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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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Three New Plays — Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep

Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep announces three new plays for the 2012 summer season. Beginning July 11th, the Brown/Trinity Playwrights Rep will showcase three outstanding new plays from around the country: Principal Principle by Chicago-based playwright Joe Zarrow, Reunion by Greg Moss of Newburyport, Massachusetts, and Timeshare by L.A. native Rachel Caris Love.  A celebration of the

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Amazing Summer Performance Classes at 95 Empire’s School@95!

Summer is happening and it is sweaty and awesome upstairs at 95 Empire with School@95. Drop-in dance and fitness classes will keep rolling through the summer so you can salute the sun, punch the sky, jete, isolate your hips… the possibilities are endless, really. Contact Improv starts this month, with an hour class followed by

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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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From the Crew that Brought You “Special Happy” comes “If You Shoot a Boot, You Might Get Wet”

PROVIDENCE, RI – The apocalypse has come and gone and all that’s left is a house made of suitcases amid a sea of junk and two eccentrics trying to make the best of it.  Follow the insufferable lives of two people choosing necessity over logic in this quirky comedy that utilizes the style of a by-gone era.

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Awesome Collective Presents Transfiguration X 5

The Awesome Collective presents its inaugural performance event — TRANSFIGURATION X 5 — at 4pm Sunday, December 12, at Firehouse 13. Born in Spring 2010, the Awesome Collective explores new methods and vocabularies for cross-genre performance and cross-institutional collaboration. In this initial experiment—an artistic game of “telephone”—artists of numerous disciplines divided into collaborative teams. The

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Special Happy — Hilarious Holiday Show

(Note by PDD management.  We’ve seen this play, and it’s way more fun than the headline and synopsis make it sound.  Go.) (P.S. Wilbury Group, please keep posting stuff, but make it a little less Wilbury-y.) Play Synopsis — Special Happy, a new performance piece created by Providence-based theater artist Rebecca Noon with collaborators Jed

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RI Premiere Of ‘Mauritius’ At The Gamm Theatre

Rhode Island Premiere Mauritius by Theresa Rebeck directed by Rachel Walshe Mom has died, leaving half-sisters Mary and Jackie with a rare stamp collection. Mary wants to keep it for its sentimental value. Jackie wants to sell it for the fortune it might be worth. Enter three foul-talking shady stamp dealers determined to get the

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