04/15/15 7:00am
04/15/2015 7:00 AM
Alan Stewart and Rebekah White rehearse a scene from Northeast Stage's production of the J. M. Barrie play 'Dear Brutus.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Alan Stewart and Rebekah White rehearse a scene from Northeast Stage’s production of the J. M. Barrie play ‘Dear Brutus.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

J.M.Barrie is best known for creating Neverland and that boy who would never grow up, but he had amassed a full complement of works during his life (including an opera he wrote with Arthur Conan Doyle). “Dear Brutus” offers some of the whimsy and wistfulness of “Peter Pan” and this sweet play is currently being given an engaging presentation by Northeast Stage.  (more…)

04/08/15 7:00am
04/08/2015 7:00 AM
Alan Stewart and Rebekah White rehearse a scene from Northeast Stage's production of the J. M. Barrie play 'Dear Brutus.' (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

Alan Stewart and Rebekah White rehearse a scene from Northeast Stage’s production of the J. M. Barrie play ‘Dear Brutus.’ (Credit: Katharine Schroeder)

A mysterious dinner party offers characters opportunities to remake their lives. Northeast Stage’s production of the J.M. Barrie play ‘Dear Brutus’ will be held April 10-12 and 17-19 at Holy Trinity Church in Greenport.

The play’s name — in which dinner party guests take a walk in an enchanted wood and have a chance to live out their dreams — is taken from the Shakespeare line ‘The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves … ‘  (more…)