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Review: Theater of Thought's Executor

Producer, director, and actor Amber Kelly's Theater of Thought likes to take audiences by the imaginations and thrust them into the actual locations of plays they are watching.
Mediocre mystery
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 08, 2011

Review: 2nd Story's thought-provoking Nuts

To better convey the look and feel of the sanity hearing portrayed, the production is being staged in the courtroom setting of the historic Bristol Statehouse. It's being directed with agility by Mark Peckham.
Crazy talk
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 24, 2011

Night moves

Theater of Thought has done it again, this time with dark humor and Texas accents, as it amplifies theatrical reality with a site-specific rendition of Killer Joe .
Theater Of Thought’s Killer Joe
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 28, 2010
hugging list

No direction home

The intense Hugging the Shoulder , by Jerrod Bogard, is the latest play presented by Theater of Thought (through August 8), actor and director Amber Kelly's vehicle for boiling-pot relationship dramas in inventively appropriate settings.
Hugging the Shoulder spins its wheels
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 07, 2009

Into the woods

In its several productions, the Narragansett-based Theater of Thought has finessed the problem quite nicely — by making us flies on that wall, as the expression goes.  
Theater of Thought’s Brilliant Traces
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 16, 2008

Room with a view

Theater can capture our attention by trickery — think onstage helicopter in Miss Saigon or Richard III in a Civil War setting.
Theater of Thought’s fascinating Tape
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 23, 2008

Killing time

Every once in a while a playwright comes along with a distinct point of view and a voice that can’t be ignored.
Theater of Thought’sBash is a must-see
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 12, 2008