Theater

<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 ...

The Cast of The Married Name Talk Guilty Pleasures, Secret Talents and Acting in Counter-Productions’ World Premiere Comedy
March 7, 2019 No Commentby

The Cast of The Married Name Talk Guilty Pleasures, Secret Talents and Acting in Counter-Productions’ World Premiere Comedy

Counter-Productions Theatre Company will be presenting the world premiere of Kevin Broccoli’s newest play, The Married Name, running March 15-24 ...

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away
March 7, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Time for Mockingbird to Fly Away

If you follow theater news, you’ve probably been made aware of several cancelled productions of To Kill a Mockingbird, including ...

School of Rock Rocks!
March 7, 2019 No Commentby

School of Rock Rocks!

Okee dokee folks… The Providence Performing Arts Center was bustling on a Tuesday night for the opening night of School ...

<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 ...

The Gamm to Present Escaped Alone
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

The Gamm to Present Escaped Alone

The Gamm is presenting the Rhode Island debut of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone from February 28 through March 17. The show ...

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical
February 26, 2019 No Commentby

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

Almost, Maine, by playwright/actor John Cariani, holds the distinction of being one of the most popular plays of this decade ...

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who's Calling? for Two Nights Only
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who’s Calling? for Two Nights Only

The popularity — and profitability — of programming an evening of one-act plays is quite undeniable for most smaller theaters. ...

<i>Mom’s Gift</i> at Attleboro Community Theatre: Hey. Boo!
February 18, 2019 No Commentby

Mom’s Gift at Attleboro Community Theatre: Hey. Boo!

Phil Olson is not a well-known playwright, and most of his output has involved rewriting classics into the rather hyperlocal ...