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Review: Perishable's emotionally transfixing 1:23
Two things about Carson Kreitzer's 1:23 , which is getting a phenomenal production at Perishable Theatre (through May 7).
Crimes of the heart
| April 22, 2011
Review: Lieutenant of Inishmore is the cat’s me-oww!
Hysterical laughter — of both the pathological and the funny sort — has its place as stopgap comfort when things seemingly can't get worse. Written in 2001 and set in 1993, Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore treats the terrorist Troubles in
Gore and guffaws
| January 14, 2011
The Lieutenant of Inishmore at Conley's Wharf
Real terrorists don't care about anything other than the cause - they'll murder and maim 'til the cows come home and not flinch a muscle....
| January 04, 2011
Review: A riveting Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Edward Albee’s brilliant, savage first full-length play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? , needs to be done marvelously or not at all. So, thank goodness this Perishable Theatre production is a marvel indeed.
| September 10, 2010
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
| May 28, 2010
Meg Miroshnik's new play, Bad Money , at Perishable Theatre (through March 8), couldn't be more timely to the current economic situation.
The Precient Bad Money at Perishable
| March 04, 2009
Anything but tame
Director Peter Sampieri and an ace troupe are mounting a slam-bang production of the comedy that sparkles with originality and resolves a feminist objection to the play that we can assume is older than the play itself.
A smart take on Shakespeare’s Shrew
| May 20, 2008
Girls to Women
A good college production of a weak musical like Little Women is certainly a better deal than a weak production of a Broadway favorite.
URI Theatre stages the novel-as-musical
| December 04, 2007
Neil LaBute’s Fat Pig has flown from one college campus to another since it was first produced in New York in late 2004. Now it has landed at the University of Rhode Island (through October 22) under the capable direction of Bryna Wortman.
URI’s Fat Pig digs beneath the surface
| October 17, 2006
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