Category Archive: Previews

Theater owner Hanney plants his flag on The Cape

HYANNIS — One of the busiest men in the theater business has decided to add another hat. Bill Hanney, the award-winning owner-producer of the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly and Theatre by… Continue reading

Talented kids rule the roost in ‘School of Rock’

BOSTON – “Never work with children or animals” is attributed to the late actor/comedian W.C. Fields, lamenting the scene-stealing that goes on when adults work alongside them. Fields probably would have said that… Continue reading

Big voices bring light to a dark ‘Jekyll and Hyde’

BEVERLY – There are horses for courses.  And there are singers for songs. No one really knew about a woman named Linda Eder until the musical “Jekyll & Hyde” premiered on Broadway, and… Continue reading

Colonial re-lit for ‘Moulin Rouge! The Musical’

BOSTON – The pre-Broadway engagement of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical” began Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at the Emerson Colonial Theatre. The production runs through Aug. 19. As previously announced, reviving a great theatrical… Continue reading

Broadway in Boston releases ‘Hamilton’ information

From Ann Sheehan, Broadway in Boston: It is with great pleasure that Broadway In Boston shares details with regards to the public on-sale for the upcoming production of HAMILTON at the Boston Opera… Continue reading

Actress Dirik ‘UnCorks’ a new set of challenges

ACTON – It was never a case of becoming rich and famous. For the quarter-century Shana Dirik spent working in community theater on stages big and small, it was the love of the… Continue reading

For David Coffee’s Scrooge, there’s no end in sight

    BEVERLY – At this point, it may be hard to determine where Ebenezer Scrooge ends and David Coffee begins. Or vice versa. New England’s favorite Scrooge is returning to the role… Continue reading

‘Gift Horse’: Early Diamond led to future successes

WATERTOWN – When playwright Lydia R. Diamond was writing “The Gift Horse,” she was still feeling her way as a playwright. It was her first play produced at a regional theater – by… Continue reading

‘Crazy for You’: The Wards lead the way again

  WALTHAM – Robert Eagle, the producing artistic director of the Reagle Music Theatre in Waltham, has formed many long-term relationships with actors, directors and designers during the 48 years he has been… Continue reading

Take a gonzo road trip in A.R.T.’s ‘RoosevElvis’

CAMBRIDGE – Mixed media mash-ups are becoming more common as playwrights and designers become more adept and confident in melding film, projections and live stage action into one theatrical vehicle. The theatrical group… Continue reading