Theater

<i>Escaped Alone/Come and Go</i> at Gamm: Women Past the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
March 5, 2019 No Commentby

Escaped Alone/Come and Go at Gamm: Women Past the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Escaped Alone is a puzzling and strange one-act by British playwright Caryl Churchill, now in her 80s and resting on ...

The Gamm to Present Escaped Alone
February 27, 2019 No Commentby

The Gamm to Present Escaped Alone

The Gamm is presenting the Rhode Island debut of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone from February 28 through March 17. The show ...

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical
February 26, 2019 No Commentby

Love Under the Northern Lights: Entertaining Almost, Maine is almost realism, most decidedly magical

Almost, Maine, by playwright/actor John Cariani, holds the distinction of being one of the most popular plays of this decade ...

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who's Calling? for Two Nights Only
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Rachel Hanauer Dials Up the Opera with Who’s Calling? for Two Nights Only

The popularity — and profitability — of programming an evening of one-act plays is quite undeniable for most smaller theaters. ...

<i>Mom’s Gift</i> at Attleboro Community Theatre: Hey. Boo!
February 18, 2019 No Commentby

Mom’s Gift at Attleboro Community Theatre: Hey. Boo!

Phil Olson is not a well-known playwright, and most of his output has involved rewriting classics into the rather hyperlocal ...

The Mousetrap Is Familiar, but Academy Keeps it Fresh
February 18, 2019 No Commentby

The Mousetrap Is Familiar, but Academy Keeps it Fresh

While watching the Academy Players’ current production of Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap this week, it occurred to me that one ...

Stadium's Sister Act Is a Fun Night of Theater
February 16, 2019 No Commentby

Stadium’s Sister Act Is a Fun Night of Theater

The Stadium Theatre’s production of Sister Act may not take you to heaven (especially considering some of the devilish humor ...

Something Wicked This Way Comes: Trinity's Macbeth fails to recognize the price of ambition
February 13, 2019 No Commentby

Something Wicked This Way Comes: Trinity’s Macbeth fails to recognize the price of ambition

For those who prefer their Shakespeare done “traditionally,” times are tough. The idea of what constitutes traditional staging of Shakespeare’s ...

The Revolutionists:  A Retelling of Herstory
February 12, 2019 No Commentby

The Revolutionists:  A Retelling of Herstory

You know you’re about to have a few laughs when the curtain speech over the sound system starts with, “Bonjour ...

Arctic's Life in the Theater -- it's About Time
February 12, 2019 No Commentby

Arctic’s Life in the Theater — it’s About Time

David Mamet used to be one of the most heavily produced playwrights in the country with smash hits such as ...