John McDaid

John McDaid

   John G. McDaid is an award-winning science fiction writer and freelance journalist from Portsmouth, RI. He grew up in NYC, where visits to Broadway sparked a life-long love of theater. He worked both on-stage and off during college — including a tech director spot on a national tour — before moving into a career in corporate communications. A graduate of New School University, he did his doctoral work in media ecology at NYU. Now retired, he writes full time and sees as many shows as he can in Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts.




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BWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROLBWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROL
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Posted: Dec. 11, 2018


BWW Review: FUTURITY offers 'singular' experience at The Wilbury Theatre GroupBWW Review: FUTURITY offers 'singular' experience at The Wilbury Theatre Group
December 11, 2018

If you took two plutonium hemispheres labeled 'American folk tradition' and 'cerebral poetry' and smashed them together in a critical mass, the musical 'Futurity' would be the resulting atomic explosion. The Wilbury Theatre Group in Providence has captured the chaotic energy of this show in a production that is uplifting, thought-provoking, and totally enjoyable.

BWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROLBWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROL
December 8, 2018

In the 175 years since Charles Dickens penned 'A Christmas Carol,' there have been countless productions, featuring everyone from Patrick Stewart to Mr. Magoo. The Contemporary Theater Company (CTC) of Wakefield, RI has managed a holiday miracle: a highly theatrical version, enjoyable by the whole family, which manages to be both warm and seasonal as well as sharp and intelligent.