Veronica Bruscini

Veronica Bruscini Veronica Bruscini is an avid theatergoer with a passion for the written word. She occasionally steps behind the curtain as a puppeteer and stage manager, and she has worked as the assistant director for three productions sponsored by the Holocaust through the Arts educational initiative. Psalm 111:10.


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BWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPACBWW Review: THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPAC
Posted: Nov. 3, 2016


BWW Review: No Humbug Here - Trinity Rep's Spirited CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the SeasonBWW Review: Trinity Rep's Spirited CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the Season
Posted: Nov. 17, 2016


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Best of 2015 BWW Rhode Island – Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local ReviewersBest of 2015 BWW Rhode Island – Critics’ Picks
Posted: Dec. 31, 2015


BWW Review: Step Right Up! Brown/Trinity Rep Steals Spotlight with Sensational SIDE SHOWBWW Review: Brown/Trinity Rep's Sensational SIDE SHOW
Posted: May. 8, 2016


BWW Review: Compelling, Eloquent TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Shines at Trinity RepBWW Review: Eloquent TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD at Trinity Rep
Posted: Mar. 9, 2016


BWW Review: Stately and Spellbinding SWAN LAKE Closes Festival Ballet's SeasonBWW Review: Stately and Spellbinding SWAN LAKE
Posted: Apr. 30, 2016


BWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPACBWW Review: THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPAC
Posted: Nov. 3, 2016


BWW Review: Rhode Island Stage Ensemble on the Case in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLESBWW Review: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
Posted: Oct. 15, 2016


BWW Review: Phenomenal PIANO GUYS Bring Inspired Musicianship to the Ocean StateBWW Review: Phenomenal PIANO GUYS Bring Inspired Musicianship to the Ocean State
December 3, 2016

Rhode Island music lovers received an early Christmas present this week. THE PIANO GUYS took center stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center on Thursday, dazzling the jam-packed house with an absolutely sensational and unforgettable evening of story and song.

BWW Review: No Humbug Here - Trinity Rep's Spirited CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the SeasonBWW Review: No Humbug Here - Trinity Rep's Spirited CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the Season
November 17, 2016

Every year, Trinity Repertory Company adds a new spin to its beloved adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. This year's production is no exception; in fact, the 2016 Christmas Carol is one of Trinity's most unique and intriguing Yuletide offerings to date.

BWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPACBWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPAC
November 3, 2016

The much-acclaimed Lincoln Center staging of THE KING AND I celebrates a triumphant start to its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center. This jewel of a production is so utterly exceptional in every detail, words of praise scarcely seem to do it justice. Simply put, this is one of the finest shows to grace the PPAC stage in recent memory.

BWW Review: Granite's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN brings the Peanuts Gang to South CountyBWW Review: Granite's YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN brings the Peanuts Gang to South County
October 15, 2016

A 'good grief!' or two will ring out in Westerly this month as the Granite Theatre welcomes the smash musical hit YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN to its stage.

BWW Review: Rhode Island Stage Ensemble on the Case in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLESBWW Review: Rhode Island Stage Ensemble on the Case in THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
October 15, 2016

THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, one of the most popular and mysterious incidents in Holmes' famed casebook, is an ideally atmospheric selection to stage just as dark, chilly autumn evenings settle in over New England. This HOUND is a solid offering for the community-based players and artists at RISE.

BWW Review: Renaissance City Theatre Brews Strong BLACK COFFEE at the GraniteBWW Review: Renaissance City Theatre Brews Strong BLACK COFFEE at the Granite
September 10, 2016

Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most celebrated sleuth, is on the case at Westerly's historic Granite Theatre. The Belgian detective steps into the footlights in the rarely performed BLACK COFFEE, Christie's first stage play. Renaissance City Theatre does the script full justice, delivering a well-acted, well-paced, and well-staged mystery sure to keep audiences guessing 'whodunit' until the very end.

Summer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer EventsSummer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer Events
June 10, 2016

Rhode Island theaters are gearing up for another sizzling summer season. Here's a look ahead at what's on stage in the Ocean State from June through August.

BWW Review: You're Doin' Fine - OKLAHOMA! at Trinity Repertory CompanyBWW Review: You're Doin' Fine - OKLAHOMA! at Trinity Repertory Company
May 11, 2016

Trinity Repertory Company sings out its 52nd season with an entertaining, high-energy production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! The show is a fitting conclusion to Trinity's year-long "Rebels, Renegades, and Pioneers" theme as it celebrates the trailblazing spirit of the Oklahoma Territory's early settlers in story and song.

