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Glengarry Glen Ross Opening At The Gamm Theatre

Glengarry Glen Ross by David Mamet directed by Fred Sullivan, Jr. Gamm Resident Director Fred Sullivan, Jr., recently compared Mamet’s award-winning play to the popular 1992 screenplay, Mamet calls Glengarry “a gang comedy about vicious ambition.” Ten years after he wrote the play, Mamet expanded it into a screenplay and added a brutally hilarious speech for […]

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Mangos With Chili Kicks Black Lavender Experience Tonight at Brown

The Black Lavender Experience kicks off with a Brown Pride Month convocation performance by Mangos with Chili. Founded in 2006 by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha and Ms. Cherry Galette, Mangos with Chili is a touring cabaret of queer and trans people-of-color performance artists, offering unforgettable performance in celebration of their lives, stories, survival, and the legacies

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Live Bait: True Stories from Real People

LIVE BAIT: TRUE STORIES FROM REAL PEOPLE It’s all relative – a person connected to another by blood or marriage, an animal or plant related to another by common descent, a subordinate clause qualifying an expressed or implied antecedent. Relative is not absolute or independent; it is comparative, contingent, conditional. There’s relativity and relativism and,

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Perishable Theatre seeking new RAPTors!

RAPT – Resident Artist at Perishable Theatre, hence RAPTors! Perishable Theatre, Rhode Island’s Research and Development Theatre is currently accepting applications for new Resident Artists at Perishable Theatre , an innovative artist residency program. RAPT is an artistic development program created by Perishable Theatre Executive Artistic Director Vanessa Gilbert that aims to support new performance

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Got Milk?

The Cow Parade, “the largest and most successful public art event in the world,” has taken place in Boston and West Hartford, CT. I think it’s Rhode Island’s turn! To help me bring the cows to RI, visit the official Cow Parade website. If you need a cow fix in the meantime, head down to

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Brown’s Rites & Reason premieres young playwright’s vision of Hawaiian history

Brown’s Rites & Reason Theatre is one of three Black Theaters in Providence (Black Rep and Pawtucket’ Mixed Magic being the other two). R&R has been developing and producing new work by students in Brown’s RPM (Research To Performance) playwriting classes since the 1970s and is the region’s oldest continually producing Black Theatre. That’s not

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Bread and puppets for all–all weekend long!

 If you’ve never seen Bread & Puppet Theatre, they’ve been around since the early ’60s, using puppets and other visuals to tell stories without words.  We’ve been to their museum in VT, enjoying 20-odd-foot-tall puppets, fresh baked bread, and cheap, zany artwork (our kitchen houses a screen print saying, “Let’s eat garlic and make out”).  Tonight catch

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14th International Women’s Playwriting Festival

Promoting women playwrights since 1995, Perishable Theatre has chosen from 190 submissions the winners for the International Women’s Playwriting Festival October 2-November 2. All three groundbreaking playwrights will have their new works produced and fully staged at Perishable Theatre and are presented with performances by other local artists. Each performance will include a post show

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Live/Whirled: The Acoustic Concert Series at Perishable

LIVE / WHIRLED – Perishable Theatre, Rhode Island’s Research & Development theatre, is pleased to announce the final concert in this year’s Live/Whirled Series. “Girl-Whirled” on Sunday March 9 @ 3:00 PM. Featured performers are two fabulous singers with very personal styles, Ellen Santaniello and Michelle Cruz.

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