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Merry Christmas, Darling: Heidi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter

Dec 16 - 19, 2021

Heidi Kettenring and her exceptional band present the timeless treasures and holiday hits of Karen Carpenter. A storyteller sure to stir the heart, multi-award-winner Kettenring tenderly chronicles Carpenter’s life with a familiar angelic radiance. Around the Town Chicago calls the show, “Glorious. An elegant, tear jerking, sing along concert event." Songs include "Close To You," "Merry Christmas Darling," "For All We Know," and "The Christmas Song." 

A Virtual Concert, Live From Chicago

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 11 at 7pm

In an Emmy Award-nominated performance, Angela Ingersoll celebrates Judy Garland with virtuosic vocals, passionate storytelling, and naturally winning humor. As seen on PBS, her two hour concert features a powerful six-piece orchestra and classic songs including "Over the Rainbow," "The Trolley Song," "Get Happy," and "The Man That Got Away.” 

Presented by
Artists Lounge Live



About Livestreaming

This virtual concert is being performed LIVE and broadcasted from Freedom Hall in Chicago and features a talkback with online audience members
immediately following the performance. It will stream to your device in the comfort and safety of your own home. A unique password and link to watch will be in your reminder email sent on the day of the concert.

You will only need to purchase one ticket per household, but we ask you to please consider supporting Goodspeed and the performers by purchasing tickets for all those who will be enjoying the concert.

QUESTIONS? Visit our Online Viewing Guide


About The Artist

ANGELA INGERSOLL LA Times cheers, “Ingersoll has incandescent star power.” Angela Ingersoll headlines concertstages nationwide with her Emmy Award-nominated performance Get Happy: Angela Ingersoll Sings Judy Garland, as seen on PBS. She also won acclaim starring as Judy Garland in the play End of the Rainbow including Chicago's Jeff Award, a Broadway World Award, and LA Times Woman of the Year in Theatre. Attracting the attention of Garland’s family, she partnered with Garland's son onstage in Joey Luft and Angela Ingersoll Celebrate Judy Garland. Splash Magazine dubbed Ingersoll, "the heiress apparent to the Garland legacy." Also onstage: How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Hedy LaRue, Jeff Award nomination), South Pacific (Nellie), Carousel (Julie), The Secret Garden (Martha, Jeff Award nomination), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast (Belle, Ostrander Award), Jekyll and Hyde (Lucy, Ostrander Award), Man of La Mancha (Aldonza, Ostrander Award nomination), Ragtime (Evelyn Nesbit, Ostrander Awardnomination), Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth, Ostrander Award), Richard III (Lady Anne), The Wizard of Oz (Dorothy), and comedy with The Second City. Additional honors include Top Performances of the Year from LA Times, Chicago Tribune, and Chicago Sun-Times. Also onscreen: Chicago PD. Other concerts: The 12 Dames of Christmas, Happy Together: Michael and Angela Ingersoll Sing Songs You Know By Heart, and Harry Shearer and Judith Owen's Christmas Without Tears. Angela and husband Michael Ingersoll create and produce the Artists Lounge Live concert series. angelaingersoll.com
In an Emmy Award-nominated performance, Angela Ingersoll celebrates Judy Garland with virtuosic vocals, passionate storytelling, and naturally winning humor. As seen on PBS, her two hour concert features a powerful six-piece orchestra and classic songs including "Over the Rainbow," "The Trolley Song," "Get Happy," and "The Man That Got Away.”

Presented by
Artists Lounge Live


PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
Thursday, Dec 16 at 7:30pm
Friday, Dec 17 at 8pm
Saturday, Dec 18 at 3pm & 8pm
Sunday, Dec 19 at 2pm


COVID SAFETY POLICIES

  • All audience members are required to be fully vaccinated and show proof of vaccination or show proof of a negative COVID test.
    • Acceptable tests: negative COVID-19 antigen test (rapid test) within 6 hours of curtain time or negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours of curtain time.
  • Everyone entering the theatre must wear a mask at all times unless drinking in the bar or outdoor areas.
  • We are seating at full capacity. There will not be spacing between parties.
  • All Goodspeed staff have been vaccinated. In addition, all volunteers and visiting artists are required to provide proof of vaccination.


About The Artist

Heidi KettenringHEIDI KETTENRING starred as Nessarose in the blockbuster musical Wicked (Broadway in Chicago). She also starred as Belle in the National Tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Theatre nationwide includes The King and I (Anna, Jeff Award, Broadway World Award), Oliver! (Nancy, Jeff Award nomination), Cats (Grizabella), Annie Get Your Gun (Annie Oakley), Les Miserables (Fantine), My Fair Lady (Eliza), Hairspray (Penny, Jeff Award nomination), Funny Girl (Fanny Brice, Jeff Award nomination), Little Women (Jo, Jeff Award nomination), Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Milly), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Ford), Hero (Jane, World Premiere), She Loves Me (Ilona), and Guys and Dolls (Adelaide, After Dark Award). Film: Man of Steel. Television: Chicago Fire (NBC) and Cupid (ABC). Concerts: We’ve Only Just Begun and Merry Christmas Darling: Hedi Kettenring Sings Karen Carpenter; also Ravinia Festival, Millenium Park, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, and Pensacola Symphony. Additionally, she voices Disney Princess audiobooks. She is the recipient of a Jeff Award, eight Jeff Award nominations, two Broadway World Awards, an After Dark Award, the Richard Kneeland Award, and the Sarah Siddons Leading Lady Award. Kettenring is a graduate of Northwestern University.
In an Emmy Award-nominated performance, Angela Ingersoll celebrates Judy Garland with virtuosic vocals, passionate storytelling, and naturally winning humor. As seen on PBS, her two hour concert features a powerful six-piece orchestra and classic songs including "Over the Rainbow," "The Trolley Song," "Get Happy," and "The Man That Got Away.”

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

Dec 16 – 19, 2021
Tickets start at $40
AGE RATING: G

FRIDAY DINNER THEATRE PACKAGE

Dec 17: Includes dinner at the Gelston House (located next door to The Goodspeed) and a ticket to the 8pm performance. Only $79! View Menu

Valid on select seats. Subject to availability. Not valid in combination with any other offer. Handling fees may apply. Seating in the main dining room is subject to availability. Gratuity not included.
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