Anne Boley News

The Gamm to Conclude Season with BLACKBIRD, 5/1-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) closes Season 29 with the Rhode Island premiere of Blackbird, Scottish playwright David Harrower's shocking drama that captivates audiences and leaves them breathless. Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella directs Madeleine Lambert (Anne Boleyn in Anne Boleyn) and Gamm Resident Actor Jim O'Brien (Salter in A Number, Thomas Cromwell in Anne Boleyn) in the discomfiting story of a tormented young woman who confronts a traumatic relationship from her childhood. Blackbird runs from May 1-June 1 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. (more...)

ETERNAL LOVE Comes to Marlowe Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

A REVIVAL of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre's critically-acclaimed production Eternal Love comes to The Marlowe Theatre next month (April). (more...)

RSC's WOLF HALL and BRING UP THE BODIES to Transfer to the Aldwych Theatre, May 1-Sept 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Playful Productions and the Royal Shakespeare Company have announced that the sell-out productions of Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies will transfer to the Aldwych Theatre from 1 May for a strictly limited season until 6 September. RSC Members Priority Booking opens at 10am on Thursday 6 March. Public Booking opens at 10am on Monday 10 March. (more...)

Seven Lectures at The Seven Gables Presents: History's Witches and Other Odd Tales by Author & Illustrator Lisa Graves
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

Wednesday, March 19th at 6pm - ''History's Witches' takes the notion that the past is boring and colorless and infuses it with character, wit and magic. Lisa Graves' bright and charming historical vignettes are a delightful way to experience the stories of oft forgotten women. It's storytelling at its most creative.' -Beckett Graham & Susan Vollenweider, The History Chicks The House of the Seven Gables is excited to announce another great cast of authors and experts for this year's speaker series at Salem's premiere historic site. The House of Seven Gables offers a year-long variety of lectures where you will discover 330 years of Salem History through their museum and collection of historic buildings. Join local author and illustrator Lisa Graves for the first of the Seven Lectures series for an evening of intimate discussion on some of history's most colorful women. Through research for her blog, History Witch featuring fun facts and illustrations on quirky, sometimes lesser known people in history, Lisa has compiled quite the collection of historic tales. Learn about Bessie Coleman, the first African American female pilot, Nellie Bly a groundbreaking investigative journalist, Eleanor of Aquitane, Anne Boleyn, Bridget Bishop, Amelia Earhart and so many more fascinating women. Lisa will be discussing some of these women and their amazing, courageous and often times humorous adventures and give you a glimpse into her process of researching and writing her books: History's Witches which is available now and Trail Blazers which will be released Spring 2014. Lisa Graves grew up in Norfolk, MA, went to Bishop Feehan High School in Attleboro, MA and then on to San Diego Advertising Arts School. She has been a professional illustrator for over 17 years developing books, gift products, and creating installation art for corporate clients. Reservations recommended. Essex Heritage and Seven Gables Members are free; Non-Members $15. Please email sweber@7gables.org to reserve your ticket. (more...)

Adam Buchanan and More Set for THE MYSTAE at Hampstead Downstairs, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Hampstead Theatre presents Nick Whitby's The Mystae, starring Adam Buchanan, Alex Griffin-Griffiths and Beatrice Scirocchi. (more...)

Adam Buchanan and More Set for THE MYSTAE at Hampstead Downstairs; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Hampstead Theatre has announced the that the cast of Nick Whitby's The Mystae will be Adam Buchanan, Alex Griffin-Griffiths and Beatrice Scirocchi. (more...)

Angelwalk Theatre to Present THE LIFE IS SWEET PROJECT, 2/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

For one-night only, Angelwalk Theatre will be presenting Ashley's Gibson's inspirational one-woman show, The Life is Sweet Project on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)

Ashley Gibson's THE LIFE IS SWEET PROJECT in Support of the CAMH Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

For one-night only, Angelwalk Theatre will be presenting Ashley's Gibson's inspirational one-woman show, The Life is Sweet Project on Monday, February 10, 2014 at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. (more...)