BWW Review: Step Right Up! Brown/Trinity Rep Steals Spotlight with Sensational SIDE SHOWBWW Review: Step Right Up! Brown/Trinity Rep Steals Spotlight with Sensational SIDE SHOW
May 8, 2016

Theater world, take notice: The Brown/Trinity Rep M.F.A. Class of 2017 is a force to be reckoned with. Their staging of SIDE SHOW impresses in every particular from casting and costuming to setting, dramatic pacing, and lighting. From curtain to curtain, this is theatrical storytelling at its finest.

BWW Review: Stately and Spellbinding SWAN LAKE Closes Festival Ballet's SeasonBWW Review: Stately and Spellbinding SWAN LAKE Closes Festival Ballet's Season
April 30, 2016

Festival Ballet Providence concludes its 38th season in high style with one of the grandest, most iconic ballets of all time: SWAN LAKE.

BWW Review: Enthralling WINTER'S TALE Spins a Storybook Ending to Gamm's SeasonBWW Review: Enthralling WINTER'S TALE Spins a Storybook Ending to Gamm's Season
April 27, 2016

Pawtucket's Gamm Theater has taken this complex, unique blend of storytelling and staged a glorious WINTER'S TALE, proving once again why the company is critically and popularly lauded as the gold standard for Shakespearean productions in Rhode Island.

BWW Review: Resplendent RAGTIME Brings Elite Syncopations to Providence Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: Resplendent RAGTIME Brings Elite Syncopations to Providence Performing Arts Center
April 10, 2016

Rhode Island audiences, prepare to be dazzled. RAGTIME is - deservedly - one of the most highly acclaimed musicals of the last two decades and the touring production now playing the Providence Performing Arts Center does the show's rich legacy proud.

BWW Review: Ocean State Theatre Stages Inspiring, Uplifting MIRACLE WORKERBWW Review: Ocean State Theatre Stages Inspiring, Uplifting MIRACLE WORKER
April 2, 2016

Ocean State Theatre Company's staging of THE MIRACLE WORKER, under the direction of Amiee Turner, brings this compelling story to life with dignity and warmth.

BWW Review: Stirring RIPPLE OF HOPE Traces Teacher's Journey with Heart and HumorBWW Review: Stirring RIPPLE OF HOPE Traces Teacher's Journey with Heart and Humor
March 12, 2016

For more than a decade, Karen Sklaire has worked with inner-city students as an educator in the New York school department, and now she compellingly relates stories of her time in the classroom through the one-woman show RIPPLE OF HOPE.

BWW Review: Compelling, Eloquent TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Shines at Trinity RepBWW Review: Compelling, Eloquent TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Shines at Trinity Rep
March 9, 2016

Trinity's TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD is unquestionably a must-see performance this spring and, a scarce three months into the new year, can easily be considered in the running for best production of 2016.

Best of 2015 BWW Rhode Island  Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local Reviewers
December 31, 2015

Rhode Island's theater community had much to celebrate in 2015. Outstanding productions graced stages from the East Bay to South County, up-and-coming theatrical companies left their mark on the arts scene, and excellent concerts and dance events made for some of the best performances of the year.

BWW Review: Festival Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with Marvelous, Magical NUTCRACKERBWW Review: Festival Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with Marvelous, Magical NUTCRACKER
December 19, 2015

Glittering, fairy-like snowflakes. Dancing sugar plums. Toy soldiers capering around the tree. Each of these fanciful childhood images comes to life with a special touch of Christmas magic in Festival Ballet Providence's superior production of THE NUTCRACKER. FBP once again delivers an enchanting NUTCRACKER guaranteed to capture the imagination of audiences of all ages.

BWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Festive but Frothy FareBWW Review: IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS Festive but Frothy Fare
December 9, 2015

The stage production of WHITE CHRISTMAS now playing the Providence Performing Arts Center is adapted from the beloved film. While this musical has much to recommend it - familiar songs with excellent orchestrations, fine-quality costumes and sets, snappy choreography, and a top-notch cast full of talented performers - this staging favors spectacle over substance, and for that, much of the heart of WHITE CHRISTMAS' story falls flat.

BWW Review: Oh, What Fun! STRAIGHT NO CHASER'S 'New Old Fashioned Tour' Lights Up The VETSBWW Review: Oh, What Fun! STRAIGHT NO CHASER'S 'New Old Fashioned Tour' Lights Up The VETS
December 3, 2015

Contemporary a cappella could ask for no finer ambassador than STRAIGHT NO CHASER. The group's impeccable harmonizing and vocal percussion are so sharp and so rich, it sounds as though instrumentalists are backing several songs.

BWW Review: Merry CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the Season at Trinity RepBWW Review: Merry CHRISTMAS CAROL Rings in the Season at Trinity Rep
November 18, 2015

The 2015 CHRISTMAS CAROL, directed by Curt Columbus, is a solid production and quite enjoyable, though small elements keep it from being a fully immersive theatrical experience. While well done overall, the emotional punch of past Trinity CAROLS is lacking in this year's staging.



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