Theater

High-Octane Gloria Heads to The Gamm
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

High-Octane Gloria Heads to The Gamm

The Gamm Theatre is continuing their new season with the dark comedy Gloria, from playwright Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins (Appropriate). The play ...

Bless Us: Holiday theater abounds in the Ocean State
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

Bless Us: Holiday theater abounds in the Ocean State

A few years back, Motif took a look at the RI theater holiday season and determined that the plethora of ...

The Roots Report: An Interview with Paula Poundstone
November 14, 2018 No Commentby

The Roots Report: An Interview with Paula Poundstone

Okee dokee folks… As you can probably tell by the inclusion in my column of comedy shows, I am a ...

Bristol Theatre's Tommy Is a Champ
November 13, 2018 No Commentby

Bristol Theatre’s Tommy Is a Champ

As anyone who attends plays regularly knows, community theater is the biggest of crapshoots. Due to the limitations of space, ...

DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage
November 13, 2018 No Commentby

DITKO Brings the Man to Life on Stage

Lenny Schwartz is known for writing new plays, his terrific sense of humor and his love of comic books. He has ...

With a Rubber Hose: Is “The Hypochondriac's” enema a metaphor?
November 11, 2018 No Commentby

With a Rubber Hose: Is “The Hypochondriac’s” enema a metaphor?

Molière seems truly modern despite having lived in France in the 1600s: His sharp satire was aimed at superstition and ...

Greg Geer Keeps His Eye on the Ball as Director of The Who's Tommy at Bristol Theatre Company
November 7, 2018 No Commentby

Greg Geer Keeps His Eye on the Ball as Director of The Who’s Tommy at Bristol Theatre Company

  The Tony Award-winning musical The Who’s Tommy is based on the classic rock opera about the deaf, dumb and ...

Lenny Clarke and Christine Hurley Return to the Greenwich Odeum
November 7, 2018 No Commentby

Lenny Clarke and Christine Hurley Return to the Greenwich Odeum

On November 10, Lenny Clarke and Christine Hurley will be returning to the Greenwich Odeum in East Greenwich. Lenny Clarke ...

<i>Next to Normal</i> Handles Mental Illness with Grace and Humor
November 7, 2018 No Commentby

Next to Normal Handles Mental Illness with Grace and Humor

At one point in the first act of Next to Normal, one character poses the question “Who’s crazy?” Though it ...

5 Questions With: Playwright & Actor Nick Albanese Talks About Many Sides to the Reaper
November 3, 2018 No Commentby

5 Questions With: Playwright & Actor Nick Albanese Talks About Many Sides to the Reaper

Many Sides to the Reaper is the newest play from local playwright and actor Nick Albanese, author of the popular ...