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Collected Friday, 18 October

The Wilbraham United Players
" Wilbraham United Players is a Community Theatre group that has been in existence for more than 50 years. Located in Wilbraham, Massachusetts, the Players perform 1-2 shows per season, sponsor a Youth Theatre group, and are members of the local Community Theatre Association and the American Association of Community Theatres. "

Collected Friday, 20 July

Whitebridge Farm Productions Laconia NH
" Whitebridge Farm Productions produces socially conscious independent films and theatre projects, offers performing arts-related educational programs and workshops, and embraces theatre and filmmaking in the New Hampshire community while speaking to a worldwide audience. "

Collected Monday, 28 May

" We are a small, intrepid group of actors, musicians, directors and stage crew who love theater in all its variety. We look forward to building our fledgling group into something that lasts. "

Collected Monday, 23 April

" We believe in affordable prices for the community at large, paying our bills on time and paying the talented men and women who grace our stage whenever possible. "

Collected Tuesday, 13 December

Windham Actors Guild
" Windham Actors Guild is a 501(c)3 non-profit, community based theatre group. Membership is open to all people of all ages who live in Windham, NH and nearby communities. We welcome people of all levels of theatrical ability. "

Collected Thursday, 9 June

" Our theater is called Emerson Theater Collaborative and we are located in Mystic, Connecticut. The link to our site is We're a fairly new and small theater interested in beneficial publicity...

Collected Friday, 1 April

Theatre at First Davis Square Somerville
" We welcome volunteers at all levels of experience, without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, body type, age or disability. "

Flat Earth TheatreBoston Area
" Flat Earth Theatre is a collaborative of artists actively developing an egalitarian theatre company. Engaging both artist and audience, we create an ever-evolving theatre experience that is both accessible and distinct. "

Unreliable Narrator TheaterGroup Boston area
" Strange, homemade, Boston-flavored theater "

Collected Monday, 7 March

London Theatre Tickets Cheap A Useful Guide
" Buying tickets to see a London theatre show, whether it’s the hottest new musical or a smaller, unknown play, can often be a rather expensive experience. The high price that you will usually pay may put you off visiting the theatre numerous times in a year, and often you will face the added cost of a train ticket and hotel room if you are travelling from outside of London. However, there are actually several ways to obtain those much sought-after theatre tickets for far cheaper than what you would usually expect to pay. Here, we detail those ways to ensure that you get the cheapest and most rewarding theatre experience possible. "

Collected Monday, 3May

ROGUE Theatre Company" Taunton
" Founded in January of 2010, Rogue Theatre Company, Inc. (RTC) is an actor based production company. RTC’s hope is to have five productions a year. Our future plans include programs such as "Rogue On The Road", "Rogue Radio" and a host of exciting original shows for children. Ultimately the goal of RTC is to become an integral part of the artistic landscape here in southeastern Massachusetts, providing quality entertainment for the entire community "

Collected Saturday, 20 February

Divine Stage Works Jamaica Plain
" To INSPIRE through innovative and one-of-a-kind stagings of pre-existing, theatrical works as well as creative adaptations "

" A division of Randolph Recreation. "

Collected Thursday, 14 January

The Performance LAB
" By promoting our work alongside other local artists and performers, we transform an audience into a community. Connecting the individual to the crowd around is good for society and good for the soul. "

Collected Sunday, 22 November

StarzNLightz Repertory Theatre Acton
" an Acton based non-profit children’s theatrical venue that provides drama and musical theatre opportunities for children ages 5-18 "

The Village Theatre Western Massachusetts
" . Our workshops use theatre games and improvisation to develop, stage and perform one-of-a-kind plays complete with costumes and props. "

Collected Sunday, 15 November

" North Quincy Community Theatre (formerly North Quincy Alumni Theatre, NQAT) began in 1987 when a group of North Quincy High School Alumni decided they would like to work in theatre together. Seven years later, NQAT opened its membership to the general public and extended its season to include three productions a year. In July of 2006, the group changed its name to North Quincy Community Theatre. "

Collected Thursday, 5 November

Roxbury Community College MAINSTAGE THEATRE
" RCC's primary objective is to provide residents of the Commonwealth, specifically those individuals living in the greater Boston area, 'optimum opportunity for access to a college education consistent with their interests and aptitudes and to reduce to a minimum economic, social, psychological and academic barriers to educational opportunity.' "

Roger Williams University Theatre Bristol
" Roger Williams University is a leading independent, coeducational liberal arts university at which students live and learn to be global citizens. RWU is committed to its mantra of learning to bridge the world. "

" At the Performing Arts Center : One Old Ferry Road, Roger Williams University "

Collected Wednesday, 4 November

" It is our goal to provide a forum for the ideas of contemporary playwrights and a channel for the female voice. Through smart, sensitive, and stimulating theatre Holland Productions is committed to challenging the complexity of reality. "

Collected Thursday, 9 October

"We hope to create quality works of art, and great theatrical experiences. In the future, keep an open eye for a wide range of programming, including educational workshops, studio works, and full scale productions. "

Collected Thursday, 17 September

Pocketfull of Tales Children's Theatre (Natick)
" Working in schools, community centers and homes from Coast to Coast; whether you are looking for a one time in-school performance, a full length Artist Residency with one of our artist teachers or just a fun party entertainer for your next family gathering; PFOT has always got just what you need! "

Collected Friday, 28 August

Amesbury Playhouse
" The Amesbury Playhouse is the only true dinner theater in New England that is open year round. "

Collected Monday, 24 August

Happy Medium Theatre
" HMT’s planned activities, which include both well-known and original dramas, will assist community actors, writers, and directors in performing their best work to a diverse audience. "

KO Festivals of Performance Amherst
" At Ko, we seek to shed traditional structures for creating and producing performance as the first step towards creating alternatives.
Ko Theater Works is named for the 49th hexagram of the I CHING:
KO: REVOLUTION (MOLTING) On your own day You are believed. Supreme success, Furthering through perseverance. Remorse disappears. "

Collected Friday, 31 July Broadway & New York
" We provide independent, objective, and comprehensive information that will allow you to get the best seats, the best prices, and the best service on Broadway tickets and more. "

Collected Friday, 24 July

The London THEATRELAND Map alone is a delight!

Collected Wednesday, 22 April

InCharge Productions Sharon
" Welcome to InCharge’s first production, CHICAGO. CHICAGO is being produced in part with One Book, One Town; Sharon Reads Together, a nationally recognized library reading program. "

Collected Wednesday, 22 April

The Repertory Theatre of New Britain Conn.
" The Rep is the first and largest community theatre group in Connecticut to own its own theatre. "

Collected Tuesday, 17 February,

" The Swamp Meadow Community Theatre was established in the Fall of 2002. It grew from the inspiration of then-15 year old Amy Hollis, the support of, the participation of many talented local volunteers, and the overwhelming reception of the Greater Foster Community! "

Collected Friday, 2 January, 2009 September

Harvard Community Theatre in Harvard, Mass
" The Harvard Community Theatre is a non-profit theatrical organization dedicated to bringing quality, affordable entertainment to Central Massachusetts. Housed in the 700 seat Cronin Auditorium at the Bromfield School, the three separate components of the HCT include:

The Adult Division of the Community Theatre which performs 1 - 3 productions per year
The Bromfield Drama Society for students grades 9 - 12 which performs 4 - 5 productions a year
The Bromfield Middle School Drama Club for students grades 6 - 8 which performs 2 productions a year "

Collected Monday, 22 September

Cornerstone Performing Arts Center Fitchburg MA
" ...a non-profit organization with a mission to entertain, educate and enlighten body, mind and soul through music, theatre and dance. "

Collected Tuesday, 12 August EVEING

" The Walpole Footlighters are 84 years young. "

" We produce 8 shows each year as part of our Mainstage series at Stoneham Theatre. As a professional not-for-profit regional theatre we work with the highest caliber of professional actors, directors and designers to create the highest quality theatre possible. "

Academy Players East Greenwich RI
" A typical season features two major musicals and one comedy or drama that utilize the talents of over 100 local actors and musicians. "

URI Theatre Kingston RI
" Artistically vibrant, relevant and rooted in collaboration, our unique production program enriches all students and serves the educational and cultural needs of the university and the greater community. "

