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Gala/Member Events

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Programs will run approximately one hour in length. 

Casting 101 - Saturday, April 26, 2014 • 11 a.m.
The Norma Terris Theatre, Chester, CT

What’s a cattle call? What’s a dance call? How many actors audition for a Goodspeed production? Casting Director Paul Hardt tells all in this seminar about the casting process for Goodspeed and Broadway musicals. To reserve your space at this free Members-Only event, please contact Mary Miko at mmiko@goodspeed.org or by phone at 860.873.8664 ext. 368.

Inside Look: Fiddler on the Roof - Tuesday, June 3, 2014 7 p.m.
Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

Wade Russo, Assistant Music Director for Fiddler on the Roof, will discuss the history and folklore of one of the most popular musicals of all time. Find out how Fiddler on the Roof came to be, what it has to do with Marc Chagall and its history within the musical theatre. To reserve your space at this free Members-Only event, please contact Mary Miko at mmiko@goodspeed.org or by phone at 860.873.8664 ext. 368.

Michael Price Is In The Room - Monday, October 6, 2014 4 p.m.
Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT
Finishing out his 47 year tenure, Michael Price will host a Q & A about his career at the Goodspeed. This is your opportunity to hear how it all started and some of the stories that go along with his remarkable accomplishments. To reserve your space at this free Members-Only event, please contact Mary Miko at mmiko@goodspeed.org or by phone at 860.873.8664 ext. 368.

An Insider’s Tour of The Norma Terris Theatre - Wednesday, May 7, 2014 1 p.m.
The Norma Terris Theatre, Chester, CT
Join the Goodspeed Guild for a tour of the Norma Terris Theatre. Come hear the story of how Goodspeed converted a knitting needle factory into an incubator for new musicals at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester. Go behind the scenes, exploring places such as backstage and the actors’ dressing rooms while learning about the history of the Norma Terris Theatre from the long-time House Manager, Mary Miko. Our special guest will be actor and lyricist Peter Walker, who was Max Showalter’s best friend and collaborated with him on Harrigan ‘n Hart, the inaugural production at the Nomra Terris Theatre. Peter will tell us the story of how Harrigan ‘n Hart was chosen as the first show to be produced at the Norma Terris Theatre and will sing one of the songs from the show while accompanying himself on the piano.

Light refreshments will be served compliments of the Goodspeed Guild after the tour.

Please contact Guild President Amy Campbell at 203-494-7328 or arpcampbell@hotmail.com to reserve your spot. 

Bravo! A Corporate Evening at Goodspeed Musicals - Friday, May 9, 2014
Enjoy a very special night of business networking and client entertaining at Goodspeed Musicals as we bring the Connecticut corporate community together for a festive evening.

Razzle Dazzle Goodspeed Gala - Saturday, June 14, 2014
Join us for an elegant evening as we honoring Sheldon Harnick - Lyricist for Fiddler on the Roof and numerous other Broadway musicals. Proceeds to benefit Goodspeed's education programs. For more information call Mary Miko 860.873.8664, x368.

View the list of past honorees

London Theatre Tour - October 12-19, 2014
Goodspeed is going to London again and you won’t want to miss the opportunity to visit one of the most wonderful cities in the world with the Goodspeed staff and your fellow Goodspeed members.

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Each show at the Goodspeed Opera House has an exciting schedule of events tied to the performances - click any event below to learn more!

Take a Look Behind the Scenes

Join us for insider access to the dressing rooms, green room, and backstage. The Goodspeed Guild will share their extensive knowledge about the vibrant history of the Opera House. It's free for Goodspeed Members!  Visit the tour page for schedule information

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