For many of us, summertime blockbusters are a longstanding seasonal treat and tradition. There’s something exciting about checking showtimes, lining up, and sitting down with your friends, family, and popcorn to take in the newest blockbuster. The Nantucket Dreamland has been part of this pastime for almost 100 years.
Five O’Clock Shadow to Perform on Nantucket
The six vocalists in Five O’Clock Shadow, who win fans internationally for their rock-solid leads and harmonies, will appear in a day of programs and performances in Nantucket Public Schools on Thursday, May 3, followed by a 7 p.m. concert that night at Nantucket Dreamland Film and Performing Arts Center. […]
Island Children Perform in Nantucket’s Dreamland Theatre
More than 90 island children ages 6 to 14 will perform on the stage of The Dreamland Theatre this weekend and next in a lively production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Kids. The play follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka (Phaedra Plank / Sophia Reis) as he stages a contest […]
Young Theater Takes Root at Dreamland with Seussical Jr.
~by Julianne Adams •~ For the past few weeks, the Dreamland has been a flurry of activity during the day, not with film but with theater – Seussical Jr., to be exact. Spearheaded by Tiffany Gallo, the Children’s Theater Education at the Dreamland has grown rapidly since its humble tent […]
Kids Take the Stage
The Nantucket Dreamland Foundation’s Junior Theater Company returns for its fourth summer season to present Disney s Beauty and the Beast, Jr. with performances through August 20. The junior version is adapted from a book by Linda Woolverton and the Disney Theatrical Productions show that premiered on Broadway in 1994, […]
“A Comedy of Manners without the Manners”
• by Sarah Teach • Nantucket’s own White Heron is officially flying. Nantucket’s newest theatre company presents French playwright Yasmina Reza’s Broadway hit God of Carnage, winner of the 2009 Tony Award for Best Play. Reza’s script manages to entwine slapstick with the subtle, refined humor allowed by the fact that banter […]