Tag Archive: OgunquitPlayhouse

After 75 years, you’re lookin’ good, “Oklahoma!”

  OGUNQUIT, Maine – The show must go on and it did. And it seems an overwhelming majority of theater-goers were glad it did. When Stephen Mark Lukas, who plays the lead male… Continue reading

‘White Christmas’ banishes all holiday humbugs

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. – This historic seaside port embraces the holiday season in many ways, and this season it has a show well worth embracing: the Ogunquit Playhouse production of the musical “White Christmas”… Continue reading

At Ogunquit, a promising, powerful ‘Eternity’

OGUNQUIT, Maine – In the restless days before the Japanese invasion of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, members of G Company, based in Schofield Barracks on Oahu in Hawaii are at war… Continue reading

Ogunquit’s ‘Ragtime’ helps restore that missing Tony

OGUNQUIT, ME. – Timing is everything in life. When the producers of the musical “Ragtime” debuted their show on Broadway on Jan. 18, 1998, it ran headlong into a Walt Disney phenomenon called… Continue reading

‘Bullets over Broadway’: Perfect summer fun

OGUNQUIT, Maine – It’s the theatrical equivalent of a day at the beach, an overflowing lobster roll, and your favorite ice cream cone. The Ogunquit Playhouse production of the musical “Bullets over Broadway”… Continue reading

Disney’s new ‘Hunchback’ is a dark, grand spectacle

OGUNQUIT, ME. – When Disney Theatrical, the live theater arm of the Disney Corp., came into being, it found gold in converting Disney’s successful animated film musicals into live stage productions. The third… Continue reading

Second bananas steal Ogunquit’s riotous ‘Nice Work’

OGUNQUIT, ME. – Yes, I know the leads in a musical are important, but unless you have second and third bananas who can also hit the mark, your show is going nowhere. “Nice… Continue reading

Two real pros make Ogunquit’s ‘Victor/Victoria’ sing

OGUNQUIT, ME. — A funny thing about summer theater: As the weather gets hotter, the fare tends to get a little lighter. Nothing wrong with that. Who wants to get weighted down with… Continue reading