Newton South Stage
" Newton South's Theatre Program, involving more than 100 new and returning students every year - backstage, onstage, in class, after school, in construction, lighting, costumes, marketing, box office, and much more. "

Underground Railway Theatre Cambridge MA
" Underground Railway Theater creates dynamic connections between high-quality professional theater and community. Combining actors, puppetry and music, URT engages diverse audiences with theater of social content and great visual beauty - theater that challenges and delights, informs and celebrates. "

Newton Country Players
" Newton Country Players provide a variety of opportunities for artistic expression, new friendships and hard work as we bring affordable, high quality theater to the greater Newton and Metro West area. "

Collected Tuesday, 12 August MORNING

Bishop Hendricken High School WARWICK RI
" We are a Catholic, all male, college preparatory high school steeped in traditions of service and excellence. "

Image Theater LOWELL MA
" The Image Theater was formed to bring more opportunities to emerging talents including writers, actors, directors and composers. We're starting something that we will feel proud of, so come join us. "

Makeshift Theatre BOSTON
" An hour later, Andrew Rhodes, seated in the Beacon Hill Tavern on Charles Street, had drawn up a plan for a company; a sort of thrown-together, make-shift company, but a company nonetheless. Its commitment was to affordable, high-quality theatre that would entertain and engage audiences of all ages and excite a new generation of theatre-goers. "

" On the National register of historic places, Theatre by the Sea has once again been gloriously brought back to life. With an eye to the past and a vision for the future, the Producers will continue to meld traditional classic theatre with the newest award winning favorites. "

" We are an ensemble of artists actively engaged in re-imagining worlds, re-connecting communities, & re-awakening artists through the power of theatrical performance. "

Wellesley Summer Theatre
" If we here at Wellesley College have any common goal for our theatre it is that it serve as a source of enlightenment and joy for those who create it and those who attend it. "

Metro Stage Company CAMBRIDGE
" Metro Stage Company is working to produce new and classic theater at its best with a diverse group of New England’s finest performers, while raising awareness and funds for local charities that benefit Massachusetts and New England citizens. "

Shakespeare & co. STOCKBRIDGE
" aspires to create a theatre of unprecedented excellence rooted in the classical ideals of inquiry, balance, and harmony; a company that performs as the Elizabethans did — in love with poetry, physical prowess, and the mysteries of the universe. "

The Norton Singers
" The Norton Singers was established by members of the Wheaton College faculty and residents of the Town of Norton. "

National Theatre of Allston Suffolk University
" The National Theatre of Allston serves as a professional internship for students who have demonstrated superior dedication and ability in their work within the Theatre Department. "

SpeakEasy Stage Company Boston Center for The Arts
" Over the last sixteen seasons, SpeakEasy Stage Company has distinguished itself as Boston's premier theater staging Boston premieres. "

" As the cornerstone of the Arts Exchange at the Pawtucket Armory, The Gamm seeks to engage and enrich the community through affordable entertainment and educational programming. "

Providence College

" Department of theatre, dance, and film. "

Boston Conservatory Theatre
" The intimacy of our class settings provides a student-centered atmosphere that is uniquely intensive and supportive. "

Collected Monday, 11 August


" We're a new organization built around the Blackburn space, which is the West End Theatre space. We want to do high quality music, art and theater in our space and involve the community and really good professional area talent. that's our main goal at the moment. "

Collected Friday, 4 July

Small Pond Productions Route 101, Marlborough NH

" For information or to join our mailing list contact or call 603-876-3498 "

Collected Thursday, 3 July

The Artists' Exchange Cranston RI

" The Black Box Theatre features classes for the beginning, intermediate and advanced actor that focuses on "The Method", which strives to make each actor understand the most honest and truthful way to create and perform their role. "

Collected Wednesday, 28 May

SouthCity Theatre BOSTON

" SouthCity Theatre produces work by an ongoing ensemble, a small cast that writes show material collectively and as individuals. Their shows have earned a reputation for placing relevant and thoughtful material into a playful, highly-interactive form. The result are shows unlike anything happening in the Boston area. "

Collected Sunday, 19 May

The Theater At Hollywood And Vine Plymouth

" In our third year now, we produce great quality, short one-act plays --- generally two in one seating, with wonderful actors. Our audiences rave! In the winter we perform in our cozy space inside --- but in the summer we perform outside on the covered patio that overlooks the beautiful Brewster Gardens --- right across from Plymouth Rock. So come join us! We fill up fast, so call us for reservations 1(508)830-1942. "

Collected Thursday, 15 May

Barnstable Comedy Club

" The Barnstable Comedy Club is one the oldest community theatres on Cape Cod. "

Collected Monday, 1 April

Bradley Theatre Theatre of Northeast Connecticut, Putnam CT

" 'The Bradley' is a 100+ year old Vaudeville Theatre in the heart of the Putnam Antiques District in the Quiet Corner of N.E. Connecticut. The theatre is operated by the volunteers of The Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut, Inc. (a 501(c) 3 non-profit corporation) since 1991. 'TNECT' produces seven season shows per year, and several special fundraising events for the Bradley Playhouse Restoration Fund. "

Collected Friday, 14 March


" Now in its Fourth Season, The Boston Actors Theater has firmly established itself as a home for Boston area actors, writers and directors. Founded in 2004, Boston Actors Theater has attracted both critical acclaim.and unique talent. "

Collected Thursday, 13 March

Rogers Center for The Arts North Andover

" The Rogers Center for the Arts at Merrimack College encourages artistic excellence and expression. "

Collected Thursday, 3 February

North Regional Theatre Workshop North Reading

" The North Regional Theatre Workshop (NRTW) provides quality musical theatre to communities north of Boston, Massachusetts. Based in Methuen, NRTW is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community theater group. Membership is open to all. "

Collected Thursday, 24 January

Greenroom Productions Monson, MA

" Greene Room Productions is nestled in the scenic valley of Monson, Massachusetts "

The Monson Arts Council

" For further information on any of the Monson Arts Council programs, please contact Barbara Keffer at 413-267-4286. "

Collected Monday, 21 January

Attleboro Community Theatre

" The community supports us and we support the community. "

Collected Wednesday, 16 January London

" The reason behind it is because there are such a wide range of prices on tickets for the same show and ticket sellers seem to get away with it quite easy. Now I've got all the merchants on one site, and my tool compares all the prices of tickets so we can buy our tickets at fair prices. "

Collected Tuesday, 1 January

Flying Swan Acting Program @ Wesleyan University, Middletown

" The Flying Swan Acting Program is designed as a summer theater program for pre-college students, ages 16 to 20, who wish to raise the level of their acting skills. "

Collected Tuesday, 1 December

EgoArt in Boston

" We are an eclectic, versatile, multi-talented, multi-media dance theater company that has been performing since 1999. "

Collected Thursday, 13 December

Newton SummerStage

" When Newton SummerStage began in 2001, only 11 students auditioned. Now after years of development over 100 talented students from Newton and many surrounding areas audition for the program. "

Collected Monday, 10 December

AFD(Arlington Friends of The Drama)

" The Arlington Friends of the Drama, now known as AFD Theatre, was founded in 1923 and is one of the ten oldest continually operating community theatre groups in the United States. "

Collected Tuesday, 9 October

West End Theatre Gloucester MA

" The atmosphere is relaxed and unpretentious and ultimately, the easiest theater evening you'll ever have. "

Collected Thursday, 13 September

Flying Swan Acting Program Wellesley Conn.

