Theater

MMT Celebrates Black History Month with Fate Comes Knocking
February 7, 2018 No Commentby

MMT Celebrates Black History Month with Fate Comes Knocking

If history books are anything to go by, movements are defined by the people who lead them. But no movement ...

Writing is Live at Brown
February 5, 2018 No Commentby

Writing is Live at Brown

  Brown University’s annual Writing is Live festival will be held February 5 through the 11. The event allows playwrights to ...

American Strippers Heads to Attleboro
February 5, 2018 No Commentby

American Strippers Heads to Attleboro

The “outrageous cosmic comedy,” American Strippers, by Rhode Island’s own Kevin Broccoli, received its world premiere as the final production ...

Everyone Is <i>Not</i> a Critic
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Everyone Is Not a Critic

My colleague Kevin Broccoli recently pronounced theater criticism dead: “You’re better off hiring 50 20-year-olds to talk about your show ...

Down With Love: A Cabaret
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Down With Love: A Cabaret

  Down With Love: A Cabaret will be presented on February 16 at the Common Fence Point Hall in Portsmouth. Jeff ...

Venus in Fur: Not Just About Sex
January 31, 2018 No Commentby

Venus in Fur: Not Just About Sex

“This isn’t a sex play — it’s not an S&M play — that’s way too simple a frame for how ...

The Liar’s Contest by FUNDA Fest at Mixed Magic Theatre
January 28, 2018 No Commentby

The Liar’s Contest by FUNDA Fest at Mixed Magic Theatre

For the 20th year, the RI Black Storytellers hosted and produced a Liar’s Competition on January 19 as part of FUNDA ...

A Luminous Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Barker Playhouse
January 26, 2018 No Commentby

A Luminous Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike at Barker Playhouse

Whether by divine plan or just cosmic joke, the local theater stars have aligned this January to offer audiences the ...

Get On Your Feet! and Head to PPAC
January 24, 2018 No Commentby

Get On Your Feet! and Head to PPAC

The hit musical On Your Feet will be presented at Providence Performing Arts Center from January 30 through February 4. ...

Uncle Vanya: It’s a Dreadful Life
January 23, 2018 No Commentby

Uncle Vanya: It’s a Dreadful Life

Starting with a breezy, witty and emphatically modern Russian-to-English translation by director Curt Columbus, the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre production of ...