Theater

Chicago Dazzles at PPAC
May 4, 2017 No Commentby

Chicago Dazzles at PPAC

  Chicago is a musical with a lot of punch. This sizzling production with songs by the famed composers Kander ...

OSTC's Victor/Victoria Is Topsy-Turvy Fun
May 2, 2017 No Commentby

OSTC’s Victor/Victoria Is Topsy-Turvy Fun

As more and more words are deemed insensitive or offensive, musical theater remains one of the few places where politically ...

Theater Profile: Head Trick Theatre!
May 2, 2017 No Commentby

Theater Profile: Head Trick Theatre!

For the latest in our new set of RI Theatre Profiles, we talked to Rebecca Maxfield about Head Trick Theatre: ...

Dirt: Messy, Preachy, Confused
April 26, 2017 No Commentby

Dirt: Messy, Preachy, Confused

Arriving at Contemporary Theater Company to see Bryony Lavery’s Dirt, the audience members navigate around beds of soil surrounding the ...

Taking Sides: Brilliant, Ambitious and Worth the Drive to Westerly
April 26, 2017 No Commentby

Taking Sides: Brilliant, Ambitious and Worth the Drive to Westerly

The real Wilhelm Furtwängler was a polarizing and divisive figure in 20th Century music. Universally acclaimed as one of the ...

Spamalot: 'Tis a Silly Play
April 22, 2017 No Commentby

Spamalot: ‘Tis a Silly Play

If you’re a fan of Monty Python and the Holy Grail but haven’t seen the musical Spamalot, Roger William’s University’s ...

Interview: John O'Hurley of Chicago at PPAC
April 19, 2017 No Commentby

Interview: John O’Hurley of Chicago at PPAC

I had the good fortune to interview John O’Hurley (Seinfeld‘s J. Peterman). He is an extremely tall, extremely handsome actor ...

Modern Movement Fest: Walk the Pink Elephant
April 16, 2017 No Commentby

Modern Movement Fest: Walk the Pink Elephant

I transcend the three flights of stairs at 95 Empire Street and pass through the dance studio door at AS220, ...

Singin' in the Rain, Jr.
April 10, 2017 No Commentby

Singin’ in the Rain, Jr.

The Academy Players are staging a production of Singin’ in the Rain Jr. If you’re expecting to see Gene Kelly ...

Brown's Invasion! Exposes America's Prejudices
April 9, 2017 No Commentby

Brown’s Invasion! Exposes America’s Prejudices

Jonas Hassen Khemiri‘s Invasion! holds a mirror up to our own preconceived notions about other races and cultures, particularly the ...