Epic Theatre Presents Site-Specific THE CHRISTIANSEpic Theatre Presents Site-Specific THE CHRISTIANS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Epic Theatre Company is stepping outside the box yet again this May when it brings 'The Christians' by Lucas Hnath to the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of South County in South County, Rhode Island. (more...)

BWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROLBWW Review: Contemporary Theater Delivers Delightfully Fresh A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by John McDaid - Dec 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. (more...)

Epic Brings THE HEALING To Contemporary Theatre CompanyEpic Brings THE HEALING To Contemporary Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Epic Theatre Company continues its commitment to bringing theater all over the state with its production of Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing which will be traveling to The Contemporary Theatre Company in Wakefield for a limited run in April. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE LITTLE FOXES Comes to Epic Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: THE LITTLE FOXES Comes to Epic Theatre Company
by Leah Windahl - Jan 16, 2018

Epic Theatre Company presents Lillian Hellman's 1939 classic THE LITTLE FOXES, running January 12th-27th. This turn-of-the-century drama, directed by Kate Lester, takes a hard look at wealth, and the lengths one family will go to keep it. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Epic Theatre Co's THE LITTLE FOXESPhoto Flash: First Look at Epic Theatre Co's THE LITTLE FOXES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Epic Theatre Company is welcoming the new year with one of the greatest plays ever written. Regina Hubbard Giddens and her conniving family will do whatever it takes to claim their family's fortune in this devilish and dynamic look at wealth, privilege, and power. (more...)

Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES to Kick Off 2018 at Epic Theatre CompanyLillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES to Kick Off 2018 at Epic Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Epic Theatre Company is welcoming the new year with one of the greatest plays ever written, Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES to Kick Off 2018 at Epic Theatre CompanyLillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES to Kick Off 2018 at Epic Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is welcoming the new year with one of the greatest plays ever written, Lillian Hellman's THE LITTLE FOXES. (more...)

BWW Review: Smoldering CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF at Epic Theatre Company
by Andria Tieman - Jan 17, 2017

Epic Theatre Company kicks off the new year with a delightful twist on the classic Tennessee Williams play CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF.  Under expert direction from OUT LOUD Theatre's Kira Hawkridge the talented cast bring this complicated story to life with minimal fuss and a strong focus on making the dialogue shine--as it should. (more...)

Epic Theatre Kicks Off 2017 With Grand and Gorgeous CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is beginning the new year with an ageless masterpiece-Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."  This story of a Southern family coming apart at the seams as they celebrate the birthday of their patriarch is one of the greatest family dramas of all time, and Epic's production will serve as the anchor to its fifth season when it arrives onstage in January 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Epic Theatre Company's CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Epic Theatre Company is beginning the new year with an ageless masterpiece-Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."  This story of a Southern family coming apart at the seams as they celebrate the birthday of their patriarch is one of the greatest family dramas of all time, and Epic's production will serve as the anchor to its fifth season when it arrives onstage in January 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Epic Theatre Kicks Off 2017 With Grand and Gorgeous CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Epic Theatre Company is beginning the new year with an ageless masterpiece-Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof."  This story of a Southern family coming apart at the seams as they celebrate the birthday of their patriarch is one of the greatest family dramas of all time, and Epic's production will serve as the anchor to its fifth season when it arrives onstage in January 2017. (more...)

Epic Theatre to Stage World Premiere of Ann Hood's AN ITALIAN WIFE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Epic Theatre Company is excited to present the theater event of the season.  For the first time, the work of bestselling author and Rhode Island favorite Ann Hood will be adapted for the stage in the world premiere of "An Italian Wife" (more...)

BWW Guest Blog: OUT Loud Theatre Season 4 - An Exploration of the Public Domain
by Guest Blogger: Kira Hawkridge - Feb 5, 2016

BroadwayWorld Rhode Island readers nominated four area companies as "Rising Stars/Theaters to Watch" during the 2015 Regional BroadwayWorld Awards. Now, in a four-part series, the artistic directors from each theater will join BWW RI as guest bloggers, sharing their creative vision and inspiration in their own words. First up is Kira Hawkridge, the founding artistic director of OUT LOUD Theatre. (more...)

Epic Theatre Company's PRIDE AND PREJUDICE: THE PROM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Epic Theatre Company is sending you an exclusive invitation to our fantastic February show-Pride and Prejudice: The Prom. We're taking the classic story by Jane Austen and setting it in a world of class warfare and hopeless romantics: High school. (more...)

PLANET CHRISTMAS to Premiere at Contemporary Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Whether you love the carols, decorations, and stories of Christmas or find the constant barrage of commercialized holiday cheer exhausting, Planet Christmas, a new play opening December 4 and receiving its world-premiere at the Contemporary Theater Company, is sure to delight. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Epic Theatre's Season Closes with Suprisingly Safe ORLANDO
by Robert Barossi - Jun 7, 2015

Issues surrounding gender and gender equality have always been important and deserving of attention and discussion. At this moment, these issues seem to be especially at the forefront of our conversations across this country and beyond. It seems like the perfect moment for a play that focuses on these issues in a fascinating and engaging way. Unfortunately, the production at Epic Theatre of Sarah Ruhl's Orlando fails to fulfill it's potential for generating those important questions and conversations. It does the opposite, seemingly playing it safe and keeping those important issues at a great distance from the audience. (more...)

Epic Theatre Presents THIS IS THE FUTURE, THIS IS THE PAST, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Epic Theatre Company is proud to present a unique evening of monologues that deal with the distant past, the near future, and the present that bridges them together. (more...)

Epic Theatre to Present THIS IS THE FUTURE, THIS IS THE PAST, 3/13-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Epic Theatre Company is proud to present a unique evening of monologues that deal with the distant past, the near future, and the present that bridges them together. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY Creates a Magical Journey at Wilbury
by Robert Barossi - Nov 16, 2014

Celebrities, famous folks and iconic figures are often enigmatic, especially those who lived in bygone days, long before the internet and social media. To most of us, they are a mystery. From their exalted and distant perches far above the ordinary, average citizen, they alter and impact our lives. At the same time, they remain shrouded in secrecy, their true lives unknown or unrevealed. This can be said of the famous figure at the center of Wilbury Group's second play fo the season, A Public Readng of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney. You may think you know something about the man behind the mouse, as he's sometimes referred. On the other hand, this play sets out to offer a different view, one that's decidedly darker. (more...)

Wilbury Theatre Group to Present A PUBLIC READING OF AN UNPRODUCED SCREENPLAY ABOUT THE DEATH OF WALT DISNEY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces the New England premiere of A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by one of America's fastest rising young playwrights, Lucas Hnath. Longtime Wilbury Group collaborator Brien Lang (We Won't Pay! We Won't Pay!) directs Vince Petronio (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity) in this fascinating examination into the last days of one of the greatest icons America has even known as his success was peaking, and his personal life floundering. A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay about the Death of Walt Disney runs November 6-21 at The Wilbury Theatre Group, 393 Broad Street, Providence RI. (more...)

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