By Michael Gioia
01 Oct 2013
The Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals will present Holiday Inn Sept. 19-Nov. 30, 2014, at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT.
The musical, based on the Academy Award-winning film, features music and lyrics by Berlin with a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge ("The Playboy Club"). Greenberg, who directed the Goodspeed productions of Happy Days and Pirates of Penzance and Off-Broadway's Working, among others, will also helm the musical.
Holiday Inn, which features classics such as "Happy Holiday" and "Easter Parade," is produced in association with Universal Stage Productions and by arrangement with The Irving Berlin Music Company.
Following Damn Yankees will be the 50th anniversary production of Fiddler on the Roof, featuring music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and a book by Joseph Stein based on Sholem Aleichem (stories by special permission of Arnold Perl) June 27-Sept. 7. Fiddler on the Roof will be directed by Rob Ruggiero.
The 2014 season will be produced by Michael P. Price.
Advance season subscriptions are on sale through by calling (860) 873-8668. For more information, visit Goodspeed.org.