elf-jr-web-imageElf The Musical Jr.

Produced by Steve Black & Julie R. Schoenthal
Directed by Brittany Paskos
Music Direction by Georgia Bills
Choreography by Janet Sheehan

December 9, 15, 16, and 17 at 7:00 pm
Performances on December 10, 11, 17, 18 at 2:00pm are Sold Out

Tickets: $25 (Students $15 – Matinees only)

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa’s permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh reality that his father is on the naughty list and that his half-brother doesn’t even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Please note that as with all Broadway Jr., titles, this production contains an entirely youth cast.



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aop-catFresh off the heels of their last sold out show in August,  Accidentally on Purpose announces their Keg ’N Komedy night at Marblehead Little Theatre on Thursday December 29th for two shows 7 & 9PM. The North Shore’s #1 Improv Troupe includes Brett Bovio, Bruce Whear, Erik Neumann, Susan Parker, Meghan Holtz, Mark Salvatore, Eric Johnson and Andrew Dunlop.

Not only will you be entertained with games in the style of Whose Line Is It Anyway but there is beer!  Audience participation is key.   Come be a part of this zany and hilarious show.  This show is sure to be a sell out, tickets are limited.

Ticket prices are $25.00 which includes complimentary beer. 

Thursday  December 29 at 7 pm and 9 pm
The show is for audience members 21+ only.

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earnestMarblehead Little Theatre’s
production of

The Importance of Being Earnest

By Oscar Wilde

Produced by Susan Parker
Directed by Emily Grove

January 27 – February 5,  2017

Marblehead Little Theater is excited to announce the cast of The Importance of Being Earnest.

Ian Hemlick as Jack; Gary Ames as Algernon; Cailin McCormack as Gwendolyn; Stanis Ames as Cecily; Ursina Amsler as Lady Bracknell; Kim Flowers as Miss Prism; Bill Brauner as Rev. Chasuble; Carlton Powers as Lane and Jacob Lyons as Merriman.

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The Mugford Street Players presents A Picasso by Jeffrey Hatcher
On stage March 2 – 12, 2017

Co-produced by Greg Mancusi-Ungaro & John Fogle
Directed by John Fogle

A claustrophobic dance of deception

Art brushes with politics in A Picasso!

Set in a vault under the streets of German-occupied Paris in 1941, A Picasso pits the famous artist against Miss Fischer, a cultural attaché from Berlin, who must determine if paintings recently confiscated by the Nazis are real–or fake–Picassos. Only the artist can say for sure…but will he? A tango of sex, politics and power ensues…with a climactic twist.

A society renowned for fostering artistic freedom is suddenly under the jackboot of a paranoid culture at its most oppressive. In A Picasso, playwright Jeffrey Hatcher asks…what is the value of art in a world going to hell?

“Artful, remarkable and genuinely dramatic, with impressive sensitivity and wit.” —NY Daily News.
“Sex, art, Nazis, and a classy twentieth-century icon, all wrapped up like a tasty cultural burrito. Expertly done.” —Star-Ledger.
“A polished production with carefully sprung surprises.” —NY Times.
“An intense confrontational drama.” —Miami Herald.

About Jeffrey Hatcher

One of America’s most widely produced playwrights, Hatcher’s many award-winning original plays have been performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, and regionally across the US and abroad. Some of his plays include Three Viewings, Scotland Road, A Picasso, Neddy, Korczak’s Children, Mercy of a Storm, Work Song: Three Views of Frank Lloyd Wright and Lucky Duck. Hatcher wrote the book for the Broadway musical Never Gonna Dance and the musical, ELLA.

About The Mugford Street Players (MSP)

Founded in 1975 in residence at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Mugford Street– hence the name – MSP has presented more than 50 shows – including Hamlet, Equus, The Weir, The Homecoming, Art and Our Country’s Good – at a variety of local and international venues. For more than 25 years, their annual performance of A Little Dickens brought Dickens’ A Christmas Carol alive for local audiences.

The group has been recognized for excellence at the NETC/EMACT Drama Festival for A.R. Gurney’s The Love Course (Best Production), Brian Friel’s Molly Sweeney (First Runner-Up to Best Production), Alfred Uhry’s Driving Miss Daisy, and Thornton Wilder’s Infancy. Most recently, MSP presented Arthur Miller’s classic Death of a Salesman at Marblehead Little Theatre

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  Marblehead Little Theater presents 1776 Book by Peter Stone Music and Lyrics by Sherman Edwards Produced by Robert Kerrigan Directed by Robert Kerrigan and Lance Arnold Music Directed by Gina Nagger April 6, 7 8 and 9 At Historic Abott Hall in Marblehead, MA

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