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Goodspeed Gala

Goodspeed Gala


3:00 pm | Cocktail Hour & Silent Auction
4:00 PM | Western-Style Summer Supper
Both at The Riverhouse at Goodspeed Station
55 Bridge Street, Haddam, CT

6:30 PM | Gala Performance of
at The Goodspeed
6 Main Street, East Haddam, CT

All proceeds from our Annual Gala will support Goodspeed’s Outreach and Education programs. These include: The Arts Education Collaboration, which annually engages more than 750 underserved Connecticut students; our Sensory-Friendly Performances, which serve individuals on the autism spectrum and their families; and Theatre Access Across Connecticut, which provides arts education experiences to at-risk populations.

For reservations, please contact Mary Miko at or 860.615.0368.

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Arborio Construction
Stephanie Stiefel Williams and Luke Williams

Fran and Honey Adams
Becker’s Diamonds and Fine Jewelry
Collins Medical Associates 2, P.C.
Connecticut Public Broadcasting Network
Jeffrey and Nancy Hoffman
LAZ Parking
Linda Morasutti and Robert Lee
Eric Ort and Duff Ashmead
Quinnipiac University
Hila and Saul Rosen
Updike, Kelly and Spellacy, P.C.
John Voege and Geoffrey Paul

Tony Cacace
Centerbrook Architects
Catherine Ladnier and Mickey Robinson
Michael Polo


Jennifer Brown and Ian Ayres
Amy and Frank Campbell
Ted and Jo Anna Chapin
Ruth Ann C. Davis
Nancy J. Ramseyer
Dr. Anne L. Rothstein
and Ms. Jane Hellman
Gerald and Charlotte Sandler

Tom and Melanie Barnes
Barbara and Jack Blechner
Jack and Bertie Chuong
Lance and Rebecca Darcy
Maureen Dalton
Muriel and Karl Fleischmann
William J. Ginnetti
Hartford Current Media Group
Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Kosto
Julie and Peter LeBlanc
Liberty Bank
Mark Masselli and Jennifer Alexander
Patrick and Sharon McHale
Larry and Patty McHugh
Norman Needleman and Jacqueline Hubbard
Michael D. Patrick and Carol L. Sedwick
Susan and Hank Scherer
Joseph Smith

Joyce and Greg Barabas
Mary Crary
Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Coviello
Maureen F. Dalton
Charlotte and Charles Fortune
Laura and Roger Goodspeed
Sheldon M. Harnick
Lynde and Mike Karin
Rose B. Motola
Chuck and Dianne Ramsey
Karen and Allyn Seymour
Suburban Stationers
Vicki and Alan Wasserman


as of August 8, 2017

Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre

Originally designed for and presented to Ira Gershwin more than 20 years ago, this is Goodspeed's most prestigious honor. Goodspeed is pleased to bestow this annual award upon a member of the theatre community in recognition of their extraordinary talent.


Chita Rivera Tony Walton Sheldon Harnick
2012 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Kristin Chenoweth
2011 Goodspeed Gala Honorees Martin Charnin, Charles Strouse, & Thomas Meehan
2010 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Paul Williams William Ivey Long 2008 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Michael Price
Jerry Herman
Stephen Schwartz
2005 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Julie Andrews
2004 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Gerald Schoendfeld with Patti LuPone
 2003 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Susan Stroman 2002 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Tommy Tune
2001 Goodspeed Gala Honoree Ira Gershwin

Goodspeed Arts & Business Partnership Award


  • 2012: Hoffman Auto Group


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