Marilyn A. Busch

Marilyn A. Busch

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Over the years Marilyn has worn more theatrical hats than she can count: actress, director, costume designer, playwright, make-up artist, comedienne, publicist, marketing guru, graphic designer and chauffeur, a talent that comes in handy to this day. A true Rhode Island girl, Marilyn saw her first musical at Theater by the Sea, fell in love with acting after having Looking Glass Theater visit to her school, spent her summers with Cumberland Company and received her BA in Theater Performance from RI College. Over the years Marilyn has worked with Trinity Rep, AS220, Perishable Theatre, Community Players, Alias Stage, National Black Theater Festival and has written for Providence Monthly, The NicePaper and more. Follow her on Twitter @madbusch or shoot her an email at marilynbusch@gmail.com.

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Articles by Marilyn A. Busch

Theater as Activism: “The Clinic” features all-star cast to benefit women’s reproductive rights
July 9, 2019 No Commentby

Theater as Activism: “The Clinic” features all-star cast to benefit women’s reproductive rights

Some of the top names in local theater are coming together to perform a Benefit Reading of The Clinic by Will Brumley ...

Stage Presence: Korey Pimental and Taylor Corbett chat about The Glass Horse Project, staging LaBute in New Bedford and the need to see differently-abled talent on stage
May 15, 2019 No Commentby

Stage Presence: Korey Pimental and Taylor Corbett chat about The Glass Horse Project, staging LaBute in New Bedford and the need to see differently-abled talent on stage

  I had the chance to talk with Korey Pimental and Taylor Corbett ahead of their opening of The Glass ...

Singer Katie Kleyla Trades the Jazz Mic for the Spotlight Onstage in All Shook Up at the Community Players
May 8, 2019 No Commentby

Singer Katie Kleyla Trades the Jazz Mic for the Spotlight Onstage in All Shook Up at the Community Players

  Katie Kleyla has what many jazz vocalists would call a “dream gig.” The classically trained vocalist who received her ...

Mild-Mannered Professionals by Day -- Bawdy Singing Romans by Night!  Meet the Cast of Barker’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
May 8, 2019 No Commentby

Mild-Mannered Professionals by Day — Bawdy Singing Romans by Night! Meet the Cast of Barker’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Ever see the one about the Roman slave who tries to win his freedom by helping his master shag the ...

There's Much to Like About I Hate Hamlet at Attleboro Community Theatre
May 6, 2019 No Commentby

There’s Much to Like About I Hate Hamlet at Attleboro Community Theatre

  I Hate Hamlet, Paul Rudnick’s 1991 comedic sendup of both the relevance of Shakespeare’s characters in today’s television culture ...

Expertly Crafted Violence: Fight Choreographer Chris Cardoni on staging swordplay
May 2, 2019 No Commentby

Expertly Crafted Violence: Fight Choreographer Chris Cardoni on staging swordplay

When the curtain rises this weekend on Attleboro Community Theatre’s production of Paul Rudnick’s I Hate Hamlet, the highlight of ...

For Jamestown's Richard Martin, Directing Into the Woods is a Wish Come True
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

For Jamestown’s Richard Martin, Directing Into the Woods is a Wish Come True

Now in his second season as artistic director of Jamestown Community Theatre (JCT), Richard Martin is not shy about his ...

The Cast of The Married Name Talk Guilty Pleasures, Secret Talents and Acting in Counter-Productions’ World Premiere Comedy
March 7, 2019 No Commentby

The Cast of The Married Name Talk Guilty Pleasures, Secret Talents and Acting in Counter-Productions’ World Premiere Comedy

Counter-Productions Theatre Company will be presenting the world premiere of Kevin Broccoli’s newest play, The Married Name, running March 15-24 ...

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical
February 26, 2019 No Commentby

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

Almost, Maine, by playwright/actor John Cariani, holds the distinction of being one of the most popular plays of this decade ...

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who's Calling? for Two Nights Only
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who’s Calling? for Two Nights Only

The popularity — and profitability — of programming an evening of one-act plays is quite undeniable for most smaller theaters. ...