Tag Archive: Beverly

Little things done right propel NSMT’s ‘Music Man’

BEVERLY – On its way to becoming one of the most popular musicals in theatrical history, “The Music Man” – celebrating its 60th anniversary – had a lot to say. Meredith Willson’s work… Continue reading

Blue skies ahead for NSMT’s ‘Singin’ in the Rain’

BEVERLY – What is it about tap dancing that makes us want to don a pair of tap shoes and strut our stuff? When one – or several, preferably – tap dancers strut… Continue reading

Smart, stylish ‘Dreamgirls’ opens NSMT’s 60th season

BEVERLY – The girl groups that dominated the early days of rock ’n roll — Martha and the Vandellas, The Ronettes, The Shirelles — all had one constant: a strong lead singer. Theoretically,… 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

‘Grease’: The 50s make a rockin’ return at NSMT

  BEVERLY — Warren Casey and Jim Jacobs are the theatrical equivalents of “one-hit wonders.” They had an idea for a musical with music from the late 50s  and characters from the golden days… Continue reading