Playbill Vault Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Goodspeed Opera House

By Brynn Cox
20 Jun 2013



In 1975, Goodspeed presented a well-received revival of Very Good Eddie. The little-known Jerome Kern-Guy Bolton collaboration was among the earliest works of the musical theatre genre.

The production's Broadway transfer opened December 21, 1975, to a rave review from Clive Barnes of the New York Times who called it an "absolutely enchanting old musical."

The production earned three nominations at the 1976 Tonys, for director Bill Gile and featured performers Charles Repole and Virginia Seidel

Read the Very Good Eddie Playbill here.

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