He also performed a version at a private party for descendants of the Whites, Crowninshields and other families that was held in 2004 at the Phillips Library at Peabody Essex Museum.
He had been looking for a new venue for the play when Erik Rodenhiser, manager of the Griffen Theatre, told him there would be an opening in their schedule this month.
Stevick is hoping other venues will want to stage “Goodnight, Captain White” after this run is over and that this play will have as long a life as “Cry Innocent.”
“The ‘Cry Innocent’ actors have learned a lot about interactive theater and needed the next challenge,” he said.
If you go What: Goodnight, Captain White When: Fridays, Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 5 p.m., July 26 to Aug. 3 Where: The Griffen Theatre, 7 Lynde St., Salem Information: Tickets $23 general admission, $20 seniors, which includes bonbons and champagne, at goodnightcaptainwhite.brownpapertickets.com.