The Longwood Players

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Upcoming shows

Poster for A Bright Room Called Day

A Bright Room Called Day

By Tony Kushner

Directed by Kaitlyn Chantry

November 3, 4, 9, 10 at 8pm

November 5 and 11 at 2pm

Chelsea Theatre Works
189 Winnisimmet St., Chelsea

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Angels in America comes this powerful portrayal of individual dissolution and resolution in the face of political catastrophe.

“Tony Kushner’s A BRIGHT ROOM CALLED DAY … is unabashedly political, thought-provoking, a little scary, and frequently a good deal of theatrical fun … BRIGHT ROOM is … an examination of Nazi Germany in an attempt to shed insight on our own time. It’s brash, audacious, and, depending on your politics, anything from infuriatingly naïve to intoxicatingly visionary. In its 1932-33 span, it tells of a group of Berlin artists and friends, with varying degrees of communist leanings, and of the changes in their lives as democracy falls and Adolph Hitler takes over.” —Sid Smith, Chicago Tribune

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Poster for A Night at the Cabaret 2018

A Night at the Cabaret 2018

February 3, 2018 at 8pm

Chelsea Theatre Works
189 Winnisimmet St., Chelsea

Our annual fundraiser and enjoyable evening - stay tuned for more details!

Poster for Next to Normal

Next to Normal

Music by Tom Kitt

Book & Lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Directed by Joy Lamberton-Arcolano

Music directed by Karin Denison

Choreography by Alexander Davis

April 19, 20, 21, 26, 27 at 8pm

April 22 and 28 at 2pm

Chelsea Theatre Works
189 Winnisimmet St., Chelsea

Next to Normal, with book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey and music by Tom Kitt, explores how one suburban household copes with crisis and mental illness. Winner of three 2009 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Score and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, Next to Normal was also chosen as "one of the year's ten best shows" by critics around the country, including The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, Rolling Stone and The New York Times.

Dad's an architect; Mom rushes to pack lunches and pour cereal; their daughter and son are bright, wise-cracking teens, appearing to be a typical American family. And yet their lives are anything but normal because the mother has been battling manic depression for 16 years. Next to Normal takes audiences into the minds and hearts of each character, presenting their family's story with love, sympathy and heart.

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Next to Normal is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.