" The Flying Swan Acting Program is designed for pre-college students, age 16 to 20, who wish to raise the level of their acting skills. "

Collected Monday, 3 September

Bad Habits Productions Boston

" BHP is committed to furthering the presence and popularity of community theatre in Boston, thereby enriching and inspiring the local arts community. "

Collected Friday, 3 August

Roxbury Crossroads Theatre

Claddagh Bing Malden
" You will be the friends & relatives of Gino Grappa (of the North End) and Gillianne Morgan (of South Boston)! Witness them exchange wedding vows, join in dancing the Tarantella, and look out for some unexpected guests and family feuding!!! "

Collected Monday, 30 July

" Friends United Developing Genuine Entertainment "

Collected Wednesday, 25 July

Fort Point Theatre Channel Boston
" Fort Point Theatre Channel is community in that the talent base comes from the Fort Point arts community but is not limited to it: we welcome participants from anywhere, and our audience comes from throughout the Boston area. "

Collected Wednesday, 25 July

Weathervane Theatre Whitefield, NH
" THE WEATHERVANE THEATRE offers live, professional theatre experiences to countless audiences, introducing children -- and adults -- to a consistently high level of classic and contemporary live theatre productions. "

Collected Tuesday, 24 July

New Bedford Youth Rep
" Each summer, YouthREP presents relevant, thought-provoking theatre at a professional level. Youth from the ages of 15-25 are involved in every facet of theatrical production, including performance, scenic design, costuming, sound and lighting, and theatre tech, among others. "

Collected Friday, 13 July

" Think of the hottest, most current plays on the theater scene. Plays that are usually sold-out in New York, Chicago, and London. Now imagine seeing these plays - not in a huge, impersonal venue --- but in a gem-like 200 seat theater where the farthest seat is only eight rows from the stage. Imagine seeing major stars from Broadway, film and television in a setting this intimate. That's what TheaterWorks in Downtown Hartford is about. There's nothing else like TheaterWorks --- it's the most up-close-and-personal theater experience you'll ever have. "

Collected Saturday, 30 June

" Since 1961, Weston Drama Workshop, based in Weston, Massachusetts, produces a diverse and challenging selection of both dramas and musicals, from new works to classics, all of which celebrate the human condition. "

Collected Wednesday, 16 May

" A non-profit community theatre group "

Collected Thursday, 28 Junr

" The Bethany Playhouse was founded in 2004 by Bethany resident Maria Douglas. She felt the town needed an artistic venue for adults to explore their own talents and the Playhouse was the perfect place to do it. "

Collected Wednesday, 16 May

" A non-profit community theatre group "

Collected Tuesday, 15 May

Cape Cod Theatre Project Falmouth MA
" Since 1995 The Cape Cod Theatre Project has been providing playwrights a sanctuary where they can work with professional actors, seasoned directors and live audiences to develop new plays. "

Collected Tuesday, 1 May

LOKI ARTS Arlington Center for The Arts
" We are a not-for-profit performing arts company which seeks to enhance knowledge, appreciation, and participation in the arts while educating and entertaining our community by providing a one-of-a-kind theater experience. "

Collected Sunday, 25 February

Blue Spruce Theatre
" Blue Spruce Theatre was created in September of 2006 in order to bring high-quality, intimate musical theatre to audiences outside of Boston. Our mission is to produce works that connect us to each other as people, and hopefully provide us with a better understanding of who we are, where we came from, and where we are headed. "

Collected Thursday, 15 February

---A.S. Waterman "

Collected Monday, 29 January

Molasses Tank Productions Inc. Charlestown
" Molasses Tank Productions recognizes that theatre does not stand isolated as a static fine art form; rather, it involves, reflects, and influences our current and ever-changing culture. We hold that our enterprise in theatre can assume an active role in valuable cultural dialogues and foster a heightened awareness of the contemporary world. We want our work to entertain, but also to do more: through achieving artistic excellence, we seek to provoke insights and commentary, to offer experiences of emotional intensity, and to understand how we determine and pursue our social values and visions. "

Collected Monday, 22 November Tickets in London
Looks a little like a "Theater Mirror" for London

Collected Thursday, 9 November

Steps off Broadway Bellingham
" Instruction for the Beginner through Advanced Performer, including programs for persons with Special Needs. "

Collected Friday, 4 November

" an award-winning, professional Equity theatre located on the campus of Wheelock College since 1981 "

Collected Friday, 13 October

Lexington Players Lexington MA
" Award Winning Theater in Lexington Since 1995 "

Collected Thursday, 13 July

" Josh Bresette is acting in the third show he has ever produced. "

Collected Thursday, 13 July

Gurnet Theatre Project Duxbury
" The word "project" speaks of who we are - young, innovative theatre artists - and what we seek to produce - theatre that is inventive and bold. "

Collected Thursday, 13 July

Way Theatre Artists Boston
" an ensemble of actors, writers and directors exploring universal themes around the celebration of life and its possibilities. "

Collected Wednesday, 21 June

Lyric Music Theatre South Portland ME
" We are dedicated to producing quality musicals for the entertainment of audiences throughout Southern Maine. "

Collected Wednesday, 14 June

ENTER STAGE LEFT Theater Workshop Inc. Hopkinton
" In June 2006, Enter Stage Left has found a space of their own at 30 Main Street in the center of Hopkinton. This new space will allow us to expand and serve the community with more classes and more entertainment. "

Collected Tuesday, 30 May

Producers' Club Theater 358 West 44th Street, New York N Y 10036
[NOTE: Larry Stark found this website uncommunicative and impenitrable... ]

Collected Wednesday, 17 May

Edgerton Center for The Performing Arts Fairfield, CONN
" ECPA tries to extend and supplement the intellectual life of the classroom for students from Pre-K thru college, thus creating opportunities for communbity and university interaction, while reflecting the ethnic faith and cultural diversity of the region. "

Collected Monday, 15 May

Deertrees Theatre, Harrison MAINE
" Since 1936 the famous and the unknowns, Broadway stars and local would-be actors, world-acclaimed musicians and aspiring students have graced the Deertrees stage. "

Collected Wednesday, 10 May

The Junkyard Dogs Boston
" Junkyard Dogs Productions is a company of theater artists and artisans committed to presenting original and spirited renditions of classic productions to a diverse audience. With the productions of original works, we hope to bring a new voice to the American Stage. "

Collected Saturday, 29 April

Divine Stage Works @ Actors' Workshop BOSTON
" DSW is in the process of creating this website for our patrons' perusal and initial introduction to who we are as a new, Boston-area theatre company! "

Collected Saturday, 29 April

Village Theatre Project Harvard MA
" New Audiences: Typical American theatre audiences are mature, well-educated, without children, and possessing discretionary income. We hope to broaden the range of potential audiences by showing that so much in live theatre is pertinent to the lives of everyday Americans. "

Collected Friday, 14 April

Their (obviously new) About Us page says only " 2 Weekends in April "

Collected Friday, 14 April

Their (obviously new) About Us page says only " 2 Weekends in April "

Collected Thursday, 6 April

Redfeather Theatre Company Worcester
" The Redfeather Theatre Company was formed to provide the Central Massachusetts region with free public theatre performances, to increase and encourage the public awareness of and access to programs relating to the arts and humanities, to provide theatre training and mentorship to both local youths and to Redfeather Theatre Company’s professional acting staff, and, while in residence at Camp Putnam, to collaborate with that organization in defining and realizing mutually beneficial goals. "

Collected Thursday, 9 March

Gurnet Theatre Project Duxbury
" The word 'project' speaks of who we are --- young, innovative theatre artists, and what we seek to produce --- theatre that is inventive and bold "

Collected Friday, 17 Febrary

Theatre On Fire @ Charlestown Working Theatre
" In a nutshell, we love great theatre and we want you to love it, too. "

Collected Thursday, 1 Febrary

Whistler in The Dark @ Charlestown Working Theatre
" To produce work that emphasizes its inherently theatrical nature through the use of non-naturalistic language and settings, imaginative economy of design, and an awareness of the relationship between actor and audience. "

Collected Thursday, 19 January ['06]

The Performers' Playground Newport NH
" A non-profit performing arts studio serving the artistic needs of youth in all Sullivan County, NH and surrounding areas "

Collected Monday, 2 January ['06]

Another Country
" Another Country Productions burst onto the Boston Theater scene with SLAMBoston, their innovative 10 minute play competition. Now, in addition to producing their popular Slam series, they offer classes in the Meisner technique, multicultural theater education and a yearly full-length production, all of which challenge and inspire audiences through a marriage of social justice and theater. "

Collected Monday, 28 November

The Children's Theatre of Maine Portland
" The Children's Theatre of Maine is the oldest children's theatre in the United States. We are celebrating our 81st season this year. "

Collected Saturday, 26 November

Small World, Big Sky BOSTON
"Dear The Theater Mirror,
" Small World Big Sky Productions was founded in Boston in January, 2005. We strive to create theater productions that are imaginative, probing, physical, and entertaining. "

Collected Friday, 21 October

The Boston PHOENIX PLAY BY PLAY Listings
"Dear The Theater Mirror,
"We here at Phoenix Media Communication Group would like to initiate a link exchange with your web site.
"After careful research, we have found that your website has parallel content and demographics to our interactive network online and feel a link exchange would be beneficial to all companies involved."

