Theater

Cranston Artists’ Exchange Celebrates Its Own Community with
April 9, 2013 No Commentby

Cranston Artists’ Exchange Celebrates Its Own Community with “Our Town” Play

While Our Town is a Pulitzer Prize winning classic, its simplicity belies its depth. The Artists’ Exchange, under the mature direction ...

Straight White Men at Brown University
April 8, 2013 12 commentsby

Straight White Men at Brown University

Named, “the most adventurous playwright of her generation,” by the New York Times, Obie Award winning director and playwright, Young ...

Social Creatures at Trinity Rep
April 2, 2013 No Commentby

Social Creatures at Trinity Rep

Trinity Rep’s new horror play about society is interesting and ambitious. It challenges us to think about what trade-offs we ...

Dance Up Close
April 2, 2013 33 commentsby

Dance Up Close

While spring serves as a welcoming prelude to summer, it is also ripe with wonderful symbolism: rebirth, fertility and growth. ...

A Fresh New Theatre Space in Cranston
March 29, 2013 No Commentby

A Fresh New Theatre Space in Cranston

The Artists’ Exchange has been open since 2004 at 50 Rolfe Square in Cranston, serving both the community at large ...

Jesus Christ Superstar, a Holiday Favorite, Delivers
March 28, 2013 35 commentsby

Jesus Christ Superstar, a Holiday Favorite, Delivers

If there’s one thing Marquee Theatre Productions didn’t skimp on in its performance of Jesus Christ Superstar, it was production ...

Words Take Center Stage in The Real Thing
March 26, 2013 12 commentsby

Words Take Center Stage in The Real Thing

Even without any foreknowledge of the plot of The Real Thing, we’re tipped off as soon as we walk into ...

Body Awareness Brings a Modern Family's Struggles to the Surface
March 26, 2013 No Commentby

Body Awareness Brings a Modern Family’s Struggles to the Surface

The darkness that accompanies a scene change in a play forgives many sins. On stage, silhouettes break character and move, ...

Elemental Theatre Presents Bare Stages
March 20, 2013 44 commentsby

Elemental Theatre Presents Bare Stages

  It is reassuring to know that innovative and experimental theatre is alive and well at AS220. In the space ...

Tales from the Script: Cuckoo for Theatre Buffs
March 19, 2013 No Commentby

Tales from the Script: Cuckoo for Theatre Buffs

I recently became an actor at 2nd Story Theater. I did not foresee this happening. For the past three months, ...