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#25 Goodspeed Opera House
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#25 Goodspeed Opera House

East Haddam, CT USA

"...the Goodspeed Opera House is the birthplace of some the world's most famous musicals, including Annie, Man of La Mancha and Shenandoah. The opera house was originally built by a local merchant and banker, William Goodspeed. Construction began in 1876 and finished in 1877. Despite the name, it was not in fact an opera house, but rather a venue for presenting plays." Wikipedia

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bill friedlander05-Aug-2011 00:35
A very elegant building and a lovely patio in front. A superb shot, and nice that you include some of the patrons. V
Cindi Smith27-Jul-2011 01:27
Love the grand face of this wonderful building. Has "America" written all over it! :) V
Brenda27-Jul-2011 00:48
Beautiful. Brings back memories and if I remember correctly, you're shooting into the sun. well done!
Mairéad26-Jul-2011 10:23
It's a beautiful ornate building - good to see it going strong.
Mieke WA Minkjan26-Jul-2011 09:11
...wonderfully captured!
Mieke WA Minkjan26-Jul-2011 09:11
to me it looks like a great theatre, wonderfully cpatured
Walter O. Koenig25-Jul-2011 16:11
Great shot and interesting information. Most unusual architecture for an opera house. I like the way it looms over the viewer in this image. "V"
Yvonne25-Jul-2011 11:14
What a lovely looking place for a show!
Janice Dunn25-Jul-2011 10:10
It looks a grand old building
Stephanie25-Jul-2011 09:58
A fabulous old Victorian! V
Ieke Vonk25-Jul-2011 05:59
A beautiful picture from this opera House.
J. Scott Coile25-Jul-2011 05:58
I have seen that imitated in several less grande settings. Nice to see the original.
maggie_falconi25-Jul-2011 01:55
Love it Frank, what a nice building! Lovely capture!! V
Michael Parkinson25-Jul-2011 01:25
A grand old theatre. Was this shot later in the day?
Tom LeRoy24-Jul-2011 21:42
A terrific place for good plays! Excellently shot image!V!
LynnH24-Jul-2011 18:14
Oh, that is a grand old building! Love the roofline. V