Howard Brenton's Sold-Out New Play DRAWING THE LINE Live-Streamed at Hampstead Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Hampstead Theatre in association with The Guardian announces the live-streaming of Howard Brenton's new play DRAWING THE LINE. Worldwide and free tonight 11 January at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for ETERNAL LOVE - Sam Crane, Edward Peel & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

English Touring Theatre, which is celebrating its 21st birthday throughout 2014, is delighted to announce the full casting for its upcoming revival of Shakespeare's Globe Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Howard Brenton's Eternal Love, formerly titled In Extremis. (more...)

Howard Brenton's Sold-Out New Play DRAWING THE LINE to Be Live-Streamed at Hampstead Theatre, Jan 11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 07, 2014

Hampstead Theatre in association with The Guardian announces the live-streaming of Howard Brenton's new play DRAWING THE LINE. Worldwide and free on Saturday 11 January at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Best of 2013 BWW Rhode Island - Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local Reviewers
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 31, 2013

Best of 2013 BWW Rhode Island - Critics' Picks: As Selected by Your Local Reviewers (more...)

ASP's HENRY VIII Sells Out, 1/5 Performance Added
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Due to popular demand, Actors' Shakespeare Project's announces the addition of a performance of William Shakepeare's HENRY VIII on Sunday January 5 at 7pm. The final history play and the ultimate tale of colliding politics, religion, lust, and palace intrigue. Directed by Tina Packer, this seldom-produced work comes to life on stage at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington Street, Boston. For tickets and information go online at www.actorsshakespeareproject.org or call 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Actors' Shakespeare Project's HENRY VIII
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 10th Anniversary Season with Henry VIII, William Shakespeare's final history play and the ultimate tale of colliding politics, religion, lust, and palace intrigue. Directed by Tina Packer, this seldom-produced work comes to life onstage now through January 5, 2014 at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington Street, Boston. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tina Packer Directs Actors' Shakespeare Project's HENRY VIII, Now thru 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 10th Anniversary Season with Henry VIII, William Shakespeare's final history play and the ultimate tale of colliding politics, religion, lust, and palace intrigue. Directed by Tina Packer, this seldom-produced work comes to life on stage tonight, December 11, 2013- January 5, 2014 (press performance December 14 at 8pm) at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington Street, Boston. (more...)

The Gamm Presents Rhode Island Premiere of GOOD PEOPLE, 11/7-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 07, 2013

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre(The Gamm) stages the Rhode Island premiere of Good People, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's tough, tender and seriously funny play about class divisions and the shrinking American Dream. Directed by Rachel Walshe (Anne Boleyn, Mauritius), Good Peopleruns from November 7 through December 8 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. Tickets are $38 and $48 (depending on day/time); preview and press performances (Nov. 7-11) are just $28. Discounts for subscribers, groups of 10 or more, seniors and students. Tickets at 401-723-4266 or gammtheatre.org. (more...)

Tom Beard, Lucy Black, Tanveer Ghani and More Star in Hampstead Theatre's DRAWING THE LINE, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Hampstead Theatre presents the premiere of Howard Brenton's new play. Inspired by conversations he had during a visit to India in 2009, Drawing The Line examines the chaos of the Partition of India - an act that has shaped the modern world. (more...)

Tina Packer to Direct Actors' Shakespeare Project's HENRY VIII, 12/11-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2013

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP) continues its 10th Anniversary Season with Henry VIII, William Shakespeare's final history play and the ultimate tale of colliding politics, religion, lust, and palace intrigue. Directed by Tina Packer, this seldom-produced work comes to life on stage December 11, 2013- January 5, 2014 (press performance December 14 at 8pm) at The Modern Theatre at Suffolk University, 525 Washington Street, Boston. For tickets and information go online at www.actorsshakespeareproject.org or call 866-811-4111. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mia Ellis, Jeanine Kane and More in The Gamm's GOOD PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) stages the Rhode Island premiere of Good People, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's tough, tender and seriously funny play about class divisions and the shrinking American Dream. Directed by Rachel Walshe (Anne Boleyn, Mauritius), Good Peopleruns from tonight, November 7 through December 8 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. Check out a first look below! (more...)

The Gamm Presents Rhode Island Premiere of GOOD PEOPLE, Now thru 12/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2013

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) stages the Rhode Island premiere of Good People, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire's tough, tender and seriously funny play about class divisions and the shrinking American Dream. Directed by Rachel Walshe (Anne Boleyn, Mauritius), Good Peopleruns from tonight, November 7 through December 8 at The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket, RI. (more...)

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