Topic: Theater

Dressed in drag, performance artist Taylor Mac gave an artist-in-residence lecture at the Granoff Center Thursday.

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Taylor Mac pushes back on theater conventions

September 13, 2019 0 comments

Before Taylor Mac’s artist-in-residence lecture began at the Granoff Center for the Creative Arts Thursday, photos from the artist’s storied career in theater flashed on a large screen above the podium.

Cable Car closes after 42 years

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Cable Car closes after 42 years

July 28, 2018 2 comments

After 42 years of featuring films in a uniquely intimate setting, Cable Car Cinema and Cafe shut the doors of its 204 South Main St. location May 27, the owners announced in a Facebook post April 26. The closure comes at the tail end of negotiations with the Rhode Island School of Design.

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BUGS’ ‘Pippin’ carves out its own ‘corner of the sky’

November 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan, a student-led theater group, produced a jazzy, intimate take on the acclaimed Broadway musical “Pippin.”

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‘3C2C’ show features student-directed plays

October 24, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Lights come on to spotlight a masked individual, clad in all black.

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‘Skeleton Crew’ shows struggles of American family

October 18, 2017 Comments are Disabled

This past Saturday, Trinity Repertory Company’s production of the off-Broadway comedy-drama “Skeleton Crew” captivated audiences.

Audience members were given nametags as they entered the Downspace, signifying that they were included in the sisterhood featured in the play.

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Production Workshop presents ‘5 Lesbians Eating a Quiche’

September 26, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Five saucy, self-described “widows” are living in an idyllic, patriarchal 1950s suburban world, and boy are they “dealing with it.”

Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

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Pulitzer winners discuss MFA Program at University

April 27, 2017 Comments are Disabled

For the past 10 years, Brown alums have consistently been nominated the Pulitzer Prizes for Drama.

An unconventional look into the lives of Muslim individuals in American society, Sock and Buskin’s “Invasion!” interweaves a thought-provoking variety of vignettes.

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‘Invasion!’ challenges audiences, casts light on Muslim experiences

April 11, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Who is Abulkasem? The question pervades “Invasion!,” Sock and Buskin’s latest production about the Muslim experience in the Western world.

Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

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Prov. band revamps theater through music co-operative

February 28, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Throughout its long history, the theater had accumulated evidence of multiple decades of performances — ranging from opera to porn.

The domestic dramedy ‘Straight White Men’ tells the story of three brothers and their father who share traditions like eating Chinese food on the sofa, but differ in their experiences with white privilege and social justice.

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‘Straight White Men’ probes race, gender

December 7, 2016 Comments are Disabled

“Straight White Men,” playing in repertory at the Wilbury Theatre Group, delivers bold and lacerating insight into privilege and what it means to be “woke.”