Theater

Move! Dance performances pirouette into Fringe
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

Move! Dance performances pirouette into Fringe

This summer has been a dancer-lover’s dream, and the fifth annual Providence Fringe Festival (FRINGEPVD) promises this city is not ...

“Do You Not Perceive the Jest?” Oh, but I Do!
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

“Do You Not Perceive the Jest?” Oh, but I Do!

The sun was soft and low in the sky, enveloping the Contemporary Theater Company (CTC)’s outdoor performance space in a ...

All Hail Queen Margaret
July 17, 2019 No Commentby

All Hail Queen Margaret

It’s not uncommon for RI’s theater scene to be taken over by Shakespeare in the summer months. This season, we’ve ...

Theater as Activism: “The Clinic” features all-star cast to benefit women’s reproductive rights
July 9, 2019 No Commentby

Theater as Activism: “The Clinic” features all-star cast to benefit women’s reproductive rights

Some of the top names in local theater are coming together to perform a Benefit Reading of The Clinic by Will Brumley ...

West Bay Community Theat<i>er</i> turns one year old
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

West Bay Community Theater turns one year old

Board President Terry Shea of the West Bay Community Theater – they emphatically and unpretentiously spell it “-er” – spent ...

An Audience with the King: On democracy and the theater
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

An Audience with the King: On democracy and the theater

On November 18, 2016, newly elected Vice President Mike Pence attended a performance of the global phenomenon Hamilton and experienced ...

Head Trick Puts Queen Margaret Center Stage
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

Head Trick Puts Queen Margaret Center Stage

Lost in sea of testosterone-filled heroes, Shakespeare’s women often get short shrift. And while everyone can conjure up the Kates ...

2019 RI Theater Awards
July 3, 2019 No Commentby

2019 RI Theater Awards

VOTE NOW!! We are happy to announce that a hero has stepped forward to rescue our homeless awards show, and ...

<i>Singin’ in the Rain</i> at TBTS – The 1920s, Talking and Roaring
June 28, 2019 No Commentby

Singin’ in the Rain at TBTS – The 1920s, Talking and Roaring

Singin’ in the Rain is an outstanding production from Theatre by the Sea in every way: the singing, the dancing, ...

The Band's Visit has Arrived
June 28, 2019 No Commentby

The Band’s Visit has Arrived

Something remarkable is happening at PPAC. I know, you probably didn’t expect to see that sentence coming from me. But ...