Theater

On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards
June 15, 2019 No Commentby

On the Relocation of the RI Theater Awards

Every year, Motif throws an event called the RI Theater Awards. It’s free and open to the public, and celebrates ...

Diocese of Providence Withdraws Support for RI Theater Awards
June 14, 2019 No Commentby

Diocese of Providence Withdraws Support for RI Theater Awards

The Rhode Island Theater Awards, sponsored and produced by a team at Motif magazine, have a little less than two ...

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage: Epic's Dada Woof Papa Hot examines everything that arrives with the baby carriage
June 13, 2019 No Commentby

First Comes Love, Then Comes Marriage: Epic’s Dada Woof Papa Hot examines everything that arrives with the baby carriage

Dada Woof Papa Hot is a humorous and thoughtful slice of the LGTBQ struggle for mainstream bliss that any parent ...

<i>The Rocky Horror Show</i> at Out Loud: It’s Astounding! It’s Innovative!
June 12, 2019 No Commentby

The Rocky Horror Show at Out Loud: It’s Astounding! It’s Innovative!

Out Loud usually does serious theater, but The Rocky Horror Show is not intended to be taken seriously. When it ...

Always a Bridesmaid Makes for an Easy Night at the Newport Playhouse
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Always a Bridesmaid Makes for an Easy Night at the Newport Playhouse

  In search of a light hassle-free evening with your special someone? Or maybe you’re looking for a fun ladies’ ...

Waiting in the Wings: Summer is set to take the stage
June 5, 2019 No Commentby

Waiting in the Wings: Summer is set to take the stage

Summertime is a changing of the guard in theater. Many companies call it quits for the season, or substantially shift ...

Trinity's Marisol Is Remarkable
May 30, 2019 No Commentby

Trinity’s Marisol Is Remarkable

Admittedly, I love a big swing. Keep that in mind as you read this review. Every so often, the folks ...

TBTS Opens the Season with Love and Other Fables Premiere
May 30, 2019 No Commentby

TBTS Opens the Season with Love and Other Fables Premiere

Fans of musical theater are often hard-pressed these days to find new offerings that aren’t based on movies, television shows, ...

Fun Home: Wilbury's expertly executed show leaves audiences in awe
May 28, 2019 No Commentby

Fun Home: Wilbury’s expertly executed show leaves audiences in awe

Popular Broadway musicals have always classically been about fanfare, big spectacle numbers and broad smiles all around. While there is ...

No Simple Answers in Counter-Productions' Gidion's Knot
May 23, 2019 No Commentby

No Simple Answers in Counter-Productions’ Gidion’s Knot

“We watch the war and we write about the great deeds done or the horrors done. And that is how ...