Goodspeed Opera House was built in 1877 and was named after banker and local merchant, William Goodspeed. The theatre itself is actually located on the second and third floor. In 1959 the theatre was in danger of being condemned when a group of citizens (known as Goodspeed Musicals) bought it for one dollar and restored it to its former glory. Currently the theatre presents plays and musicals and has been responsible for several moving to Broadway.
This virtual tour utilizes an overlay that informs visitors about the rich history of the theatre, while at the same time allowing it to promote current or upcoming shows with an embedded video. A menu on the left easily allows the viewer to move from section to section of the building.