Category Archive: Previews

‘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

‘Elf: The Musical’ to brighten the Wang Center

BOSTON – BSL Enterprises, LLC and the Citi Performing Arts Center have announced the casting for the upcoming holiday engagement of “Elf The Musical.” The show brings the Broadway musical to the historic Citi… Continue reading

NSMT opening its 60th season with ‘Dreamgirls’

The overture is about to start,  You cross your fingers and hold your heart, It’s curtain time and away we go! Another op’nin’,  Just another op’nin’ of another show. — “Another Op’nin’, Another… Continue reading

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