Theater

Laughter and Canapes:  Burbage's School for Lies is a Fabulous Farce
October 4, 2019 No Commentby

Laughter and Canapes: Burbage’s School for Lies is a Fabulous Farce

“One ought to look a good deal at oneself before thinking of condemning others.” ~ Moliere There are few things ...

Water and Blood:  A transcendent Skriker at CTC
September 25, 2019 No Commentby

Water and Blood: A transcendent Skriker at CTC

I had a professor in college who loved the term “gesamtkunswerk.” It’s a big German word that means “comprehensive work of ...

Academy's Imaginary Explores the Wonder of Childhood
September 24, 2019 No Commentby

Academy’s Imaginary Explores the Wonder of Childhood

If you’ve never heard of the Academy Players’ latest production, Imaginary, you’re not alone. A venture commissioned and produced by ...

A Fine Romance in Pawtucket
September 18, 2019 No Commentby

A Fine Romance in Pawtucket

The Community Players recently kicked off their 99th season with Romantic Comedy – their 369th production. TCP Advisory Board member ...

The Prince, The Play, and The Theater
September 17, 2019 No Commentby

The Prince, The Play, and The Theater

I really didn’t want to write this review. That’s become a common phrase for me, and it might be because ...

Epic's Fires in the Mirror Proves the Truth Can Be Complicated
September 15, 2019 No Commentby

Epic’s Fires in the Mirror Proves the Truth Can Be Complicated

In 1991, tensions between the African-American and Hasidic Jewish populations of Crown Heights, Brooklyn erupted into riots following the death ...

All My Sons -- Classic Theater with a Standout Cast
September 13, 2019 No Commentby

All My Sons — Classic Theater with a Standout Cast

Arthur Miller’s All My Sons is a classic piece of theater. This play showcases what Miller did best — bring sweeping ...

The Prince of Providence: Rebecca Gibel discusses playing the woman behind the man
September 13, 2019 No Commentby

The Prince of Providence: Rebecca Gibel discusses playing the woman behind the man

Everybody (in Rhode Island) of a certain age has a Buddy Cianci story. For me, Buddy threw out the first ...

Audiences Are Absorbed in Granite's Hollow
September 10, 2019 No Commentby

Audiences Are Absorbed in Granite’s Hollow

It’s a bright Sunday afternoon when I arrive at The Granite Theatre, unclouded blue sky and soft September breeze giving ...

Whodunit?!
September 4, 2019 No Commentby

Whodunit?!

Hercule Poirot fans looking to see their favorite detective onstage in the dramatic interpretation of Agatha Christie’s The Hollow may ...