Collected Thursday, 12 October
Another new URL for another old website

Collected Sunday, 10 October

Little Rhody Theatre
This ISN'T a NEW website; it's a new URL for Don Gillis' website covering theatrical activities all over the smallest state in America...

Collected Wednesday, 28 September

WARNING: The slothful response-time of this interesting website requires the patience of Job. Don't give up, but keep a good book handy...

Collected Saturday, 17 September

" The Paramount of Community Theatre in Rhode Island "

" Playwrights' Platform exists to provide a home for our playwrights to network between themselves and with other talented people such as yourself. Our playwrights are always in need of the talents of other theater artists to help give life to their new works. We network with the Boston theater scene in search of actors, directors, and other talented individuals. Platform members search our database to find actors, directors, stage managers and other staff for their shows. "

Collected Saturday, 17 September

The Ungar/Madison Production Company South County R I
" The Company is run by a senior in high school and a freshman in college, come together and formed this theatre/film company. Why? Well I suppose the best way to describe it is this: We love theatre and we love everything associated with theatre. However, we didn't like being forced to do what the "adults" wanted us to do, so we decided to make our own group and our own rules! Thus, The Ungar/Madison Production Company was born. "

Collected Friday, 16 September

" It is with great pleasure that we introduce you to our new home, which will be The OPERA HOUSE, only a short distance away in Broad Brook, Ct. ... St. Martha Players' Board has been working very hard over the past few months to make this new home a reality. "

Collected Wednesday, 14 September

The Winthrop Playmakers
" founded in 1938 and incorporated in 1965, serving Winthrop, Massachusetts and surrounding communities with 100 members performing four to six productions each year. "

Collected Tuesday, 6 September

" we are committed to producing new and underrepresented voices and to being a catalyst for inclusion in Boston. "

Collected Monday, 5 September

" Unique to our organization is our artistic legacy from those members of Jerzy Grotowski’s company ... Now, it is a dynamic, growing collaborative of dedicated American artists "

Boston Theatre
Lists & accepts ticket-reservations/sales for The Huntington Theatre Company and companies at the Boston Center for The Arts

Craig's List "gigs"
Craig's List "events"
Performance and audition announcements

Collected Thursday, 1 September

" ... our mission is to establish the foremost online resource for aspiring and professional actors. We intend to catalogue a virtual library of information and essential tools that actors can access from anywhere, for free. It is also our intention to build an online store to help support the site with 10% of our profits going to support The Actors' Fund. "

Collected Wedesday, 31 August

" Put simply, is the most unique and easy-to-use casting service around. It's an online searchable talent database for top-hiring broadcast and print clients in New England and surrounding markets, that goes far beyond what you would expect. "

Collected Tuesday, 16 August

THE TRIBE " The Tribe was conceived by Neraj Tuli in May, 2003, as an artists collaborative whose mission is:
To create opportunities for national recognition for local Boston Artists.
To support the creativity of artists, both adults and children, through the creation of high quality, original programming including, but not limited to theatre, music, film and comedy.
To become a premiere name in the local and national arts community. "

Collected Monday, 15 August

Sweet Apple Theatre @ Devanaughn Theatre
" a brand new local theatre company "

Collected Wednesday, 20 July

Theatre To Go Stoneham
" Founded 1998 "

" ... now a new magazine takes you through the stage door and into the dressing-rooms --- and the rehearsal halls, offices, homes, studios and playgrounds --- to share the special magic and the inimtable style they create. "

Collected Sunday, 10 July

" The Acting Up Theatre Company has been producing quality theatre in Worcester, MA since the summer of 2000. Each year we are bringing bigger and better productions to the community. "

Collected Monday, 4 July

" The Studio Repertory, Rhode Island's newest theatre. "

Collected Thursday, 23 June

CORE Stage Company Arlington
" It is our goal to keep the performing arts alive through enrichment programming, education and performance. "

Collected Thursday, 16 June

The Huntington Theatre Company
Existing company; new URL

Collected Monday, 13 June
" TheatreLives is a non-profit site dedicated to fans of musical theatre in Connecticut. TheatreLives features biographies, credits, current shows, photo galleries, and current events for stage actors and actresses and others involved in the production of musical theatre. "

Collected Monday, 13 June
" Description : - New and exciting site provide guide, article, tips and free newsletter about menopause for woman. Visit us to get free ebook and weekly newsletter. "
(In fact, though, there are some theater websites listed.)

Collected Tuesday, 21 December

(As Yet To Be) Boston
" Our focus is on original works produced by, written by, and performed by Boston-based talent as well as new approaches to existing works. "

Collected Sunday, 6 July

UMASS Theatre Guild
" The UMass Theatre Guild is a Registered Student Organization at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Run by UMass students, the UMTG produces two shows each semester: one musical performance and one play. "
Southborough Players
This website has a new URL
Behind the Mask Theatre
" Behind the Mask Theatre combines traditional storytelling with masks, music, dance, puppetry, martial arts, and other art forms to create what it calls augmented storytelling. Each show has its own mix of artistic media, and so each show has its own mix of artists. "
The Charlestown Working Theater
A rentable theatre, newly renovated, nar Sullivan Square BOSTON.
" It is our belief that a quality of life can be felt through the artistic process. "
Marquee Online! A StageSource Magazine
" the quarterly newsletter offered by StageSource as part of its ongoing effort to enhance its services to Boston-area theatre professionals. "
Theatre at the Mount Gardner
" On January 16, 1976 the 3 million dollar, 41,000 square foot Fine Arts Center at Mount Wachusett Community College was officially opened. Housing a 554-seat auditorium, hydraulic thrust stage, scene shop, costume rooms and green room, the facility was destined to become home to Central Massachusetts' premier community theatre."
The Ridgefield Theater Barn
New URL and new NAME for Ridgefield Workshop for The Performing Arts
TheatreWorksNew Milford CONN
New URL and name
" It is old. But it has never known silence."
Biscuit Box Theater Company Lexington MA
" The BBTC is a theater company founded by six individuals who met each other accidentally on purpose in March of 2002 and decided they wanted to present professional, thought provoking, inspiring, innovative, diverse, and just plain good theater in a community based setting. "
curtain call ArtsEditor theatre reviews
" featuring Jason Fitzgerald Theatre Critic"
1st 4 London Theatre Tickets
"You can book tickets to top London West End musicals, plays and comedies "
The Publick Theatre
A new URL for this Boston institution
" In 1971 The Publick Theatre’s founder and first Artistic Director, Donatto Collucci approached the MDC to establish a classical outdoor theatre in Christian Herter Park "
" is published by Bill Gale, theater and arts critic at the Providence Journal for over twenty-five years."
Encore Theater Company
A brand new, homeless Community Theatre. The Little Theatre of Stoughton Inc.
A new URL
The Majestic Theatre Trust Manchester, NH
" the Hevey Theatre located in Manchester, New Hampshire's West side. MTT features a year long production season"
The Cotuit Center for the Arts
" We are 7 months beyond our groundbreaking last June and today a magnificent structure rises in our backyard: walls, roof, windows, partitions, balconies, stairways, and elevator shaft portend a future of splendid performance, bold and unusual art exhibits, and dynamic workshops. "
Fresh Fruit Productions
" Our mission is to provide a showcase for original comedy that highlights and celebrates the diversity of the LGBT community, all while making sure we, our volunteers and our audience have fun"
Rivier Theater Company Nashua, NH
" A completely student-run organization, the RTC creates two theatrical productions a year."

