Michael Bilow

Michael Bilow

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<i>Our Town</i> at Burbage: Before the Fall
March 21, 2019 No Commentby

Our Town at Burbage: Before the Fall

Our Town by Thorton Wilder is a deceptively simple play to perform, famously requiring neither set nor scenery and few ...

Power to Destroy
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Power to Destroy

Gov. Gina Raimondo’s proposed annual budget seeks a wide variety of new taxes, but the most legally dubious is a ...

<i>Kindertransport</i> at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (review)
March 19, 2019 No Commentby

Kindertransport at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (review)

[Because of the length of this review, this is the first of two parts: the first part provides an overview of ...

<i>Kindertransport</i> at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (history)
March 19, 2019 No Commentby

Kindertransport at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (history)

[Because of the length of this review, this is the second of two parts: the first part provides an overview of the ...

<i>Breaking Legs</i>: Murder Will Out
March 12, 2019 No Commentby

Breaking Legs: Murder Will Out

In Tom Dulack’s Breaking Legs at the Arctic Playhouse, college professor Terrence O’Keefe (Jeff Blanchette) has written a play-within-a-play whose goal is ...

<i>Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden</i>: Bizarro World
March 11, 2019 No Commentby

Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden: Bizarro World

Fictional characters are fictional, which may not seem a profound observation, but real people can be, and to some extent ...

Salve Regina French Film Festival Returns
March 6, 2019 No Commentby

Salve Regina French Film Festival Returns

The 14th annual French Film Festival at Salve Regina University screens six films Sunday, Mar 17, to Friday, Mar 29, ...

<i>Escaped Alone/Come and Go</i> at Gamm: Women Past the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
March 5, 2019 No Commentby

Escaped Alone/Come and Go at Gamm: Women Past the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Escaped Alone is a puzzling and strange one-act by British playwright Caryl Churchill, now in her 80s and resting on ...

News Analysis: What Happens if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is Overturned?
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

News Analysis: What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned?

Currently, the right to abortion is protected under two landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade in 1973 and ...

Mise-en-scène: The Providence French Film Festival's 21st annual event is prepared for the big screen
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Mise-en-scène: The Providence French Film Festival’s 21st annual event is prepared for the big screen

In its 21st year, the 2019 Providence French Film Festival, Feb 21–Mar 1, for the first time will screen all of its ...