Arts

‘Nutcracker’ At The Vets

(12.26) The Festival Ballet Providence will present a revamped version of its annual holiday classic, The Nutcracker, featuring new sets, new costumes, and new choreography by artistic curator Yury Yanowsky. And for the first time, the ballet will be performed at The Vets, offering twice as many performances as in years past. New additions include

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‘Lifted’ Opens At WFAC

The Wilbury Theatre Group presents Charlie Thurston’s “Lifted,” a modern meditation on the Icarus myth, directed by Josh Short. Staged outdoors at the WaterFire Arts Center, the production features Daraja Hinds, Victor Neto and Jim O’Brien. “Lifted” is part absurdist family drama, part imaginative theatrical fantasia. In an environmentally ravaged near-future, birds have returned from

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Brown Alumni Project — Edinburgh Fringe

We have singer-songwriter Lisa Loeb (’90) to thank for getting this off the ground: “Together Apart” is “a collection of 10 mini musicals about one life-changing year” written, composed, directed-by, and starring Brown University alumni. Donations will benefit The Actors Fund. Last summer a group of Brown musical theater alums got together for a Zoom

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Wilbury Outdoor Performances At WF Arts Center

(10.17) The Wilbury Theatre Group will once again take advantage of the wide-open performance spaces at the WaterFire Arts Center, with Fire Flowers and a Time Machine (Flores de Fuego y una Máquina del Tiempo), starting Thursday and running through October 17. ‘Fire Flowers’ is a bilingual performance event directed by Shey Rivera Ríos and featuring work

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RISCA Grants

(4.15) For artists and culture workers getting slammed in this new Covid economy: The Rhode Island State Council of the Arts has grant money for qualified persons. This is unrestricted funding to be used for any kind of relief. You do not need to reveal how you spend the money. This fund is intended to

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Spanish Language Shakespeare Returns

Once again, the Rhode Island Latino Arts and Trinity Rep present Teatro en El Verano, this year performing “Much Ado About Nothing” or, “Tanta Bulla  . . . ¿Y Pa’ Que?” Adapted by Kufa Castro, directed by Tatyana-Marie Carlo, and starring Catia Ramos as Benny and Emily Rodríguez as Beatriz, this Spanish-language production will be

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Trinity Rep Playwriting Competition For High Schoolers

Trinity Rep’s eighth annual playwriting competition for New England High School students, Write Here! Write Now!, is accepting entries now through March 19. Submitted scripts are adjudicated through a blind submission process by a panel of Trinity Rep staff. Each year, four winners are selected with at least one winner from a Providence high school.

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Puppetry Spectacle At Moses Brown — Thursday & Friday

Heather Henson — daughter of puppet legend Jim Henson — and IBEX Puppetry present Ajijaak On Turtle Island, a unique immersive puppet spectacle. Kites morph into soaring birds and branches transform into a gentle deer. Visionary puppetry artist Heather Henson and Grammy Award winner Ty Defoe bring together an ensemble of North American First Nations people

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