Collected Thursday, 19 December
This is a sprawling, surprising attempt to cover all kinds of theater, pretty much everywhere, as thoroughly as possible. The "Where do you want to go" list is worth an hour of surfing-time... An astounding website!
Hand-to-Mouth Players Buchanan, NY
This website features a LOUD rehearsal pianist sound-track!)
"As a community theater group in Westchester County New York our goal is to entertain & involve the community, while offering affordable quality family entertainment to the greater Westchester County and Lower Hudson Valley region. "
Merrimack Repertory Theatre Lowell
Change in URL
Boston Casting Inc.
" Once you are listed with us, we do not hold interviews. We will add you to our active files and we will call you in for an audition that we feel you are appropriate for. There is no charge to be in our files. We are not an agent and we do not represent the talent. " (They can't think of a Single THEATER production they've handled, though...)
ArtsEditor is a monthly e-magazine, each issue of which has three long articles each on an art. In 2002, one of the arts was, occasionally, theater.
THEATRE 1 Boston
" THEATRE1 is a progressive theatre space that offers every artist the opportunity to produce and display their work. " (This basement space is much smaller than the website would suggest.)
Take a look at this. It's the most exciting idea for expanding audience I've seen in years.
Jimmy Tingle's OFF BROADWAY Somerville
Jimmy Tingle is a social/politiical satirist and stand-up comic, who has bought a new theatre and intends to share it with others. Watch This Performing Space!!!
Zeitgeist Stage Company BCA
" Zeit-geist n. German: the intellectual, moral, and cultural climate of an era " David J. Miller's intense direction and trenchant choice of plays puts this company at ther cutting edge of Boston theater.

Collected Wednesday, 20 August
Savoyard Light Opera Company Carlisle MA
Change in URL

Collected Wednesday, 20 August
Classical Theatre Lab Los Angeles
" Founded in Los Angeles over ten years ago, the Classical Lab Theatre is an ensemble of professional actors dedicated to the exploration of the classics meeting every Monday night "

Collected Wednesday, 7 August24 July
Our mission is to provide professional grant writing services to organizations committed to changing the social landscape through advocacy, arts and culture, and education. We work in partnership with organizations to help them fulfill their missions by developing projects, researching prospects, writing proposals, helping to develop relationships with funders, and building clients’ funding bases.

Collected Wednesday, 24 July
The Wilton Playshop Wilton CONN
" ... to involve the active participation by the greatest possible number of people in all of the theatrical arts."

Collected Saturday, 17 August
" Welcome to The World's Premiere Cabaret News Service! "

Collected Wednesday, 22 May
" provides an independent view of what's going on in the arts world. We have reviews of the latest plays, listing of events, interviews, feature stories, and maybe sometimes a little inside stuff, too. "
Theatre 1
" a progressive theatre space that offers every artist the opportunity to produce and display their work. "

Collected Wednesday, 1 May
Litthe Theatre of Fall River
" In the beginning there were two one-act plays, ‘Rosalinda,” and “The Valiant,” presented for an invited audience in the Women’s Club. "

Collected Thursday, 27 February
Attleboro Community Theatre
" Drama, mystery, comedy, and family entertainment make ACT a fun and educational resource for everyone involved. "

Collected Thursday, 27 February
Fourth Wall Productions Boston
" ..A theater is like a church in that it is not the building that is important, it is the individuals who make it up that are important and that includes the audience. "

Collected Monday, 18 February
Stratton Theatre Fitchburg
" Miss Helen Stratton ... was the founder of this fledgling company of thespians ... in 1925 "

Collected Friday, 1 February
Company One
" Company One's Mission is to be a slource of Boston's Best Creative Ideas, Inspired Collaboration and Passionate Energies. "

Collected Thursday, 27 January
Boston Playwrights' Theatre
A newer, spiffier website for this important theatre!

Collected Thursday, 27 January
Mansfield Music & Arts Center
" Fostering the arts in Southeastern Massachusetts "

Collected Thursday, 27 December
City Nights Dinner Theatre, Pawtucket RI
A new FLASH-Enhanced website for this company

Collected Friday, 15 December
Pentucket Players Haverhill MA
" ...Bringing LIVE quality THEATRICAL entertainment to the Merrimack Valley... "

Collected Wednesday, 5 December
The Theatre Cooperative Somerville MA
" ...It is the mission of the Peabody House Theatre Cooperative to provide powerful, timely and important live theatre to the people of Somerville and greater Boston... "

Collected Monday, 3 December
Westborough Players Club
" ..A Community Tradition for over Sixty Years.. "

Collected Friday, 29 November
Southington Community Theatre Inc. Southington CT
" SCT had the honor of being the first non-professional group to produce 'My Fair Lady' "

Collected Friday, 23 November
Entertainment-Link Discount Tickets in New York City
"Entertainment-Link exists for only one purpose - to provide all the information you need to get the best seats, the best prices, and the best service on Broadway tickets and more."

Collected Friday, 7 September
Story Foundry a place for playwrights
" The StoryFoundry was started in hopes of giving playwrights a place to list their works and start a community. Our goal is to provide a free home where people who write plays, or others who are looking for new works to present, can come and share ideas and give the opportunity for some of the great works that are being created to see the light of day and hopefully, the footlights of a stage as well. "

Collected Sunday, 12 August
" Building a New Theater for the 21st Century! "

Collected Tuesday, 24 July
"..produces stage plays and musicals from the Hevey Theatre located in Manchester, New Hampshire's West side"
Montage Hartford
" a newly formed production company located in the capitol city of Hartford"

Collected Tuesday, 3 July
Bay Colony Productions Stoughton/Foxborough
"Our theatre company is pleased to offer productions with the most talented performers of all ages. "

Collected Sunday, 24 June
The Firehouse Center for The Arts Newburyport
"a center for the arts and public events that will continue to serve the community for generations to come"
Massachusetts Theater & Theatres
"This page contains over 130 links! Please be patient while it loads."
Clinton Community Theatre
"Clinton Community Theatre celebrates our 20th Anniversary"
"committed to making high-quality live theatre accessible, relevant, and memorable for young people and their families"
Holy Cross Theater department Worcester
"a lively and thriving department whose greatest asset is its small size."
New World Theatre Amherst
"presents two theatrical seasons each year; at the center of each are original productions of plays, both new works and plays from the multicultural repertory."
Sprouts/Basic/Boston Baked Theatre
"For over ten years, Boston Baked Theatre (BBT) has created all original, high-quality musical theatre for children ages 3-12."
UMass Theater Department Amherst
" Amherst, students, faculty, and staff are constantly involved in interesting projects... "

Collected Saturday, 23 June

Savoyard Light Opera Company Carlisle
" performances of the works of W. S. Gilbert and A. S. Sullivan, and other works of similar operatic, musical or theatrical nature, in Carlisle and nearby areas."
Valley Light Opera Amherset
" The VLO promotes broad participation and produces fine entertainment. "
New England Gilbert And Sullivan Society Arlington
" In the terminology of the G&S world, we are an appreciation society as opposed to a performing group. "
Sudbury Savoyards
"Our organization believes that, in community theater, the "community" part and the "theater" part are equally important."

Collected Wednesday, 13 June

Gloucester Stage
The Gloucester Stage Company was co-founded in 1979 by Geoff Richon, Denny Blodgett, and award-winning playwright Israel Horovitz as a 'safe harbor for playwrights and new plays'."
Bar Harbor Theatre
" ... dedicated to bringing outstanding theatre artists to this region of Maine, and to sharing the adventure of theatre with residents and visitors alike. "

Collected Thursday, 31 May
" Regardless of experience level or MIT affiliation, we are always looking for people to lend a hand, andmore importantly, have fun with us! After all, that's what community theatre is all about! "

Collected Thursday, 31 May
The River Rep Ivoryton CONN
"What summer theater ought to be"

Collected Thursday, 31 May
Chariho Players Wood River RI
"The Chariho Players, under the direction of Maureen Noel, are a group of Chariho students from grades 9-12. They devote an average of three nights a week to rehearsals"

Collected Tuesday, 29 May
The Market Theater Cambridge
"The Market Theater is a private, independent performing organization managed by a small staff of New England-based artists and administrators."

Collected Monday, 28 May
Stageloft Repertory Theatre Sturbridge
"No More OUCH! All Chairs are Theater Style!!!"

Threshold Theatre
In a space often rented by other companies, "Threshold Theatre is a company dedicated to the discovery and development of women artists of the past, present, and future. Our goal is to speak bravely; challenging traditional roles in society, and creating a new vision for women that celebrates our experience, strength, and imagination."

Collected Tuesday, 18 May
Mill River Dinner TheatreCentral Falls RI
"Enjoy a delicious dinner, prepared in our kitchen, complete with dessert, before the show or book your reservation for show only."

