Friday, April 12, 2013
Show opens tonight at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church. Performances are April 12/13 and 19/20. Click here for more:
The following was provided by Wakefield Repertory Theatre: Wakefield Repertory Theatre’s production of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty’s “Lucky Stiff” opens next Friday, April 12. In this fast paced musical farce, English shoe salesman Harry Witherspoon finds out that Anthony Hendon, an uncle that he never met, has left him six million dollars. However, in order to receive the estate, Harry must take the corpse of his Uncle Anthony, who is sitting in a wheelchair and has been dressed to appear alive, on an all-expenses paid "vacation" to Monte Carlo, and fulfill the tasks specified by his uncle's will. If Harry is unwilling to do this, the money will go to his uncle's favorite charity, the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn. In Monte Carlo, …
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Performances begin on April 12th at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church.
The following was provided by Wakefield Repertory Theatre: When Englishman Harry Witherspoon finds out he has inherited six million dollars from a casino manager uncle he’s never met, he is thrilled… but the money comes with a catch. Witherspoon must bring the embalmed body of his dead uncle on a whirlwind trip to Monte Carlo for one last fling. A representative from the Universal Dog Home of Brooklyn follows him, because if he doesn’t fulfill the will’s conditions exactly, they are next in line for the money. Both are pursued by the uncle’s girlfriend (who embezzled the six million from her husband) and her brother (who she’s set up to take the fall when her husband finds out the money is gone.) This musical farce features wheelchairs…
Friday, January 25, 2013
Musical comedy runs Jan 25th, 26th and 27th at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church.
The following was provided by Wakefield Repertory Theatre: Wakefield Repertory Theatre presents “Nunsense”, the musical comedy by Dan Goggins, on January 25 and 26 at 8:00pm and January 27 at 3:00pm. “Nunsense” is a hilarious spoof about the misadventures of five of the nineteen surviving Little Sisters of Hoboken (the rest were struck down by botulism after eating tainted vichyssoise and are now being stored in the convent's deep freeze.) The nuns decide to stage a fundraising variety show to pay for the burials of their deceased sisters. Participating in the project are Mother Superior Mary Regina, a former circus performer who can not resist the spotlight; her competitive but dignified rival, second-in-command Sister Mary Hubert; …
Saturday, January 19, 2013
Katrina Faulstich and Adam Schuler, Ron Lomasney, Denise DiTonno awarded this year.
Saturday, January 19
The following was provided by Wakefield Repertory Theatre: Wakefield Repertory Theatre presented its annual awards at the group’s Annual Meeting. The Ron Chibaro Award is given annually to a person who WRT feels has displayed his/her own form of outstanding artistic excellence in the organization. This year’s award was presented to the 2012 Wakefield Repertory Youth Theatre staff: Adam Schuler, Katrina Faulstich, Kerry Ann Donovan, Sarah DiTonno, MacKenzie Maloney, Lizz Stepchin, Laura Caton and Brad Robinson. The WRYT staff is solely responsible for the day to day operations of the group’s summer camp for 5th through 9th graders. They have managed as many as 50 campers in a 6 week process of daily camp life leading towards a final …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Auditions are January 28 and 30 from 7 to 10 p.m.
Saturday, January 12
Wakefield Repertory Theatre announces auditions for "Lucky Stiff", a musical farce by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. "Lucky Stiff" is a zany, offbeat, and very funny murder mystery farce complete with slamming doors, mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair. See www.wakefieldrep.org for more information on characters. Auditions will be held January 28 and 30 from 7-10pm, with callbacks on February 1 from 7-10pm. Auditions and callbacks will be held at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church, 273 Vernon Street, Wakefield. Rehearsals will be on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays with occasional Thursday rehearsals at the same location. The show will be presented on April 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and …
Friday, September 21, 2012
Performances Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church.
Friday, September 21, 2012
This weekend is closing weekend for Wakefield Repertory Theatre’s production of “Bye Bye Birdie”, one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. Performances are this Friday and Saturday 29 at 8:00pm and Sunday at 3:00pm. The show will be presented at Wakefield-Lynnfield United Methodist Church, 273 Vernon Street, Wakefield and features local teens and adults. In the show, Conrad Birdie, an Elvis Presley type, will bid a typical American teen-age girl goodbye before he joins the Army, with an all-American kiss. His visit to Sweet Apple, Ohio and the home of Kim MacAfee and her family, throws both the family and the town into turmoil. The show features a number of well-known songs, including “Put on a Happy Face” and gives an …
Friday, December 2, 2011
Wakefield's tree lighting ceremony is tonight, the Wakefield Repertory Theater puts on a Broadway cabaret show, there's a lot of great events all happening this weekend, and more things to know today.
1. Sun and maybe rain - There's 20 percent chance of showers after 4 p.m., but otherwise, it should be sunny, with a high near 50 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. 2. Super Bowl - Saturday's Super Bowl game versus Dennis-Yarmouth Regional High School: 3 p.m., at Manning Field in Lynn, MA. Tickets will be sold at the gate only, and cost $7 for students and $10 for adults. If you can't make the game, Wakefield Patch will once again be live-blogging all the action straight from Manning Field! Follow along on your computer or on your phone for live updates. 3. Tree lights - Catch Wakefield's annual ceremony and lighting of the holiday season lights tonight at 6:30 p.m., put on by the Wakefield Community Neighborhood …
Thursday, October 20, 2011
Where and when to meet the Principal of the Dolbeare or the Town Administrator, where to audition for a play, and more things to know today.
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Thursday, October 20, 2011
1. It's not over yet - Today there's a chance of showers in the morning, and temperatures could gradually climb as high as 69 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. However, it will still be pretty windy out there, with gusts up to 31 mph. 2. Today in Wakefield sports - Girls varsity field hockey plays Burlington at 3:30 p.m. @ Burlington, boys varsity soccer plays Burlington at 3:45 p.m. at home, and girls varsity soccer plays Burlington at 6 p.m. @ Burlington. 3. Meet the Principal - If you're a parent at the Dolbeare School, Principal Beth Yando is hosting a "Principal's Coffee" today from 2 to 2:30 p.m. in the school's cafeteria. James Moriarty, the new instructional technology teacher at the Dolbeare, will be the special …
Friday, October 14, 2011
The Repertory Theatre will be bringing the beloved musical, Grease, to their stage this Saturday, October 14th through the 23rd.
It's the one that we want! Grease! The Repertory Theatre will be hosting several shows between October 14th through the 23rd featuring the classic Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey musical. The show is presented at the Wakefield-Lynnfield United Church on 273 Vernon Street, Wakefield. This show will feature talented Wakefield actor, Lauren D'Amore. Tickets are $17 for adult and $15 for students and seniors. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ticketstage.com/WRT or by calling (781) 245-1173. Below are the exact dates and times: Event Details: Export to Calendar:
Thursday, August 11, 2011
The Wakefield Repertory Youth Theatre put on a show of "My Son Pinocchio" last Saturday.
Young Wakefield thespians and other local kids took the stage at Melrose Veterans Memorial Middle School on Thursday through Saturday last week in Wakefield Youth Repertory Theatre's production of Disney’s My Son Pinocchio. Click through the photo gallery above to see scenes from Saturday's matinee performance. Did you attend one of the performances? Upload your own photos to this gallery. It's easy—just sign into your Wakefield Patch account (or sign into Wakefield Patch using your Facebook account) at wakefield.patch.com/login. Click the "Add your photos & videos" link below the photos and follow the directions.