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Goodspeed’s 15th Annual Festival of New Musicals

January 17 - January 19

Every musical got its start somewhere and for many, it was at the Goodspeed. Don’t miss your chance to see the next big hit at Goodspeed’s 15th Annual Festival of New Musicals. Hundreds of musical theatre lovers will gather on the Goodspeed campus for staged readings of brand new works as the brightest new writers and performers collaborate to create the future of America’s greatest art form.

The Festival of New Musicals is produced by Goodspeed’s Max Showalter Center for Education in Musical Theatre. Created in 2002, Goodspeed’s Showalter Center inspires and nurtures musical theatre artists and students by providing a unique and comprehensive range of training and educational programs to serve both the national and local academic communities.  The Goodspeed Festival program offers new and established artists the rare opportunity to thoroughly work on their projects with the help of Goodspeed’s renowned resources and artistic environment. At the same time, the Festival affords senior students from prominent conservatory programs real-world experience in new musical development and performing new musicals. 

For more information, including a complete list of staged readings, special events, and package deals, please click here.   



January 17
January 19


Goodspeed Opera House
6 Main Street
East Haddam, 06423 United States
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