Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 7 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. BroadwayWorld brings you full performance highlights below!
Mame follows the adventures of Auntie Mame and her adoring nephew. Surrounded by an eccentric cast of characters, she celebrates the Roaring 20s, overcomes tragedy and sails through life without missing a fad or a dance step. Jerry Herman's delightful score is packed with favorites "Bosom Buddies," "We Need a Little Christmas" and more. Brimming with optimism and zest, Mame will keep you laughing while warming your heart.
Mame features Music and Lyrics by Jerry Herman, a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and is based on the novel by PatRick Dennis and the play, Auntie Mame by Lawrence and Lee.
Louise Pitre, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway's Mamma Mia!, leads the cast as Mame. Known as Canada's "first lady of musical theatre," Ms. Pitre also headlined the Toronto and US touring company casts of Mamma Mia! and is known for her signature performances as Fantine in Les Misérables (Toronto, Montreal, and Paris) and the title character in Edith Piaf.
Tickets are available through the Box Office (860.873.8668), open seven days a week, or on-line at goodspeed.org.