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

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Based on the film by MGM


Based on The Sobbin' Women by Stephen Vincent Benet

When eldest brother Adam gets himself a bride, his backwoods brothers set out to capture their own. It takes a long, hard winter for these rough and rowdy boys to win over their brides with flowers and romance.



Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff in KINKY BOOTS For Two More Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Kinky Boots announce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time 'Dancing with the Stars' champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

5-Star Theatricals Presents Thousand Oaks Premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

PETER PAN Panto Flies In To St Helens This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Christmas came early this week at the press launch for Regal Entertainments' panto Peter Pan, which comes to St Helens Theatre Royal from Saturday 8 December 2018 - Sunday 13 January 2019. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For West End's CAROLINE OR CHANGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Full casting has been announced for Caroline, Or Change, the celebrated musical written by Tony Kushner, author of Angels in America, with a soaring score from Tony Award-winning Jeanine Tesori, which will run at the West End's Playhouse Theatre from 20 November 2018 to 9 February 2019. (more...)

Bird College - Dance, Music And Theatre Performance Announces Gary Avis As The College's New Patron
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2018

Bird College - Dance, Music and Theatre Performance today announces that Gary Avis MBE will join the College as a new patron, working alongside existing patrons Christopher Biggins, Baroness Tessa Blackstone, Lara Pulver, Liz Robertson and Dougie Squires OBEMVO, adding to the breadth of ambassadors for the College. (more...)

Photo Flash: DANCING WITH THE STARS Vet Mark Ballas Struts Into KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Kinky Boots recently welocmed Emmy-nominated and two-time 'Dancing with the Stars' champion Mark Ballas, who took over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Eisemann Center Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ for three performances on Friday, October 12 at 7:30 pm and Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2:00pm and 7:30 pm. This magical production is a celebration of the 1939 MGM movie, and will be presented with breathtaking special effects that will sweep audiences away from the moment the tornado twists its way into Kansas. (more...)

Tour Cast Announced for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down across the country starting October 6 in Alma, Arkansas. (more...)

Cast Announced for IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

Casting Announced For IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S At El Portal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

Married Couple Will Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

If the leading couple in Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's current production of Seven Brides for Seven Brothers seems to have chemistry, it's not simply from their acting talents. Tony Lawson and Krista Severeid are actually married, and have returned to the stage where life as they now know it began. (more...)

BWW Interview: Jonathan Cable of JERSEY BOYS at Robinson Performance Hall
by Mike Noland - Oct 8, 2018

From small town Indiana to National tour with Jersey Boys. Jonathan Cable is having a dream of a year! (more...)

VTA Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Victoria Theatre Association's Projects Unlimited Star Attractions presents the greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, Oct. 23-25 at 7 p.m. in the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Psychedelic Furs and THE WIZARD OF OZ Come to MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

The Psychedelic Furs, known for such 80s classics as 'Love My Way' and 'Pretty in Pink' take the stage at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Thursday, November 1 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-$69. (more...)

BWW Review: ICONOGRAPHIC at Sarasota Ballet
by Carolan Trbovich - Oct 28, 2018

Sarasota Ballet Presents Iconographic (more...)

Creepin' It Real: Husson University's New England School Of Communications To Broadcast Edgar Allan Poe's A PREDICAMENT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Top Hat tells the story of Broadway sensation Jerry Travers who dances his way across Europe to win the heart of society girl Dale Tremont in a riotous mistaken-identity plot. Featuring Irving Berlin's wonderful score including 'Cheek to Cheek', 'Top Hat, White Tie & Tails', 'Let's Face the Music & Dance' and 'Puttin' on the Ritz'. (more...)

Colin Anderson and Gina Naomi Baez to Lead Argyle's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

Let the bells peal!  Ring in the holidays with a classic tale.  Long Island's newest theatrical venue The Argyle Theatrepresents the musical The Hunchback of Notre Dame, based on the novel by Victor Hugo and songs from the Disney film originally developed by Disney Theatrical Productions, with music by Alan Menkin, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, and book by Peter Parnell. (more...)

Time to Dance the Night Away! Meet the Cast of THE PROM- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Oct 23, 2018

The Prom is bringing the party to Broadway! Performances begin tonight, Tuesday, October 23, 2018. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

BWW Live Chats with KINKY BOOTS Star Mark Ballas- Watch the Full Conversation!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the star of Kinky Boots, Mark Ballas! (more...)

BWW Live Will Chat with KINKY BOOTS Star Mark Ballas On Tuesday!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

On Tuesday, October 23, (5:30pm EST) BroadwayWorld's Steve Schonberg is getting up close and personal with the star of Kinky Boots, Mark Ballas! (more...)

WRONG CHOPPED - A New Dada Comedy Comes to Firehouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Firehouse Theatre presents the work-in-progress new play WRONG CHOPPED-a Dada comedy by Dixon Cashwell and Levi Meerovich -- from November 8 thru November 17. (more...)

Video: The Cast of 5-Star Theatricals SHREK THE MUSICAL Covers The Monkees, 'I'm A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

5-STAR THEATRICALS opens its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of SHREK THE MUSICAL (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Touches Down In Casper
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

The greatest family musical of all time, THE WIZARD OF OZ, is touching down in Casper at the Casper Events Center, January 30, 2019. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2018

Abby Mueller will return to the title role in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Tuesday, August 7. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for St. Louis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 7/20/2018
by BWW - Jul 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2018 for Boise (more...)


by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Jul 17, 2018

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VIDEO: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2018

Go behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jersey Boys today when Mark Ballas takes over our Instagram account to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a show at the world's largest musical theatre. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2018

Go behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jersey Boys today when Mark Ballas takes over our Instagram account to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a show at the world's largest musical theatre. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Christmas Musical KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full cast for Paul Foster's major revival of Kiss Me, Kate. Foster directs Delroy Atkinson (Gangster 1), Edward Baker-Duly (Fred), Cindy Belliot (Hattie), John Conroy (Baptista), Dafydd Emyr (Harrison Howell), Dex Lee (Bill), Rebecca Lock (Lilli), Ross McLaren (Gremio), Joel Montague (Gangster 2), Adam Rhys-Charles (Hortensio), Amy Ellen Richardson (Lois), Matthew Whennell-Clark (Ralph) and Layton Williams (Paul), with Jessica Buckby, Ronan Burns, Louis Gaunt, Ruby Greenwood, Tash Holway (also Assistant Choreographer and Dance Captain), Jennifer Louise Jones, Bobbie Little, Emmanuele N'Zuzi, Simon Oskarsson and Clancy Ryan. The production opens on 12 December, with previews from 7 December, and runs until 12 January 2019. (more...)

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of JERSEY BOYS At The Muny With Mark Ballas Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

Go behind the scenes of The Muny's production of Jersey Boys tomorrow when Mark Ballas takes over our Instagram account to give our readers a behind the scenes look at what it takes to put on a show at the world's largest musical theatre. (more...)

IN A BOOTH AT CHASEN'S Comes to El Portal - Tickets On Sale Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

On November 15, 1949, in Hollywood, California, an up-and-coming young actress met a handsome movie star for dinner -- a blind date that changed history. (more...)

VIDEO: See the Boys of JERSEY BOYS at The Muny Perform 'Cry For Me'
by Stage Tube - Jul 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Jersey Boys! Check out the Boys in action performing 'Cry For Me' in the video below! (more...)

WOODY SEZ Brings Guthrie's Music to People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Four wildly talented actor-musicians deliver a toe-tapping, hand-clapping, sing-along summer experience for all generations in Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie, back by popular demand at People's Light. Folk revolutionary Guthrie showed you can strum a revolution with joy. Current troubadour David M. Lutken and friends celebrate the fascinating, beautiful, and sometimes tragic life of the legend who inspired Dylan, Springsteen, DiFranco, and an entire songwriting tradition. Featuring 15 instruments, 25 songs, and comprised almost entirely of Guthrie's own words, Woody Sez runs August 1-26 on the Leonard C. Haas Stage in Malvern. (more...)

