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Come You Back at Roger Williams University

Those who can, do; those who can't, teach. And those who can do both do so with enthusiasm, as professor of theater Peter Wright is proving with the well-acted Come You Back , which he wrote and directed. It's at Roger Williams University Theatre throu
Bloody lessons
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 25, 2011

Review: RWU's muddled Patch of Earth

You are ordered to shoot civilians who are trembling before you, and told that if you refuse you will join them.
War crimes
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  April 22, 2011

Review: RWU's rollicking Lucky Stiff

If Lucky Stiff were any funnier, doctors would have to be standing by to attend all the knees being overenthusiastically slapped. The farcical musical is playing at Roger Williams University Theatre through March 5, and the production doesn't waste ma
Life's rich pageant
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  March 04, 2011

Winter theatre preview: From the Bard to Becky Shaw

From the latest Pulitzer winner for drama to a musical adaptation of a popular board game, and from the Bard to Becky Shaw, Rhode Island theaters are certainly starting 2011 with varied offerings.
Gionfriddo, Synge, Ibsen, and more
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  December 31, 2010


Playwright Deborah Brevoort looked at the 1988 Pan Am Flight 103 bombing, shook her head, and reduced the tragedy to its effect on one family and one town in The Women of Lockerbie , being staged by Roger Williams University Theatre (through November 2
Lockerbie overdoes the melodrama
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  November 19, 2008