Barb Burke

Barb Burke Barb Burke, a writer and a life-long New Englander, loves the arts in all its forms. She also volunteers at living history events.


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BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Granite TheatreBWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Granite Theatre
Posted: Oct. 27, 2017


BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Festival Ballet ProvidenceBWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Festival Ballet Providence
Posted: Dec. 18, 2017


BWW Review: DIRECTOR'S CHOICE at Festival Ballet ProvidenceBWW Review: DIRECTOR'S CHOICE at Festival Ballet Providence
Posted: Feb. 10, 2018


BWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity RepBWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity Rep
Posted: Feb. 22, 2018


BWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at The Arctic PlayhouseBWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at The Arctic Playhouse
Posted: Oct. 9, 2017


BWW Review: QYRQ QYZ at FirstWorksBWW Review: QYRQ QYZ at FirstWorks
Posted: Mar. 16, 2018


BWW Review: QYRQ QYZ at FirstWorksBWW Review: QYRQ QYZ at FirstWorks
March 16, 2018

Central Asian ensemble finds a modern way to bring an ancient tale to life with music, film and spoken word.

BWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity RepBWW Review: OTHELLO at Trinity Rep
February 22, 2018

Trinity Rep's Othello is macho, engaging and spirited

BWW Review: DIRECTOR'S CHOICE at Festival Ballet ProvidenceBWW Review: DIRECTOR'S CHOICE at Festival Ballet Providence
February 10, 2018

A new adaptation of Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale made its world debut at the VETS, Providence last night in a Festival Ballet Providence's production where it was, as per the ballet's direction, "read, played and danced.

BWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Festival Ballet ProvidenceBWW Review: THE NUTCRACKER at Festival Ballet Providence
December 18, 2017

Beautifully choreographed by Mihailo Djuric, The Festival Ballet welcomes the audience with a first act full of charm and humor, inviting the viewer to enjoy the excellent dancing to follow, making this production ideal for both the first-time ballet goer as well as the seasoned ballet lover.

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Granite TheatreBWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Granite Theatre
October 27, 2017

A powerful production of it in a comfortable, intimate setting.

BWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at The Arctic PlayhouseBWW Review: ON GOLDEN POND at The Arctic Playhouse
October 9, 2017

Be sure to share this moment with friends soon as the Arctic Playhouse's production of On Golden Pond ends October 14.

BWW Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST at Contemporary Theatre CompanyBWW Review: ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST at Contemporary Theatre Company
June 23, 2017

Experience some of this South Country magic.

BWW Review: SOUVENIR at Granite TheatreBWW Review: SOUVENIR at Granite Theatre
May 27, 2017

It takes a true professional-both musical and comedic- to assault some of opera's most beloved arias and make it entertaining. In the Granite Theatre's production of Souvenir, the story of Florence Foster Jenkins, the joke never gets old.

BWW Review: TAKING SIDES at Granite TheatreBWW Review: TAKING SIDES at Granite Theatre
April 24, 2017

The Granite Theatre in Westerly RI successfully tackles Taking Sides, the thought-provoking drama set in post-war Berlin.

BWW Review: SHE WOULD IF SHE COULD at AS220 Black BoxBWW Review: SHE WOULD IF SHE COULD at AS220 Black Box
April 1, 2017

Treat yourself to She Would if She Could, Head Trick Theatre's delicious production of Sir George Etherege's bawdy comedy of manners, this weekend at AS220.