JERSEY BOYS Alum Mark Ballas Will Strut His Stuff as Charlie in KINKY BOOTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2018

Kinky Boots announce today that Emmy-nominated and two-time "Dancing with the Stars" champion Mark Ballas will take over the role of 'Charlie Price' in the Tony Award-winning musical beginning on Tuesday, September 11, 2018. He will play a limited run through Sunday, November 4, 2018. Ballas succeeds David Cook who will play his last performance on Sunday, September 9, 2018. (more...)

MAMMA MIA! Begins This August at Broadway At Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies. The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise. Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles. Performances of Mamma Mia! are Today, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into Broadway at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The 2018 season continues with the Broadway At Music Circus premiere of the mega-hit musical comedy Mamma Mia!, which has been seen by millions of people worldwide and launched two enormously popular movies.  The plot involves a woman who, on the eve of her wedding, attempts to discover the identity of her father by bringing three men from her mother's past back to an island paradise.  Featuring more than 20 hit songs by pop super-group ABBA, including "Dancing Queen," "Take a Chance on Me," "The Name of the Game" and "The Winner Takes It All," this high-spirited, feel-good international sensation has audiences singing and dancing in the aisles.  Performances of Mamma Mia! are Tuesday, August 7 through Sunday, August 12 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion.  Ticket availability for the show is extremely limited due to high demand. (more...)

Photo Flash: SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Opens Tonight at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Broadway's lively version of the rip-roaring MGM film "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" is now on stage at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre. Get ready for some fun as these brothers get a lesson in "goin' courtin'" through Oct. 7. (more...)

CORONATION STREET's Louis Emerick And STRICTLY's Kristina Rihanoff Lead All Star Cast At St Helens Theatre Royal This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2018

Audiences of St Helens will be dancing down to the Theatre Royal this Christmas as producers Regal Entertainments today announce its strictly fabulous cast for high-flying panto Peter Pan - coming to the venue from Sat 8 December '18 - Sun 13 January '19 (more...)

Jenny Powers and Matt Cavenaugh to Lead FALL MUNY MAGIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The Muny concludes its century of celebration with the seventh installment of its bi-annual concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon. (more...)

BWW Interview: Laura Pitt-Pulford and Louis Maskell Talk FLOWERS FOR MRS HARRIS, Chichester Festival Theatre
by Nicole Ackman - Aug 23, 2018

Laura Pitt-Pulford and Louis Maskell are returning to their roles in Flowers for Mrs Harris after previously being in the 2016 Sheffield Crucible run. Laura Pitt-Pulford garnered an Olivier nomination for playing Milly in Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and has also been seen in Side Show and Nell Gwynn. Louis Maskell is best-known for playing the lead role of Grinpayne in The Grinning Man, which was on earlier this year at the Trafalgar Studios.   (more...)

Photo Flash: Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre Presents SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The lively stage version of the rip-roaring MGM film "Seven Brides for Seven Brothers" kicks off at Beef & Boards Aug. 30. Get ready for some fun as these brothers get a lesson in "goin' courtin'" through Oct. 7. (more...)

Danyelle Bossardet And Michael Sobie Take the Stage At Rockwell
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Broadway Actress Danyelle Bossardet (Beauty and the Beast) and pianist / assistant conductor for Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience Michael Sobie will be debuting their show "Danyelle and Michael Sing Menken and More" on Tuesday, August 28th at famed Los Angeles venue Rockwell Table and Stage. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

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BWW's On This Day - August 16, 2018
by - Aug 16, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Photo Flash: BIG RIVER Continues This Weekend At The Sauk
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

The Tony Award-winning musical 'Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn' continues this weekend at The Sauk in Jonesville.  (more...)

VIDEO: Francesca Arostegui Talks Playing Sophie in MAMMA MIA at Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

What's it like to play Sophie at Broadway At Music Circus? Francesca Arostegui (Sophie, Mamma Mia!) answers this and other fan questions in the video below! (more...)

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