May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Great Hall, Nantucket Atheneum
Join us for an afternoon of Nantucket poets reading from their work. The program begins with short readings from Kathy Butterworth, Bobby Frazier, Amy Jenness, Mary Ellen Redmond, John Stanton and Lucretia Shattles Voight and … Continue reading "Poetry Reading: Running On The Waves* Featuring Monica Flegg"
Jun 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Nantucket Atheneum
The Bulgarian Education Center of Nantucket invites you to join them in celebrating Bulgarian culture, education and their special literacy day. Named after the fathers of Slavonic literature it is known as Saints Cyril and … Continue reading "ACK Bulgarian School: Year-end performance"
Jun 16 @ 2:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Filmmaker and teacher Jay Craven worked with island students this spring — developing original ten-minute plays that emphasize original stories and characters facing and dealing with challenges, obstacles, and conflicts of any kind. You’ll be … Continue reading "Young Playwrights"
Jun 16 @ 4:00 pm White Heron Theatre
Filmmaker and teacher Jay Craven worked with island students this spring — developing original ten-minute plays that emphasize original stories and characters facing and dealing with challenges, obstacles, and conflicts of any kind. You’ll be … Continue reading "Young Playwrights – High Schoolers"
Jul 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Jul 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Jul 25 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Aug 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Aug 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Greater Light
Join Nantucket artist and photographer Beverly Hall as she brings alive the spirit of Hanna Monaghan in this free theatrical series in the Greater Light Garden. Hanna and Gertrude Monaghan, the sisters who transformed Greater … Continue reading "Hanna in Her Garden: An Afternoon at Greater Light"
Aug 14 @ 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
For the eighth consectutive year, Theatre Workshop and the Nantucket Historical Association join forces as John Shea leads the faithful cast mates of the Pequod on thier fateful journey. A Nantucket staple, not to be … Continue reading "Moby Dick Rehearsed"
Aug 16 @ 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
For the eighth consectutive year, Theatre Workshop and the Nantucket Historical Association join forces as John Shea leads the faithful cast mates of the Pequod on thier fateful journey. A Nantucket staple, not to be … Continue reading "Moby Dick Rehearsed"
Aug 18 @ 7:00 pm Nantucket Whaling Museum
For the eighth consectutive year, Theatre Workshop and the Nantucket Historical Association join forces as John Shea leads the faithful cast mates of the Pequod on thier fateful journey. A Nantucket staple, not to be … Continue reading "Moby Dick Rehearsed"
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
First published in 1845, the ‘Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass’ is the memoir of former slave turned abolitionist, Frederick Douglass. Considered as one of the most famous of all the slave narratives ever … Continue reading "Marathon Reading of ‘Narrative of The Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave’"
Oct 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
Join Robert Hunter for a reading from his novel and a concert. In Relapse: A Novel, Rob Wildhide will become a celebrated novelist; he just knows it. But first, he’ll have to overcome writer’s block … Continue reading "Concert/Reading: Robert Hunter, ‘Relapse: A Love Story’"
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:10 pm White Heron Theatre
The first staged reading of Anna Karenina, a hilarious and heartbreaking new play adapted for the stage by Gwen Kingston. In a thrillingly fresh take on the old classic, the female characters band together to … Continue reading "‘A Reading of Anna Karenina’"
Feb 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Nantucket Atheneum
“The Amorous Ambassador” by Michael Parker, Directed by Pam Murphy. Part of TWN’s Staged Readings Series in collaboration with the Nantucket Atheneum.
Feb 22 @ 6:00 pm African Meeting House
In celebration of Black History Month, four Nantucket High School alumni will read poems in the African Meeting House, 29 York Street. Suggested donation $10.
Apr 12 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm Nantucket Atheneum
‘Fifty Strong showcases the long-running feud of a family of end-of-the-line New England WASPs, played against the background of a crumbling post-Trump America. The struggles of this aristocratic family down on their uppers becomes more … Continue reading "TWN Staged Reading: ’50 Strong,’ by Anne Breeding"