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Theatre By The Sea Postpones 2021 Summer Season Photo Theatre By The Sea Postpones 2021 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2021

Due to the COVID restrictions and capacity limits currently in place in the state of Rhode Island, coupled with the safety protocols required by the artistic unions with which Theatre By The Sea is associated, the theatre will be unable to move forward with the originally planned 2021 summer season.

Theatre By the Sea's 2021 Season Remains Uncertain Amidst the Health Crisis Photo Theatre By the Sea's 2021 Season Remains Uncertain Amidst the Health Crisis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021

Theatre By the Sea's 2021 season is still uncertain as the health crisis continues.

GoFundMe Set Up For North Shore Music Theatre General Manager Karen Nascembeni Recove Photo GoFundMe Set Up For North Shore Music Theatre General Manager Karen Nascembeni Recovering From COVID-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2020

The General Manager of North Shore Music Theatre, Karen Nascembeni, awakened yesterday and is breathing on her own after being on a ventilator for 31 days. Karen was admitted to the hospital with coronavirus on St. Patrick's Day. 

Theatre By The Sea Postpones 2020 Summer Season Photo Theatre By The Sea Postpones 2020 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

In response to ongoing developments with the Coronavirus/COVID-19 Pandemic and out of concern for the health and safety of audiences, performers, musicians, crew members, and staff, Theatre By The Sea's owner and producer Bill Hanney has announced that he has decided to postpone the 2020 summer season until 2021.

NSMT Adjusts 2020 Season To Begin In Fall Photo NSMT Adjusts 2020 Season To Begin In Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2020

In response to ongoing developments in the COVID-19 Pandemic, and for the safety of North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) patrons, employees, and artists, Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is announcing a significant change in previously announce programming.

North Shore Music Theatre Creates Masks for At-Risk Community Photo North Shore Music Theatre Creates Masks for At-Risk Community
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2020

The costume department at North Shore Music Theater has gone from making lavish costumes to making face masks during the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak. The masks will be produced using purple fabrics whenever possible to honor NSMT's General Manager, Karen Nascembeni, who remains in critical condition in ICU battling COVID-19.

North Shore Music Theatre Cancels all March and April Shows Photo North Shore Music Theatre Cancels all March and April Shows
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2020

In response to ongoing developments, by orders by the Governor of Massachusetts, and in an effort to preserve the health and safety of North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) patrons, employees, and artists, the following pre-season shows are cancelled:

North Shore Music Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns For 29th Annual Production Photo North Shore Music Theatre's A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns For 29th Annual Production
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) will once again present the area's most beloved production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL sponsored by MarketStreet Lynnfield. This award-winning, original musical adaptation was created solely for North Shore Music Theatre in 1989 and cannot be seen anywhere else. A CHRISTMAS CAROL will play 14 performances from Friday, December 6 thru Sunday, December 22, 2019. 

BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at North Shore Music Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Oct 31, 2019

Last Night the BODYGUARD opened to a very warm audience reception at North Shore Music Theatre. The final offering of the 2019 regular musical season THE BODYGUARD is a new musical based on the smash hit 1992 film.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE BODYGUARD at NSMT Photo Full Cast and Creative Team Announced For THE BODYGUARD at NSMT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2019

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is thrilled to announce complete casting and creative team details for the upcoming production of, THE BODYGUARD, starring the previously announced Cheaza Figueroa and Judson Mills in the roles made famous by Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner in the smash hit 1992 movie. The Boston area Premiere of THE BODYGUARD plays from Tuesday, October 29 a?' November 10, 2019.

Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Stars In SUNSET BOULEVARD At North Shore Music Theatre - Me Photo Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Stars In SUNSET BOULEVARD At North Shore Music Theatre - Meet The Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Meet the cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD at North Shore Music Theatre, which stars Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond

NSMT To Host I AM MORE Exhibit From Sept 24 - Oct 6 Photo NSMT To Host I AM MORE Exhibit From Sept 24 - Oct 6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The exhibit, I Am More, featuring sixteen paintings of individuals accompanied by essays about how they are more than their mental challenges, will be hosted by Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre during the run of a?oeSunset Boulevarda?? from Sept. 24-Oct. 6, 2019.

North Shore Music Theatre Shares Initial Casting for THE BODYGUARD Photo North Shore Music Theatre Shares Initial Casting for THE BODYGUARD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) announces that Cheaza Figueroa and Judson Mills will lead the cast of THE BODYGUARD as Rachel Marron and Frank Farmer, the roles made famous by Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner in the smash hit 1992 movie.

Full Casting Announced For SUNSET BOULEVARD At North Shore Music Theatre, Starring Al Photo Full Casting Announced For SUNSET BOULEVARD At North Shore Music Theatre, Starring Alice Ripley
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

North Shore Music Theatre has announced complete casting for the upcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterwork, SUNSET BOULEVARD, which will star the previously announced Alice Ripley as the fading Hollywood star, Norma Desmond.

Harvey Robbins' SUPERSTARS OF LAS VEGAS Comes to Theatre By The Sea Photo Harvey Robbins' SUPERSTARS OF LAS VEGAS Comes to Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to welcome back Harvey Robbins, who enjoyed a phenomenally successful performance of his Doo-Wopp Hall of Fame of America and Motown earlier this season. Mr. Robbins will close out this season's Monday Concerts and Events series with his Superstars of Las Vegas show on Monday, August 26 at 7:30 pm

BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at North Shore Music Theatre Photo BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS at North Shore Music Theatre
by David Tompkins - Aug 9, 2019

Jersey Boys opened this week to one of the most enthusiastic welcomes I have ever witnessed at NSMT. The show stopping ovations were so heartfelt & sustained that the actors literally had to stop, numerous times, to wait for the applause to finish before continuing, and the show deserved the adoration, it is simply terrific.

Photo Flash: First Look At JERSEY BOYS At North Shore Music Theatre Photo Photo Flash: First Look At JERSEY BOYS At North Shore Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2019

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) continues the 2019 Musical Season with JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. This special extended engagement plays for four week starting Tuesday, August 6 and playing thru Sunday, September 1, 2019. JERSEY BOYS is sponsored by Abiomed.

Regional Premiere Of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens At Theatre By The Sea August 14 Photo Regional Premiere Of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens At Theatre By The Sea August 14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019

In celebration of 86 Years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney presents the Rhode Island regional premiere of Saturday Night Fever which will be presented from August 14a?'September 8, 2019.

Christine Pedi Takes the Stage at Theatre By The Sea August 5 Photo Christine Pedi Takes the Stage at Theatre By The Sea August 5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) will welcome Christine Pedi to Theatre By The Sea on Monday, August 5 as part of the Monday Concerts and Events Series. Ms. Pedi, the daily host of a?oeThe Broadway Breakfasta?? and the co-host of a?oeDueling Divas,a?? with Seth Rudetsky on SiriusXM's On Broadway channel 72, will be performing her award-winning (New York Nightlife, Backstage Bistro, Manhattan Association of Cabarets nomination), Great Dames cabaret show.

SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW Returns To Theatre By The Sea Photo SANDY HACKETT'S RAT PACK SHOW Returns To Theatre By The Sea
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) owner and producer Bill Hanney has announced the return of Sandy Hackett's Rat Pack Show. The production which opened Theatre By The Sea's 2014 season and returned at the end of that season, is back by popular demand for two performances on Monday, July 29 as part of the Monday Concerts and Events Series.

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