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March 2017

Charles Movalli: Cape Ann & Beyond

Free - $10
March 4 - May 21

For over forty years, Charles Movalli (1945–2016) was a pillar of Cape Ann’s year-round art community, a distinguished landscape and marine painter, a prolific writer and advocate for the arts, and a widely respected teacher. His paintings have been showcased in solo and group exhibitions throughout the region and showered with awards; his writings on art and artists have been published widely, and his editorial skills earned him a 25-year stint as contributing editor of American Artist magazine. Often referring…

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Marblehead Arts Association 6 New Exhibits

March 18 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm

6 New Exhibits in the MAA Galleries March 18- April 30 Opening Reception: Sunday March 19, 2-4 pm Marblehead Arts Association – King Hooper Mansion 8 Hooper St. Marblehead Ma Cheryl Dyment – Journey into Abstraction – The Ballroom Gallery Dimensions Invitational – Parlor Gallery Diane Bragdon – Celebration of New England – Hendrick Gallery Joe Pulitano – Schrage Gallery – 2nd floor National Art Honor Society Students – Dining Room Gallery Marblehead Schools Art Faculty – Emerging Gallery – 2nd floor The Marblehead Arts Association is excited to welcome three…

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April 2017

The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within a Comedy

April 20 @ 7:30 pm - April 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Drowsy Chaperone: A Musical Within a Comedy Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar Directed by David Allen George Musical direction by Joseph Stroup Choreography by Meghan McLyman Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. With the houselights down, a man in a chair…

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Ekphrastic Poetry Workshop

$10 - $20
April 29 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

In this workshop, former North Andover poet laureate Gayle Heney will teach participants how to write poetry using the Museum’s collections as inspiration. As time allows, participants will be introduced to poetry prompts, stanzas, quatrains, ekphrastic poetry and experimental poetry. Depending on interest, discussion of the editing process and the option to read/perform may also be included. $10 Museum members/ $20 non-members. Space is limited; reservations required. For more information email info@capeannmuseum.org. Tickets can be purchased by calling 978-283-0455 x10…

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May 2017

Sacred Cod Documentary

May 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am

Created by filmmakers, Steve Liss, Andy Laub and David Abel and premiered on the Discovery Channel on April 13, 2017, SACRED COD is a feature-length documentary that captures the collapse of the historic cod population in New England, delving into the role of overfishing, the impact of climate change, the effect of government policies on fishermen and the fish, and the prospect of a region built on cod having no cod left to fish. A donation of $10 is suggested…

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Sacred Cod Documentary

May 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Created by filmmakers, Steve Liss, Andy Laub and David Abel and premiered on the Discovery Channel on April 13, 2017, SACRED COD is a feature-length documentary that captures the collapse of the historic cod population in New England, delving into the role of overfishing, the impact of climate change, the effect of government policies on fishermen and the fish, and the prospect of a region built on cod having no cod left to fish. A donation of $10 is suggested…

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1964 The Tribute

$29.50 - $45.50
May 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

World’s #1 Beatles Show Thursday, May 11 | 8PM Doors Open at 6:30PM Reserved Seating: $29.50 – $45.50 + $3 Additional Day of Show Since the early 80’s, “1964”…The Tribute has been thrilling audiences all over the globe with what Rolling Stone Magazine has called the “Best Beatles Tribute on Earth ”. “1964” …The Tribute takes their audiences on a musical journey to an era in rock history that will live in all of our hearts forever. They are hailed…

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Karla Bonoff

$29.50 - $35.50
May 12 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, May 12 | 8PM Reserved Seating: $29.50 – $35.50 + $3 Additional Day of Show Doors Open at 6:30PM About Karla Bonoff Born and raised in Southern California, Karla Bonoff was a songwriter by the age of fifteen. She and her sister Lisa were writing songs and playing as a duo titled “The Daughters of Chester P” named after their father, Dr. Chester Paul Bonoff. She had already fallen in love with the guitar and studied with Frank Hamilton…

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May 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

A creative afternoon of great food and activities for all ages! Located in the Riverfront Cultural District of Haverhill the event will include a full day of live music, local theater, dance performances, and family-friendly entertainment. There will be lots of fun and interactive activities including face painting, sand art, martial arts and much more! A highlight of the day’s event will include the “Haverhill Idol” competition. Finalists in the Junior and Senior divisions will compete to be the next…

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MET Opera: Der Rosenkavalier

May 13 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is conducted by Music Director James Levine and directed by Robert Carsen. Renée Fleming sings one of her signature roles as the Marschallin, opposite Elīna Garanča in her first North American performances as Octavian, the impulsive young title character.

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June 2017

THE MUSIC MAN at the North Shore Music Theatre

June 6 @ 8:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm

JUNE 6 – JUNE 18 One of the most cherished American classics, THE MUSIC MAN, marches onto the North Shore Music Theatre stage to kick off the 2017 musical season. Join us for the timeless story of the fast-talking salesman, Harold Hill, who cons the good folks of River City, Iowa, into believing that he can teach their children to play in a marching band. Before the fraudulent teacher can skip town with the loot, Harold’s got trouble when he…

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Arts Fest Beverly 2017

June 17 @ 10:00 am

Arts Fest Beverly is a free outdoor festival that’s fun for the whole family! Over 150+ juried fine artists and crafters, music and entertainment, kids’ activities, art-on-the-spot creations and outdoor food court!

