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Goodspeed Opera House

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The Goodspeed Opera House, located at 6 Main St, East Haddam, CT, is a historic and iconic structure on the Connecticut River. Built in 1876 by William H. Goodspeed, a shipping and banking magnate and avid theatre lover, the opera house has served as a bustling center of commerce, housing a theatre, professional offices, a steamboat passenger terminal, and a general store. After a period of neglect and deterioration, it was fully restored in 1963 to its original splendor. Today, the Goodspeed Opera House is known for its variety of musical events under a big tent alongside the iconic building. It offers a range of performances, from classic rock concerts to evenings filled with Broadway performers and concert presentations of new musicals. The opera house is a testament to the enduring power of the performing arts and a beloved landmark in the Connecticut countryside.

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Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main St.
East Haddam, CT 06424