Melissa Bowler

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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

Cabin Fever

Sometimes a solitary cabin in the woods is just a solitary cabin in the woods, Freud might have said, but sometimes it's epitomizing psychological isolation and yearning for human connection.
Elemental’s ‘the father, the son and the holy go.go’
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 29, 2010

Not-so-silent night

Oh, what Miss Pixie wouldn't give to be loved. Pride? Dignity? Self-awareness? Check, check, check.
Miss Pixie's tongue-in-cheek Extravaganza!!!
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 16, 2008

Cast of characters

Improv comedy sure is catching on.
The faces, places, and prices of PIF4
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 19, 2007

Free-form fun

Amazing, isn’t it? And loads of fun.
The Providence Improv Fest
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  June 19, 2007

Five dimensions

Entertainment has gotten a lot more creative since Mickey Rooney chirped to Judy Garland: “Hey! Let’s put on a show!”
Elemental’s captivating pent•a•go•go
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  January 10, 2007