Tag: Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

Nantucket Entertaining, Nantucket Events

A Mind-Bending Hilarious Comedy

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.

Nantucket Arts

Curtains Will Still Go Up at Island Theaters

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…

Terms of Endearment | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts

A Stunning Show with Electrifying Chemistry

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 […]

Nantucket: The MusACKal | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Live Theatre Going Strong

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 […]

Seussical | Nantucket, MA
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“Every Voice Counts” in TWN Show for Kids

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. […]

Grease | Nantucket, MA
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It’s Electrifying!

by Catherine Macallister Wop ba-ba lu-mop and wop bam boom! Grab your lettermans, saddle shoes, and leather jackets and prepare to be transported back the 1950s at Rydell High. The cast of Grease can do it all: sing, dance, and act, making them the latest triple threat at the Theatre […]

California Suite | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Entertaining

California Suite

Theatregoers have just 3 more chances to see the hilarious Theatre Workshop of Nantucket production of Neil Simon’s California Suite, directed by Justin Cerne and starring Timothy Booth, Casey Boukus, Kevin Flynn, Sarah Fraunfelder, and Susan Lucier. Comprised of a quartet of “playlets” set in a suite at the Beverly […]

Maureen Langan | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Events

Maureen Langan: Daughter of a Garbageman

“Maureen is to comedy what James Brown was to soul.” —Jerry Stiller Daughter of a Garbageman is a tale of Maureen Langan’s 1970’s upbringing in New Jersey in which her Irish mother and Bronx-born father, a retired New York City sanitation worker, told her to work hard, get educated, and […]

What She Wore | Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
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Four More Chances to See TWN Play

There are just four more chances to see Theatre Workshop of Nantucket’s current production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore. The play was written by sisters Nora and Delia Ephron, who are responsible for some of America’s most beloved films. Based on Ilene Beckerman’s book of the same name, […]

Mac Dixon | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket History & People

A Tribute to “Mac”

The Nantucket Historical Association and The House that Mac Built will present four staged readings during the Nantucket Arts Festival to honor the life of Joseph ‘Mac’ Dixon, the co-founder and forty-year Artistic Director of The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket. This tribute will include many of Mac’s former students and […]