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Theater


Waiting in the Wings: Fall theater is about the take the stage by storm

In September, Academy Players are bringing a RI premiere with “Imaginary,” a new musical by Timothy Knapman, that tells about the power of imagination and explores the wonder of childhood. Academy will dance their way through November with Mama Mia, sure to be a crowd pleaser. And don’t forget to visit Academy’s second annual vendor fair […]

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Spectrum’s One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Takes the Stage Amid National Conversations on Mental Illness

On the very same day the Spectrum Theatre Ensemble opened its production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest at the Wilbury Theatre, in the kind of irony the poets dream of, the president expressed a desire to reopen mental institutions in order to combat mass shootings – the likes of which were largely shut […]

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Creation Is the Greatest Thing: An interview with Taylor Mac

On the same day that Robert Mueller testified before Congress, I had the pleasure of interviewing MacArthur Fellow, Tony-nominated performer and playwright, and gift to us all, Taylor Mac. You’re probably thinking that it’s inappropriate to gush like that in what is ostensibly a feature promoting Mac’s A 24-Decade History of Popular Music (Abridged) which […]

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2019 Theater Award Winners

Congratulations to all our winners! Community Champion Award: Bert Silverberg Improv / Audience Participation: Providence Improv Guild Youth Production of the Year: Once On This Island, Academy Players Favorite Ensemble: The Rocky Horror Show, OUT LOUD Best Concessions: Trinity Rep Bombastic Fight Choreography: Victoria Casillo, West Side Story, New Bedford Festival Theatre Best-est Fests: PVD […]

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Made in RI: Randy Andy’s Kingmaker Summer Workshop Recital Debuts Nine New Drag Kings

On Sunday, August 11, from 7 – 9:30pm, Randy Andy’s Made in RI Kingmaker Summer Workshop Recital will debut nine new drag kings through short performative pieces at Askew in PVD. The audience can expect to be introduced to complex drag personas through powerful performances, some of which include lip-syncing. Costume and makeup are critical […]

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