Theater

Mad Props to A Play About A Handkerchief at Burbage
September 28, 2016 No Commentby

Mad Props to A Play About A Handkerchief at Burbage

  “If you’ve never seen the world then how would you know?” the titular character says to Emilia in Desdemona: ...

It’s Wicked Good!
September 27, 2016 No Commentby

It’s Wicked Good!

Some reviews write themselves, and this is one of them. Wicked has flown into the Providence Performing Arts Center for their ...

Plaza Suite Charms Audiences
September 27, 2016 No Commentby

Plaza Suite Charms Audiences

Newport Playhouse has opened their season this year with Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite.  This charming show is a bit different ...

Fascist Mash-Up: Send in the Clown
September 26, 2016 No Commentby

Fascist Mash-Up: Send in the Clown

In Wilbury’s “Fascist Mash-Up” of three plays – although really two plays and an epilogue – director Josh Short deserves ...

Wicked Flies In To PPAC
September 21, 2016 No Commentby

Wicked Flies In To PPAC

There is so much theater out there that when you come across a show that has that ever lasting endurance, ...

AD World: 2nd Story's Ed Shea
September 21, 2016 No Commentby

AD World: 2nd Story’s Ed Shea

This continues a series of interviews where Epic artistic director Kevin Broccoli interviews other ADs in the area to create ...

Einstein and the Polar Bear: Of Books and Men
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Einstein and the Polar Bear: Of Books and Men

  Einstein and the Polar Bear is an offbeat play filled with eccentric characters in a rural setting. Bill Allenson (Christian ...

Beowulf: Hard-Rocking English Version of
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Beowulf: Hard-Rocking English Version of “The Greatest American Hero”

Trinity Rep’s production of Beowulf: A Thousand Years of Baggage is a lot more fun than the average high school ...

School Theater Spotlight: TAPA
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

School Theater Spotlight: TAPA

When I’m not writing articles for Motif, I can be found in a classroom teaching high school English classes. I ...

Black Coffee Won't Keep You Awake
September 14, 2016 No Commentby

Black Coffee Won’t Keep You Awake

  Best selling mystery novelist Agatha Christie sold millions of books by sticking to a tried and true formula: stick ...