Theater Review
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I wholeheartedly recommend Trinity Rep’s uplifting and enlightening production of “To Kill a Mockingbird.” Harper Lee’s classic American tale is, as ever, timeless and timely. … more
Murder and mayhem make for mad mischief, considerable catharsis and even a little self-reflection and meditation in two Rhode Island theatrical productions right now that are each worth a look. One … more
Shakespeare’s comedies end in marriage and his Tragedies end in death; or so my old English professor always said. But the ends of tales, especially fairy tales, are suffused with magic and … more
The face of author Kurt Vonnegut Jr. is familiar to us all; a countenance complete with kindly, slightly sad eyes and a smile that is warm, wry and rueful. I imagine that Mr. Vonnegut must be beaming benignly down at Rhode Island right now, that … more
It seems as if the world has finally caught up with Anton Chekhov. The 18th century Russian playwright was ahead of his time; his observations and writings about the follies of the human condition anticipated the 20th century’s theatre of the … more
The classic American musical “Oklahoma!” is now playing at Trinity Rep and it is a wonderful joy to behold. This show is sweet, soulful, soaring and simply sensational. Directed and … more
Imagine attending a rave at Stonehenge along with Robin Hood, Lord Byron’s bastard son, William Blake and Joe Strummer from The Clash. That’s the experience, and experience is quite the … more
PORTSMOUTH — From Quvenzhané Wallis, 12, to Max von Sydow, 86, it seems as though acting has no age limit. This may be a result of some great actors and actresses having a late start to their careers. On the other hand, others start … more
Late playwright Wasserstein's big question resonates today as it did 25 years ago Wendy Wasserstein's "The Heidi Chronicles" tried to answer 'the' central question of feminism—can women have it all—more than 25 years ago, through Heidi … more
When one surveys an array of holiday presents, nothing beats a good variety. That’s the idea, this holiday season, at Warren’s 2nd Story Theatre, as a band of merrymakers present the appropriately titled “Story Theatre” by Paul Sills. The … more
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