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The Drowsy Chaperone - 2018 - East Haddam, CT (Regional)

$35 - $79

In this hilarious valentine to show tunes and show people, a forgotten Jazz Age musical comes to life in the living room of a diehard theatre fan. As he eagerly spins his favorite cast album, a fizzy vintage show suddenly appears, exploding with song, dance and pure entertainment. Our quirky narrator fills the plot holes, with laugh-out-loud results. Packed with show-stopping numbers and larger-than-life characters, here’s a Tony Award-winning spoof that will have everyone falling in love with zany musical comedy!

Schedule

Running Time: Two hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission

Goodspeed Opera House

(East Haddam, CT)
PO Box A, 6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
Goodspeed Musicals has announced Shakin' the Blues Away: A Virtual Gala Concert for Goodspeed. The exciting online event will premiere October 29, 2020. This gala concert benefitting the two-time Tony Award-winning theater will feature stars of Goodspeed and Broadway performing beloved songs from classic musicals.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020
Join vocalists Stephanie Reuning-Scherer and Declan Smith for a?oeWell THAT'S Awkward!a?? on Thursday, September 24th (rain date: Thursday, Oct 1st) at 6:30pm (gates open at 6pm). Tickets are $25, and they must be purchased in advance.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
Bob Martin, book writer for Broadway musicals such as The Prom and The Drowsy Chaperone, has signed with Verve.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale announced today that award-winning icons of the stage and screen Judy Kuhn, Lillias White, and Beth Leavel will join the line-up of talent slated to participate in The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 8, 2020
Tune in right here today, October 8 (12pm ET), as he chats with Tony winner Beth Leavel who will headline concerts with Seth Rudetsky on October 11 (8pm) and 12 (3pm).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020
Beth Leavel is stopping by the Seth Rudetsky Concert Series this weekend! We're looking back at her past performances (plus her Tony speech!) before her show on Sunday!
by Student Blogger: Emily Naud - Oct 5, 2020
Looking for a musical to listen to for any mood? Check out this list!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2020
With the support of the RBC Foundation, the Citadel is so excited to welcome a new set of artists to the Citadel for a year of mentorship, programming, and development. After receiving many fantastic submissions from Alberta's next generation of theatre-makers, we are thrilled to have four inaugural participants in the RBC Horizon Emerging Artists Program!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020
TEDxBroadway organizers announced today the speakers who'll be taking the TEDxBroadway virtual stage on Tuesday, November 17 at 1pm Eastern.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2020
The election is right around the corner, and Broadway is showing up to the party. Countless artists have already raised their voices to call for change and inspire people around to world to vote... and they aren't finished yet. Check out some of the most anticipated upcoming events that combine the Broadway stars you love with the most important issues on the moment.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2020
This weekend (October 17-18) in live streaming: Divas for Democracy, American Utopia premieres on HBO, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2020
Elaine Paige will join the cast of Pantoland at The Palladium for the three-week festive run beginning 12 December 2020, which sees pantomime return to the world-famous The London Palladium for a fifth consecutive year.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 15, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of their latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On October 14, he chatted with Broadway couple Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy about Divas For Democracy: United We Slay, which streams this Sunday, October 18 (8pm).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year's directors, musical directors and casting for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020. Due to the pandemic, the Festival will be reimagined and shared online through Broadway On Demand. Events will kick off on November 17.
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 14, 2020
Tune in right here today, October 14 (5pm ET), as he chats with Broadway couple Jenn Colella and Chilina Kennedy about Divas For Democracy: United We Slay, which streams this Sunday, October 18 (8pm).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020
'The Annex,' a new sketch comedy series, created by actor, writer, director Garth Kravits and Evan Daves, is an official selection of the Palm Springs International Comedy Festival and is screening online through September 18. For online ticket information, visit the PSICF 2020 Virtual Festival website.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2020
Beth Leavel's concert with Seth Rudetsky is now available On Demand through October 26 on BroadwayWorld Events!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Seth Rudetsky's internationally acclaimed Broadway concert series that first began in Provincetown at The Art House in 2011 is now a weekly virtual series entitled The Seth Concert Series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2020
Drag Out The Vote, a national, nonpartisan voter engagement nonprofit, announced a streaming Drag and Broadway diva extravaganza to promote voter participation and increase voter awareness of key issues concerning the LGBTQIA+ community and the 2020 election.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2020
This weekend (October 10-11) in live streaming: Next on Stage: Beth Leavel sings with Seth Rudetsky, Jessica Vosk sings at Birdland, and so much more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2020
BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge is keeping up with all of your favorite stars' latest projects on Backstage Live, bringing you in-depth interviews twice weekly. On October 8, he chatted with Tony winner Beth Leavel who will headline concerts with Seth Rudetsky on October 11 (8pm) and 12 (3pm). 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2020
Drag Out The Vote, a national, nonpartisan voter engagement nonprofit, announced a streaming Drag and Broadway diva extravaganza to promote voter participation and increase voter awareness of key issues concerning the LGBTQIA+ community and the 2020 election.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2020
