WESTERLY — What do Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Jenkins, United Theatre Artistic Director Tony Nunes and lemonade have in common?
While adjusting to the new social-distancing directives in this time of Covid-19, theaters and arts organizations from Providence to New London and in between are coming up with some novel ways to stay connected and offer inspiration.
WESTERLY — Arts organizations locally and around the globe continue to make decisions and announcements in light of the coronavirus epidemic and its requisite social distancing.
WARWICK — In some forward-looking, hopeful theater news, the Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre — better known as The Gamm — has announced its new season, which includes back-to-back Obie- and Tony Award-winning plays, a Rhode Island premiere, a regional premiere of two contemporary, critically a…
Theaters across the state, from Trinity Rep in Providence to the Gamm in Warwick to the Granite here in Westerly and the Contemporary in Wakefield, have announced cancellations and changes to their schedules.
MYSTIC — Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid" will be performed in a whole new light this month when Mystic Dark Room ushers in spring with the family friendly favorite.
NEW LONDON — Community activist Karen Washington, the founder of New York's Rise & Root Farm, will give a talk in New London Sunday as the final program in the Yellow Farmhouse Education Center's Dandelion Series.
MASHANTUCKET — The Choir of Man, a group of singers known across the globe as “the ultimate-feel good show,” will perform at Foxwoods next month as part of their 2020 North American tour.
MYSTIC — Artist and student artist applications for the 63rd Mystic Outdoor Art Festival, scheduled to take place on Aug. 8 and 9, are currently being accepted, according to Kearney Worthington from the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, the organization that sponsors the event.
WARWICK — Ladies and gentlemen, step right up — suspend your judgments, cast away your barometers of normalcy and settle in for one wild, roller coaster of a ride. It's a spectacle alrighty, a veritable three-ring circus ... complete with guns and flags, buntings and bangs, a tricycle, a Sa…
EAST HADDAM — A new musical process at Goodspeed’s Terris Theatre, redesigned and relaunched as "The Worklight Series," will launch with "Johnny & the Devil’s Box" (May 27 to June 7), directed by Igor Goldin with book, music and lyrics by Douglas Waterbury-Tieman.
WESTERLY — Dawn Indermuele and Rick Spencer will bring their musical program, "From Seneca Falls to the 19th Amendment: Songs of American Woman Suffrage Movement," to the Westerly Library next week for a program presented by the League of Women Voters South County in partnership with the Fri…
WESTERLY — The Executive Session, a duo featuring flutist Skip McKinley and guitarist Greg Bacon, will perform Sunday at Savoy Bookshop & Café's Savoy Concert Series.
STONINGTON — Noted Turkish musicians Çağatay Akyol and Bülent Evcil will help realize a dream for the Music Matters program at La Grua Center Saturday by presenting, for the very first time, the haunting, sensual, beckoning sound of traditional Turkish music.
WESTERLY — Arlene Piacquadio and Kathleen Hemenway are this month's featured artists at Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly. The show, called “20/20 Carnevale — What a Sight!" kicks off Friday with an opening reception.
WESTERLY — Former Pawcatuck resident Thor Jensen, once the lead guitarist for the traveling rock band Quiet Life, returns to the Knick Friday with the other members of his trio, drummer Nick Anderson and bassist Ari Folman-Cohen.
PORTSMOUTH — Common Fence music will host its three-act musical event called Traditions Festival Saturday at Common Fence Arts, Wellness & Community Center.
MYSTIC — The perennially popular popular Cabin Fever Festival and Charity Chowder Cook-Off returns to Olde Mistick Village Saturday, when more than a dozen local restaurants will serve up their signature chowders and festival-goers will get to choose the winner.
WESTERLY — Noah Gardenswartz, a New York-based comedian who was a semifinalist on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” and is a writer for Amazon's award-winning show "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" will perform at The Granite Theatre this Saturday.
