Special Performances and Community Collaborations

December 2  |  Live Performance

Home for the Holidays

6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m.

Our annual holiday show reunites Paula Plum, Richard Snee, and Paul Melendy with an open bar, sweets and a holiday wreath auction.

December 9  |  Community Event

Rocky Neck Holiday Trek

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

From vibrant paintings and sculptures to intricate ceramics and handcrafted jewelry, the Rocky Neck Holiday Trek offers a diverse array of one-of-a-kind treasures perfect for last-minute Christmas gifts. Whether you’re seeking a thoughtful present or treating yourself, the Holiday Trek invites you to discover the joy of locally crafted gifts amidst the creative energy of the Rocky Neck Art Colony.

December 15  |  Free Film Event

Captains Courageous

7:30 p.m.

Based on Rudyard Kipling’s 1897 novel, the movie was filmed primarily in Gloucester. Free admission in partnership with the Cape Ann Cinema and Gloucester 400+ Celebration.

December 16  |  Live Performance

Henri Smith New Orleans Holiday Special

7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Featuring New Orleans Singer/Bandleader Henri Smith brings his 9-piece band back to the Gloucester Stage Company for a special New Orleans Holiday Special concert Saturday, December 16th at 7:30pm.

January 2  |  Community Events

Meeting in a Box

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Join community groups, associations and friends in discussing ideas and action plans for the Gloucester Comprehensive Plan.  

January 6 & 7 |  Live Performance

Can My Baby Fly?

Saturday @ 7:30pm and Sunday @ 3:00pm

The Award-winning pediatrician Dr. Brian G. Orr presents a one-man show sharing enlightening, humorous, and heartfelt stories from his 40+ years as a pediatrician. Building on the success of his book A Pediatrician’s Guide Journal: Caring for Children in a Broken Medical System (Beaufort) the next chapter in stories is coming to the stage.

January 12 @ 7:30pm |  Live Accompaniment & Film

SOUTH: Ernest Shackleton & the Endurance Expedition

with Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra

The Psychedelic Cinema Orchestra performs a live, improvisational score for the 1919 silent film South – Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance Expedition.

January 19 |  Real Stories Told Live


Friday @ 7:30pm

Since its first iteration in 2013, the Gloucester Writers Center ’s “Moth”-like storytelling showcase has grown from a cozy evening among friends to one of the city’s most-loved events, featuring storytellers from Gloucester and beyond. Hosted by Sharron & Nathan Cohen