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

Dog in the Night-Ttime Comes to PPAC
February 1, 2017 No Commentby

Dog in the Night-Ttime Comes to PPAC

The eagerly awaited North American tour of the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the ...

Good Things Come to Those Who Bait – Fishing for Meaning at 2nd Story's Seascape
January 30, 2017 No Commentby

Good Things Come to Those Who Bait – Fishing for Meaning at 2nd Story’s Seascape

  At first glance, the plot of Edward Albee’s play Seascape sounds absolutely ridiculous: “On a deserted beach, a middle-aged ...

Carol's Christmas at Arctic Playhouse Puts the Community Back into Theater
December 8, 2016 No Commentby

Carol’s Christmas at Arctic Playhouse Puts the Community Back into Theater

  I must admit that my jaw dropped when I opened my program and saw there were over 30 people ...

2nd Story Theatre’s Prelude to a Kiss Proves to be a Romance for All Ages
November 23, 2016 No Commentby

2nd Story Theatre’s Prelude to a Kiss Proves to be a Romance for All Ages

  Is there a moratorium on the need for spoiler alerts after the 28-year mark? In the interest of any ...

Born Yesterday Is Born Anew for Trump-Era Audiences
November 15, 2016 No Commentby

Born Yesterday Is Born Anew for Trump-Era Audiences

  A larger-than-life narcissistic loudmouthed businessman with an eye for beautiful women comes to Washington, DC with plans to take ...

Strength in Musical Numbers in Pro-Union
October 19, 2016 No Commentby

Strength in Musical Numbers in Pro-Union “Cradle Will Rock”

  Marc Blitzstein’s Depression-era pro-union musical The Cradle Will Rock has always held an almost mythical “bad boy” spot in ...

2nd Story’s Ladies Man Reaches New Levels of Hilarity
October 3, 2016 No Commentby

2nd Story’s Ladies Man Reaches New Levels of Hilarity

  I have a confession to make, mes amies. I am a sucker for a good bedroom comedy. Yes, a ...

Before We Begin: Zen and the Theater of Mind and Body Maintenance
June 11, 2016 No Commentby

Before We Begin: Zen and the Theater of Mind and Body Maintenance

  For most of us, our daily lives are full to the brim with the stress of our “daily grind.” ...

Why Is Women's Work Never Done? Festival51 Women’s Playwriting Festival Takes Aim at the Issue Many American Theaters Want You to Ignore
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

Why Is Women’s Work Never Done? Festival51 Women’s Playwriting Festival Takes Aim at the Issue Many American Theaters Want You to Ignore

According to a 2014 study, only 17% of the plays produced on US stages are written by women. As well-known playwright ...

After Hit Season, Historic Greenwich Odeum Is Taking the Summer Off for a Facelift
June 1, 2016 No Commentby

After Hit Season, Historic Greenwich Odeum Is Taking the Summer Off for a Facelift

  Fresh from a milestone season filled with months of sold-out shows, the Greenwich Odeum is doing what every 90-year-old ...