Theater

Mild-Mannered Professionals by Day -- Bawdy Singing Romans by Night!  Meet the Cast of Barker’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
May 8, 2019 No Commentby

Mild-Mannered Professionals by Day — Bawdy Singing Romans by Night! Meet the Cast of Barker’s A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Ever see the one about the Roman slave who tries to win his freedom by helping his master shag the ...

There's Much to Like About I Hate Hamlet at Attleboro Community Theatre
May 6, 2019 No Commentby

There’s Much to Like About I Hate Hamlet at Attleboro Community Theatre

  I Hate Hamlet, Paul Rudnick’s 1991 comedic sendup of both the relevance of Shakespeare’s characters in today’s television culture ...

<i>The Last Night of Ballyhoo</i> at Granite: Yesterday Is Another Day, Too
May 2, 2019 No Commentby

The Last Night of Ballyhoo at Granite: Yesterday Is Another Day, Too

The Last Night of Ballyhoo is the second installment of the “Atlanta trilogy” by playwright Alfred Uhry, all of which ...

CTC Proves it's Gotta Tell a Story with Gypsy
May 2, 2019 No Commentby

CTC Proves it’s Gotta Tell a Story with Gypsy

Artistic Director Chris Simpson makes note of his hesitancy to embrace the musical theater format in the program notes for ...

<i>Polaroid Stories</i> at Burbage: Carmen et Error
May 2, 2019 No Commentby

Polaroid Stories at Burbage: Carmen et Error

Polaroid Stories by playwright Naomi Iizuka is a clever attempt to link a modern story of street life with the ...

Expertly Crafted Violence: Fight Choreographer Chris Cardoni on staging swordplay
May 2, 2019 No Commentby

Expertly Crafted Violence: Fight Choreographer Chris Cardoni on staging swordplay

When the curtain rises this weekend on Attleboro Community Theatre’s production of Paul Rudnick’s I Hate Hamlet, the highlight of ...

Stakes Are High at Swamp Meadow's Spelling Bee
April 28, 2019 No Commentby

Stakes Are High at Swamp Meadow’s Spelling Bee

Six will enter, only one will emerge victorious. The stakes could not be higher. Well, okay, they could absolutely be ...

Missionary Position: Mormon Hits the Spot at PPAC
April 26, 2019 No Commentby

Missionary Position: Mormon Hits the Spot at PPAC

Storming into Providence to baptize the unbelievers is the return of The Book of Mormon, the insanely irreverent Trey Parker/Matt ...

#ME THREE, An Alternate Review by Richard J. Griffin*
April 26, 2019 No Commentby

#ME THREE, An Alternate Review by Richard J. Griffin*

After having a delicious pre-theater meal at Cafe Cazzata (try the Chicken Bocchino, it’s to die for) with my life ...

Wilbury Theatre's Festival of New Works
April 23, 2019 No Commentby

Wilbury Theatre’s Festival of New Works

Rhode Island provides audiences with hundreds of opportunities each year to see live theater being performed. However, it is far ...