Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014

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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 WORK HARD, DIE HARD
Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
3/27-3/28/2014
Our popular Murder Mystery Dinner series returns with an all new plot! "Work Hard, Die Hard"! There's no luck of the Irish at this bloody St. Patty's Day office party!
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014Elton John Experience in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> ELTON JOHN EXPERIENCE
Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
3/29-3/29/2014
Almost Elton John stars multi talented singer and pianist Craig A Meyer whose credits include appearances in Film, Television, even Broadway! In music, Meyer has toured internationally and recorded with music legends Barry Manilow and Frankie Valli, and has headlined for Princess Cruises around the world. Throughout Meyer's busy career, he was repeatedly approached about his striking resemblance to Elton John and his uncanny ability to sound like the rock and roll legend. Meyer was eventually persuaded to expand his repertoire and began impersonating Sir Elton John. Today, Meyer is known to be one of the best Elton John Tribute acts in the industry. His strong vocals, looks and amazing talent on the piano has every audience rememberingwhen rock was young. Meyer performs in the US and overseas in casino showrooms, theatres, corporate events and special events.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 BLASTED
The Wilbury Theatre Group
3/13-3/29/2014
A middle-aged man, Ian, and young woman, Cate, enter a hotel room. As private and public violations collide, and personal violations open doors to progressively greater violent acts, the world fragments around them. One of the greatest and most rarely produced plays of the modern canon due to its shocking content and sheer technical demands by the most provocative and influential British playwright of her generation, Blasted forges a potent theatrical vision of destruction, collapse, and ultimately, redemption and love.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 A BRIGHT NEW BOISE
2nd Story Theatre
2/28-3/30/2014
This quirky, quietly affecting comic gem delves into the always thorny issues of faith, forgiveness, and second chances with eloquence, compassion and humor. It's an elegant, clear-eyed comedy to make you laugh and lift your heart.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 FLASHDANCE
Providence Performing Arts Center
3/25-3/30/2014
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the pop culture phenomenon of FLASHDANCE is now live on stage. With electrifying dance at its core, FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a score that includes the biggest hit songs from the movie, including the Academy Award-winning title song "Flashdance - What a Feeling," "Maniac," "Gloria," "Manhunt," and "I Love Rock & Roll." In addition to these hits, 16 brand new songs have been written for the musical with music by Robbie Roth and lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth. FLASHDANCE-THE MUSICAL features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay), and Robert Cary with direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR
Renaissance City Theatre
3/7-3/30/2014
"Same Time, Next Year" by Bernard Slade - One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway winning the 1975 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New American Play and a Tony Award for lead actress Ellen Burstyn, who later recreated her role in the successful motion picture. It remains one of the world's most widely produced plays. The plot follows a love affair between two people, Doris and George, married to others, who rendezvous once a year. Twenty-five years of manners and morals are hilariously and touchingly played out by the lovers.
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OLIVER!
Trinity Repertory Co
2/20-3/30/2014
Chace Theater:adapt: Lionel Bart; dir: Richard Jenkins, Sharon Jenkins.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL
Providence Performing Arts Center
3/25-3/30/2014
FLASHDANCE tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a working-class girl from Pittsburgh with a dream of becoming a professional dancer. She works by day as a steel mill welder, and a bar dancer at night while aspiring to be accepted at a prestigious ballet academy. When Alex catches the eye of her boss Nick Hurley, their romance shows her the meaning of love and drives her ambition to pursue her dream. The original Paramount Pictures film was a worldwide smash hit that became a pop culture phenomenon, grossing over $150 million and featuring a Grammy Award-winning soundtrack. FLASHDANCE THE MUSICAL features a score including the hit songs from the movie, all of which became Top Ten hits on the radio around the world including the Academy Award-winning title song "Flashdance - What a Feeling," "Maniac," "Gloria," "Manhunt," "I Love Rock & Roll." In addition to these hits, 16 brand new original songs have been written for the stage by Robbie Roth and Robert Cary. FLASHDANCE features a book by Tom Hedley (co-writer of the original screenplay with Joe Eszterhas), and Robert Cary, music by Robbie Roth, lyrics by Robert Cary and Robbie Roth and direction and choreography by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys, Memphis).
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 BLASTED
The Wilbury Theatre Group
3/13-4/5/2014
A middle-aged man, Ian, and young woman, Cate, enter a hotel room. As private and public violations collide, and personal violations open doors to progressively greater violent acts, the world fragments around them. Kane's best-known and most controversial play Blasted was written in 1995 and directly inspired by the war in Yugoslavia, a multicultural jerry-rigged nation that consumed itself in civil-war violence. It was Kane's insight that disclosed that many of the same historical influences which led to this violence were just as present in the streets of our western cities today as they were in the streets of Srebrenica. "Astounding drama...Ms. Kane's chilling contention is that it's not such a stretch for any of us." -The New York Times "A one of a kind theatrical experience." -Theatermania "[Kane's] surreal vision has taken on authentic reality for any nation that happens to be at war." -Variety About The Wilbury Group production Blasted by Sarah Kane Directed by Josh Short Alexander Cook*, Ian Amber Kelly, Cate Jo-an Belanger Peralta, Soldier Fight Direction by Normand Beauregard Projections by Mike Commendatore & Adam O'Brien Lighting Design by Jason Eckenroth Sound Design by Cyrus Leddy Costume Design by Sylvi Re Scenic Design by Monica Shinn Stage Management by Alex Maynard Assistant Director, Kira Hawkridge; Production Manager, Seth Finkle. *Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States.?
