Posts Tagged ‘Stoneham MA’

Play about a teenage girl with supernatural powers From the very start, you know that there’s something different about The Sparrow, and that goes for both the play currently on stage at Stoneham Theatre and the title character. The Sparrow is an inventive and original play that combines a comic book aesthetic and a cinematic […]


Strong cast featured in Stoneham Theatre production The outstanding quality of Stoneham Theatre’s current production of William Inge’s 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “Picnic,” is largely attributable to skillful casting and the superb performances that bring to life Inge’s memorable characters. The play’s power derives from Inge’s dark exploration of timeless themes, such and judging – […]


Holiday classic newly relevant for these times What is left to say about “It’s a Wonderful Life,” the story by Philip Van Doren that in 1947 Frank Capra made into a classic holiday film starring Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore? Now aired on numerous television networks throughout the holiday season, hardly anyone over […]


Runs through Nov. 9, 2008 Each of the characters in Colin Teevan’s “How Many Miles to Basra,” it seems, has a debt to settle. The current offering at Stoneham Theatre follows an Irish radio journalist, Ursula (played by Eve Kagan), as the British military unit in which she’s embedded struggles to survive an unauthorized journey […]


Sentimental comedy about seniors at Stoneham Theatre It doesn’t hurt that playwright/director Jack Neary’s sentimental comedy about senior citizens is set in a working-class eastern Massachusetts neighborhood and features five characters who, to those who grew up in this area, will be as familiar as their own neighbors. But “The Porch” is also a very […]


Sisters of Swing at Stoneham Theatre through May 4 You don’t have to be a member of the Greatest Generation to enjoy Sisters of Swing, the tribute to the Andrews Sisters currently playing at Stoneham Theatre. But considering that the Andrews Sisters sold over 90 million records, had more Top Ten hits than the Beatles […]


The whole silly story broke in the middle of November. A middle school in Winchester planned a December 19 field trip to Stoneham Theatre where 7th graders would be treated to a professional theatrical performance of the Christmas classic, Miracle on 34th Street. But then the principal abruptly cancelled the school trip after receiving complaints […]