One Night Only Performances and Community Collaborations

Friday, December 6 @ 7:30 PM

Beyond Belief 

Fish Tales: true stories, told live. Local Storytellers are ready to share funny and honest moments about stories you almost can’t believe. So join our enthusiastic audience and enjoy the privilege of listening to someone else’s life for a while at Fish Tales: Beyond Belief. Presented in collaboration with the Gloucester Writers Center and Gloucester Stage Company. Tickets are $25 General Admission. $5 from every ticket benefits the DOWD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP FUND.

The Evening’s Host will be Mary John Boylan (board member of GWC & GSC). Presenters will include:
Casey Breton, Rebecca Ketterer, Jeremy McKeen, Barry O’Brien, John Ronan, Nicki Richon Schoel, Ben Wildrich

Saturday, December 7 @ 6:00 PM


World Premiere Staged Reading by Erika Funkhouser  

A new play retelling the events leading up to an extraordinary Christmas Eve on a farm in Concord, Mass., when a young girl and her family unexpectedly welcome three refugees into their home, thus changing the pattern of their lives for years to come. Tickets are reserved seating and price of admission includes cocktails and dessert buffet with post-show party.


Featuring Grammy-winner Amadee Castenell | December 21, 8 PM

Henri Smith New Orleans Christmas

New Orleans Singer/Bandleader Henri Smith brings his 9-piece band back to the Gloucester Stage Company for a special New Orleans Christmas concert after their sold-out Gloucester Concert Series premiere last May.

For this special Christmas concert, Henri adds seasonal and gospel favorites to his traditional New Orleans repertoire and features Grammy-winner Amadee Castenell on Sax and flute.

As part of their grand finale, Henri and his band will lead a second line dance through the theater.