Sorry Alexander Hamilton, but the historical figures of Nantucket’s vibrant story have taken over the stage in this summer’s debut production of Nantucket! The MusACKal! Playing a limited run this summer until August 19 (but returning next summer, with surprises and changes to keep it interesting for return guests), the […]
• by Sarah Teach • Consider yourself cordially invited to sink into the comfy seats at White Heron Theatre Company (WHTC) and enjoy the latest work of American playwright A. R. Gurney. Family Furniture curtsies before an audience for the first time since its premiere at the Flea Theater in […]
The tides have coursed Nantucket whaleship Pequod back home. In a collaborative effort between the Nantucket Historical Association (NHA) and Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN), the staged reading of Orson Welles’ Moby-Dick Rehearsed, will return to the NHA’s Gosnell Hall on July 14-17, and August 11-14, 2014. The play, which […]
• by Julianne Adams • For the second year in a row, Nantucket will be the site of a great theatre collaboration: White Heron Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre are once again sharing the stage. First founded in 2005 by Earle Gister and Lynne Bolton, White Heron has called Nantucket […]
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.
• by Sarah Teach • Ve all know of ze tale: Bram Stoker’s Transylvanian count who lived (sort of, that is) in Castle Dracula. In the 1920s, Irish playwright Hamilton Deane and American playwright John Balderston each took their pens to the story to craft a brilliantly terrifying stage adaptation. […]
• by Sarah Teach • Nantucket’s professional repertory theatre company has chosen a winner. You may know Boston Marriage’s Pulitzer-prize winning playwright David Mamet from the literary term coined by his characteristically terse writing style: “Mamet speak.” He first started writing plays in the 70s, and his writing was Hollywood-adaptation […]
TWN is thrilled to be reprising their hit production, The Wizard of Oz, this summer. With sold-out houses last year, Oz grabbed hearts and imaginations, carrying audiences on a fantastical journey with music, dancing, and special effects. One of America’s greatest and best-loved tales, The Wizard of Oz promises to […]