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Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals

Goodspeed Festival of new Musicals – JAN 13-15, 2017

12TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS

Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals – Every musical got its start somewhere—for many, it was at Goodspeed. Don’t miss your chance to see the next big hit at Goodspeed’s Twelfth Annual Festival of New Musicals.

STAGED READINGS

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK

FRIDAY, JAN 13, 7:30 PM – Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals

Book, Music & Lyrics by Daniel Zaitchik
Adapted from the novel by Joan Lindsay

Valentine’s Day, 1900. Victoria, Australia. The girls from the prestigious Appleyard College are released from their studies to take a day trip to Hanging Rock, an ancient geological rock formation.

SATURDAY, JAN 14, 7:30 PM – Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals

Music by Mark Hollmann
Book by Greg Kotis
Lyrics by Mark Hollmann & Greg Kotis

Can a sandwich turn people into zombies? ZM follows two teenaged fast-food workers as they struggle to live, and love, during a food-borne catastrophe that might well destroy Humanity.

ROW

SUNDAY, JAN 15, 1:00 PM – Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals

Book by Daniel Goldstein
Music & Lyrics by Dawn Landes
Based on “A Pearl in the Storm” by Tori Murden McClure

 In June, 1998, Tori Murden left her job as a project manager in Louisville, Kentucky, and embarked on what no woman had ever done: row across the Atlantic.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Exclusive Silver Package Event
Exclusive Gold Package Event

FRIDAY, JANUARY 13

SEMINAR TICKET DISTRIBUTION | 5:00 – 7:15 p.m. | Porch Bar, The Goodspeed
All Gold Package holders will be able to pick up their Seminar tickets before Friday’s staged reading.

PICNIC AT HANGING ROCK | 7:30 p.m. | The Goodspeed

FESTIVAL CABARET: MATTHEW LEE ROBINSON | 9:30 p.m. | Gelston House •
Matthew Lee Robinson was a writer in residence at the 2016 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony at Goodspeed.

SATURDAY, JANUARY 16

SEMINAR TICKET DISTRIBUTION | 9:00 – 12:00 p.m. | Gelston House Lobby •

SEMINAR SESSION I | 10:00 a.m. | Gelston House or La Vita   

SEMINAR SESSION II | 11:00 a.m. | Gelston House  

SEMINAR SESSION III | 12:00 p.m. | Gelston House  

MOVIE SCREENING: GOODSPEED’S STRIKE UP THE BAND | 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. | The Scherer Library
LIBRARY EXHIBIT: BEFORE THE WERE FAMOUS | 12:30 – 3:00 p.m. | The Scherer Library
TOUR OF THE GOODSPEED | 1:30 p.m. | The Goodspeed Lobby
NEW MUSICAL PREVIEW | 3:30 p.m. | The Goodspeed
FESTIVAL DINNER | 5:00 p.m. | Gelston House or La Vita

ZM | 7:30 p.m. | The Goodspeed
FESTIVAL CABARET | 10:00 p.m. | Gelston House •
Mark Sonnenblick, a 2016 and 2017 participant in the Johnny Mercer Writers Colony, has been a Dramatists Guild fellow and a librettist for the Kennedy Center’s American Opera Initiative.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 17

ROW | 1:00 p.m. | The Goodspeed

MEET THE WRITERS Q&A | 3:30 p.m. | The Goodspeed  ••
Gain insight into the inspirations and processes of the writers.

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