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Broadway World Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at the Engeman

Broadway World June 1, 2016 Melissa Giordano Closing out a spectacular 9th season at Long Island’s John W. Engeman Theatre is a first-rate incarnation of the Tony winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie. Is this show done consistently? Perhaps. But let me tell you everything about this production, running through July 10th, is absolutely top-notch and […]

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Long Island Press Review: A Riveting ‘Memphis’ Opens at Northport’s Engeman Theater

Long Island Press April 1, 2016 Elise Pearlman The multiple award-winning musical, ‘Memphis,’ which opened last week at Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater, is the rare musical that showcases spectacular singing and dancing while boasting a storyline and characters so engaging that they stir your innermost sensibilities. Memphis is that rare breed of musical and […]

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Times of Huntington-Northport Review: ‘Memphis’ is another smash hit for the Engeman

Times Beacon Record March 30, 2016 Heidi Sutton Well, hockadoo! The John W. Engeman Theater was full of soul last Saturday night, engaging theatergoers with a sizzling production of “Memphis” that raised the roof and culminated with a five-minute standing ovation. Directed by Igor Goldin (“West Side Story” and “Evita”) and choreographed by Antoniette DiPietropolo, […]

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Newsday review: Racial musical’s stellar debut at Engeman

Newsday March 29, 2016 Steve Parks WHAT “Memphis” WHEN | WHERE 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays; 2 p.m. Sundays through May 8, John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, 250 Main St. TICKETS $69-$74; 631-261-2900, engemantheater.com There’s arguably no American city that symbolizes race relations and rock and roll more starkly […]

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NY Theatre Guide Review: ‘Memphis’ at John W. Engeman Theater

NY Theatre Guide March 28, 2016 Kristen Weyer If you’re looking for an entertaining evening of theater, then look no further than Northport. The John W. Engeman Theater’s current production of Memphis is full of great acting, fantastic singing and fun music. With a book by Joe DiPietro, and score by David Bryan, Memphis originally […]

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Will & Anthony’s “Showstoppers! Tour” comes to The Engeman leading up to Carnegie Hall debut

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Northport, NY- March 2016) – On April 11, 2016 the John W. Engeman Theater will welcome back Will and Anthony Nunziata with their new “Showstoppers” concert. Hailed by the Huffington Post as an “impossible pairing of stage, talent and charm,” Brooklyn natives Will and Anthony Nunziata are a classically trained singing and […]

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The John W. Engeman Theater presents MEMPHIS

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Northport, NY- March 2016) – The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MEMPHIS.  Performances begin on Thursday, March 24 at 8:00pm and run through May 8, 2016. Inspired by true events from the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, MEMPHIS follows the fame and forbidden […]

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The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport Announces 2016 Special Events Series

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Northport, NY) – The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin O’Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) announces its Special Events series for 2016. The lineup of 17 performances includes a diverse array of shows ranging from improv comedy to classic Broadway concert series. Audience members can choose […]

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The Long Islander Review: Characters Unravel In Dark Comedy, ‘God Of Carnage,’ At Engeman Theater

February 11, 2016 By: Janee Law jlaw@longislandergroup.com The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport was roaring with laughter Thursday night as members of the audience witnessed the unraveling chaos between two sets of parents in the popular international comedy, “God Of Carnage.” Written by Yasmina Reza, the dark hour and a half comedy that’s composed […]

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The Long Islander: Paying it Forward

The Long Islander February 6, 2016 Donna Galluccio, Director of the Ecumenical Lay Council’s food pantry, and Pastor Tim Hoyt of First Presbyterian Church in Northport, dropped by the Engeman Theater earlier this week to receive funds donated by theater audiences over the holiday season. Theater owners Kevin O’Neill, managing director, and Richard Dolci [sic], […]

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The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport Announces its 10th Anniversary Season

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Northport, NY) – The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport (Kevin O’Neill, Managing Director and Richard T. Dolce, Producing Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce its 10th Anniversary Season. To celebrate the occasion, the 2016-2017 season brings you six exciting musicals!   Kicking off the season is the East Coast Regional […]

