Theater

Everett's Good Grief Explores the Trauma Beneath Our Masks
February 7, 2019 No Commentby

Everett’s Good Grief Explores the Trauma Beneath Our Masks

The moment the lights go to black, the audience is captivated by a film of water that slowly becomes backlit to ...

Three Point One Four
February 6, 2019 No Commentby

Three Point One Four

Dust off your rolling pins, kiddies. It’s contest time! In honor of their May performance of Waitress, the Providence Performing ...

A Conversation about Black Odyssey with Joe Wilson Jr.
February 4, 2019 No Commentby

A Conversation about Black Odyssey with Joe Wilson Jr.

It’s commonplace in theater for a show to get a lot of press leading up to its opening, then reviews, ...

Director Tony Annicone Reflects on His Life in Local Theater
January 31, 2019 No Commentby

Director Tony Annicone Reflects on His Life in Local Theater

Whether you are a theater-lover or a theater-maker, odds are ridiculously high that you have been witness to — or ...

PPAC Wins the Golden Ticket When Charlie Comes to Town
January 31, 2019 No Commentby

PPAC Wins the Golden Ticket When Charlie Comes to Town

The National Tour of the hit musical Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes to Providence Performing Arts Center February 5 ...

The Shadow Box Is a Poignant Study on Death
January 31, 2019 No Commentby

The Shadow Box Is a Poignant Study on Death

In the program of Barker Playhouse’s production of The Shadow Box, director Jeff Sullivan notes the definitions of “shadow box” ...

CTC's Whodunit?: An Experience Like No Other
January 29, 2019 No Commentby

CTC’s Whodunit?: An Experience Like No Other

When attending a play, especially one from such a well-defined genre as murder-mystery, there are certain expectations you can reliably ...

<i>This Is Our Youth</i> at Burbage: Burn-Out Bromance
January 27, 2019 No Commentby

This Is Our Youth at Burbage: Burn-Out Bromance

There is an old joke that there are three kinds of people: Those who make things happen, those who let ...

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance
January 24, 2019 No Commentby

Captivating Hedwig Gives a Powerful Performance

I have to admit that as I drove over to Academy’s new space (same location, updated space), I knew next ...

Benny's the Musical has it All
January 23, 2019 No Commentby

Benny’s the Musical has it All

Benny’s. The little store that had it all, long before Walmart was a thing. Some of us are still traumatized ...