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 LE DINDON OR THE DUPE
2nd Story Theatre
3/14-4/13/2014
In keeping with our tradition of providing audiences with a late-winter blues panacea, we'll mount this masterpiece of mistaken identities, illicit assignations and frenzied libidos. Laughter and l'amour a la mode de Feydeau. Vive la comedie!
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 MACBETH
Gamm Theatre
3/6-4/13/2014
An eerie prophecy and unchecked greed lead to an ambitious couple's downfall in the Bard's timeless tale of absolute power that corrupts absolutely. The brave soldier Macbeth, fresh from another blood-soaked victory, encounters a trio of witches who prophesy that he will become King of Scotland. Bolstered by supernatural omens and pushed by his indomitable wife, Macbeth kills the current king and claims the throne. Plagued by paranoia and guilt on their increasingly bloody path to glory, the seemingly untouchable Lord and Lady Macbeth get everything they ever wished for... but nothing they ever expected. Shakespeare's darkest tragedy, Macbeth moves at the pace of a thriller and keeps you riveted to your seat through to its brutal ending.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 SWEET CHARITY
The Community Players
3/28-4/13/2014
SWEET CHARITY is a tender, poignant and consistently funny look at the adventures, or rather the misadventures, in the ways of love encountered by the gullible and guileless lady known as Charity Hope Valentin. Featuring classic tunes of Broadway theatre: Big Spender, If My Friends Could See Me Now, and The Rhythm of Life, SWEET CHARITY is full of dancing, laughs, and the most optimistic heroine in Times Square!
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014Anne Frank in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK
Ocean State Theatre
3/26-4/13/2014
Ocean State Theatre presents the Pulitzer Prize and Tony® Award-winning play, The Diary of Anne Frank, a beautiful story from one of the darkest periods in history. Through the diary entries of 13-year-old Anne Frank, the play tells the story of a Jewish family forced into hiding in an effort to avoid Nazi persecution during World War II. Isolated from the outside world, her family and three others lived in constant fear of being discovered. They remained hidden for two years and one month, until their betrayal, which resulted in their deportation to Nazi concentration camps. After the war, the pages of Anne's diary were discovered on the floor of the annex where the family had been hiding. This moving, true story is a testament to the human spirit and classic theatre not to be missed.
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014Tom Stewart & Friends in Broadway" border="0" height="100" width="100" align="right"> COMEDY & COCKTAILS WITH TOM STEWART & FRIENDS
Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre
1/17-4/25/2014
Brace yourself for a night of uncontrolled laughter! Tom and his gang of comedians will have you in stitches! Performed in the Marquee Room. Tom Stewart is a stand-up comedian and comedy writer from Cranston, Rhode Island. "Since I was a kid, I knew I wanted to be an entertainer, making classmates and teachers laugh every day. I was working at my first radio job before graduating from college. From there I've worked in broadcasting for 20+ years at radio stations in Providence, Boston, New London, and Cape Cod. In 2008 (until 2012) I crossed over to television to become the 'Traffic Guy' adding some flair and personality to the Sunrise Show and Evening News programs on WJAR-TV NBC 10 in Providence.""I've spent most of my life studying and writing comedy for radio and television but inn 2011, I finally took the leap to stand-up comedy and studied with Frank O'Donnell's Comedy Boot Camp. Developing a creative mix of topical humor and observational comedy."Since then I've been fortunate enough to host, feature, and perform at some of the Northeast's best comedy venues including:Catch A Rising Star, Comedy Connection, Comix at Foxwoods, Mohegan Sun Casino,Stand Up NY, The Providence Performing Arts Center, Joker's Wild, Comedy Zone,The Vault, Nick's Comedy Stop, Newport Grand Casino, Stadium Theater and many others.""I've also had the privilege to share the stage with: Craig Gass, Jim Florentine, Don Jamieson, Rich Vos, Colin Kane, Mark Normand, Adam Kennedy, Rachel Feinstein and many others."
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Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 3/23/2014 MY HUSBAND'S WILD DESIRES (ALMOST DROVE ME MAD!)
Newport Playhouse
3/27-5/24/2014
The bedroom spark has fizzled for a man and his wife. The man decides to take the bull by the horns and discovers a way to bring the flame back! Throw in the building superintendent and a nervous burglar, and the result is a comedy gone amok that will have you rolling in the aisles with laughter!
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