Theater

CCRI Puts Students on the Right Path
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

CCRI Puts Students on the Right Path

CCRI’s theater program offers students the opportunity to explore the theatrical arts academically, professionally and in performance. “I had a ...

Fear and Loyalty Collide at RIC: What role do our college theater programs play in a crowded performing arts community?
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Fear and Loyalty Collide at RIC: What role do our college theater programs play in a crowded performing arts community?

As a theater performance major at Rhode Island College (1988-1992), I was fortunate enough to experience part of what many ...

Thief! Burglar Makes Audiences Roar -- But Should It?
September 19, 2018 No Commentby

Thief! Burglar Makes Audiences Roar — But Should It?

The Guardian’s  Michael Billington once wrote, “…at its best, farce makes us laugh uncontrollably while showing human beings reduced to ...

Community Players Tackles Social Security, and Hilarity Ensues
September 18, 2018 No Commentby

Community Players Tackles Social Security, and Hilarity Ensues

The Community Players open their 98th season with a community theater staple, Social Security, directed by James Sulanowski. It opened ...

Academy Players' Stirring Newsies Is a Winner from Start to Finish
September 17, 2018 No Commentby

Academy Players’ Stirring Newsies Is a Winner from Start to Finish

  Academy Players officially opened the doors to the new James and Gloria Maron Cultural Art Center on September 13 ...

RISE's And Then There Were None Is a Thrill-Ride
September 17, 2018 No Commentby

RISE’s And Then There Were None Is a Thrill-Ride

There is something uniquely demanding in staging a production of Agatha Christie’s And Then There Were None. As one of ...

Readings in Autumn Kicks Off at CPTC
September 13, 2018 No Commentby

Readings in Autumn Kicks Off at CPTC

Counter-Productions Theatre Company kicks off its Readings in Autumn series this week with Manhood by Dennis A. Allen II. Titled ...

Epic Blurs the Line Between Art and Life with Their Latest Show
September 11, 2018 No Commentby

Epic Blurs the Line Between Art and Life with Their Latest Show

Right from the title, the play is a doozy: We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of ...

Dance Like Nobody's Watching
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

Dance Like Nobody’s Watching

Dancers are returning to rehearsal studios and fall dance productions abound. RI has a lot to offer this season, starting ...

New Groups to Watch on the Local Theater Scene
September 5, 2018 No Commentby

New Groups to Watch on the Local Theater Scene

It’s a wild world out there for anyone attempting to produce live performances for local audiences. The cautionary tales shared ...