Theater

The Shadow Box Is a Poignant Study on Death
January 31, 2019 No Commentby

The Shadow Box Is a Poignant Study on Death

In the program of Barker Playhouse’s production of The Shadow Box, director Jeff Sullivan notes the definitions of “shadow box” ...

CTC's Whodunit?: An Experience Like No Other
January 29, 2019 No Commentby

CTC’s Whodunit?: An Experience Like No Other

When attending a play, especially one from such a well-defined genre as murder-mystery, there are certain expectations you can reliably ...

<i>This Is Our Youth</i> at Burbage: Burn-Out Bromance
January 27, 2019 No Commentby

This Is Our Youth at Burbage: Burn-Out Bromance

There is an old joke that there are three kinds of people: Those who make things happen, those who let ...

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance
January 24, 2019 No Commentby

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance

I have to admit that as I drove over to Academy’s new space (same location, updated space), I knew next ...

Benny's the Musical has it All
January 23, 2019 No Commentby

Benny’s the Musical has it All

Benny’s. The little store that had it all, long before Walmart was a thing. Some of us are still traumatized ...

<i>Night Watch</i> at Gamm: How I Won the War
January 22, 2019 No Commentby

Night Watch at Gamm: How I Won the War

Keeping calm while carrying on – quite a lot of carrying on, really – is the theme of The Night ...

<i>Thom Pain (based on nothing)</i> at Burbage: Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit
January 20, 2019 No Commentby

Thom Pain (based on nothing) at Burbage: Ex Nihilo Nihil Fit

It is difficult to summarize or even explain what Thom Pain (based on nothing) is about: a one-man monologue with surreal references to ...

Word of Mouth: The cross-cultural magic of storytelling comes alive at Funda Fest
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Word of Mouth: The cross-cultural magic of storytelling comes alive at Funda Fest

Oral storytelling is one of the oldest traditions known to man; the intimacy of storytelling was how groups of people ...

<i>The Burn</i> at Wilbury – OMG! Trial by Ordeal IRL!
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

The Burn at Wilbury – OMG! Trial by Ordeal IRL!

Four public high school girls and an intelligent, caring teacher study and rehearse Arthur Miller’s The Crucible. This may seem ...

CATS Is Pouncing into PPAC
January 14, 2019 No Commentby

CATS Is Pouncing into PPAC

The new National Tour of the classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical CATS will kick off at the Providence Performing Arts ...