Collected Thursday, 19 April
erinys in Boston and San Francisco
" We strive to produce plays and musicals that offer strong, complex female roles with fresh, innovative voices and honest, insightful perspectives. "

Atlantis Playmakers Billerica
" Bringing unusual plays to the stage, and the stage to unusual places since 1998! "

Collected Wednesday, 4 April

Boston Theatre Bridge
"The Boston Theater Bridge was founded in 2001 by a small group of artists intent on expanding the over all Boston theater community. Its main goals are to increase the number of artistic opportunities available to new artists, to bring new and little-seen work to Boston audiences and to provide a “bridge” between artists trying to get a start in the community and those who are well-connected and established."

The Puddlejump Players
"... that indefatigable group which since 1992 has brought you fine original theatre by and for children..."

Collected Monday, 26 March

The Winchester Players
" a community theater group dedicated to presenting quality productions of less frequently performed works "

Collected Sunday, 25 March

Newport Repertory Theatre
"... theatrical productions which are both entertaining and challenging for the artists as well as the audience"

Collected Saturday, 24 March

Lori A Frankian
Casting & Consulting for the Acting Industry
The Longwood Players
"The group is based in Harvard School of Public Health and open to all."

Collected Tuesday, 20 March

Actor's Space "A place for actors to help one another grow and develop in their art..."

Collected Thursday, 15 March

Brat! Entertainment Wayland
Includes: The Friends of Broadway ; Folding Chair Family Theater; Entertainment Express; Camp SAMM and Angel Management
Main Street Theatre Woodbury
"Auditions for William Shakespeare's THE TEMPEST Actors age 15 and up"
Little Theatre of Stoughton
"The Little Theatre of Stoughton has been declared a tax exempt non-profit organization"
Falmouth Theatre Guild
"Cape Cod Community Theatre At Its Finest!"

Collected Thursday, 8 March

New York Theatre Wire
"News of What's Playing on New York Stages"

Collected Wednesday, 7 March

Acme Theatre Maynard
"Quality Community Theater in MetroWest Boston"
Medway Players
"Celebrating 15 years of quality theatre!"
The Boiler Company based in Boston
"dedicated to promoting educational, historical and literary subjects through its theatrical productions"
One of the arts is Theater

Collected Tuesday, 23 January

Randolph Community Theatre
"A Division of Randolph Recreation"
The Milton Players
"The Milton Players perform at the Milton Woman's Club"
The Granite Theatre Westerly RI
"Year round, the Granite Theatre will stage various forms of entertainment including Broadway plays, children's plays, lecture programs, cabaret acts, and more."
South Shore Arts Network
Lists 19 local theatres, including those below:
Buckley Performing Arts Center Brockton
Buckley Performing Arts Center @ Massasoit Community College ~ Brockton, Massachusetts
The Company Theatre, Norwell
"Welcome to the finest theatre in Southeastern Massachusetts"
Dreamchasers Theatre Arts Center Norwell
"classes offers students the opportunity to develop their artistic skills, while increasing self-confidence and awareness through the Art of Theatre. chase their dreams!"
North River Theatre Norwell
One more theatre in Norwell!
Quincy Dinner Theatre
"Located in the Historic Masonic Building in Downtown Quincy"

Collected Thursday 17 January

Uncommon Theatre Company Mansfield
Improv Soup Mansfield
Both teen-age theater groups, the improvs going on monthly. They can't spell, but they may be funny...

The Abbey Players, Manchester NH
The Anselmian Abbey Players in their 52nd season of producing theatre at Saint Anselm College

Collected Thursday, 15 January December

New Conservatory Theater Center San Francisco
" a Performing Arts complex ... producing Educational programs for young people and performances for adults. "

Collected Thursday, 2 December

American Theatre Works Inc.
A website collection of useful websites (even though the Theater Mirror listing is oddly in error!)

Collected Wednesday, 20 December

boston directors' lab
A showcase and a chance to experiment.....

Collected Saturday, 16 December

Walpole Children's Theatre, Inc.
For children. By children. Since 1969.....

Arts Books
The prices are in pounds, but the list goes on, and on, andon, and....

Collected Wednesday, 15 November

Broadway Archive video's for sale
Next best thing to having been there yourself...

Collected Monday, 2 November

The Academy of Performing Arts Orleans
This school Teaches with Performances! How novel..........

Collected Monday, 23 October

Fiddlehead Theatre Norwood
" the historic Norwood Theater"

Collected Wednesday, 4 October

Edwin Booth Theatre, Dover
This may be the smallest theatre in New Hampshire...

Collected Monday, 2 October

Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy
"Celebrating our 25th Anniversary Theatre Season! 1975-2000"

Collected Saturday, 23 September

North Regional Theatre Workshop
Yes, there IS musical theatre north of Boston!

Collected Monday, 18 September

MOONSTRUCK Drama Bookstore
Another good source...

Collected Thursday, 7 September

Newport Playhouse and Cabaret Restaurant
An establiished company joins the Internet

Collected Thursday, 31 August

Berwick, MAINE
"Click on barn door to enter!" This summer theater institution will have its 30th anniversary next serason!
Winthrop Playmakers
Their season is set through July 0f 2001!

Collected Tuesday, 21 August

The Theatre Ghost
Anonymous reviews of the average theatregoer's actual experiences...

Collected Tuesday, 15 August

Nashoba Players
This site is so new they are still building it!

Collected Tuesday, 8 August

Simsbury Summer Theatre For Youth
A Broadway musical a year since 1966

Collected Monday, 31 July

Undiscovered Musicals
Complete info on developing shows

Collected Tuesday, 25 July

"We're more than just a Community Theater... "

Collected Tuesday, 27 June

Scene 4 online magazine
A magazine about the making of theater and play and screenplay writing

Collected Sunday, 25 June

The Boiler Company
"The Boiler Company is a new Boston-based performing arts company that is dedicated to the production of socially conscious material. "

Collected Friday, 23 June

The Milford Theatre Guild
Over 25 Years of Community Theater

Collected Tuesday, 6 June

Ubiquity Stage
"Ubiquity Stage was founded on the premise that theater should be entertaining and fun. Our seasons are assembled with a balance of comedy and drama, contemporary and classic productions in mind."

Collected Wednesday, 31 May

The Friends of Broadway New Bedford
A children's theater group doing a show a year and touring.

Collected Tuesday, 30 May

Boston Theatre Works
This may be a site just for their next production, "Not About Nightingales"

Collected Thursday, 18 May

SnapDragon Puppet Theatre
A delight-filled website about a travelling company in Somerville
A new website for an old company

Collected Wednesday, 10 May

Life in the Spotlight.Com
This looks to me like the most indispensible theater website in this area.
I spent nearly an hour looking into its many goodies. Anyone who works in theater, anyone who really loves theater, ought to take a look at this website.
Dorothy Peabody ACTING COACH
Even working actors need help sometimes; New approaches to acting.
Reagle Players Waltham
Bob Reagle does "summer stock" productions --- local unpaid choruses and experienced Equity "stars" --- out in a huge high school auditorium in Waltham, doing classic musicals exactly the way they should be done.

Collected Tuesday, 2 May

Exit 7 Players Ludlow
Beginning their sixteenth year......
The Miniature Theatre of Chester
described by Jeffrey Borak of the The Berkshire Eagle as "the little miracle".
The Lyric Stage of Boston, Inc.
How long have we been missing this one???
The Theater Offensive BCA
Theater about gay/lesbian life
African Repertory Troupe Boston
the Other ART. "Our mission is to stage the works of Black playwrights, poets and storytellers, and to showcase performers of African descent."
Shea Theater Turners Falls
A center for several local companies.
Arena Civic Theatre Greenfield
A.C.T. works at the Shea
Ja'Duke Productions Turners Falls area
They work at Shea, and elsewhere...
UNADILLA THEATRE Vermont Theatre Festival, Inc. East Calais VT
"June 29 to September 2"
Calliope Productions Inc. Boylston MA
I didn't know there Was a Boylston MA!
Drawbridge Productions Fitchburg
"Marionette & Puppet shows for every occasion"
The Puppet Showplace Theatre Brookline
Children's and Cutting-Edge puppet shows...
The Leddy Center Epping NH
Musicals and concerts...
Portland Lyric Theatre South Portland ME
Musicals all year long
Merrimack Community Theatre NH
" We perform comedy, mystery, musical, and drama productions."
New Thalian Players Manchester NH
Two shows a year...
Spotlight Theatre Plaistow NH
"...and for that five years we have always done a summer show..."

