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A Life In Revue

The Will Rogers Follies

A Life In Revue
Shake hands with the heartwarming humorist who spun a rope, poked fun at headlines and never met a man he didn’t like. The rags-to-riches story of America’s beloved stage, screen and radio star bursts to life as a Ziegfeld Follies-style extravaganza. Family, fame and fate are center stage in Will’s rise from obscurity to stardom. Along the way he’s arm-in-arm with vivacious showgirls and a slew of cowboys. Curtain up on the Tony Award-winning Best Musical that captures the American spirit at its up-tempo best.

Book by Peter Stone | Music Composed and Arranged by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green
Inspired by the words of Will and Betty Rogers
Scenic Design by Walt Spangler | Costume Design by Ilona Somogyi
Lighting Design by Rob Denton | Projection Design by Michael Clark
Sound Design by Jay Hilton | Orchestrations by Dan DeLange
Wig & Hair Design by Mark Adam Rampmeyer
Music Direction by Michael O'Flaherty
Choreographed by Kelli Barclay
Directed by Don Stephenson

The Goodspeed
6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
Seating Chart

April 13 - June 21


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Tickets for individual shows in the 2018 season will be on sale February 18, 2018

Friday Dinner Theatre Package

Includes dinner at the Gelston House (located next door to The Goodspeed) and a ticket to the 8pm performance. Only $89!

First Look Friday

Friday, April 13, 8pm
Celebrate the first performance with this ticket and drink special. Includes a specialty drink in a souvenir cup and a ticket to the show. Just $51 per person.

Kids Nights

April 25 & 26, 7:30pm; April 27, 8pm
Each adult who buys a regular-priced ticket for the specified dates may purchase a $15 ticket for a child ages 5 to 18. Meet the cast for autographs after the Friday, April 28 performance.

Mother's Day Mom-Tini

Sunday, May 13, 6:30pm
Includes a ticket to the show on Mother's Day plus Mom's favorite specialty martini in a souvenir cup. Just $51 per person.

Meet the Cast

May 10 & 24, June 7
FREE! A lively discussion with the cast after the specified Thursday evening performances.

Student Rush

$15 tickets available for any evening performance, beginning at 10am on the day of the show. Must have valid student ID.

Goodspeed Dinners

Reserve tickets for a Wednesday, Thursday, or Sunday evening performance and enjoy special dinner offers at local restaurants.

For more details on any of these offers or to purchase tickets, please contact the Box Office at 860.873.8668. All offers valid on select seats for new purchases only and subject to availability. Restrictions may apply. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Handling fees may apply.

Be In The Know!

Check out these resources to learn more about The Will Rogers Follies

Meet the Cast and Creative Team
Director's Vision 
Audience Guide 
(coming soon)
Student Guide 
(coming soon)
Teacher's Instructional Guide 
(coming soon) 
Program Notes (coming soon) 
Read the Program 
(coming soon)

PhotosView the Photo & Video Gallery (coming soon)

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