April 17 - June 28On a lush tropical island during World War II, battles of the heart are center stage in the Goodspeed premiere of the soaring Rodgers & Hammerstein classic. Lovestruck nurse Nellie Forbush falls for a French planter. Lieutenant Joe Cable is drawn to a native girl. In an exotic world of risk and romance, prejudice clouds their potential paradise. Be swept away by twin love stories and a rapturous score that includes “Some Enchanted Evening,” “I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outta My Hair,” “Bali Ha’i” and more.
Music by Richard Rodgers
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan
Adapted from the Pulitzer Prize winning novel “Tales of the South Pacific” by James A. Michener
Choreographed by Ralph Perkins
Directed by Rob Ruggiero
6 Main Street
East Haddam, CT 06423
Gelston Friday Dinner Theatre Package
Includes dinner at the Gelston House (located next door to The Goodspeed) and a ticket to the 8pm performance. Only $79! View Menu
Rustica Wednesday Dinner Theatre Package
Teacher Night Out
Friday, April 17, 8pm
We love teachers! Teachers and a guest get a discounted ticket and free specialty drink in a souvenir cup. Just $40 per person. Must present valid teacher ID.
April 17 - 19
To honor those who serve our country, we offer $10 off tickets for veterans or active military and their families for the evening performances on April 17-19 . Limit 6 tickets. USE CODE: HERO10
Audience Insights Live!
Saturday, April 18, 2:15pm & 7:15pm; Sunday, April 19, 1:15pm & 5:45pm
FREE! Join a member of our artistic team in the Members' Lounge to learn about the history and background of the show you're about to see.
April 22 & 23, 7:30pm; April 25, 8pm, April 26, 6:30pm
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 Saturday, April 25 performance.
Lady Katharine Lunch Cruise
Enjoy springtime on the beautiful Connecticut River! Add a leisurely cruise and sumptuous buffet aboard the Lady Katharine to your theatre ticket for just $45. Pair an 11am lunch cruise with the 2pm performance.
Meet the Cast
May 14 & 28, June 11
FREE! A lively discussion with the cast after the specified Thursday evening performances.
Open Caption Performance
Friday, May 15, 8pm
Text display screen available at this performance. Call the Box Office or choose the pink seats online for the best view.
Mother's Day Mom-Tini
Sunday, May 10, 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.
$15 tickets available for any evening performance, beginning at 10am on the day of the show. Must have valid student ID.
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.