Tag Archive: Kenkel

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

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

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