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‘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,

‘Writing Is Live’ Starts At Brown

The Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies at Brown University announces the sixth annual Writing is Live festival, a presentation of new writing for performance by writers in Brown’s graduate Playwriting M.F.A. program. Writing is Live runs February 6th through 8th at the Leeds

‘Morality Play’ At The Gamm

Morality Play, based on the book by Barry Unsworth, now at the Gamm Theatre in Pawtucket, through February 1st. 1361: A bone-chilling winter in England. The Black Death, dormant for more than a decade, has returned with a vengeance. The Church rules the land, and a

‘Grounded’ At The Gamm

“Grounded,” the new one-woman play at the Gamm Theatre, examines how remotely-waged warfare may not be such a great idea vis-à-vis humanity, the soul, etc. The personal and the political are indistinguishable in American playwright George Brant’s gripping one-woman play about a hot-rod fighter pilot

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Shakespeare In The Park — Henry IV Part I

(5.29) Head over to the Roger Williams National Memorial this Thursday for the TRIST production of “Henry IV Part I.” Boozy shenanigans, quarter-staff battle action, shady politics, magicians, thieves, and lovers are all in the mix as The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater presents the Bard’s

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Romp of Otters At AS220

(5.11) Romp of Otters, or ROO, is the graduate school theater company founded this year for the Department of Theatre and Performance Studies at Brown University. It comprises the playwrights and performance studies doctoral students who study up the hill at Brown University, and the

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‘The Big Meal’ At Gamm

Now at the Gamm Theatre, Dan LeFranc’s “The Big Meal” directed by Tyler Dobrowski. Somewhere in America in a suburban chain restaurant on an average night, young people Sam and Nicole meet for a drink. Sparks fly, setting in motion the extraordinary tale of five

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Wilbury Group Theatre Extends ‘Detroit’

The Wilbury Theatre Group is pleased to announce 3 additional performances of “Detroit” through October 12th. Lisa D’Amour’s Obie-award winning tale of two couples living in the suburbs of an unnamed city has been met with critical and popular acclaim since it’s opening, resonating with

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“It’s A Spaceship Now” Starts At Wilbury

Providence’s youngest award-winning professional theater company, The Wilbury Theatre Group, announces it’s New Works Development program’s inaugural production, Stuart Wilson’s “It’s A Spaceship Now.” Meet Stu, a man with the heart of a child, pursuing a dream after a lifetime of slacker survival. Join him

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One-Man Musical Workshop — Wilbury Group

(4.13) This Friday and Saturday the Wilbury Group will be workshopping the new production of “It’s a Spaceship Now” — an original musical by Stuart Wilson, directed by Susie Schutt. Meet Stu, a man with a fondness for found food eating, list making, and roll-off

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‘Straight White Men’ At Brown

Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and Sock & Buskin present “Straight White Men (A New Play in Progress).” Young Jean Lee, the highly acclaimed OBIE award-winning playwright and director out of New York City, has been working on her next big

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‘Body Awareness’ At Wilbury

Now through April 6th at the Wilbury Group Theatre — Body Awareness directed by Wendy Overly. Hailed by ‘Time Out New York’ as “A marvelously deft and humane comedy,” Body Awareness offers a glimpse into the quirky domestic life of a contemporary yet unpredictable family

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‘The Real Thing’ At The Gamm

Coming up at the Gamm: The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr. Charlotte (Marianna Bassham), an actress, is appearing in a play about marriage written by her cerebral playwright husband, Henry (Tony Estrella). Max (Tom Gleadow), her leading man, is also

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Phaedra Starts Thursday At Brown

Brown University’s Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and Sock & Buskin present Jean Racine’s 1677 play “Phaedra,” a radically modern tragedy. An anatomy of anxiety and desire, it is a masterpiece of the human mind on the edges of madness and the ruin

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Trinity Rep 2013 Student Playwriting Competition

Application deadline February 1st for the Trinity Rep Student Playwriting Competition. Grades 9 through 12 only. Trinity Rep’s Education Department is again hosting the ‘Write Here, Write Now!’ competition for young playwrights. Students from all New England high schools are invited to submit an original

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“The Bluest Eye” At Brown

Adapted from the book by Toni Morrison “The Bluest Eye” tells the poignant tale of the struggle to understand and embrace one’s own identity in the midst of trauma and systemic racism. Examining the nature of beauty in the context of an African-American family in