bestnom1000x50

Kevin Broccoli

Latest Articles

SALT showcases Lindsay-Abaire and Broccoli

Intending to enhance the flavor of local theater, SALT (Stage Actors Live Theater) is presenting its second production at Artists' Exchange in Cranston through January 29.
Small pleasures
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 27, 2012
Theater_Borccoli_list

Review: Epic Theatre’s fascinating Kiss Kiss

Good theater doesn't take much besides talent Kiss Kiss , adapted and directed by Kevin Broccoli and presented by his Epic Theatre Company, couldn't be simpler in any regard, and it's simply terrific.
The circle game
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 19, 2011

Review: Black Box’s One-Act Play Festival

The more the merrier seems to be the theme of the sixth annual Black Box Theatre One-Act Play Festival, with the first of two nine-play "Waves" running through August 14 (a second will be staged August 19-28).
Cutting to the chase
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 12, 2011
Theater_IMG_list

Review: Epic Theatre Company stages Charlie’s Funeral

Summer is the time for light beach reading and, sometimes, theater that can be consumed like little snacks.
131 tales, one life
By Bill Rodriguez  |  July 22, 2011
2nd-Story-(Warren),-Nuts_li

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

Review: Burbage's manic The Maderati

Pity the poor, rich Manhattan literati within seduction distance, or at least bon mot range, of artistic celebrities.
The art of pretension
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 06, 2011


Theater_BabyTalk_list

Review: Elemental's hit-and-miss 'Go.Go Plays'

Elemental Theatre Collective's "Go.Go Plays" have been an imaginative grab bag of one-acts since 2007, and the fifth annual event is no exception.
Finding the funny
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  February 11, 2011
THEATER_Kevin-Broccoli_list

Let's get physical (maybe)

If Kevin Broccoli weren't so loose and hip, he might be called a raconteur.
Kevin Broccoli's That Might Not Be Sex
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 23, 2010

It’s good to be king

After being out of the local theater scene for a couple of decades, the Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater (TRIST) is back, staging an outdoor production of Henry VIII at the Roger Williams National Memorial Park, on North Main Street in Providence, thro
TRIST takes Henry VIII outdoors
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 18, 2010
THEATER032610_Goldman_list

How to tell the truth

You may never have been so upset about being a twentysomething virgin that you hired a sexual surrogate for professional help, but odds are that if you had you’d just gulp and keep it to yourself.
Phil Goldman has a lot to say
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 26, 2010
Theater_Bonnie-Griffin_list

The human condition

Kevin Broccoli, the writer and directorial ringmaster, announced before the performance that we were going to see not a play, but rather an experiment.
Who’s to say what’s Crazy ?
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 27, 2009


judas list

Judgment day

Interesting premise. The Last Days of Judas Iscariot , by Stephen Adly Guirgis, suggests what could happen if Judas, the most despised of the New Testament villains, were put on trial in purgatory.
Taking stock of Judas Iscariot
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 22, 2009

The joy of excess

When Richard O’Brien’s Rocky Horror Show came to the British stage in 1973 and the infamous picture show followed two years later, there was proof that more is more.
The time-warping camp of The Rocky Horror Show
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 29, 2008
Stuff-happensLIST

Good Stuff

News and exposés about the Iraq war have been draining us mosquito-style over the years.
URI finds humor at the White House
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 16, 2007

Mixing it up

Perishable Theatre has dedicated itself to being a research theater, adopting a chemistry lab flask in its logo to emphasize the point.
Perishable’s Fledging Festival
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  August 14, 2007

Incoherent

The droll, real-life satirical essays of David Sedaris have been amusing his fans for years.
The Sedarises’ silly Book of Liz
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  July 02, 2007