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Dedicate a Performance

Goodspeed Musicals is pleased to offer members and friends an extraordinary opportunity to support the finest musical theater while providing a truly unique tribute to a friend or loved one.

Patrons who participate in the Dedicate a Performance program enjoy an incomparable array of benefits designed to create an unforgettable evening at Goodspeed. A gift of $500 or more will allow you to dedicate a performance of your choice in honor of a special person or milestone occasion. Your Dedicate a Performance evening will include:

• Special dedication on Goodspeed's lobby monitor
• Program insert announcing the evening's dedication
• Card and flowers for your honoree
• Private champagne reception at intermission for you and your honoree (number of guests are limited)
• Framed copy of the program insert signed by the cast

Concierge service for best available tickets for your dedicated performance

In addition to providing a once-in-a-lifetime evening for a cherished friend or loved one, your generous gift will help ensure Goodspeed Musicals continues its role as a world-leading presenter and producer of classic and contemporary musical theater.

For more information on the Dedicate a Performance program, please contact Gloria Gorton, Director of Major Gifts, at 860.873.8664, ext. 366.

Past Dedicated Performances

  • The Drowsy Chaperon,Friday, Sept. 21, 2018 - dedicated to Anne Ryder in honor of her 85th birthday by Annie DeVito, Paul Bonadies,Michael Bonadies, and their families
  • Oliver!, Friday, July 6, 2018 - dedicated to Mary Miko in celebration of 50 years of friendship by Robin Stegner. 
  • The Will Rogers Follies, Saturday, May 5, 2018 - in honor of Beverly Parent, from her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, In honor of her 90th birthday. 
  • Oklahoma!, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - dedicated to Frances Pettay in honor of her 100th birthday. 
  • Thoroughy Modern Millie, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - dedicated in memory of Ellen Bell by her dear friends and theatre companions. 
  • Bye Bye Birdie, Saturday, September 4, 2016 - dedicated to Neil Epstein in honor of his 75th birthday by his family and friends. 
  • Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn, Wednesday, November 8, 2014 - dedicated in memory of Cynthia Kellogg Barrington by her sister, Faith Wilcox Barrington, who is performing a walk-on role in today’s performance.
  • Fiddler on the Roof, Tuesday, August 12, 2014 – dedicated to Kristan McLaughlin with thanks from the many cast members she has helped during her 16 years in Company Management at Goodspeed
  • Damn Yankees, Thursday, June 19, 2014 – dedicated in loving memory of Myron R. Foster by his family
  • The Most Happy Fella, Friday, September 20, 2013 - dedicated to those employees who have worked at Goodspeed Musicals for over 25 years: Ed Blaschik, Michele Baumann, John Riccucci, Mary Miko, Jay Hilton, Donna Lynn Hilton, and Diane Sobolewski
  • Hello, Dolly!, Saturday, September 7, 2013 - dedicated to Alice Dadourian in honor of her 90th birthday by her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren
  • Hello, Dolly!, Sunday, August 25, 2013 - dedicated to Diane Teichmann in honor of our 35th anniversary by her husband Peter
  • Hello, Dolly!, Saturday, August 17, 2013 - dedicated to Wilma Harris in honor of her 94th birthday
  • Hello, Dolly!, Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - dedicated to Susan Davison
  • Hello, Dolly!, Sunday, June 30, 2013 - dedicated to Marvin and “Mike” Beloff in honor of their 60th Anniversary
  • Something’s Afoot, Saturday, November 24, 2012 - Dedicated to Barbara and Gordon Richmond in honor of their 50th Anniversary
  • The Great American Mousical, Saturday, November 10, 2012 - Dedicated to Carla Kusmierz
  • Mame, Friday, June 8, 2012 - In Honor of The Pedlars 
  • Mame, Saturday, May 19, 2012 matinee - Dedicated to Nancy and Ed Lonergan
  • Mame, Saturday, May 19, 2012 evening - Dedicated to MaryAnn Holman, Grandmother of cast member Melissa Steadman, in honor of her 80th birthday
  • Mame, Friday, April 20, 2012 - In Memory of Goodspeed Trustee Mark A. Wainger
  • Show Boat, Sunday, July 24, 2011 – In Loving Memory of Herman Bercowetz
  • Show Boat, Friday, July 8, 2011 – In Honor of Vivian Alfano
  • My One And Only, Saturday, June 4, 2011 – In Honor of Marie Trowbridge
  • Carnival!, Thursday, September 2, 2010 – In Loving Memory of Louis Aborn
  • Carnival!, Saturday, August 7, 2010 – In Loving Memory of Chickie Hartman
  • Carnival!, Thursday, June 2, 2010 – In Honor of Wendy Venoit
  • Annie Get Your Gun, Wednesday, May 26, 2010 – In Honor of Muriel Selden Paris
  • Annie Get Your Gun, Sunday, May 9, 2010 – In Loving Memory of Hildegarde Maria Stehr Markard
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Friday, November 20, 2009 – In Honor of Miriam Chaiklin
  • A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, Friday, September 25, 2009 – In Loving Memory of Fran Taubkin