Brian McEleney, a company regular at Trinity Rep — and a gifted actor who has performed in more than 70 plays at the theater, directing more than 25 — now shares his remarkable playwriting skills with his magnificent adaptation of "A Tale of Two Cities," the 1859 Dickens classic on stage thr…
MYSTIC — People with Parkinson's Disease are invited to take part in an exhibit planned to take place at Hartford HealthCare's recently opened Chase Family Movement Disorders Center.
PROVIDENCE — Rhode Island theater-lovers may notice a familiar face on stage at the Providence Performing Arts Center next week if they were lucky enough to score tickets to see "Hello Dolly" and are regulars at Theatre By The Sea.
WESTERLY — Join your favorite icy trio at the Granite Theatre as they recount their exciting adventures and sing along with them as they sing their songs live in this one of a kind interactive stage show!
PROVIDENCE — The RISD Museum will be able to continue three critically important community programs, including free admission to visitors on Sundays beginning March 8, thanks to a new sponsorship of programming and events presented by Chase.
KINGSTON — Josh and Joe Short have quite a bit in common. The brothers, both University of Rhode Island graduates, have careers in the theater and are co-directing the first theater production of the semester at the university — which features two brothers.
MASHANTUCKET — Milford, Conn., native George Gekas learned to play the saxophone as a young student in the town's public elementary schools. As a middle-schooler, Gekas first picked up the bass guitar, "and there was no going back."
STONINGTON — The Yellow Farmhouse Education Center is in the midst of a new series designed to explore the culinary heritage and imagine the food future of southeastern Connecticut.
STONINGTON — Lysley Tenorio, the author of the novel "The Son of Good Fortune," scheduled for release in July, and the story collection "Monstress," which was named a book of the year by the San Francisco Chronicle, will read from his work Saturday at 5 p.m. at the Stonington Free Library. T…
KINGSTON — Grammy award-winning performers, the University of Rhode Island’s International Guitar Festival and a celebration of life through music are all part of the Department of Music’s spring season at the University of Rhode Island. Department faculty are calling this one of the most ex…
WESTERLY — Local music-lovers have so warmly embraced the event that the "Pass the Guitar" WARM Center fundraiser has returned for the fourth year in a row.
WESTERLY — Put simply, Amy Potter writes on her website, "I am a Creative. I create things. Lots of things. I arrange flowers, I design parties and special events. I write songs, I produce concerts. I make healing crafts and healing spaces. And those are just some of the things I'm lucky eno…
WESTERLY — Acclaim has been pouring in for Kelly Braffet's new book, "The Unwilling," which was released earlier this week. Braffet's first speculative novel, "The Unwilling," has been praised by author Kat Howard, author of "An Unkindness of Magicians," for being "a viscerally powerful book…
PROVIDENCE — "Fiddler on the Roof," the musical rich with musical hits such as "Tradition," "Sunrise, Sunset,' "If I Were a Rich Man,' "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" and "To Life (L'Chaim!)," is onstage at the Providence Performing Arts Center through Sunday.
MYSTIC — Mystic Seaport Museum will hold its annual Ice Festival Feb. 15-17. The event will feature three days of winter activities in conjunction with the exhibition "J.M.W. Turner: Watercolors from Tate," now on display in the museum’s Collins Gallery.
From Westerly to New London to West Warwick, local theaters are hoping to attract the attention of actors interested in taking to the stage for this season's theatrical offerings.
NORTH STONINGTON — Romanian coloratura soprano Nora Păunescu will interpret some of her favorite art songs with accompaniment and interludes by feted French pianist Aymeric Dupré la Tour Sunday at a pair of concerts engagingly named, "Love Rules the Globe."
WESTERLY — the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly will honor the late Gert Rohdin this month with an exhibit of his paintings, many of which will be for sale.
WESTERLY — Author Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo has worked as a public defender, an ESL teacher, a Congressional aide and a waitress. On Sunday, Ferruolo will come to Savoy Bookshop & Café to talk about her newest book for young readers, titled "A Galaxy of Sea Stars."
NEW LONDON — Connecticut College’s onStage Guest Artist Series starts anew this weekend with "A (Way) Out of My Body” by David Dorfman Dance in Martha Myers Studio at the College Center at Crozier-Williams.