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Smart, Witty, and Viciously Funny

by Suzanne Daub The laughs start at rise, from the moment wide-eyed Gus enters the posh upstairs bedroom of a Manhattan townhouse, staggering under an armload of coats from the famous partygoers “downstairs.” He unceremoniously dumps them on the bed, then wanders starstruck through the room. The expressions and physical …

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Take It from the Top

Aspiring actors ages 10 and older (up to college-age) will have the opportunity to develop skills through music, dance, and acting at a special workshop this July offered by Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. Participants will learn the latest Broadway material from Mean Girls, Sponge Bob Squarepants, Hamilton and more by …

Greater Light

A Night (or Two) of Poetry

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), is pleased to present A Night (or Two) of Poetry on Friday, May 2, and Saturday, May 3, 2014, at 7 pm in the studio at Greater Light, 8 Howard Street. Attendees will join the NHA and …

Broiled Warfare for Dinner

• by Sarah Teach • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) cordially invites you to Dinner, the North American premiere of British playwright Moira Buffini’s dark comedy. Dinner kickstarted Buffini’s career when it found a place setting in the 2002 repertoire of London’s National Theatre. Like many playwrights who also direct, …

Dracula on Stage

Dracula performances continue at Theatre Workshop of Nantucket.  Tickets are $30 at theatreworkshop.com. Shows are held at Centre Stage at 2 Centre Street. Until September 7, the curtain rises at 7:30 Wednesday – Saturday, with a 6 p.m. show on Sunday, September 1.

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Highly Composed Irrationality

• by Sarah Teach • Playwright Sarah Ruhl’s offbeat humor returns to the island’s limelight, as rife with existential ponderings as it was in 2011 when Theatre Workshop of Nantucket staged Ruhl’s In The Next Room or The Vibrator Play. The 2007 world premiere of Dead Man’s Cell Phone took …

Charlie Brown

It’s A Good Show, Charlie Brown

• by Sarah Teach • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) whisks us back to childhood this summer with composer Clark Gesner’s 1967 musical comedy You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Based on cartoonist Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip “Peanuts,” the show has been twice nominated for a Grammy, first in …

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TWN Opens “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown”

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket brings us Clark Gesner’s 1967 musical comedy based on Charles Schultz’s beloved comic strip “Peanuts,” You’re A Good Man Charlie Brown. The show has been twice nominated for a Grammy, first in 1968 in its original form, and again in 2000 for the Broadway revival. The …