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Long Island Press Review: Comedy of Manners: God of Carnage Debuts at Northport’s Engeman Theater

Review: God of Carnage By: Elise Pearlman The internationally acclaimed God of Carnage is possibly the most unique theatrical offering that I have seen at Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater. The dark farcical comedy makes for uproarious pandemonium and laughter, and the audience (myself included) simply loved it. It is so good that you might […]

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Broadway World Review: The Engeman’s GOD OF CARNAGE

Review: The Engeman’s GOD OF CARNAGE By: Melissa Giordano Having seen a previous less-than-stellar local production of Yasmina Reza’s Tony winning play God Of Carnage, I’m thrilled that Long Island’s John W. Engeman Theatre has added it to their season this year. Leave it to The Engeman to redeem a show. This intelligent and well-executed […]

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The John W. Engeman Theater Raises $35,000 for Ecumenical Lay Council Food Pantry of Northport and First Presbyterian Church of Northport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: (Northport, NY – February 3, 2016) – On Wednesday, February 3, Richard T. Dolce and Kevin J. O’Neill, owners of the John W. Engeman Theater presented a check to Chairperson Donna Galluccio of the Ecumenical Lay Council Food Pantry of Northport and Pastor Tim Hoyt-Duncan of the First Presbyterian Church of Northport […]

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Times of Huntington-Northport Review: Humanity’s inner struggle revealed in black comedy ‘God of Carnage’

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT | TIMES OF HUNTINGTON-NORTHPORT Review: Humanity’s inner struggle revealed in black comedy ‘God of Carnage’ By CHARLES J. MORGAN JAN. 27, 2016 Four highly skilled Equity members starred equally in Northport’s John W. Engeman Theater’s production of “God of Carnage” that opened Friday, Jan. 21. This tightly written effort was written by […]

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Newsday Review: This ‘Carnage’ has plenty of punch

Review: God of Carnage By Steve Parks steve.parks@newsday.com WHAT: “God of Carnage” WHEN | WHERE: 8 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, 3 and 8 p.m. Saturdays, 2 p.m. Sundays through March 6, John W. Engeman Theater at Northport, 250 Main St. TICKETS: $59-$64; 631-261-2900, engemantheater.com Watching other people behave badly – unless they’re your children – […]

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BWW Review: The Engeman’s MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET

November 25 10:33 AM2015 ?by Melissa Giordano The hustle and bustle of the Christmas season is about to get under way and, as always, the John W. Engeman Theatre excellently delivers a fabulous holiday production. This years’ offering, running through January 4th, is the musical Miracle On 34th Street by Meredith Willson based on the […]

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Smithtown Matters Review: Theater Review – “Miracle On 34th Street”

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2015 AT 7:20PM THEATER REVIEW – Miracle on 34th Street – Produced by: John W Engeman Theater, Northport – Reviewed by: Jeb Ladouceur Chalk up another smash hit for The Engeman! Meaghan McIinnis as Susan Walker & Kevin McGuire as Kris Kringle ( photo by Michael DeCristofaro)The famed equity company’s new holiday offering is the […]

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The Long Island Press Review:‘West Side Story’ Is a Knockout Hit at Northport’s Engeman Theater

by Elise Pearlman on September 30, 2015 “West Side Story” had the audience on its feet applauding wildly and shouting bravos after its first Saturday night performance at the John W. Engeman Theater. The musical saga of star-crossed lovers whose Manhattan romance is doomed by cultural discord is not only simply sensational, but the perfect choice for the Northport theater’s 50th production. […]

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BWW Review: The Engeman’s Exquisite WEST SIDE STORY

BWW Review: The Engeman’s Exquisite WEST SIDE STORY September 23 ?by Melissa Giordano Celebrating their 50th show, The John W. Engeman Theatre of Northport has mounted a truly exquisite production of the iconic Tony winning musical West Side Story. The tale, of course, centers on Maria and Tony in a modern day – 1957 modern […]

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