Wilbury Theatre Group

‘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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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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‘Decameron Providence’

(8.22) The Wilbury Theatre Group and WaterFire Providence announce Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era. A co-production between the two organizations, and featuring dozens of performing artists and community groups over a two-week period, Decameron Providence is inspired by the framing story of the 1352 classic by Giovanni Boccaccio in which ten citizens of …

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‘Hype Man’ Starts Thursday At Wilbury Theatre

The Wilbury Theatre Group presents ‘Hype Man: A Break Beat Play,’ the latest from celebrated break beat poet and playwright Idris Goodwin. Directed by Don Mays, and starring Wilbury artist Phoenyx Williams in the title role, ‘Hype Man’ asks: Who has the responsibility to speak up in the face of social injustice? Frontman Pinnacle and his …

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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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