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Theatre Workshop of Nantucket
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An Enjoyable Bout of Hay Fever

• by Sarah Teach • It’s pollen season on Nantucket, and Hay Fever is just what you need. Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) kicks off summer with the comedy that helped British actor-turned-playwright Noël Coward (1899-1973) get his foot in the writing door. Penned in 1924, Hay Fever is 90 […]

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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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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 […]

Charlie Brown
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It’s A Good Show, Charlie Brown

• by Sarah Teach • Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) whisks us back to childhood this summer with composer Clark Gesner’s 1967 musical comedy You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown.  Based on cartoonist Charles Schulz’s beloved comic strip “Peanuts,” the show has been twice nominated for a Grammy, first in […]

Moby Dick
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A Play within a Play

The Nantucket Historical Association (NHA), in partnership with Theatre Workshop of Nantucket (TWN) will present the dramatic staged reading of Moby Dick Rehearsed this week in the Whaling Museum, 13 Broad Street. Moby-Dick Rehearsed, starring renowned TWN actor John Shea as Captain Ahab with an illustrious cast of community actors, […]

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Arts Fest Evening of Intimate Theatre

by Sarah Teach Join the Theatre Workshop for an intimate evening of interactive theater in one of Nantucket’s most beautiful historic homes during the Nantucket Arts Festival. Special performances of “Highlights from Romeo & Juliet” will be held at 6:30 pm on Monday and Tuesday, October 1 and 2 at […]

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Nantucket Exports

by Sarah Teach The Grey Lady has a habit of gathering great theatre talent and providing a stage upon which it can flourish. This is a luxury for those of us on Nantucket, but unfortunately, not everyone can make it here to see the caliber of our work. Two islanders […]

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A Playful Evening

by Sarah Teach A door slamming in your face may not be a traditional welcome, but it fits the bill this time around, as Theatre Workshop of Nantucket has hailed the 2012 season with an unconventional British farce.  Each seat in the Noises Off audience offers a chair prize in […]