Veronica Bruscini is an avid theatergoer with a passion for the written word. She occasionally steps behind the curtain as a puppeteer and stage manager, and she has worked as the assistant director for three productions sponsored by the Holocaust through the Arts educational initiative. Psalm 111:10.
Pawtucket's Gamm Theatre opens its season with Oscar Wilde's comedic masterwork THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST, and the company delivers an utterly superlative production. Everything about this EARNEST is absolutely right in every way. The Gamm's cast is magnificent, the stagecraft of the finest quality, and the direction flawless. If there is one theatrical experience not to be missed in Rhode Island this year, the Gamm's EARNEST is it.BWW Review: Mirthful Murder and Mayhem Take Center Stage in Granite's ARSENIC AND OLD LACE September 16, 2017
BroadwayWorld Rhode Island recently interviewed the creative team behind AND THEN WHAT? THE CHILDREN OF VELVEL AND SHEINA-GITEL AVERBUKH, a new play by First Hand Theatrical based on Bena Shklyanoy's historical family memoir. Ms. Shklyanoy, Kevin Olson (Artistic Director, First Hand Theatrical), and Katya Ginzburg-Bram (Actor, First Hand Theatrical) shared their insights into the "page-to-stage" process of this fascinating work.BWW Review: Festival Ballet Providence's Magical CINDERELLA Casts a Spell at The Vets May 14, 2017
Festival Ballet Providence creates pure magic with its luminous production of Sergei Prokofiev's CINDERELLA. Winthrop Corey choreographed this piece to perfection, melding intricate, classical dancing with wonderful whimsy and humor.BWW Review: KING ELIZABETH Rules Triumphant at The Gamm May 2, 2017
Festival Ballet Providence's fresh, vibrant staging of the classic ROMEO & JULIET is nothing short of a masterpiece, an absolute triumph for the dancers and artistic team involved in its creation. December 31, 2016
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, one of the most popular and mysterious incidents in Holmes' famed casebook, is an ideally atmospheric selection to stage just as dark, chilly autumn evenings settle in over New England. This HOUND is a solid offering for the community-based players and artists at RISE.BWW Review: Renaissance City Theatre Brews Strong BLACK COFFEE at the Granite September 10, 2016
Hercule Poirot, Agatha Christie's most celebrated sleuth, is on the case at Westerly's historic Granite Theatre. The Belgian detective steps into the footlights in the rarely performed BLACK COFFEE, Christie's first stage play. Renaissance City Theatre does the script full justice, delivering a well-acted, well-paced, and well-staged mystery sure to keep audiences guessing 'whodunit' until the very end.Summer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer Events June 10, 2016
Rhode Island theaters are gearing up for another sizzling summer season. Here's a look ahead at what's on stage in the Ocean State from June through August.