Mixed Magic Theatre Presents 'GREATNESS OF GOSPEL' Tonight
(8/29/2014) - Mixed Magic Theatre will present The Greatness of Gospel: Our Roots Run Deep, eaturing the Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir and Kim Morrison Pitts-Wiley tonight, August 29th 7:30PM at The Gerola Sculpture Garden at Lorraine Mills.
BWW Reviews: Theatre By the Sea Summer Ends with Splendid SPAMALOT
(8/27/2014) - For audience member's of a certain age, it's likely that they have heard of Monty Python. Younger audiences, on the other hand, may or may not want to do a quick Google search before seeing Monty Python's Spamalot at Theatre By the Sea. It all depends on just how surprised you are willling to be, just how comfortable you are at being caught off guard by a unique brand of comedy that Python's fans know only too well. Pre-show Googling or not, the true enjoyment of the show comes from just sitting back, relaxing and letting yoruself be wrapped in the warm embrace of some of the most weird, wacky, irreverant and witty comedy you ever likely to see in a Broadway musical.
OSTC Receives Six Motif Awards
(8/27/2014) - On Monday, August 25, 2014, the Motif Magazine Theater Awards were presented at a ceremony held at Fete in Providence, RI. Since 2006, Motif Magazine has recognized excellence in local theater at many different levels - including Professional (Equity), Semi-Professional (Non-Equity) and Community. This year's awards included productions which were presented between July 2013 and June 2014. Ocean State Theatre Company is proud to have been recognized with a total of six awards - four of which were for their critically acclaimed production of Les Miserables.
BWW Reviews: Jackson Browne Offers Timeless Music at Soulful PPAC Show
(8/22/2014) - Full disclosure here, right at the start. Before attending the concert at Providence Performing Arts Center, I had only heard of Jackson Browne in passing, had heard reference made to his music but had not heard his music, or at least that's what I believed. Chalk it up to my poor musical upbringing, having never been introduced in my youth to many great aritsts, Browne among them. Luckily, his acoustic tour made a stop here in Rhode Island and I was able to find out just why he is a legendary musician who can still bring a house down.
COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY to Begin Epic Theatre's 2014 Season, 9/5-13
(8/20/2014) - Epic Theatre Company begins its 2014-2015 with Jeffrey Hatcher's witty, lush, and fascinating look at the most famous actor to ever play female roles in Shakespeare's plays, and what happened when actual women were allowed to take his place. COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY, directed by Jill D. Jones, will run at Theatre 82 in Cranston, RI, from September 5 through September 13, 2014.
Wilbury Group to Open Season 5 with New England Premiere of THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY, 9/18-10/12
(8/19/2014) - The Wilbury Theatre Group opens Season 5 with the New England premiere of This Beautiful City, written by Steven Cosson and Jim Lewis, with music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. Wilbury Group Founding Artistic Director Josh Short directs with music direction by the team of Brien Lang and Milly Romanzi, this fascinating a new documentary-style play with music that details the explosion of America's evangelical Christian movement. This Beautiful City runs September 18 through October 12 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI.