violet logoMarblehead Little Theatre presents


Produced by Trudi Olivetti and Lori Lord
Book by  Brian Crawley
Music by  Jeanine Tesori
Lyrics by  Brian Crawley
Directed by Steve Black
Musical Direction by Lianne Goodwin
Stage Manager Susan Parker

Performances: Oct 10, 11, 16, 17, 18 at 7:30pm, Oct 11, 12 and 19 at 2:00pm

Winner of the Drama Critics’ Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical when it premiered off-Broadway, VIOLET features a score of show-stopping anthems ranging from American-roots to folk to gospel from one of most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre.

Based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts, the story follows Violet who as a young girls was struck by a wayward axe blade when her father was chopping wood, leaving her with a visible scar across her face. With enough money finally saved she’s traveling across the 1964 Deep South towards a miracle – the healing touch of a TV evangelist that will make her beautiful. Though she may not succeed in having the scar on her face healed, Violet is able to repair those that are lying deeper than her skin; and on the way she meets a young, African-American Soldier whose love for her reaches far past her physical “imperfections”.

With its immaculately crafted, multi-genre score whose lyrics and book are from the fantastic Brian Crawley (A LITTLE PRINCESS), VIOLET is a powerhouse piece of theatre that needs no more than a few chairs and talented performers to take an audience’s breath away. It is a must for companies dedicated to depicting moving stories on their stage.

Cast List:

Violet – Chelsea Minton
Young Violet – Sydney Newcomb
Father – Steve Filipiak
Flick – Arthur Gomez
Monty – Adam Sherkanowski
Gospel Soloist/Ensemble – Leeta White
Mabel/Music Hall Singer/Ensemble – Andrea Giangreco
Preacher/Ensemble – John Archer
Earl/Ensemble – Ricky DeSisto
Virgil/Ensemble – Guthrie Scimgeour
Old Lady/Hotel Singer/Ensemble – Janet Sheehan

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Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Marblehead Little Theatre
Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol

Adapted & Directed by Erik Rodenhiser
Produced by Bruce Whear & Steve Black

Fri, Dec 5 at 7:30 PM
Sat, Dec 6 at 2:00 PM
Sun, Dec 7 at 5:00 PM
Thurs, Dec 11 at 7:30 PM
Sat, Dec 13 at 7:30 PM
Sun, Dec 14 at 1:00 PM

MLT brings the classic tale to life with a clever twist. Local actor, Erik Rodenhiser, plays Ebenezer Scrooge, with an entire cast of children and young adults playing all other roles. With music, comedy and drama, this show is a great experience for all.

Marblehead Little Theatre announces non-equity auditions for Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Auditions for actors ages of 11-17
Sun. September 14th from 6:00PM-8:30PM
Wed. September 17th from 6:00PM-7:00PM

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Christmas isMarblehead Little Theatre

Christmas Is

 Thurs, Dec 4 @7:30PM
Sat, Dec 6 at 7:30PM
Sun, Dec 7 at 1:00PM
Fri, Dec 12 at 7:30PM
Sat, Dec 13 at 2:00PM
Sun, Dec 14 at 5:00PM

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Diary of Anne Frank

Marblehead Little Theatre Presents The Diary of Anne Frank Produced by Christy Hebert Directed by Anne Lucas Adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank. Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theatre. Very few plays have […]

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Into the Woods

Into the Woods Produced by Jim Ernst and Andrea Giangreco Book by James Lapine Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Directed and Choreographed by Sarah Ernst Performances are March 6, 7, 12, 13, and 14 at 7:30 p.m. and March 7, 8, 14, and 15 at 2:00 p.m. Auditions: Announcement for non-equity performers for principal […]

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