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The Wilbury Group is an ever-evolving collaboration of artists committed to creating the highest quality professional theatre. Founded on the belief that quality theatre should be an affordable and accessible means of enrichment to the community; The Wilburys strive to create work that will simultaneously engage, inspire, and provoke-thought among audiences.

‘Children’s Scientology Pageant’ At Wilbury Group

The Wilbury Theatre Group presents A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant — a tongue-in-cheek telling of the founding of Scientology and the man behind it all (L. Ron Hubbard) done in the style of a children’s holiday pageant — from now through December 22nd. Originally conceived and presented by New York’s groundbreaking theatre company […]

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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 Rhode Island audiences and critics alike calling it “powerful,” “intriguing,”

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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 as he uses his fondness for lists, free food and

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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 disposal unity tentative exploration. Now join him as he attempts

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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 during one transformative week, featuring Gamm resident actor Karen Carpenter

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Additional Performances of “Chad Deity” At Wilbury

The Wilbury Theatre Group has added extra performances of “The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity” to its schedule. This well-received satire of American pop-culture, racism, and professional wrestling impressed The New York Times who wrote that the play “has the delicious crackle and pop of a galloping, honest-to-God, all-American satire, a genre that seldom shows up

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The Wilbury Group Presents LUNGS

Last week Providence’s favorite fledgling theatre company announced plans to present the RI premiere of Duncan Macmillan’s critically acclaimed new drama LUNGS, October 14-27 2012, with a special press opening on Monday, October 15. LUNGS marks the Wilbury Group’s second production in the new performance space at the beautifully restored Butcher Block Mill, located at 25 Eagle Street, Providence.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Opens This Weekend

Populism, yea, yea. Spend your weekend with the original American bad ass, Andrew Jackson. Check out The Wilbury Group production happening down at the Butcher Block Mill Building, 25 Eagle Street and see the 7th president of the United States rise to power by the will of the people, ruin his marriage, relocate thousands of

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Wilbury Group Announces ‘Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson’

The Wilbury Group presents Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Alex Timbers, Music & Lyrics by Michael Friedman, Directed by Josh Short & David Tessier, July 12-28. at the Butcher Block Mill Building, 25 Eagle Street, Providence, RI. Tickets are $15-$25, and are available online via BrownPaperTickets.com. More info e-mail Info@TheWilburyGroup.com or visit www.TheWilburyGroup.com.

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Wilbury Group Presents Ionesco’s “Exit the King”

The Wilbury Group presents Exit the King by Eugene Ionesco, Directed by Rebecca Noon, January 5-15 at Perishable Theater, 95 Empire Street, Providence, RI. Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30pm, Sundays at 2:00pm & 7:30pm. Tickets are $20 general, $15 student/seniors, and are available at the door. Sunday afternoons are Pay-What-You-Can. For reservations/more info e-mail Info@TheWilburyGroup.com or visit www.TheWilburyGroup.com.

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‘Gruesome Playground Injuries’ By Rajiv Joseph

The Wilbury Group is proud to present the New England premiere of Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph’s heartfelt black comedy Gruesome Playground Injuries, running from October 20th through October 30th, at 95 Empire Street, home of the Perishable Theater. Playwright Rajiv Joseph (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo and Animals Out of Paper) follows childhood

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The Wilbury Group presents ‘The Lieutenant of Inishmore’

Kicking 2011 off with a bang,The Wilbury Group is proud to present its most ambitious work to date, Martin McDonagh’s explosive farce The Lieutenant of Inishmore, January 6-16 2011 at Conley’s Wharf. Originally produced in 2003, after years of McDonagh’s trying, The Lieutenant of Inishmore went on to win a number of impressive awards, including the

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