Category Archive: Previews

Former subscriber Ceceri marks 100th NSMT show

  BEVERLY — It’s not often you move from the audience of a theater into its front office, but that’s just what happened to Mike Ceceri, 46, a native of Coventry, RI, who… Continue reading

Kimbell returns 25 years after he launched ‘Carol’

BEVERLY — It makes sense that 25 years after the first production, the “founder of the feast” should be invited back to take part. The North Shore Music Theatre will be presenting its… Continue reading

Stuart to put his own stamp on NSMT’s ‘Grease’

BEVERLY — “Grease” is an iconic American musical, a symbol of a time — America in the late 1950’s — when the music and dance scenes were exploding with pent-up energy in the… Continue reading

New Lifetime series allows peeks behind curtain

BOSTON — It’s fun to take a peek behind the curtain and see how the theater “sausage” is actually made. Broadway Across America has announced a new collaboration with the award-winning morning show… Continue reading

‘Little Mermaid’ star is living her dream at NSMT

BEVERLY — Adrienne Eller said when she reported for rehearsals this week for the North Shore Music Theatre’s production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid,” she was expected to already know her songs.  “Part… Continue reading

‘The Big Ragu’ comes full circle at NSMT

BEVERLY — Forty years ago, a young dancer/actor named Eddie Mekka spent the summer on the North Shore of Boston in Beverly at the North Shore Music Theatre, alongside stars such as Hal… Continue reading

‘South Pacific’ to open Reagle’s 46th season

WALTHAM — Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston will present “South Pacific” from June 12-22 at the Robinson Theatre (617 Lexington St. Waltham, MA, 02452). “South Pacific” will open Reagle’s 46th Annual Summer Season, followed by”Me… Continue reading

‘Heartbeat’ follows in the steps of ‘Riverdance’

BOSTON — Heartbeat of Home, the electrifying new music and dance spectacular created by the producers and director of Riverdance, will make its East Coast debut in a limited engagement at Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre… Continue reading

For NSMT’s Coffee, Scrooge is a role of lifetime

The story below is an expanded and revised version of a story that ran in the Boston Globe’s Holiday Arts Preview on Sunday, Nov. 24 BEVERLY — He was — and still is,… Continue reading

Wild about Harry? ‘Potted Potter’ comes to Boston

The hit off-Broadway show Potted Potter: The Unauthorized Harry Experience – A Parody by Dan and Jeff comes to Boston for a limited, three week engagement, playing September 17 through October 6 at… Continue reading