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Goodspeed by the River Summer Schedule

June 10, 2021 - September 6, 2021

Goodspeed by the River Summer Schedule

Goodspeed Musicals’ Popular Outdoor Summer Series Returns with expanded programming. Pop, Rock, Jazz, Bluegrass, R&B and plenty of Show Tunes will wow audiences under the big top!

Goodspeed by the River summer series which begins June 10 and runs through Labor Day and includes:

  • Turn Back Time: Ben & Dee Rock the 70s 80s and Beyond  (June 10 – June 20)
  • Ambassador of Love: a Celebration of Pearl Bailey (June 22 – July 18)
  • Bennett & Babs: The Songs of Tony Bennett and Barbra Streisand (June 23 – July 4)
  • Together Again: Max & Celeste Sing Their Broadway Favorites (July 7 – July 18)
  • Johnny and The Devil’s Box: In Concert (July 22- August 1)

Goodspeed by the River performances will be Tuesday through Sundays at 7pm with Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2pm.

Tickets per event will be $45. Special Offer: Buy tickets for 3 or more events and save $5 per ticket! Tickets are available now to Goodspeed Members and Donors. Tickets will go on sale to the public on May 20 and will only be available through the Box Office at 860-873-8668 open Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm.

Goodspeed by the River is back – and it’s bigger and better than ever! All summer long Goodspeed Musicals will offer up a series of musical performances that are sure to entertain. This highly anticipated return to live events promises to bring families a safe, fun, song-filled Goodspeed experience!

From rousing classic rock concerts to song-filled evenings with Broadway performers to concert presentations of exciting new musicals – all under a tent alongside the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. – there is something for everyone to enjoy.  Rain or shine, make it another special day at Goodspeed with live music under the big top! Goodspeed by the River will be presented by Community Health Center, Inc.

The summer will be electric when new and exciting musical events created just for Goodspeed fill a big tent situated along the Connecticut River. Visitors are invited to bring a picnic and enjoy the Goodspeed lawn before or after the show.



June 10, 2021
September 6, 2021
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Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St
East Haddam, CT 06423 United States