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    A Pittsburgh real estate developer with mayoral ambitions struggles between gentrifying his neighborhood and maintaining it’s cultural force.

    January 30 - March 1

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Theater

Avenue Q

To say that puppetry as a theatrical art has a long history would be an understatement. An ancient art form, it is believed to have its origins some 30,000 years ago inEgypt. Puppetry was utilized in many cultures and civilizations, including ancientChina, as well asGreeceandRome. In our own country, puppets have been a hugely popular […]

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TRIST provides belly laughs with weekend performances of Twelfth Night

If you’re looking for a little comical pre-game in your weekend romp downtown, allow us to suggest Twelfth Night, produced by the The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater (TRIST). Directed by Bob Colonna, the play runs at the Roots Cafe onWestminster Streetand play features an excellent cast of capable actors. There’s plenty of opportunity for knee […]

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New Works Debut at Up Close on Hope

As Festival Ballet Providence continues to make unprecedented strides since its amazing season opening fundraising gala “Together We Dance,” where dancers from some of the top ballet companies around the world donated their talents, Artistic Director Mihailo Djuric has planned a very busy second act for their 2011-2012 Season. During February, the dance troupe presents […]

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The Community Players’ ‘Sugar Sisters’ are Sweet

What would happen if you put Steel Magnolias,Twin Peaks, The X-Files and a Stephen King novel in a blender, blended them together, and dumped the result into the Florida swamp? You might get something like the extremely entertaining and delightfully bizarre The Sugar Bean Sisters, presented inPawtucketby The Community Players. Nathan Sanders wrote the play […]

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Baseball, Theater =Life at Second Story

For 2nd Story Theatre, 2012 opens with Take Me Out, Richard Greenberg’s provocative examination of “America’s game,” offering a locker room view of how a baseball team reacts when it’s star player suddenly and unapologetically outs himself. Artistic Director Ed Shea promises “it’s one of those plays that people will talk about for seasons to […]

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