Tag Archive: Hanney

Nuns become disco divas in NSMT’s ‘Sister Act’

BEVERLY – You may have seen “Sister Act” but you haven’t seen this “Sister Act” before. The North Shore Music Theatre’s production of the musical is a high-octane, funny, fast-moving delight, with dazzling… Continue reading

Dazzling dancing boosts ‘Saturday Night Fever’

BEVERLY – It’s 1976, the year of the great New York City blackout and the Summer of Sam. For Tony Manero (Sam Wolf), a 19-year-old resident of the Bay Point neighborhood of Brooklyn,… Continue reading

NSMT’s ‘Shrek The Musical’: Being green ain’t easy

BEVERLY — Being green ain‘t easy. Just ask the ogre at the center of the action in “Shrek The Musical” at the North Shore Music Theatre through July 19. He’s forced to leave… 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

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

NSMT crafts an emotional, intimate ‘Les Misérables’

BEVERLY — The debut of the hit musical “Les Misérables” in the West End of London in 1985 and on Broadway in 1987 heralded an era of big-budgeted, mega-cast, sprawling musicals that ran… Continue reading

NSMT’s ‘Chicago’: Murder was never this much fun

BEVERLY — Who says you can’t teach an old show new tricks? The musical “Chicago” has been around since 1975, but was just a modest success in its initial run on Broadway. It… Continue reading

Water world: NSMT’s ‘Mermaid’ is blue heaven

  BEVERLY — Take some Disney magic, add some more magic from the designers and actors at the North Shore Music Theatre, and the theater’s traditional July family musical is a spectacular singing,… Continue reading