Tag: Theater

Staged Reading of Moby Dick | Nantucket | MA
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Ahab Returns

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 […]

White Heron Theatre | Nantucket | MA
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A Sharing of Artistic Vision

• 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 […]

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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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It Will Suck You Right In

• 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.  […]

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A Marriage of Script and Talent

• 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 […]

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The Magic Returns

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 […]