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Funda Fest 22 Schedule of Events
January 15, 2020 No Commentby

Funda Fest 22 Schedule of Events

Funda Fest returns this month. For full coverage, go to motifri.com/funda2020 The schedule of events follows. Jan 20: Providence Children’s ...

Powerful and Thought-Provoking Parade Is Must-See Theater
January 14, 2020 No Commentby

Powerful and Thought-Provoking Parade Is Must-See Theater

Parade is an ironically cheery title for a musical that is unapologetically dark. Based on a true and pivotal event ...

Epic's Suddenly Last Summer Is a Stand-Out Performance
January 14, 2020 No Commentby

Epic’s Suddenly Last Summer Is a Stand-Out Performance

Suddenly Last Summer began its off-Broadway run in 1958, and was adapted into a movie one year later. Sixty-two years ...

A Story to Tell: Funda Fest celebrates storytelling in its 22nd year
January 8, 2020 No Commentby

A Story to Tell: Funda Fest celebrates storytelling in its 22nd year

Funda Fest, the annual celebration of black storytelling presented by Rhode Island Black Storytellers (RIBS), will take place throughout the ...

Magic, Music and Merriment: Wilbury kicks the year off with a Rhody premiere
January 8, 2020 No Commentby

Magic, Music and Merriment: Wilbury kicks the year off with a Rhody premiere

Scottish border ballads, rhyming couplets and site-specific performances at local bars make Wilbury’s The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart seem ...

The Puppet that Tested and Reaffirmed My Faith in Humanity: A review of Burbage’s Hand to God
December 17, 2019 No Commentby

The Puppet that Tested and Reaffirmed My Faith in Humanity: A review of Burbage’s Hand to God

Though the play involves hand puppets, Robert Ashkin’s Hand to God explores issues like sexual repression, sexual deviance, violence, alcoholism, ...

Fade: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time
December 12, 2019 No Commentby

Fade: Not Quite Ready for Prime Time

Fade is a play you really, really want to like. It has characters you rarely get to see onstage, a ...

GAMM’s Wonderful Life Is Simply Charming
December 12, 2019 No Commentby

GAMM’s Wonderful Life Is Simply Charming

Christmas plays can be a quick and easy way for a theater to grab some cash and provide an easy ...

Wilbury's You Got Older Deals with Life's Curve Balls
December 10, 2019 No Commentby

Wilbury’s You Got Older Deals with Life’s Curve Balls

Dysfunctional families are pretty much a dime-a-dozen on stage. In Clare Barron’s You Got Older, however, the dysfunction is not ...

Come From Away at PPAC Focuses on the Light in a Dark Moment
December 5, 2019 No Commentby

Come From Away at PPAC Focuses on the Light in a Dark Moment

It’s a Christmas miracle. The lights came up, the actors bowed, and the audience didn’t head for the doors. Anyone ...