Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz

October Day Long Trip – This trip is open to any adult, 18 years old and older

Goodspeed Opera House, East Haddam, CT

Thursday, October 27, 2016 

This trip has Some Walking

COST: $62 per person  includes Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz side orchestra ticket and transportation.  Lunch is on your ownLimited tickets available.

First, you will be dropped off near Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam to enjoy time on your own for lunch.  Restaurants located next to Goodspeed Opera House to choose from are either La Vita Gustosa or Gelston House and both offer many options for lunch.  If you would rather (and weather permitting), you can bring a picnic lunch with you and enjoy outdoor seating at picnic tables located on the grounds of the Goodspeed Opera House overlooking the Connecticut River.

Following lunch, enjoy the 2pm matinee performance of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz at the Goodspeed Opera House.  Set along the tranquil Connecticut River, the Goodspeed Opera House was built in 1876 by William Goodspeed.  This intimate theater brings you closer to the excitement of live musicals and will delight, inspire and entertain you with their shows!

Chasing RainbowsChasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz ~ An awkward girl with a golden voice blossoms into Judy Garland in this new musical about the bumpy road to “Oz”. The musical chronicles the early life of Judy Garland as it follows her (and her family) from their home in Minnesota through the vaudeville circuit and to Hollywood.  The future superstar’s complicated life comes alive with heartbreak, hope and the music that made her famous.  “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love”, “You Made Me Love You” and “Over the Rainbow”.  Meet stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood like Clark Gable, Lana Turner, Deanna Durbin, Mickey Rooney, Jean Harlow, and Shirley Temple, experience the rush of stardom as Judy Garland is cast in The Wizard of Oz, and understand what ultimately drove this extraordinary woman to become a legend.

This trip will be using the Senior Center bus for transportation. 

You are responsible to find your own ride to the Senior Center before and after the trip.

10:45 AM  Depart Rose City Senior Center, 8 Mahan Drive, Norwich
5:15 PM  Approximate return time


Senior Center Members, Norwich Residents-Beginning Sunday, August 21 at 5:00pm
Senior Center Members, Non-Residents-Beginning Monday, August 22 at 5:00pm
Open Registration (Any Adults, aged 18 years and older)-Beginning Tuesday, August 23 at 5:00pm

*On your registration day, Dial 860-889-5960.  When you hear the message saying the Senior Center is closed, dial 3433 for the trip registration voice mail and follow the instructions.*