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‘Happy Days’ heads to Goodspeed

Musical adaptation of sitcom opens in spring

There’s no end to “Happy Days.”

Goodspeed Musicals, which produced a workshop production of the legit tuner based on the popular sitcom, will bring back the stage show to open its mainstage season next spring at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn.

The tuner, a revamped version of last year’s production at the Falcon Theater in Burbank,played the Goodspeed in August. That production — now open to crix — preemed Sunday at Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey.

The 2008 Goodspeed incarnation will be a separate staging from this year’s entries, though it will again be helmed by Gordon Greenberg, who staged the Goodspeed and Paper Mill runs. Garry Marshall, who created the TV series which ran from 1974 to 1984, wrote the script to the stage show. Paul Williams penned the orig score.

A national tour of “Happy Days” begins in September 2008 at La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts in La Mirada, Calif, produced by Robert Boyett Theatricals.