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October 10, 2013

North Shore Entertainment Calendar


CONCERT SERIES BEGINS. Sunday, Oct. 13, 4 p.m., St. John’s Church, 705 Hale St., Beverly Farms. St. John’s free concert series kicks off with a performance by the church’s new music director, Brink Bush, playing organ works by J.S. Bach, Francaix, Lidon, Middelschulte and Scarlatti. Free admission, donations accepted. A reception follows the concert. Handicapped-accessible. Brink Bush, or 978-927-0229.

AMERICA’S MUSIC: ROCK. Wednesday, Oct. 16, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Peabody Institute Library, Sutton Room, 82 Main St., Peabody. Explore the film “The History of Rock ’n’ Roll: Episode 6, Plugging In.” Event is part of a six-week program series featuring documentary film screenings and scholar-led discussions of 20th-century American popular music.


“KAFKA IN TEL AVIV.” Salem State Theatre Department presents the premiere of “Kafka in Tel Aviv” on Thursday, Oct. 10, Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., in SSU’s Callan Studio Theatre, 352 Lafayette St., Salem. The new play is written and directed by assistant professor Peter Sampieri. $15 general admission, $10 non-Salem State students and senior citizens. Tickets may be purchased at or 978-542-6365.

GODSPELL: THE 2012 REVIVAL. Friday, Oct. 11, and Saturday, Oct. 12, 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 13, 2 p.m., Marblehead Little Theatre, 12 School St., Marblehead. Marblehead Little Theatre presents “Godspell: The 2012 Revival” for the first show of its 2013-2014 Mainstage season. The revised 2012 version updates the music to incorporate jazzier harmonies with a rock edge, and modernizes references in the parables. Tickets and details at

“GOODNIGHT, CAPTAIN WHITE.” Friday, Oct. 11, 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 12, 4 to 6 p.m. and 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.; and Sunday, Oct. 13, 4 to 6 p.m., Colonial Hall at Rockafellas, 231 Essex St. The creators of “Cry Innocent” present “Goodnight, Captain White,” a story set in 1830 about a crime worth laughing about. All friends and well-wishers are invited to attend the retirement party of Captain Joseph White’s favorite ship, the Caroline, but the magnanimous invitation lures a host of enemies and ill-wishers into the perfect opportunity to murder the rich old captain. Allegiances twist and turn, foibles are exposed, depravities revealed. It’s up to the audience and an undercover Daniel Webster to figure out who did it and how. High tea or plated dinner available during matinee and evening shows. Tickets purchased at the door are for show only, no food. For advance reservations and ticket purchase, visit or call 978-825-0222.

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