Tag: White Heron Theatre Company

Nantucket Events

Save the Dates & Buy Your Tickets Early

White Heron Theatre Company of Nantucket has an exciting schedule of shows to celebrate its 10th anniversary season, including Dial M for Murder, a killer comedy that preceded the classic Hitchcock film and features Tony Awardwinner Celia Keenan-Bolger. The season will also include two highly anticipated new works that were […]

White Heron Theatre; Peter and the Starcatcher
Nantucket Arts, Nantucket Events

Neverland on Nantucket

You can re-live your childhood in the Neverland you never knew with White Heron Theatre’s stellar production of Peter and the Starcatcher. This Tony-award winning play by Rick Elice based on the best-selling novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson takes the audience (and the play’s unlikely heroes) through thrilling […]

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…

Fireflies | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts

A Carefully Crafted Classic Romance

by Catherine Macallister Despite the chill of the AC running in the theatre, you will feel as though you have been transported to Groverdell, Texas during the heat of July. Lush, green thickets surround a small porch, piled with various items like chairs and suitcases. Through a large screen door […]

Nantucket: The MusACKal | Nantucket, MA
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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 […]

The Weir | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts

Echoes of the Supernatural

by Catherine Macallister At the intersection of natural and supernatural is a rural Irish pub where the lives of five individuals are woven together, encapsulating the desire for community, understanding, and the unknown. The Weir, written by Conor McPherson won the Laurence Olivier Award in 1999, two years after its […]

Student Company | Nantucket, MA
Nantucket Arts

WHT Gives Talented Youth Stage Experience

by Catherine Macallister “I dreamed last night that I sang my epilogue” Catherine Borthwick, a former performer in the White Heron Student Theatre Company, told the creative team after the opening night of their 2017 performance of The Tempest. Although the production had already opened, the WHT’s artistic and musical […]