A talented cast of 24 local and professional performers will put heart and happiness into your holidays with the Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s production of Scrooge, the Magical Holiday Musical. Based on the novel by Charles Dickens, Scrooge tells the tale of old miser Ebeneezer on the night he’s visited […]
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In a future when everyone dresses, acts, and thinks the same, when musical instruments are banned, when a global software company controls the dystopian world—can music save us?
It’s a heavy premise for a jukebox musical that turns out to be energetic, inspiring, humorous, uplifting, a little cheesy, and a whole lot of foot-stompin’ fun.
This Friday, July 8, Theatre Workshop of Nantucket brings to summer audiences a special show that Broadwayworld described as “like going to a musical and a concert.” We Will Rock You follows two revolutionaries as they try to save rock’n’roll in a post-apocalyptic world. It’s a fist-pumping, foot-stomping anthem to […]
THEATRE REVIEW: METEOR SHOWER
Rarely have we seen a live theatre production that had us laughing nonstop yet left us pondering for more than a day on the psychological meaning behind it. We’re still wondering, and we might just go see Meteor Shower a second time for another 90-minute hit of humor and to confirm our suspicious about the serious theme.
Across the world, theaters have made the difficult but necessary decision to close their doors to audiences, cast, and crew during the global pandemic. If you’ve ever had the opportunity to take in one of Nantucket’s theatre productions at the The Dreamland, The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket, or the White Heron Theatre, you have experienced the magic of live theatre as it transports you to new places, new people, and new ideas…
by Catherine Macallister The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket has introduced yet another dynamic show to its repertoire this season. Terms of Endearment is striking from the moment you enter the dimly lit theatre: Bennett Hall transformed from its typical stage set up to “theatre in the round,” an intimate theatre […]
August is coming to a close, but live theatre on Nantucket is still going strong through this month the rest of the year! This Friday, August 23 at 7:30 pm, the curtain goes up on White Heron Theatre Company’s production of Fireflies by Tony-nominated playwright Matthew Barber (Enchanted April). The […]
In addition to one of the world’s most popular musicals, Grease (running at Bennett Hall until August 24), Theatre Workshop of Nantucket is also producing Seussical the Musical this summer. This fun, vibrant, family-friendly production is based on the works of genius children’s author Theodor Seuss Geisel, known as Dr. […]