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Fiddlehead’s ‘West Side Story’ leaps off the stage

DORCHESTER – Fifty-eight years after it first appeared on Broadway, the musical “West Side Story” is still a staple of the musical theater canon. And while the score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen… Continue reading

Reimagined ‘Superstar’ is bold, exciting, but uneven

DORCHESTER — When you take a fresh approach to a 2,000-year-old story, the results can be both bold and exciting.  The Fiddlehead Theatre‘s production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s groundbreaking… Continue reading

Fiddlehead’s ‘The Wiz’ is a warm, winning musical

DORCHESTER — It would be a shame if The Winter of Our Discontent caused many strong productions to go unnoticed or unappreciated. It’s hard enough to get people out to the theater in… Continue reading

Fiddlehead tabs award-winning Stacey Stephens

BOSTON — Meg Fofonoff, President and Artistic Director of Fiddlehead Theatre Company, has announced the appointment of Stacey Stephens as the company’s new Associate Producing Artistic Director. Stephens has collaborated in various roles at Fiddlehead Theatre… Continue reading

Talented Gibson enlivens Fiddlehead’s ‘Aida’

DORCHESTER — When Disney Theatricals decided to recast “Aida” as a musical, it seemed a curious choice. Verdi’s opera “Aida” is an iconic work, so popular that the Metropolitan Opera had performed it… Continue reading

‘A Little Princess’: A bright bulb on holiday tree

  DORCHESTER — Sometimes, it takes a little work to see that brightest bulb on the Christmas tree. You move a branch that’s obscuring your view and — aha! — there it is.… Continue reading