Tag Archive: NSMT

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

‘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

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

‘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

‘Anything Goes’ gets NSMT off to a de-lovely start

BEVERLY — “Anything Goes” gets the North Shore Music Theatre 2014 season off to a delightful, de-lovely start with the music of Cole Porter and the stunning choreography of Michael Lichtefeld. “Anything Goes”… Continue reading

‘The Big Ragu’ comes full circle at NSMT

BEVERLY — Forty years ago, a young dancer/actor named Eddie Mekka spent the summer on the North Shore of Boston in Beverly at the North Shore Music Theatre, alongside stars such as Hal… Continue reading

NSMT’s Coffee still gold standard for Scrooges

BEVERLY –– When Bill Hanney bought the North Shore Music Theatre out of bankruptcy in 2010, among the things he purchased were the building, other physical assets, the theater’s name and reputation.  It… Continue reading

For NSMT’s Coffee, Scrooge is a role of lifetime

The story below is an expanded and revised version of a story that ran in the Boston Globe’s Holiday Arts Preview on Sunday, Nov. 24 BEVERLY — He was — and still is,… Continue reading