Topic: Theater

Brown University Gilbert and Sullivan’s latest effort stages bloated personalities in absurd situations, doling out musical numbers and social criticism with wit and whimsy.

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Gilbert and Sullivan troupe takes a stab at opera on the high seas

April 12, 2013 0 comments

Students put on a humorous production of the famed opera ‘The Pirates of Penzance.’

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It’s raining (straight, white) men in Leeds

April 5, 2013 0 comments

Sock and Buskin presents a play in progress by experimental playwright Young Jean Lee.

Garrison’s theater experience at her all-girls high school inspired her selection of an all-female cast to play both male and female characters.

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‘Sappington!’ features comedic plots, all-female cast

March 15, 2013 2 comments

Emily Garrison ’16 worked on the play for many years prior to its selection at the PW.

Actors take to the stage in a one-set, three-man rendition of Dostoevsky’s timeless tale of retribution, ‘Crime and Punishment.’

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‘Crime and Punishment’ adaptation questions morality, justice

January 28, 2013 0 comments

Trinity Rep reimagines Dostoevesky’s classic novel in a modern light.

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Experimental ‘Old Queen’ reigns at PW

November 30, 2012 0 comments

When audience members file into the Upspace to see “The Old Queen,” running at Production Workshop this weekend, they will see Anna Muselmann ’14 dressed in tattered rags and sitting on a wooden platform facing away from them.

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‘Carol’ brings Christmas cheer

November 14, 2012 0 comments

It may be a little early to bust out the eggnog and twinkle lights, but I’ve been listening to Bing Crosby all evening after the Trinity Repertory Company’s 36th production of “A Christmas Carol” swaddled me with warm and wintery spirits.

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‘Yermedea’ mesmerizes audience with puppetry

September 21, 2012 0 comments

The room is pitch black, eerily silent. Flashlights begin to slowly flicker across a dark stage, dancing over shoes of all shapes, sizes and colors scattered disconcertingly across the floor. Tall, dried cornstalks provide the only hint as to where the audience might be. The actors release a collective sigh – 

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Mythic plays leave audiences spellbound

March 22, 2012 0 comments

The Techno-Mythologies Project – two plays written and directed by Ioana Jucan ’11 GS and Robert Snyderman GS – is overwhelmingly dense with meaning. To break through the plays’ idiosyncrasies and begin to comprehend what Jucan and Snyderman are trying to evoke, you might want to do a little pre-play research.

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Trinity performance probes meaning of family loss

March 12, 2012 0 comments

Moving on from loss can be difficult for anyone. Admitting the loss can be even more trying. “The Mourners’ Bench” by George Brant, running at Trinity Repertory Company through May 24, illustrates this painful facet of the human experience through three stories linked to one another by a house that represents their loss.

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Shadow puppets bring poetry to life

March 12, 2012 0 comments

Poet Zachary Schomburg watched his poems travel from the page to the screen Sunday night in the form of the fringe-media format of shadow puppetry.