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Show Boat show poster

Show Boat ♣

Jul 1 – Sep 17, 2011 / The Goodspeed - 6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT 06423 view map

A Monumental American Classic

Come aboard for an epic American musical! A sweeping tale spanning four decades, Show Boat is a journey into the lives, loves, and heartbreaks of three generations of show folk on the mighty Mississippi River. Jerome Kern's Masterpiece is a treasure trove of unforgettable music including "Ol' Man River," "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man," and "You Are Love." Don't miss this timeless triumph of the Broadway stage!

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Grand Tour of Goodspeed's Show Boat With Cast Member Danny Gardner

Music by

Jerome Kern

Book and Lyrics by

Oscar Hammerstein II

Based on the novel by

Edna Ferber

Scenic Design by

Michael Schweikardt

Costume Design by

Amy Clark

Lighting Design by

John Lasiter

Original Costume Design by

Florence Klotz

Hair and Wig Design by

Leah J. Loukas

Sound Design by

Jay Hilton

Music Direction by

Michael O'Flaherty

Choreographed by

Noah Racey

Directed by

Rob Ruggiero


Jul 1 – Sep 17, 2011


The Goodspeed


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