Tag Archive: NSMT

NSMT’s ‘Carol’ is the gift that keeps on giving

BEVERLY – Twenty-five years old? Perhaps, but this production of “A Christmas Carol” is a theatrical Christmas card that still seems new every time you open it. The North Shore Music Theatre is… Continue reading

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

NSMT’s ‘Billy Elliot’ will steal your heart away

BEVERLY – “Billy Elliot” is a musical that wears its heart on its sleeve. That calls for an extra-large shirt, because “Billy Elliot” has a big heart. The story of a widowed coal… 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

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

NSMT’s ‘Carol’: A holiday present for theater-goers

BEVERLY —There are runs. And then there are long runs. And there are shows that seemingly can run forever. The North Shore Music Theatre’s adaptation of “A Christmas Carol” through Dec. 21 seems… 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