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Its All About Judy Garland In Goodspeed’s “Chasing Rainbows”

This is the story behind Goodspeed‘s now-playing “Chasing Rainbows.” The production is about Judy Garland as a child actress up thru the point at which she lands the part of Dorothy in the “Wizard of Oz.” Creator, producer Tina Marie Casamento Libby and famed Judy Garland historian, author, John Fricke worked together for seven years go get Read more…

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The Brand New Guy At Goodspeed Musicals

The nearly impossible task of replacing Goodspeed Musicals Executive Director, Michael Price after nearly fifty years at the helm been completed. The new guy heading the East Haddam venue will be 64-year old Michael Gennaro. Gennaro is moving to Connecticut after having served as Executive Director of the Trinity Repertory Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island, Read more…

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Goodspeed Musical’s, Michael Price

I’ll admit it, I think that Micheal Price is the cat’s meow. I have known him and the crew over at Goodspeed Musicals for a a long time and my oldest daughter, Lindsay Johnson was at one time Price’s right hand woman, his secretary. Price runs a tight ship and he’s tough, but those who Read more…

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“Dame” Julie Andrews Is Directing In Connecticut

Talking to Mary Poppins? Maria Von Trapp? What a thrill this was to sit down and chat up “Dame” Julie Andrews, she received that honor from Queen Elizabeth in 2000, can you imagine? One does not think one would get such a chance, to just kind of hang out with a woman so revered but Read more…

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Connecticut’s Historic Goodspeed Theater

It doesn’t matter how many times I have been to, or driven by the Goodspeed Opera House, that the word “majestic” doesn’t pop into my head. The 1876 historic building is such a gem along the scenic Connecticut River. Goodspeed Musicals is home to some of the finest shows put on a stage, so good, Read more…

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