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Goodspeed Opens Its 2023 Season with “Gypsy”

Submitted by Dan McMahon, Goodspeed Musicals

(March 10, 2023) — Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals proudly announces the music, choreographer and director teams for its 2023 season productions at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Extraordinary talent from near and far will bring to life an exciting and memorable season with stories that range from Vaudeville to Motown, from powerful to playful and everything in between. Single tickets for all four shows of Goodspeed’s 2023 season are now on sale. The season will open with Gypsy, a Golden Age classic that will appear on the Goodspeed stage for the first time, which will run from April 28 – June 18, 2023. Music direction will be by Goodspeed’s Resident Music Director Adam Souza (Goodspeed: More than 20 productions, including 42nd StreetCabaretA Grand Night for Singing, Because of Winn Dixie; Broadway: Wicked, Kinky Boots). Gypsy will be choreographed by Patricia Wilcox (Goodspeed: The Music ManBye Bye Birdie; Broadway: Motown the MusicalA Night with Janis Joplin).  After directing several recent hits at Goodspeed (Anne of Green GablesThe Music ManOklahoma!Bye Bye Birdie), Jenn Thompson returns to direct the production (Current National Tour: Annie; Off Broadway: Conflict, Women Without Men).

Gypsy  A Musical FableFirst Time at Goodspeed!April 28 – June 18, 2023        Book by Arthur LaurentsMusic by Jule StyneLyrics by Stephen SondheimSuggested by memoirs of Gypsy Rose Lee Here she is, world! Momma Rose, the ambitious stage mother determined to drive her daughters toward stardom, takes center stage in one of the most celebrated musicals of all time. And with her comes a parade of iconic tunes that conjure the joys and heartaches of show business: “Everything’s Coming Up Roses,” “Let Me Entertain You,” “Together, Wherever We Go,” and more. The brassy masterpiece about vaudeville and burlesque lights up the Goodspeed stage for the very first time. Curtain up! Rating: PG-13 (Mature themes)

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