Thanksgiving is here, and it's difficult not to daydream about savory dishes and sweet desserts. While you await your Turkey Day feast, chow down with some of our favorite Broadway songs about food! Hope you're hungry...
by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020
Voting is open for the BroadwayWorld Delaware Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Voting is only only through December 31st, so make sure to have your say and vote!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
For a limited time, fans will be able to purchase fifteen of The Seth Concert Series performances featuring Broadway's biggest stars!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020
ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the 24 Georgia high schools chosen to compete in the 13th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 24, 2020
This is the episode not to miss when Julie Halston dishes with Tony Award recipient Beth Leavel.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2020
Arizona Broadway Theatre has announced its lineup of events for the remainder of November and December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2020
Hadestown Tony-winner André De Shields and Garth Kravits are singing for the soul of America, putting their own spin on the Sam Cooke civil-rights anthem, 'A Change is Gonna Come,' accompanied by Steven Cuevas on piano.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Starting December 1 and running through December 31, Pioneer Theatre Company, will produce a free series of events as a 'thank you' to the community. Let It Show: PTC's Perfectly Pandemic Productions will include specially-designed Winter Holiday themed window displays, which can be enjoyed at SIMMONS PIONEER MEMORIAL THEATRE.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020
Starting December 1 and running through December 31, Pioneer Theatre Company, will produce a free series of events as a 'thank you' to the community.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
NAMTS first virtual festival will make its annual showcase of new musicals available to UK audiences for the first time via streaming platform www.stream.theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2020
Artistic Director Michael Ritchie announced Center Theatre Group’s 54th season at the Ahmanson Theatre will begin in August 24, 2021, four months later than it was formerly scheduled. The season features the previously announced “The Lehman Trilogy,” “The Prom,” “Hadestown” and “Dear Evan Hansen” plus “1776” which was previously announced for the 2019 – 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2020
Broadway On Demand will present several special projects this week, including the Manhattan Theatre Club Ted Snowdon Reading Series presentation of An Audio Guide for Unsung Snails and Heroes (November 17), the 2020 NAMT Festival of New Musicals (November 19 and 20), and the premiere of the new series Virtually Speaking.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced that the public can attend NAMT's 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS by making a donation to NAMT ($30 donation for one day / $50 donation for both days).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020
Pittsburgh CLO announced that due to the uncertainties and risks related to the ongoing health crisis, all scheduled in-person performances are postponed until 2021. This includes the CLO Kara Cabaret productions DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY and UNTITLED as well as Pittsburgh CLO's annual production of A MUSICAL CHRISTMAS CAROL at the Byham Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020
Hennepin Theatre Trust announced the six students honored with the 2020 Spotlight Education Triple Threat Award.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2020
Southern California's 3-D Theatricals has announced its special 3D+U guest for this week. On Friday, July 31, 3-D's Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson will welcome Emmy Award nominee Bronson Pinchot ('Perfect Strangers,' 'The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina') as his guest for 'Fantastical Friday.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
NAGLY (the North Shore Alliance of GLBTQ+ Youth) and MassOpera are partnering to present A NAGLY Virtual Cabaret on Saturday, July 25 at 8:00 PM via NAGLY's YouTube and Facebook pages.
by TV News Desk - Aug 7, 2020
Broadway and television star Sutton Foster is set to appear on an upcoming episode of ABC's hidden camera morality test What Would You Do?. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2020
On Friday, August 7, 3-D's Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson will welcome voice actor Bill Farmer (The Voice of Goofy) to 'Fantastical Friday.' Dawson will speak to Farmer from 2:00-3:30 PM (PDT) on Facebook Live @3DTShows.  
by BWW Prompts - Aug 5, 2020
Today we asked our readers which non-musical musical theatre quote is their favorite!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2020
Stars in the House continues today (8pm) for Andréa Mondays! It's Date Night! Join Andréa as she welcomes her husband, Peter Flynn, along with Sutton Foster and Ted Griffin!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2020
Garth Kravits' short film WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG Starring Lia Chang, Jason Ma and Virginia Wing is an official selection of The 9th New York Shorts International Film Festival and the 2020 Legacy Film Festival on Aging. The World Premiere of WHEN THE WORLD WAS YOUNG will be available to screen online https://www.nyshorts.net/film-program-4 from August 21 - August 27.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
On Friday, August 14, 3-D's Executive Producer/Artistic Director T.J. Dawson will welcome Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita (Matilda The Musical, Dames at Sea) as his guest for 'Fantastical Friday.' Dawson will speak to Margherita from 2:00-3:30 PM (PDT) on Facebook Live.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
LIVING SMALL NYC, a new lifestyle show created and hosted by Kate Loprest, focuses on New York City's most talented, artistic, eccentric people and how they successfully live small in Manhattan and its boroughs. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
Pantochino Productions Inc., Milford's professional, not-for-profit theatre for family audiences, successfully brought live musical theatre back to Downtown Milford with it's Teen Theatre production of 'The Drowsy Chaperone' for two performances at the Rotary Pavilion in Fowler Field. 
by Stage Tube - Aug 12, 2020
Forest VanDyke, Darius-Anthony Robinson, and Kris Coleman performed 'Quiet' by Jonathan Reid Gealt as a tribute to Black Lives Matter.