Theater

CPTC's Night Mother Provides an Intense Night of Theater
November 25, 2018 No Commentby

CPTC’s Night Mother Provides an Intense Night of Theater

The reputation of Night Mother by Marsha Norman is that it is intense. When I casually chatted with several local frequent ...

Stephen Brower Stars in PPAC's Anastasia
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

Stephen Brower Stars in PPAC’s Anastasia

  Stephen Brower is starring as Dmitry in the musical Anastasia, opening at PPAC on November 27. Based on the ...

The Ghost of Christmas Plays Passed (Over)
November 21, 2018 No Commentby

The Ghost of Christmas Plays Passed (Over)

Motif’s latest issue includes a spread on all of the dueling versions of A Christmas Carol and It’s a Wonderful ...

It's Tradition! Trinity's A Christmas Carol Takes the Stage Once Again
November 20, 2018 No Commentby

It’s Tradition! Trinity’s A Christmas Carol Takes the Stage Once Again

As a proud lifelong Rhode Islander, there are traditions that are really ingrained in me. It’s a bubbla, not a ...

Holiday Bingo Card
November 19, 2018 No Commentby

Holiday Bingo Card

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A Tale of Two Surprise Endings: ‘Night Mother and its producer, Counter-Productions Theatre Company
November 15, 2018 No Commentby

A Tale of Two Surprise Endings: ‘Night Mother and its producer, Counter-Productions Theatre Company

  For anyone familiar with the technological side of our modern world, receiving an “end of life” announcement for a ...

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, ...