North Shore Theatre Group

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North Shore Theatre Group & North Shore Theatre Productions is a not-for-profit, professional company committed to presenting non-musical classic, modern and original works from innovative perspectives throughout the region of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and parts of New England. NSTG is dedicated to staging plays that challenge as well as entertain. A vital part of our mission is to offer professional theatre to Long Island communities that have little exposure to the dramatic arts. We present theatre that celebrates the human spirit and strives to touch and reflect the essence of what connects us to one another by bringing the highest quality theatre to our local audiences.
 


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Production History

The Upper Berth  | Open: 10/08/09 Close: 10/08/09
Greg Oliver Bodine performs this spooky, nautically-themed one-man play outside on the Buoy Deck of the Historic Lighthouse Tender, LILAC, docked at Pier 40.  Adapted from the classic ghost story by F. Marion Crawford
 

THE STORY: Pier 40, New York - October 1939. On the eve celebrating the transfer of the LILAC to the United States Coast Guard as the country prepares for war. The evening's Master of Ceremonies, Mr. E.F. Brisbane, recalls securing a haunted berth on the steamship, Kamtschatka, bound for Liverpool. He requests a state-room with a double bunk and is disappointed to learn that he will have a roommate in the upper berth. During the first night of the voyage, his roommate runs screaming out of the small room and throws himself overboard. Brisbane learns that three other men who booked into Room 105 have killed themselves in the same fashion, and he is determined to investigate matters that begin to strike him as altogether ‘supernatural.’

All aboard for this nautical treat of thrills and chills!  A must-see for haunted ship enthusiasts and fans of mystery and horror.  Suitable for adults and for children (ages 12 and over). Running time: approx. 40 minutes.  Written & performed by Greg Oliver Bodine*.  Directed by DeLisa M. White.  Asst. Director: Jenny Rosenbluth.  Stage Manager: Ien DeNio.  An AEA approved showcase. (*appears courtesy of Actors’ Equity Association)

Cash bar & concessions on board. 50% of ticket proceeds directly benefit the restoration and preservation of the LILAC -- New York's last historic steamship! Show info: www.nstg.org For more info on the LILAC, please visit: www.lilacpreservationproject.org 

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The Yellow Wallpaper  | Open: 03/23/09 Close: 03/24/09
What if the one person who has vowed to love you… for better or for worse… in sickness and in health… took you away… from everyone that you cherish? From everything that sustains you? In essence, the sum of yourself. Where would you go? What would you do?

THE YELLOW WALLPAPER tells the shocking story of one woman’s isolation, obsession, and descent into madness.

The Story: New England, 1891. Jane, a sensitive and imaginative woman, finds herself sequestered on a remote estate that her husband, a physician, has rented for the summer. She is forbidden to write, and must hide her journal entries as she recuperates from what he has diagnosed as a "temporary nervous depression” following the birth of their baby. Without anything or anyone to stimulate her, Jane becomes obsessed by the wallpaper in her bedroom as the effect of her domestic oppression and stifled creativity begins to take a toll on her sanity. 

Annalisa Loeffler stars in this new one-woman play adapted from the classic short story by Charlotte Perkins Gilman. One actress. One hour -- please join us!

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