Theater

<i>Our Town</i> at Burbage: Before the Fall
March 21, 2019 No Commentby

Our Town at Burbage: Before the Fall

Our Town by Thorton Wilder is a deceptively simple play to perform, famously requiring neither set nor scenery and few ...

What’s In a Name? Everything, it Seems -- CPTC's Married Name Takes the Stage
March 21, 2019 No Commentby

What’s In a Name? Everything, it Seems — CPTC’s Married Name Takes the Stage

The newly refurbished AS220 black box at 95 Empire is still familiar, but very finely polished and cleaned up around ...

Phantom of the Opera Returns to PPAC
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Phantom of the Opera Returns to PPAC

One of musical theater’s favorite masked men returns to Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) courtesy of the touring company of ...

Love, Loss, and Lasagna – Barker’s Over the River and Through The Woods
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Love, Loss, and Lasagna – Barker’s Over the River and Through The Woods

Some plays are simply comfort food – warm, satisfying and faintly nostalgic. Joe DiPietro’s cleverly sentimental Over The River and ...

Up with WomensWork
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Up with WomensWork

Motif recently caught up with Lynne Collinson, founder and creative director of WomensWork, a creative collective designed to provide theatrical ...

Goblin Fruit: Head Trick explores the dueling powers of love and temptation
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

Goblin Fruit: Head Trick explores the dueling powers of love and temptation

“We must not look at goblin men, We must not buy their fruits: Who knows upon what soil they fed ...

For Jamestown's Richard Martin, Directing Into the Woods is a Wish Come True
March 20, 2019 No Commentby

For Jamestown’s Richard Martin, Directing Into the Woods is a Wish Come True

Now in his second season as artistic director of Jamestown Community Theatre (JCT), Richard Martin is not shy about his ...

<i>Kindertransport</i> at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (review)
March 19, 2019 No Commentby

Kindertransport at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (review)

[Because of the length of this review, this is the first of two parts: the first part provides an overview of ...

<i>Kindertransport</i> at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (history)
March 19, 2019 No Commentby

Kindertransport at Your Theatre: Borderline Offensive (history)

[Because of the length of this review, this is the second of two parts: the first part provides an overview of the ...

<i>Breaking Legs</i>: Murder Will Out
March 12, 2019 No Commentby

Breaking Legs: Murder Will Out

In Tom Dulack’s Breaking Legs at the Arctic Playhouse, college professor Terrence O’Keefe (Jeff Blanchette) has written a play-within-a-play whose goal is ...