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URI's Spinning Into Butter looks at racism

Interracial harmony, good. Racism, bad. One-to-one, honest communication between people with differences is healthy and necessary.
Social studies
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 22, 2010

Emotional traffic

As Halloween approaches and a frisson of fright chills the air, URI Theatre is presenting a psychologically taut staging of Rebecca Gilman’s Boy Gets Girl .
A love disconnection in Boy Gets Girl
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  October 23, 2009

Providence Fall Preview Listings 2009

A page of listings for local music, theater, art, festivals and more this fall.
Music, theater, art, festivals and more in the coming months
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  September 18, 2009
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Both new and old classics

The Gamm certainly has come a long way in the quarter-century leading up to this its 25th anniversary season. The evolution of its name alone is quite a trip.
Life on the boards
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  September 18, 2009
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Review: Spinning Into Butter

The title of this relevant but strained drama comes from the tale of Little Black Sambo, who's invoked in a series of anonymous threats to a black student at a progressive Vermont college.
Terrific actors acting like boobs
By BETSY SHERMAN  |  March 24, 2009
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Meltdowns

Like the bony, broom-riding icon of Oz it aims to exonerate, Wicked is neither all good nor all bad.
Wicked at the Opera House; The Sweetest Swing in Baseball at Boston Theatre Works
By CAROLYN CLAY  |  April 18, 2006


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Spring boards

As the winter wind makes fast tracks, it leaves a burgeoning crop of ancient masterpieces, world premieres, farces, and musicals to blossom come April.
From baseball to Shakespeare to male swans
By LIZA WEISSTUCH  |  March 10, 2006