Theater

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 ...

The Band's Visit Visits PPAC
June 22, 2019 No Commentby

The Band’s Visit Visits PPAC

The delightfully offbeat and heartwarming The Band’s Visit launches its National Tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center on June ...

<i>The Merry Wives of Windsor</i> at TRIST – Fools' Paradise
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

The Merry Wives of Windsor at TRIST – Fools’ Paradise

The best thing about The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater (TRIST) is that founding artistic director Bob Colonna does not treat ...

Merry Wives in PVD
June 19, 2019 No Commentby

Merry Wives in PVD

It’s Shakespeare in the Park season and, as our Summer Guide indicates, there are a slew of offerings all over ...

The Mysterious Mystery of Edwin Drood at Weber Theater
June 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Mysterious Mystery of Edwin Drood at Weber Theater

Before his death, Charles Dickens was working on a novel titled The Mystery of Edwin Drood. The real mystery, as ...

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 ...