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Directions

DIRECTIONS TO GOODSPEED OPERA HOUSE detour
DIRECTIONS TO THE NORMA TERRIS THEATRE
GETTING HERE WITHOUT A CAR

Approximate Drive Times:

Hartford/New Haven: 45 minutes
Providence, RI: 1 ½ hours
Boston, MA: 2 hours
New York, NY: 2 ½ hours

Goodspeed Opera House

6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT 06423

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**CONSTRUCTION ALERT: A portion of Route 82/Norwich Road, east of the Opea House, will be closed from April 15 to November 1. Please allow extra time for travel. View the detour map here.

Free Parking: Go past the theatre, turn right just after the Gelston House. Parking is on right. A path along the river leads from the parking lot across a foot bridge to the theatre.

From New York (New Haven): North on I-95 to Exit 69. Follow Route 9 to Exit 7. Turn left at the end of the ramp (ramp is three miles long). At first stoplight, turn right. Theatre is on right-hand side, just over the bridge.

From Boston (Rhode Island): South on I-95 to Exit 69. North on Route 9 to Exit 7. Turn left at the end of the ramp (ramp is three miles long). At first stoplight, turn right. Theatre is on right-hand side, just over the bridge.

From Hartford (Springfield): South on I-91 to Exit 22S (left-hand exit). South on Route 9 to Exit 7. Turn left at the end of the ramp (ramp is three miles long). At first stoplight, turn right. Theatre is on right-hand side, just over the bridge.

From Upstate New York, Danbury or Waterbury: East on I-84 to Exit 27 (691 to 66 to Middletown). Follow through Middletown to Route 9. Turn right (south) on Route 9. Take Exit 7. Turn left at the end of the ramp (ramp is three miles long). At first stoplight, turn right. Theatre is on right-hand side, just over the bridge.

Alternate Route from New York City: Take the Hutchinson River Parkway to the Merritt Parkway (Route 15). Follow into Meriden and take Exit #68N-E to the ramp for Route 66 East. Follow Route 66 through Middletown. Turn right onto Route 9 South. Take Exit 7, East Haddam. At end of ramp (ramp is three miles long), turn left. At first traffic signal, take a right. Theatre is on right-hand side, just over the bridge.

The Norma Terris Theatre

33 North Main Street, Chester, CT 06412

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Free Parking: Located in the lots in front of and behind the theatre.

From New York (New Haven): North on I-95 to Exit 69. North on Route 9 to Exit 6. Go right at the end of the ramp. At the first stop sign (about one mile), turn left onto North Main Street. The theatre will be on the left (about 1/4 mile).

From Boston (Rhode Island): South on I-95 to Exit 69. North on Route 9 to Exit 6

From Hartford (Springfield): Take I-91 South to Exit 22S. South on Route 9 to Exit 6. Go left at the end of the ramp. At the first stop sign (about one mile), turn left. The theatre will be on the left (about 1/4 mile).

Alternate Route from New York City to The Norma Terris Theatre: Take the Hutchinson River Parkway to the Merritt Parkway (Route 15). Follow into Meriden and take Exit #67 (E. Main Street/Wesleyan) to the ramp for Route 66 East. Follow Route 66 through Middletown. Turn right onto Route 9 South. Take Exit 6, Chester. At end of ramp, turn left onto Route 148. At first stop sign, take a left onto North Main Street. The theatre is on the left.

Getting Here Without A Car

BY TRAIN: The closest stop to both theatres is Old Saybrook, Conn. on the Shore Line East rail service, which connects in New Haven with MetroNorth and Amtrak routes. Taxi service from the station is available – see below.

BY TAXI: Essex Taxi Company (860.767.7433) services the Old Saybrook train station.

CAR RENTAL: Enterprise Rent-A-Car in Old Saybrook (860.325.8007) services the Old Saybrook train station and can meet you at the train station with a car.

FOR A SPECIAL ARRIVAL:

  • You may also choose to dock your boat on Goodspeed's private dock on the Connecticut River, just steps away from the theatre. Please call 860.873.8664, ext. 333 for information and docking reservations.
  • Take the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry across the river for a quaint and charming journey.
  • Fly into Goodspeed Airport, within walking distance of the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam.
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