A little over thirty years ago, a new musical was born, loosely sharing the story of the world’s first family. Based on the book by John Caird with music and lyrics by Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz, South Shore Theatre Works (SSTW) proudly presents the beloved spring musical, Children of Eden for one weekend only from Friday, May 12 through Sunday, May 14. All performances take place at Stetson Hall in Randolph, Massachusetts. A VIP reception will take place on opening night. Click here for more information and for tickets.
Directed by Richard Bento and musically directed by Henry Buck, Children of Eden, a musical loosely based on the book of Genesis, explores in a humorous and bittersweet way, the universal and ever complex relationship between parents and children. Children of Eden features well-known songs from the musical such as Generations, Strangers to the Rain, and Let There Be.
Performances for Children of Eden will be held on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at 7:30 p.m. One Sunday matinee will be held at 5 p.m. Discount tickets are available for groups, seniors, and students. Click here for tickets and more information.
South Shore Theatre Works is always looking for volunteers for a wide range of tasks including sewing, the box office, hanging up or designing a flyer or poster, or with media. Click here for upcoming fundraisers and here on how to support South Shore Theatre Works. Join their mailing list and learn how to become a member. South Shore Theatre Works is also on Facebook.
Sometimes waiting for a new life to start can be the most important thing in the world. Massasoit Theatre Company proudly presents A Raisin in the Sun, an award-winning, insightful play, and chosen for its poignant themes that speak to today’s society. Adapted into the 1961 film starring Sydney Poitier, a musical, a TV movie, and revived on Broadway in 2014, Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry has made a significant impact over the years since its Broadway debut in 1959.
Massasoit Theatre Company’s A Raisin in the Sun will take the stage for one weekend only from Thursday, March 9 through Saturday, March 11 at Buckley Performing Arts Center in Brockton, Massachusetts. A talk back will take place after the performances on Saturdays. Click here for more information and for tickets.
A Raisin in the Sun is hailed for its gripping insight on poverty, racism, and inner turmoil. Directed by Corinne Mason and produced by Mark Rocheteau, ‘Raisin in the Sun’ focuses on the Youngers, an African-American family who are struggling to survive, but dreams of better things to come. With the entire family living in a tiny apartment, Amber Smith as Ruth, Keion Lugay as Walter Lee, Kadisha Harris as Travis, and Arial Wigfall as Beneatha all have their own individual dreams of making a new start. However, life has its unexpected turns.
See A Raisin in the Sun for four performances only on March 9, 10, and 11 at 8 p.m. One Saturday matinee performance takes place on March 11 at 3 p.m. All performances will be held at Buckley Performing Arts Center, One Massasoit Boulevard in Brockton, Massachusetts. Discounted student, senior, and group rates are all available. Call 508-427-1234 or click here for tickets and further information. Follow Massasoit Theatre Company on Facebook for upcoming events and more.