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Rags - 2017 - East Haddam, CT (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More


Welcome to the new world! Fresh from Ellis Island, a young mother and her son search for a new life and a sense of home as the 20th century beckons. The streets of Manhattan's Lower East Side may not be paved with gold, but they echo with the music of opportunity, optimism and hope. A ravishing score by the songwriters of Annie and Wicked colors a sweeping saga of America's immigrant past. Celebrate our rich roots in Goodspeed's new adaptation of a neglected masterpiece of the musical theatre.


Goodspeed Opera House

(East Haddam, CT)
PO Box A, 6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423

Rags East Haddam, CT (Regional) Cast


by Robert Diamond - Sep 9, 2021
Dana Al Fardan, one of the Middle East’s leading contemporary composers, and West End star Nadim Naaman today announce that their second major stage musical, ‘Rumi: The Musical’ will get its world premiere at the London Coliseum in  November 2021.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021
TWO JEWS WALK INTO A WAR… is the first production of Playhouse on Park's 13th Main Stage Season.
by Marianka Swain - Sep 6, 2021
Raymond Gubbay Limited is pleased to announce that the The Russian State Ballet of Siberia will once again tour the UK in 2021 and 2022, accompanied by the Russian State Ballet Orchestra, presenting its iconic and classical repertoire of THE NUTCRACKER, SWAN LAKE, SNOW MAIDEN, CINDERELLA and ROMEO AND JULIET, brought to life with magical special effects.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
The World to Come: The Songs of Fiveboro, featuring songs from the hit audio series, The World to Come, will perform live in concert on Monday, October 25th, at 9:30pm at the Green Room 42. The evening marks the world premiere live performance of music from the series which was created and recorded remotely within the confines of the quarantimes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
Center Theatre Group has announced the upcoming seasons for the Mark Taper Forum and Kirk Douglas Theatre and we've got the full schedules, how to get tickets & more.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 30, 2021
Join in for a special one-night performance of GARDEN OF ALLA: The Alla Nazimova Story. Formerly known as PLACES, this multimedia solo show about one of Broadway's biggest stars, silent film legend and trailblazing LGBTQ+ iconoclast Alla Nazimova, is written and performed by Romy Nordlinger.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2021
Joining national treasure Amanda Barrie (Coronation Street, Carry On Cleo, Bad Girls) and returning for her third year running, Barnstaple's favourite Nicki French, is Eastenders star Jonny Labey as Prince Charming and Barnstaple's very own Cinderella, Kaia China-Sawyer.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2021
One of CBeebies most popular personalities Andy Day is joined by two familiar faces from York Theatre Royal's Travelling Pantomime - Robin Simpson and Faye Campbell - in Cinderella at York Theatre Royal this Christmas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021
Fathom Events is partnering with the Metropolitan Opera to bring The Met: Live in HD, the Met's award-winning series of high-definition live cinema transmissions, to movie theaters nationwide for its 15th season.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
A panto streamed online earlier this year is being brought to life to entertain families this October half-term – with hundreds of tickets also being donated to frontline NHS workers in St Helens.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2021
Acclaimed playwright Tommy Jamerson brings “Amityville '74,” an original play inspired by the true story of the DeFeo murders, to the interACT stage, directed by Nicholas J. Clarey, with original music by Eddie Bean.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021
Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival continues with A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2021
Since its return to live performances in June, The Classics Theatre Project has shown audiences just how much of a good time can be had with a classic through its Shakespeare under the stars experience of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, and just how hilarious a classic can be with its mounting of Molière's precursor to the modern farce, THE IMAGINARY INVALID.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021
Welcoming audiences back into The Grange for panto are Northwich favourites Rob Stevens as Fairy Godmother and Oliver Scott as Buttons.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2021
Soho Rep. today announced a robust 2021-22 season with which it will reopen its home at 46 Walker Street. The company welcomes full-capacity in-person audiences back for the first time since late 2019 with the presentation of works-in-progress from the Writer/Director Lab, a signature program of the theater for over two decades.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
In  BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical, the electrifying rock songs of Mr Steinman propel an epic story of rebellious youth and passion as Strat, the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco. 
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
Manchester's Contact theatre return to their iconic Oxford Road venue with a vibrant reopening programme to support the next generation of audiences, artists and young people.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 1, 2021
The Autumn – Spring season at Park Theatre includes the London premiere of new musical Little Women, a work in progress showing of Tony! [The Tony Blair Rock Opera] by Harry Hill and Steve Brown, and a host of Christmas delights for every age and taste.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 8, 2021
Broadway Records announced today that the world premiere recording of Stephen Schwartz’s Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, from the legendary Broadway and film composer Stephen Schwartz, and writer David Stern, is now available on all digital platforms.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 5, 2021
The full cast has been announced for Little Women at the Park Theatre. The musical is based on the critically acclaimed 1868 novel of the same name by Louisa May Alcott.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021
Celebrate the reopening of Broadway-without leaving your own backyard-with The Penguin Rep Theatre. The Penguin Rep Theatre has announced their Fall 2021 lineup of musical events, returning to the live stage at the Penguin Rep Theatre, 7 Crickettown Road, in Stony Point, New York.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE – New York’s newest hotspot for intimate dining and extraordinary music – has announced that acclaimed singer and songwriter Madeleine Peyroux has joined the venue’s “Badass Brunch” as part of The High Standards Orchestra on Sunday, October 24 at 2:00 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 22, 2021
Today, Richmond Theatre announced the full cast for their 2021 pantomime, Cinderella which runs from Friday 3 December 2021 – Sunday 2 January 2022.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 21, 2021
Casting has been announced for award-winning Antic Disposition's much-loved musical adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol, which returns for a sixth season this December.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2021