Collected Friday, 28 April, 2000:

Payomet Performing Arts Center in Truro
A varied, active program that includes occasional theater
Portsmouth Community Theatre
Nearly missed this one...
Koinonia Theatre, Cambridge
This is one of several website updates...
The Hovey Players Waltham
And this is another...

Collected Monday, 6 April, 2000:

Wharf Rat Productions, Salem
The Wharf Rats' ALTERNATE STAGES at the restaurant/bar IN A PIG'S EYE is now the major focus of their operations, at 148 Derby St., Salem, Mass. (978) 741-4436. This will clue you in to their activities. Visit "The Pig" any time, and say hello to Laney Roberts; she day-lights as a waitress there between Wharf Rat gigs.

Collected Thursday, 27 March, 2000:

esayons theatre co.
"Actually, the company consists of Art Hennessey. He is the artistic director. The rest of us are his devoted friends who were graciously invited to partake in this cutting edge theatrical production.
Keep coming back to this page. I anticipate it shall be filled with our company philosophy, once we discover what precisely that is!"
Seatle Fringe Festival 10th Anniversary
"Unsinkable Fringe, the 2000 Fringe Theatre Festival, was a resounding success! Over 20,000 audience members saw 400+ performances by 76 theatre companies at nine venues. The 2001 Festival will be held March 8-18, and applications will be available on this site in August, 2000. Meanwhile, you can enjoy perusing the shows and reviews of the 2000 Fesival."

Collected Monday, 20 March, 2000:

READIO on Broadway
"New York City's Broadway Theater Reviews and Listings: Broadway Plays and Musicals in NY, New York: Tony Award Winners, actors, actresses, cast, directors, choreographers, comedies, dramas, playwrights, producers & ShowTime's. The How, When & Where in NYC."

Collected Monday, 6 March, 2000:

The Barre Players
"We are a non-profit theater organization based in the community of Barre, Massachusetts." Half an hour away from Worcester.

Collected Saturday, 2 March, 2000:

Pet Brick Productions
"...we believe the following elements to be essential: a personal vision, a collaborative spirit, a willingness to take risks, careful production planning, and respect for the intelligence and the imagination of our audience."

Collected Saturday, 26 February, 2000:

Sunset Players of Sharon
The Sharon Community Theatre moved into the Sunset Playhouse, and became....

Collected Wednesday, 2 February, 2000:

Emmanuel College Theatre Guild
A play and a musical, spring and fall, every year...

Collected Friday, 28 January, 2000:

Bova Productions Saugus
"Not only have we continued to provide outstanding entertainment for over 15 years, we have raised over $300,000 to benefit the MSPCC." Bravo Anthony Bova!

Collected Tuesday, 25 January, 2000:

New Repertory Theatre, Newton Highlands
A new website for The New Rep!
North Shore Players, Danvers
And a new site for an old company...

Collected Tuesday, 24 January, 2000:

Coyote Theatre
Nine years of work developing playwrights and performing at the BCA

Collected Thursday, 13 January, 2000:

Dossy Peabody ACTING COACH
Even working actors need help sometimes.
New approaches to acting.
Dorothy Brodesser ACTING COACH
The personal touch.

Collected Wednesday, 12 January, 2000:

Rob's Audition Information
"WELCOME TO ROB'S 'Wicked Lot of Theater Audition Information' "
Performing Arts & Artists Worldwide
This is a big grab-bag of useful websites.

Collected Friday, 7 January, 2000:

Shakespeare NOW Theatre Company, Westwood
This group is touring productions to schools.
All Children's Theatre Providence
Productions, classes, workshops, and tours.
Worcester County Light Opera
A show a year since 1937, plus workshops.
Driftwood Players Saco, Maine
Library tours of children's plays Free Headshots!
Headshots, Resumes, ClassAds (and don't forget etc.!)

Collected Saturday, 6 November, 1999:

The Vineyard Playhouse
Serious theater every summer in Vineyard Haven...
Vermont Stage Company @ UVM in Burlington
This company in residence at the UVM Department of Theatre does productions in Burlington, and in other theatres around the state.
Main Street Stage, North Adams
This noxiously blinking website is for a 50-seat house doing plays in the Berkshire area even when Stockbridge and Williamstown are dark!
Community Repertory Theatre @ UConn. in Storrs
A bare-bones list of productions
Web Phantom Productions Boston
This website details only one play. Watch this space...

Collected Thursday, 28 October, 1999:

Lyric Theatre Company, Burlington, Vermont
An excellent new website celebrating their 25th anniversary --- and they're about to do their first NON-musical!

Collected Tuesday, 5 October, 1999:

Theatre Company of Rhode Island, Harrisville
Don Gillis told us about this one; in business for 15 years.

Collected Thursday, 30 September, 1999:

BestLinks Theaters & Performing Arts
The next three websites were found through this very excellent list!

The Community Players, Pawtucket
This is Don Gillis' community theater group

NewGate Theatre, Providence
Apparently, it's in a church...

Portsmouth Community Theater
Yes, Virginia, there's aPortsmouth in Rhode Island too!

Faustwork Mask Theatre, Warren
This is a workshop, and maybe a touring group; sounds fascinating!

Collected Tuesday, 14 September, 1999:

Bread And Puppet Theatre
Peter Schuman's historic experiment in giving contemporary theater a conscience, and a soul.

Chandler Music Hall& Cultural Center, Randolph, Vt.
They sometimes give plays...

Oak Street Theatre. Portland ME
A very healthy company, a very poorly updated website!

Maine Shakespeare Festival, Bangor, ME
Much more than Shagsberd! Plays new and old from October through May!

Ogunquit Playhouse
A Maine Tradition!

The Public TheatreLewiston/Auburn ME
"The Public Theatre has blossomed into a professional Equity theatre, dedicated to producing high quality entertainment at an affordable price."

The Bushnell, Hartford, CONN
The biggest theatre in town...

Downstairs Productiuon Company, Stafford Springs, CONN
This year's project is a Halloween show...

THE GOODSPEED OPERA HOUSE & Goodspeed at Chester Conn.
The Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam manages the Norma Terris Theatre which is in Chester. Got that?

Music Theatre of Connecticut
They're a school, and a touring group. They get around...

They do two big musicals every year...

Hampstead Players,Barnstead NH
They tour the entire country; they live in New Hampshire...

Nashua Theatre Guild,NH
The oldest continuous theatre group in southern New Hampshire...since ...1961?????

Peterborough Players, NH
Professional productions for 65 years...???

Pontine Movement Theatre. Portsmouth NH
And "actor-based" company with excellent reviews...

Seacoast Repertory Theatre, Portsmouth NH
Big musicals, small children's plays, "The Rocky Horror Midnight Stage Show" etc. ...

Production Workshop, Brown University, Providence RI
Students, student directed...

Colonial Chorus Players, Reading MA
Musical Diner Theater...

M.W. Repertory Theatre Company, Etc., Worcester MA
These Roots Are Not Dead! This is a website/company that is alive and well at Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Neverland Theatre, Hamilton MA
Children's classes and performances...

Play by Players Theatre CompanyLowell

These performers "present" historical figures in live interactions...

Town Players of Pittsfield
Berkshire County theater since 1921..or 1920...or 1916....or 1910.....or 1880.......

Collected Friday, 10 September, 1999:

Mugford Street Players, Marblehead
John Fogle created this beautiful and original website for an historic company he obviously loves.

Collected during the walkabout, 17 August - 2 September, 1999:

Sugan Theatre Company , @ Boston Center for The Arts
"I was just surfing and wanted to let you know that The Sugan Theatre Company has done some wonderful work on their website - I think it's also a more direct route to get to it." === Irene Daly

Enchanted Circle Theater, Holyoke
"Enchanted Circle Theater is an educational touring theater company based in Holyoke, MA." ===Jess Bard, Company Manager

But you've got to join. (I didn't!)

Franklin Performing Arts Company
"I live in Franklin and they have a theatre group that would be perfect to list on your web site." ===Michael

Tabor Valley Players, East Corinth/Topsham (VT)
"Our small community theater is Tabor Valley Players in East Corinth, Vermont." ===Harry Lee Gray - secretary

Collected Friday, 13 August, 1999:
BCA: The Boston Center for The Arts
Patrick Wang "...thought you might be interested to know that the BCA recently launched a very nice website..." And I heartily agree!

