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Last weekend for the Tragabigzanda Political Theatre Festival

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August Theatre Camp for Kids at the YMCA

  If your little ones couldn’t make it to the July theatre camp, there’s another once coming up!  They’ll have fun and discover their own creativity and talent for theater!- Matthew Green  

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Origami for kids at Art Haven and Theatre Camp for Kids at the YMCA

This Thursday (3:30-5PM) is the last origami class for kids this month at Art Haven!  The content and level of difficulty of the class is entirely flexible according to the needs and interests of those who sign up. So, for … Continue reading

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Greasy Pole, The Musical – Now, the Slide Show!

I caught one of the last showings of Greasy Pole, The Musical this year. This year’s cast (mostly new) did a great job keeping up the tradition of past years! Here is a slideshow of photos I took (warning: spoilers … Continue reading

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Murder on Rocky Neck, the Opera – opening tonight!

Opening tonight at the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck: “Murder on Rocky Neck, the Musical” (tickets available here)! “Travel back in time to 1870′s Gloucester, and lose yourself in this witty opera, a courtroom drama with a surprise ending – … Continue reading

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Murder on Rocky Neck, the Opera

Coming soon the Cultural Center at Rocky Neck: “Murder on Rocky Neck, the Musical” (tickets available here)! “Travel back in time to 1870′s Gloucester, and lose yourself in this witty opera, a courtroom drama with a surprise ending – an … Continue reading

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GloucesterCast Taped 4/28/13 With Host Joey Ciaramitaro and Guest Alicia DeWolfe

GloucesterCast 4/29/13 With Host Joey Ciaramitaro and Guest Alicia DeWolfe Click to listen-  Topics Include: 2:10 St Ann’s School Closing 5:38 O’Maley School Theater 9:42 Good Harbor Beach Footbridge Poll 13:00 Mayor Kirk 18:30 Coffee Roll Or Cannoli 20.25 Styrofoam … Continue reading

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Shakespeare’s Tragedy of Julius Caesar, coming soon to the Gorton Theater

I had the privilege of attending part of a CAST (Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe) rehearsal (not in costume) for their upcoming presentation of The Tragedy of Julius Caesar.  Here are some photos, alternated with the text of their press release. Performances February … Continue reading

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CAST Rehearsals are underway!

The Cape Ann Shakespeare Troupe is rehearsing for their upcoming productions, “Love on a Midsummer Night” and “Visiting Lear”, adaptations of two Shakespeare classics. They will be performed together as “A night of one-acts, Love On A Midsummer Night & Visiting … Continue reading

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“In A Bird’s Eye”

Most if not all Gloucester residents are well acquainted with the heated local debate about the future of The Fort and the old Bird’s Eye building.  This was the inspiration for the musical “In A Bird’s Eye”, which was given … Continue reading

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“Unexpected”

The second play in the “Tragabigzanda Political Theatre Festival” was “Unexpected”, in which we see a family dealing with the drug overdose-induced death of one of its own. The part that struck me most was the imagined conversation between the deceased … Continue reading

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“You Are My Sunshine”

Photos from the first of three short plays at the Tragabizanda Political Theatre Festival, which was held at City Hall over the past two weekends.  “You Are My Sunshine” is a moving drama that deals with the issue of post-partum … Continue reading

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Last day for the Tragabigzanda Political Theatre Festival

I’ve been wanting to go since it opened, but various circumstances have made it impossible. I’m hoping to go tomorrow afternoon!

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Last Weekend of Greasy Pole, The Musical

… a few performances are left, at The Annie! If you haven’t seen it yet… what are you waiting for? I went last night for the first time, and there was a full house, so you might want to make reservations.  The … Continue reading

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“The Immigrants Speak” – and very eloquently, too!

On Saturday night, The Annie hosted a great performance called “The Immigrants Speak”. It is a part of Jacqueline Cooper’s project titled “Follow the Thread”, which focuses on “America’s Jewish immigrants and the birth of the garment industry.” The presentation … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss “I Hate Hamlet!”

I haven’t seen this yet myself, of course, but I’ve been around the Annie while the troupe was there, and they sure seem to be having fun with the production!  Very often that translates in to the audience having fun … Continue reading

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Six Pairs of Hands – see it while you can!

I went to the Saturday 2PM matinee of “Six Pairs of Hands” at the Annie, narrating true stories of fishermen’s wives in Gloucester.   I am very glad I went!  Really, it’s amazingly well done, from the actors’ performances to … Continue reading

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The Lobstah Crackah sampler

I went to the Friday performance of the Lobstah Crackah at The Annie.  It’s an ingenious new Gloucester seafood-flavored take on the Christmas classic The Nutcracker.  It’s not the Russian Ballet, but there is enthusiasm and humor – and live … Continue reading

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Christmas Concert and The Cradle Song

Today at 2:00PM, Holy Family Parish will be having a Christmas Concert at St. Ann’s Church. All are welcome! The other day I went to see “The Cradle Song”, a play presented by the Cape Ann community theatre group,  Theatre … Continue reading

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