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Three Dog Night

$65.50 - $79.50
June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, June 23 | 8PM Reserved Seating: $65.50-$79.50 About Three Dog Night Legendary music icons, THREE DOG NIGHT, celebrate their 4th decade bringing with them some of the most astonishing statistics in popular music. In the years 1969 through 1974, no other group achieved more top 10 hits, moved more records or sold more concert tickets than THREE DOG NIGHT. THREE DOG NIGHT’s hits wind through the fabric of pop culture today, whether on the radio where they are heard…

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July 2017

Beauty and the Beast at the North Shore Music Theatre

July 11 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm

JULY 11 – JULY 30 A family musical based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated film, Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST follows a young woman who stumbles upon a secluded castle occupied by a monstrous beast and a host of enchanted objects trying to break a witch’s spell before it is too late. It is a classic romantic story about finding love in unexpected places. This eye-popping spectacle has won the hearts of countless audiences worldwide and is filled with…

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Annual Buffet Beach Blast

July 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

with Changes in Latitudes Friday, July 28 Buy Tickets Two Tickets – Each Sold Separately! Tailgate Party | 4PM $15 per car (on sale soon) Changes in Latitudes Concert | 8PM $25 General Admission & Reserved Table Seating Click HERE to buy tickets About Buffett Beach Blast Calling all Parrot Heads! Jimmy Buffett tribute band Changes in Latitudes is one of America’s premier tribute shows to the master of the tropical lifestyle singer-songwriter. Each show is good clean fun, with…

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August 2017

Fiber Revival & Vintage Base Ball Double-Header

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday, August 12th, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Lowell BBC vs. Newburyport Clamdiggers Saturday, August 12th, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm, 5 Little’s Lane, Newbury, Mass. Free to Historic New England members $6 nonmembers Join the Newburyport Spinners Guild and Historic New England for a day-long exploration of fiber arts, featuring demonstrations of hand-spinning, weaving, metalwork, alpaca and sheep husbandry, rug making, and knitting. Try your hand at washing, combing, spinning, and weaving wool from our resident sheep.…

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at the North Shore Music Theatre

August 15 @ 8:00 am - August 27 @ 5:00 pm

AUGUST 15 – AUGUST 27 It’s Alive! From the creators of Broadway‘s record-breaking musical comedy sensation, The Producers, comes YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This monster of a hit musical based on Mel Brooks’ classic comedy film masterpiece. This wickedly inspired re-imagining of the legend of Frankenstein is the story of the bright young doctor Frankenstein (that’s Fronkensteen) who travels to Transylvania to complete the masterwork of his grandfather by bringing a corpse to life. YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is a scientifically proven, monstrously good…

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September 2017


September 22 - September 24

Celebration of the fall harvest and country music. Featuring artisan vendors, farmers market, street music, etc (downtown Amesbury). Top Grammy Award and CMA Award winning country music stars in Landry Stadium throughout the weekend.

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Evita at the North Shore Music Theatre

September 26 @ 8:00 am - October 8 @ 5:00 pm

SEPTEMBER 26 – OCTOBER 8 The third and final collaboration between British musical theatre legends Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice. The 1980 Tony Award winner for best musical, EVITA is the smash pop opera about a passionate woman who went from the streets of Argentina to show business stardom, to the highest levels of influence in Buenos Aires. At once both a saint and a villain, Eva Peron’s dramatic, meteoric rise from poverty to prosperity is a groundbreaking –…

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October 2017

Drawn from Nature & on Stone: The Lithographs of Fitz Henry Lane

Free - $15
October 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 14, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

The first ever comprehensive exhibition focusing on 19th century American artist Fitz Henry Lane (1804–1865) as a printmaker. Georgia Barnhill, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of Graphic Arts Emeritus at the America Antiquarian Society in Worcester, MA, is serving as guest curator of the exhibition. The exhibition and the exhibition catalog are being organized in connection with Fitz Henry Lane Online, a catalogue raisonné and resource tool created by the Cape Ann Museum. Fitz Henry Lane has long been recognized as…

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42nd Street at the North Shore Music Theatre

October 31 @ 8:00 am - November 12 @ 5:00 pm

OCTOBER 31 – NOVEMBER 12 Come and meet those dancing feet in 42nd Street, the glamorous, Tony Award-Winning, 1930’s musical spectacular. The stakes are high when a young chorus girl fresh from Allentown, PA, is given the once-in-a-lifetime chance to become a star in musical that recalls both the classic days of Broadway and the golden age of movie musicals. With sensational tap numbers, lavish costumes, and one show-stopping tune after another, you will be thoroughly entertained from the first…

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December 2017

A Christmas Carol at the North Shore Music Theatre

December 8 @ 8:00 am - December 23 @ 5:00 pm

DECEMBER 8 – 23, 2017 Join us for the 27th annual production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, New England’s brightest holiday tradition! This brilliant musical, based on the Charles Dickens classic, is an original adaptation written specifically for North Shore Music Theatre by former Artistic Director, Jon Kimbell. A CHRISTMAS CAROL is a musical ghost story that follows Scrooge through a series of strange and magical journeys, where he ultimately discovers the true spirit of the holiday season. With dazzling special…

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