musical comedy that is sure to delight audiences will run from Nov. 18 – Dec. 30 at The Goodspeed.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 25, 2019
East Lynne Theater Company celebrates its 39th season with its annual gala on Monday, November 4, at Aleathea's Restaurant at the Inn of Cape May. The entertainer is Jenna Pastuszek, who'll be singing the signature songs of Judy Garland. It's the fiftieth anniversary of Garland's death, and the 80th anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz.'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 20, 2020
Legendary director Wayne Wang joins Tom Needham on the next SOUNDS OF FILM in order to discuss his latest film, COMING HOME AGAIN. In addition, the show will feature a conversation with THROUGH THE NIGHT's director Loira Limbal and the film's subjects, caregivers Nunu and Patrick.
by Kaitlin Milligan - Oct 11, 2019
Eva Marie Saint will receive the Life Achievement Award at the 20th Annual Ojai Film Festival on Sunday, November 3.
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 5, 2020
Tony winner Duncan Sheik is getting ready to release a new album! Recorded during a series of shows in 2017, Live at the Cafe Carlyle is set to drop on December 4 and we've got your first glimpse.
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019
Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Nov 19, 2020
Today, singer, songwriter, and composer Duncan Sheik released a cover of Radiohead’s “Fake Plastic Trees,” taken from his upcoming live album Live at the Cafe Carlyle (out December 4th via Sneaky Records / Missing Piece Records).
by Blair Howell - Nov 18, 2019
Duncan Sheik, a Tony and Grammy Award winner for a?oeSpring Awakening,a?? will travel to Salt Lake City to join Utah Repertory Theater Company for the Rocky Mountain premiere production of AMERICAN PSYCHO.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2019
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the cast and creative team of the beloved musical Annie, on stage November 27 through December 22 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 
by BWW Prompts - May 7, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Huntington announces the world premiere of Common Ground Revisited, a new play co-conceived by Obie Award-winning director Melia Bensussen and Obie Award-winning playwright and Huntington Playwriting Fellow Kirsten Greenidge (Our Daughters, Like Pillars; Luck of the Irish; and Milk Like Sugar at The Huntington).
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 26, 2020
Cicely Tyson will reprise her role as Ophelia Harkness, the mother of Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), for the final  season of ABC's How to Get Away With Murder. According to Deadline, Anne-Marie Johnson is also set to recur in the second half of the sixth and final season.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020
Today's top stories: Audra McDonald, Lea Salonga, & Melissa Errico join Seth Concert Series, Raúl Esparza & Samira Wiley will lead Tartuffe stream, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2020
Catch up on yesterday's videos from your favorite stars, including Josh Groban, Josh Gad, Renee Fleming, and more!
by Stage Tube - Jun 10, 2020
The cast of Because of Winn Dixie reunites to perform 'What I Got' over Zoom.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2020
Stars in the House continued Tuesday night (8pm) with activists and educators, Bill Berloni, Joe church, Ashley Horne and Beverly Jenkins.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020
The Obi Ndefo Virtual Cabaret Benefit, organized by teen actor Jamie Mann (Netflix's 'Country Comfort') brought together voices from Broadway to L.A. on June 30 to raise funds for prosthetic legs for Ndefo.
by HaleyJane Rose - Jul 20, 2022
The Muny is presenting Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barbler of Fleet Street through July 22! Stop by our Instagram story all day for as Jacqueline Petroccia takes the social media reigns for an exclusive look backstage. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021
Joshua Turchin will host and accompany a special virtual concert of The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin this Friday, July 2 at 8pm (viewable through www.theearlynightshow.com) to support victims and families impacted by the Surfside Building Collapse.
by Alan Henry - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021
Cicely Tyson won a 2013 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in The Trip to Bountiful and was also nominated for an Emmy Award for the 2014 television movie version.
by Alan Henry - Jan 13, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 9, 2020
you might expect on March 3rd. The book, written for ages 9-12, is entitled IF WE WERE GIANTS, and written by musician Dave Matthews of the Grammy Awarding Winning Dave Matthews Band and Clete Barrett Smith (Known for his Disney Hyperion middle-grade series The Intergalactic Bed & Breakfast).
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2021
On January 28, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that stage and screen icon Cicely Tyson has died at age 96. Tyson's family has set as official public viewing date. The viewing will take place on February 15 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET at the Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City.
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 25, 2021
Today (February 25) in live streaming: its Game Night on Stars in the House, Brian Stokes Mitchell on Backstage Live, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 16, 2022
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny’s 2022 season, which opens on June 13 with the celebrated return of the 2021 hit that audiences went “Whoopee!” for, the Tony Award-winning Chicago.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2021
Those who attended East Lynne Theater Company's 2019 gala, are still talking about how much they enjoyed Jenna Pastuszek singing the signature songs of Judy Garland. For the past few months, Jenna's been fine tuning her Garland cabaret, and filmed a full-out performance in a studio.
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019
There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019
There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by Michael Major - Dec 20, 2022
Nicholas Barasch has joined the seventh season of Riverdale as a major recurring character. He will play Julien Blossom, the twin brother of Cheryl Blossom (Madelaine Petsch). The series stars KJ Apa as Archie Andrews, Lili Reinhart as Betty Cooper, Camila Mendes as Veronica Lodge and Cole Sprouse as Jughead Jones.
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019
It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019
We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019
There's Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Connecticut Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the blockbuster tap dancing extravaganza 42nd Street. The toe-tapping crowd-pleaser will run from Sept. 16 – Nov. 6 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. 
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 18, 2020
The Early Night Show with Joshua Turchin- Virtual Edition (Corona Cabaret) continues its increasingly popular run with the release of a new episode today featuring special guests: Ava-Riley Miles (Broadway's Doctor Zhivago and Evita), Jay Hendrix (Because of Winn-Dixie, A Christmas Story Broadway National Tour), and Gracie Dundee.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 14, 2019
Due to previously scheduled projects, David Poe and Kacie Sheik will exit Goodspeed Musicals' Because of Winn Dixie.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2020
The Times Square Alliance has announced performers for the next slate of Broadway Buskers concerts through the month of September. Kicking things off, the August 18th performance will feature a Next to Normal  mini-reunion with performances from both Alice Ripley and J. Robert Spencer!

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Drum roll, please.... We're thrilled to announce our cast for Cabaret! https://t.co/q4F9qyC8tj

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Another world premiere musical will round out Goodspeed's 2022 Season!??? https://t.co/j8AAHpuFlU

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Goodspeed to stage ‘Cabaret’, ‘Anne of Green Gables’ in return to full-scale musicals for 2022 season https://t.co/HRgr109x2K

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