Songs of the Serpent: Introducing songs from Medusa, a New Pop Opera, will have its world premier presentation on Wednesday, October 27th at 8:30pm, with an after party to follow. Secret location details to be revealed upon reservation.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 20, 2021
Less Broadway and more jazz, rock, rhythm & blues, Chelsea Table + Stage is brewing up some fun events in their hip new venue.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 20, 2021
Opera fans across Australia will soon be able to enjoy performances from the Metropolitan Opera, with six new productions set to premiere in Australian cinemas nationally beginning on October 30.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 19, 2021
Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival continues with A Tale of Two Cities, Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy. Performances will run Thursday, October 21 at 7:30 pm, Friday, October 22 at 8:00 pm, Saturday, October 23 at 8:00 pm, and Sunday, October 24 at 2:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
Rarely seen on stage, The Classics Theatre Project brings audiences a work that directly challenges the underlying rags-to-riches mythology of America and powerfully examines the effects of alienation in the modern world. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021
CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE has announced the Fall 2021 season for its trademark “Badass Brunch.” Presented on alternate Sunday afternoons at 2:00 PM, the venue showcases a variety of exciting and creative ensembles that always pack a punch, from New Orleans brass and rock, to funk, blues, and big band.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2021
A Tale of Two Cities Cobbled Together by the Brothers Lovejoy, written and directed by Craig Fols, is an unconventional version of Charles Dickens’ classic, as re-enacted by two brothers played by Ezra Barnes (Avery Lovejoy) and Michael Gabriel Goodfriend, (Bunce Lovejoy). 
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021
The Hangar Theatre welcomes you back to their Outdoor Stage (in a heated, open-sided tent) for Night of The Living Musicals, Saturday October 23rd from 3-5 PM!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
Geffen Playhouse today announced the full cast for its West Coast premiere of Paradise Blue, written by Tony Award-nominated Dominique Morisseau (Ain’t Too Proud, Skeleton Crew) and directed by Stori Ayers (Blood at the Root, The Last O.G.).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 12, 2021
Broadway In Chicago has announced tickets for THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG will go on sale Wednesday, October 13. The Tony Award-winning hit comedy returns to Chicago in a limited seven-week engagement starting December 14, 2021 at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut).
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021
You may think you know the story, but you've never seen it like this. Paramount Theatre presents Cinderella, the beloved musical by the genius minds of Rodgers and Hammerstein, in a mesmerizing new production bringing a reimagined take on the classic children's story that has enchanted families for generations.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 11, 2021
Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT), CalArts' downtown center for contemporary arts, will present the 18th annual New Original Works (NOW) Festival, a celebration of Los Angeles' vibrant community of artists creating new contemporary performance work, over three weekends this fall: Oct. 7-9, Oct. 14-16, and Oct. 21-23.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
Cabaret dynamo Tash York started off 2021 with festival runs, sold out seasons and even plans to head back abroad to the Edinburgh Fringe… like everyone else she thought it was the end of her pandemic woes. As we soon found out, our time in lockdown was far from over and the star was yet again thrust into a world of uncertainty and online gigs. 
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 21, 2021
LA Opera's production of the fairy tale classic Cinderella comes to life in a brand new way.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 18, 2021
Aria Entertainment today announces initial casting for the musical adaptation of Kahlil Gibran's Broken Wings by Nadim Naaman – who will also play Kahlil Gibran - and Dana Al Fardan. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2021
Ars Nova has announced new December performances taking place both in-person and online via Ars Nova Supra.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 16, 2021
The producers of the international hit comedy The Play That Goes Wrong have announced the cast for a Chicago production coming to the Windy City for a limited seven-week engagement.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021
The label's debut album features the acclaimed voices of mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and tenor William Burden, together with Steven Blier, Artistic Director of the NYFOS who accompanies Blythe and Burden, on piano in works spanning art song, musical theater, jazz, and opera.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 12, 2021
On Friday, January 28, 2022, New York Festival of Song Releases FROM RAGS TO RICHES: 100 YEARS OF AMERICAN SONG on its new in-house label, NYFOS Records.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2021
his new collection of shows is headlined by the world's preeminent violinist Itzhak Perlman on March 29, 2022 and Hadestown creator and folk-rock superstar (and Vermont native) Anaïs Mitchell on February 19, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021
. Today’s leading artists gather on The Django stage to celebrate NEA Jazz Master Dr. Lonnie Smith in special back-to-back tribute concerts 12/9. Two leading pianists make their Django debut: Benito Gonzalez 12/3 followed by Orrin Evans 12/8 leading his new Brazilian project “Terreno Comun”.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021
Just in time for the holidays, LA Opera presents Gioachino Rossini's fairytale romance Cinderella (La Cenerentola) from November 20 through December 12 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. This delightfully entertaining spin on the ultimate rags-to-riches tale finds our spunky heroine (no damsel in distress here) seizing the opportunity to nab the most eligible bachelor in the land and outwit her social-climbing family in the process.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021
Above buzzy tapas bar Laurels Whitley Bay, Laurels Theatre is a wee place to tell big stories and where everyone on the NE coast will be going to see the most exciting work before it breaks the big time. Partnered with the amazing tapas and bar downstairs, this venue offers a chilled out accessible space to bring live theatre, visual arts and comedy together.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2021
In  BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical, the electrifying rock songs of Jim Steinman propel an epic story of rebellious youth and passion as Strat, the immortal leader of The Lost, has fallen in love with Raven, the beautiful daughter of the tyrannical ruler Falco. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 26, 2021
Best known for his role on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Richmond Theatre is delighted to welcome the King of Ballroom Anton Du Beke in his pantomime debut as Buttons in this year's family pantomime Cinderella.