Don’t Break the Circle – An Evening with Daemonologie: Smoke and Mirrors

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Doctor Horatio Gardner in Daemonologie: Smoke and Mirrors Image by Creative Collective • Story by Joey Phoenix Dusk has fallen, the street lamps are all lit. Monsieur Renee Levesque has invited you into his home for an evening of entertainment and socialization. The occasion? A séance. An opportunity for his new maid Hanora, freshly arrived [….]

Goodnight, Captain White!, Returns for One More Night

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Goodnight, Captain White!, after a popular run at the historic Ipswich Museum, has been extended for one final goodnight!  This historical, hysterical murder-mystery invites the audience to 1830’s most lavish affair– the retirement party of Captain White’s favorite ship, the Caroline. But it’s not long before a sinister plot is revealed, and your fellow party-goers [….]

North Shore Music Theatre Presents Sunset Boulevard

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NORTH SHORE MUSIC THEATRE PRESENTS ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER’S TONY® AWARD-WINNING MASTERWORK “SUNSET BOULEVARD” STARRING TONY® AWARD-WINNER ALICE RIPLEY September 24 – October 6, 2019 – Tickets on sale now! Beverly, MA: Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is thrilled to announce complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star [….]

Jersey Boys at NSMT Captures Signature Sound and Bravado of Bygone Era

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by Keith Spencer BEVERLY – With musical biopics dominating the box-office and our Netflix queues, it only makes sense that Jersey Boys is also drawing big crowds during its debut this week at the North Shore Music Theater. The high-energy production is the Massachusetts Regional Theater premiere of the Tony award-winning musical as well as [….]

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Salem Public Arts supports free Shakespeare in downtown Salem

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Salem Public Arts is excited to be bringing the Bard Brigade back for another free public Shakespeare this summer. After last summer’s success presenting Macbeth in Derby Sq, Salem Public Arts and The Bard Brigade are looking forward to bringing King Lear to the new part at 289 Derby St. as well as returning to Derby Square.

History Alive, Inc. proudly presents: Two Points Off the Weather Bow

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Created by Maeve Brooks, Kayla Gardner, Chris Ortiz, Mikee Parangalan, and Jonathan WackerConceived by Jonathan WackerDirected by Nicholas Blondell Two Points Off the Weather Bow takes its audience on a whaling adventure on the high seas– based heavily on the ship’s logs of 19th-century sailors, this new interactive piece will make its Salem debut at [….]

The Cabot Selects International Artists for Mural

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Project installation to begin July 8th (Beverly, MA – June 27, 2019) The Cabot is pleased to announce that artists have been officially selected to complete its 2019 mural installation. Helen Bur of London, England, was selected for one wall; her artistic partner, Sam Worthington, will join her in creating a piece collaboratively. Alex Senna [….]

History Alive Inc., the Salem Cultural Council, the Lynn Cultural Council, and the Hamilton Cultural Council proudly present: This is Not a Bill

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Written by Alexia RoweDirected by Kristina Wacome Stevick This is Not a Bill is an immersive, traveling play about Salem’s involvement in the Underground Railroad in the mid-19th century; this new piece is set to premiere in downtown Salem on July 20-21 and August 17-18. Tickets at $18 and will go on sale at https://thisisnotabill.bpt.me/ [….]

North Shore Music Theatre Present’s Disney’s Freaky Friday!

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A New Mixed Up/Switched-Up Family Musical July 9 – July 21, 2019- Tickets on sale now! Beverly, MA:  Bill Hanney’s award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2019 Musical Season with Disney’s FREAKY FRIDAY, a brand-new mother/daughter body swap musical playing for two-weeks only from Tuesday, July 9 thru Sunday, July 21, 2019. Disney’s FREAKY FRIDAY is sponsored [….]

Assassins Takes Arts After Hours Stage Starting June 14th

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(LYNN, MASSACHUSETTS – June 5th 2019) – Stephen Sondheim’s Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force, Assassins, opens at Arts After Hours on Friday, June 14th. Get Tickets Assassin’s portrays the lives of nine individuals who assassinated or tried to assassinate the President of the United States, in a one-act historical “revusical” that explores the dark side of [….]

Ragtime at SSU – Reflecting Our Struggles 100 Years Later

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Images by Benjamin Rose Photography When: April 18, 19, and 20 @ 7:30 pmPrelude Conversation to be held on April 18th @ 6:30 in the Sophia Gordon Center. Click here to buy tickets. Ragtime at Salem State University’s Center for the Arts opened this past weekend to local critical acclaim, and the department is gearing [….]

Mr. Joy: The Neighborhood Tour Comes to Salem for Two Free Performances

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Weekly Buzz is a regular feature of special events and happenings on the North Shore. If you have an upcoming special event, project, or initiative that you’d like to see featured here. Send our editor an email at joeyphoenix@creativecollectivema.com  What: Mr. Joy: The Neighborhood Tour at the Peabody Essex Museum When: Friday, March 15 at [….]

Dog Sees God Opens This Weekend at Arts After Hours

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Weekly Buzz is a regular feature of special events and happenings on the North Shore. If you have an upcoming special event, project, or initiative that you’d like to see featured here. Send our editor an email at joeyphoenix@creativecollectivema.com  What: Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead – Produced by Arts After Hours When: [….]

Hamlet ’72 – Photo Gallery

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Images by Creative Collective. Click here for full gallery. You must pursue this investigation of Watergate even if it leads to the president. I’m innocent. You’ve got to believe I’m innocent. If you don’t, take my job. Richard Nixon What if instead of brooding in mid 13th century Denmark, Hamlet was the son of a [….]

Weekly Buzz: Classes at North Shore Music Theatre

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Weekly Buzz is a regular feature of special events and happenings on the North Shore. If you have an upcoming special event, project, or initiative that you’d like to see featured here. Send our editor an email at joeyphoenix@creativecollectivema.com  North Shore Music Theatre’s Director of Education Lloyd Woodcock tells Creative North Shore about upcoming classes [….]