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Prov Fringe Festival — Opening Night

Help kick off the 4th annual Providence Fringe Festival Monday evening at the new WaterFire Arts Center on Valley Street. Meet the artists and get a sneak peek at some of the performances. FRINGEPVD has grown rapidly since it’s inaugural year in 2014, expecting this

‘Romeo & Juliet’ At Temple To Music

(7.20) “How silver-sweet sound lovers’ tongues by night. Like softest music to attending ears!” What better place for that soft “music” than the Temple to Music in Roger Williams Park. Adapted by Brown/Trinity Rep MFA student Marcel Mascaro, this new bilingual English-Spanish adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo

Bilingual Shakespeare July — Romeo And Juliet

Trinity Rep, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts, announces the second year of its program Shakespeare en el Verano (Shakespeare in the Summer). This year’s production premieres a new bilingual English-Spanish adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. Adapted by Brown/Trinity Rep MFA student Marcel Mascaro and co-directed

RISCA Deadline Approaches

(4.3) The April 3rd deadline for RISCA Grants is fast approaching — you have a couple of extra days to get your application in because April 1st lands on a Saturday. I’m assuming the schools and non-profits don’t need a nudge from us, but you

‘The Nether’ At Gamm

Another great poster from Gamm, this one for their production ‘The Nether’ written by Jennifer Haley. Is it the blue that makes it creepy, or the little girl. About the play, Log in. Choose an identity. Live out your private dreams. This is life in

AS220 February Galleries

Head downtown Saturday for the opening of the February Galleries at AS220. Seen here is ‘Web of Lost Dreams,’ acrylic on canvas, by Rhode Island artist Zach Prosser. His ‘Visions of Energy’ will be in the Open Window Gallery at 115 Empire Street. Prosser also

‘The Children’s Hour’ At Gamm

I used to teach girls this age and I think I speak for teachers everywhere when I say  . . . aaaarrrrgghhh!  I first encountered this startling image walking up Angell Street where a bus shelter features a large poster for the play. A flashback

Nutcracker At Avon/Hope Stroll

(12.4) Head over to the Avon Cinema on Thayer Street Sunday, December 4, at 12:55pm for a one-off showing of The Nutcracker. Danced by the Bolshoi’s principals, E.T.A. Hoffmann’s fairytale staged by Russian ballet master Yuri Grigorovich will transport children and adults alike to a

RISCA Grant Deadline Oct 1 — Money For Artists

The Rhode Island State Council for the Arts (RISCA) is accepting applications from artists, designers, and cultural institutions — the deadline is October 1st. Grants are available for organizations, individuals, education, and folk and traditional arts. October 1 is the deadline for Project Grants for

Free Philharmonic Concert — RW Park

(8.18) How often do you get invited to a 100th birthday party? The Rhode Island Foundation is celebrating its centennial by hosting a free concert in Roger Williams Park featuring the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra. There’s room for thousands of music lovers on blankets and

$25,000 For Local Artists — RI Foundation

Rhode Island visual artists who dream of having more time to work on their craft have until August 18th to apply for $25,000 fellowships from the Rhode Island Foundation. Established in 2003, the Robert and Margaret MacColl Johnson Fellowship Fund makes up to three grants

Winter’s Tale At Gamm

Shakespeare is getting a real workout lately, it being the 400th anniversary of his death. Having your work in the public domain ensures immortality, but also, Shakespeare is really really good. Gamm is celebrating with a production of The Winter’s Tale. A royal family is


Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Connie Crawford starts a short run this Thursday at the Leeds Theatre of the Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies. The play is about how stories change over time and

‘Sans Everything’ At Black Box

(3.6) Two more performances of “Sans Everything” at Black Box. “Sans Everything” explores a time so far in the future that humans have been replaced by disembodied intelligence. Set aboard a ship that invites the experience of traveling through the human life cycle, one embodied

‘Hangmen’ Theater Production Broadcast Live

(3.6) Well ‘ello guvnah. Walking Dead’s David Morrissey stars in the Royal Court Theatre production of “Hangmen” to be broadcast live into the Avon Cinema this Sunday. In his small pub in the northern English town of Oldham, Harry (David Morrissey – The Walking Dead,

‘Grizzly Mama’ At Gamm

Now through February 7 George Brant’s ‘Grizzly Mama’ directed by Rachel Walshe at the Gamm Theatre. Deb is a divorced suburban mom who reimagines herself as a righteous, liberal avenger following the death of her activist mother. Her daughter, Hannah, is a typical texting teenager