Collected Monday, 26 July, 1999:
Stamford Theatre Works
Irene Daly found this one for us. They specialize in N E W plays!

Collected Thursday, 22 July, 1999:
The Oldcastle Theatre Company, Bennington
From may through October, for over 25 years...

Collected Wednesday, 7 July, 1999:
The Company Theatre, Norwell
"The most beautiful theatre on the south shore" ===Patriot Ledger

Collected Tuesday, 22 June, 1999:
Second Stage Theatre Company, Newton Highlands
"Nancy Curran Willis and Fred Robbins proudly announce the formation of a new non-equity professional theatre company" using The New Rep for a performing space.

Collected Tuesday, 15 June, 1999:
Worcester Foothills Theatre
An excellent theatre joins the web! StageSource
Irene Daly (who tipped us to these websites, thanks!) noticed an amazing revamp of this site.
(Move the cursor around the opening page and watch the sparks fly!)

Collected Tuesday, 8 June, 1999:
Playwrights' Platform
They've been meeting for over twenty years; the website is new to me

Collected Thursday, 4 June, 1999:
The Wang Center
This site must be the Best Kept Secret on the Internet!
Sanford Maine Stage Company
"A community theater located on Beaver Hill in Springvale, Maine"

Collected Thurday, 27 May, 1999:
Theatre at The Mount
At Mount Wachusett Community College, in Gardner. And there are other goodies...

Collected Thurday, 27 May, 1999:
The Hartford Stage Company
Very old, important company;new on the web...
Lost Nation Theatre Montpelier
Reason Number One on the Top Ten List of "Why Central Vermonters Hang Around Town in the Summer."
The News in RevueWestwood, summers
Satirical Topical Summer Fun
New Century Theatre Northampton
Good Summer Stuff "Way out West"!!
Booth Productions, Worcester (and Ogunquit ME)
Yes! Two cities, two theatres, two summer programs.....

Collected Wednesday, 26 May, 1999:
Same-Day Discount Tickets!!!

Collected Tuesday, 18 May, 1999:
American Stage Festival
"New Hampshire's largest year-round professional theater company"

Shadow Boxing
Readings of new plays in Cambridge

Collected Friday, 7 May, 1999:
Blue Moon Theatre
Mime classes & performances in Cambridge

Collected Wednesday, 28 April, 1999:
Artistic New Directions
Retreats & Seminars in Woodridge NY --- The Catskills!!!

Collected Saturday, 24 April, 1999:
BostonUSA Tourist Bureau
This is good coverage of the Boston theater scene for prospective tourists.

Collected Monday, 19 April, 1999:
Theatre By The Sea, Matunuck
Don Gillis says: "I have no idea when the hell this web site when up - but this is Rhode Island's best (and only!) Summer Theater. I love this place - only its about 75 minutes from my house...yeah ,,, you can drive 75 minutes and still be in RI.!!!"

Collected Monday, 5 April, 1999:
Turtle Lane Playhouse, Newton
An old, flourishing company; a fledgeling website...

Collected Sunday, 21 March, 1999:
Just a change in URL, but a good, clear, well-maintained site.
Again, just a URL change, but check their News-Items on page 0ne...

Collected Wednesday, 17 March, 1999:
STAGES Theatre Company, Orleans Under the Gloria Dei Artes Foundation umbrella, "dedicated to glorifying God through the pursuit of excellence in the performing arts." Right on!

Collected Tuesday, 2 March, 1999:
A personal viewpoint on a big subject...

Collected Thursday, 11 February, 1999:
Theatre III, Acton
The Concord Players had this one...

Collected Saturday, 13 February, 1999:
Garde Arts Center, New London
Theater, and a great deal more...

Collected Thursday, 11 February, 1999:
New Players Theatre GuildFitchburg
Twenty-four years of theater.........
Attleboro Community Theatre
Forty-two years of theater...........!
An excellent straight list of plays to see.

Collected Friday, 29 January, 1999:
Another I should have known about long before this!

Collected Sunday, 17 January, 1999:
Theatre B.C. British Columbia
One huge list...!

Collected Friday, 15 January, 1999:
Pittsburg Theatre Schedules
A Useful links-list for the area

Collected Thursday, 14 January, 1999:
Industrial Theatre Harvard U & Taunton

Collected Saturday, 9 January, 1999:
Barrington Stage Company Sheffield
Winning awards in the Berkshires...
New England Actors' Theatre New Haven/Hartford/Hamden
Classes and readings and performances

Collected Wednesday, 6 January, 1999:
(from The Hovey Players' links-list)
Hole in The Wall Theater Company New Britain
"Hole in the Wall Theater will allow anyone who walks through our doors to enjoy theater at whatever level he or she desires."
Boston Playwrights' Theatre
How the hell did I miss this one!!!???
Meeting House Players Chester,Conn.
A Community Theater
Music and Drama Company Londonderry, NH
A music director and staff for "A Chorus Line" are needed...
National Theatre of The Deaf Chester,Conn.
A unique national touring company

Collected Thursday, 31 December, 1998:
Insight Theater Company
A new company, a new website...
"It Happened on Broadway" by the Frommers
Oral histories of the golden age of musicals

Collected Wednesday, 30 December, 1988:
Erika Batdorf gives classes in corporeal mime,emotional/physical connection, etc...
Wakefield Repertory Theatre, Inc.
A Community Theatre
Greater Norwalk Community Theatre Conn.
And another...
And check out these high school theatrical groups' websites:
Wakefield High School Drama Club
Wareham High School's Viking Theater
Saint Bernard's High School Fitchburg
The Bromfield (H.S.) Drama Society
Pacers Production Team, Hinsdale High School,NH
Kearsarge Regional H. S. Drama Club
Bristol Central H. S. Footlights
Pomperaug (H.S.)Theatre Company

Collected Sunday, 29 November, 1988:
Theater at Monmouth
"...bringing Shakespeare to Central Maine."
Maine State Music Theatre
At Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine
Penobscott Theatre Company Bangor, ME
Also home of the Maine Shakespeare Festival
LaMe Theatre Productions Billerica
"...based wherever the artistic director DJ MacIntosh is."
Williamstown Theatre Festival
Way out west in the summer......
Berkshire Theatre Festival Stockbridge
Way out west in the summer as well!
Asia Onstage
Chinese Culture Institute/Asia On Stage
Westport Country Playhouse
Since 1930......
Second Guess Theatre Fairfield County
Uppity and experimental
Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Waterford
National Theater Institute
Vermont Theatre Company Brattleboro
"Entertaining Southern Vermont for fourteen seasons"

Collected Thanksgiving, 26 November, 1988:
Spingold Center Brandeis University
This once moribund website apparently came to life without my noticing till now!
Boston Aliance of Theatre Artisans
Here's a useful directory of behind-the-scenes theatrical workmen.
Hampshire Shakespeare CompanyAmherst area
Finally! A website in "The far west"!!!
American Theater Web
This looks like a great collection of website URLs, but it's slow to load.
A to Z TheatricalsProvidence, RI
How have I missed this one, so close to home, for so long?
Booth ProductionsWorcester/Ogunquit
When last I looked, this site seemed dead. It's not!
I didn't know the Boston Center for the Arts HAD a web-site! It's the best-kept secret of the war.

Collected Monday, 16 November, 1998:
New York Shows by Ticket Price
JulieAnne Charest of N.E.E.D. tipped us to The New York TheatreWire, with this unique view of Big Apple shows. There are reviews and bits of news as well.
The London Fringe+
Smaller theater is alive and well in Shakespeare's city.
Portland (Maine) Stage Company
At Last! A theatre in Maine On Line!!!!!!!!!
Summer Theatres in America
This site loads slowly, but tries to be aware of all the summer theatres all across America!
And it seems to be centered at Saxtons River.....

Collected Thursday, 12 November, '98:
Little Rhody Theatre
Reviews of Rhode Island theater, by Don Gillis, Tony Annicone, and others.

Collected Wednesday, 11 November, '98:
Young Audiences of Massachusetts
In-school theater projects; some involve David Zucker's mime!

Collected Sunday, 25 October, 1998:

Jay's North Carolina Theatre Calendar
Excellent coverage

Maria Teresa Iovinelli's performing arts links
Scroll down to Theatre, and..... Wow!
Excellent Big Apple coverage

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