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Nantucket! The MusACKal 6/18 - 9/02

Nantucket! The MusACKal is a raucous 70-minute comedic musical about the history of Nantucket!


This fun-for-all show has an original, contemporary score that provides first-time tourists and year-rounders alike with a comprehensive and comical telling of Nantucket’s history in a tight 70-minutes!

Wednesday to Sunday @ 6:00p at Centre Stage, underneath the historic Nantucket United Methodist Church (go to the top of Main Street and look right!)

Performances July 3rd to September 1, 2019*.

Directed by Graydon Gund
Choreography by Erika Berger
Music & Lyrics by Jeff Luppino-EspositoMatt Sav
Book by Ryan Runstadler

http://nantucketthemusackal.com/

* September 1st will be a special closing night performance, which includes a rooftop party immediately following the performance at the Whaling Museum. Tickets are $100 and proceeds benefit the NHA. Tickets for this event are available here. 

**GROUPS (over 10 people) call 508-228-4305 to reserve seats together 

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Terms of Endearment 9/12 - 10/05
Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street

TERMS OF ENDEARMENT

BY DAN GORDON, BASED ON THE NOVEL BY LARRY MCMURTRY AND ON THE SCREENPLAY BY JAMES L. BROOKS

     Challenges in life and love test the resilience of a mother-daughter relationship in Dan Gordon's adaptation of Terms of Endearment, based on the book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Larry McMurtry and James L. Brooks's screenplay of the Oscar-winning film. Described as a heartfelt comedy drama, Terms of Endearment explores the tumultuous relationship between Aurora, a devoted but opinionated mother, and her often pregnant and always headstrong daughter, Emma.
     
     As Aurora struggles to impose order on her wayward daughter’s chaotic life, she finds her own taking an unexpectedly thrilling turn when she falls deeply in love for the first time in her life – with retired astronaut Garrett Breedlove. But Garrett it seems, is as big a cad as her daughter’s husband, and only when tragedy strikes the family is he revealed as a man with a heart of gold. This funny and touching story captures the delicate, sometimes fractured bonds between mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, and lovers, both old and new.

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Kill the Whale 9/16 - 9/16
Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street

Kill the Whale: A Musical Odyssey

Kill The Whale is a Musical and Album by singer and composer Daniel Emond, that re-imagines Moby-Dick as a series of songs baring the souls of each character on board Captain Ahab’s vessel.
The score, soaked in rock and hip hop, folk and roots, rhythm and blues, psychedelia and soul, like the culturally inclusive cast of actor-musicians, is an eclectic reflection of America’s diversity.
The piece seeks to deconstruct biases, using gender-bending motifs to place non-males in the roles of authority, and casting people from opposite ends of the world as soul mates.

Daniel Emond is an actor, a singer and a musician living in New York City. Daniel plays regularly in NYC with his bands Blue Eyed Bettys and Lion & Spaniel, in addition to his own work.
His work has been seen at Knitting Factory, Rockwood Music Hall, Mercury Lounge, PIANOS, The Slipper Room, Bowery Electric, Arlene's Grocery, Pete's Candy Store and The Living Room.

This performance will have an introduction from Daniel's friend and fellow Melvillean, acclaimed author Nathaniel Philbrick (In the Heart of the Sea, Why Read Moby-Dick).


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When: September 16th at 7:00pm

Where: Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street 

This performance will take place on stage in the round. Call our box office for more information 508-228-4305.

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Matilda 11/22 - 12/14
Bennett Hall, 62 Centre Street

MATILDA

BY DENNIS KELLY, MUSIC AND LYRICS BY TIM MINCHIN


     Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. With book by Dennis Kelly and original songs by Tim Minchin, Matilda has won 47 international awards and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages around the world.

     Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however – the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be the school kids’ saving grace! Matilda is a joyous girl power romp. Children and adults alike will be thrilled and delighted by the story of the special little girl with an extraordinary imagination.

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