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

Hats, Pants and All Skirts off! Don’t Miss Academy Players’ Fabulous Spring Awakening
May 19, 2016 No Commentby

Hats, Pants and All Skirts off! Don’t Miss Academy Players’ Fabulous Spring Awakening

  I have good news, some bad and a teeny glimmer of hope for those looking for a hot night ...

Wilbury's Murder Ballad Belts Out a Burning Tale of Love, Sex and Betrayal
April 20, 2016 No Commentby

Wilbury’s Murder Ballad Belts Out a Burning Tale of Love, Sex and Betrayal

With Murder Ballad, The Wilbury Theatre Group’s latest in-your-face rock musical, set designer Josh Christofferson has dressed down their Broad ...

Murder on Us: A Q&A with Artistic Director John Thayer
April 13, 2016 No Commentby

Murder on Us: A Q&A with Artistic Director John Thayer

Marilyn Busch: Your shows are literally a laugh a minute – how much of that is scripted and how much ...

Sans Everything Is a Delightfully Quirky Close Encounter of the Theatrical Kind
March 8, 2016 No Commentby

Sans Everything Is a Delightfully Quirky Close Encounter of the Theatrical Kind

Not five minutes into the new “sci-fi” play Sans Everything, a very lanky, very nude and very bearded man rolls ...

A Violently Funny Skull in Connemara at The Gamm Theatre
March 7, 2016 No Commentby

A Violently Funny Skull in Connemara at The Gamm Theatre

Playwright Martin McDonagh has often been described as “one of today’s most important living Irish playwrights,” a fact that casts ...

8 Reasons Delightful
December 13, 2015 No Commentby

8 Reasons Delightful “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” Should Be Your New Holiday Tradition

Don’t be fooled into thinking this hit Broadway musical show is at all creak with no crackle and pop! Despite its lineage going all ...

Stadium Theatre Brings a Warm and Wonderful Christmas Carol to Life in Woonsocket
December 10, 2015 No Commentby

Stadium Theatre Brings a Warm and Wonderful Christmas Carol to Life in Woonsocket

Ah, A Christmas Carol … who doesn’t know and love this holiday chestnut from one of its many incarnations? Whether ...

Insider Secrets and Tips for Getting the Best Deal on Local Theater
December 2, 2015 No Commentby

Insider Secrets and Tips for Getting the Best Deal on Local Theater

Previews! Almost all theaters need to get in a few performances in front of a live audience before they are ...

Twelve Angry Jurors Rule at Beacon Charter High School: These High Schoolers Make Quite a Case That Justice Is More Than a Tacky Tween Clothes Store
November 21, 2015 1 commentby

Twelve Angry Jurors Rule at Beacon Charter High School: These High Schoolers Make Quite a Case That Justice Is More Than a Tacky Tween Clothes Store

   Reginald Rose’s granddaddy of all courtroom dramas, Twelve Angry Jurors, is quite an interesting acting and staging challenge for ...

Memoirs of the Last Sicilian: A One Man Play You Can’t Refuse
November 11, 2015 2 commentsby

Memoirs of the Last Sicilian: A One Man Play You Can’t Refuse

Memoirs of the Last Sicilian: A One Man Play has one more weekend of performances at Theatre82’s black box space ...