Category: Theater

Dear Providence College

Dear Providence College, Today is Going to be a Good Day, and Here’s Why… Grace Whitman ’22 Trigger Warning: This article contains mention of suicide. Broadway is back, and the Providence Performing Arts Center is up and running with a long list of hit musicals slated to run at the venue this year. PC students […]

John Downey '23

Gotta Scoot, You Gotta Scurry Down to Smith

Gotta Scoot, You Gotta Scurry Down to Smith 9 to 5: The Musical Sees Success During Opening Weekend Nicole Patano ’22 Editor-in-chief    If you saw Providence College’s production of 9 to 5: The Musical, you probably spent the past two weeks wishing the show’s musical numbers would “Get Out and Stay Out” of your […]

John Downey '23

The 2021 Tony Awards Celebrate the Return of Live Theatre

The 2021 Tony Awards Celebrate the Return of Live Theatre Tina and Moulin Rouge! Among the Night’s Notable Winners Kate Picone ’22 On the night of Sept. 26, 2021, the 73rd Tony Awards were held at the Winter Garden Theater in New York City. This event celebrates the greatest accomplishments in theatre. Uunlike other award […]

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Roaring into the ’20s with The Great Gatsby Musical

Florence Welch Plans a New Adaptation of the Classic Novel   by Liam O’Hara ’21 A&E Staff One of the most notable novels in the history of American literature from the Roaring ’20s, arguably of all time, is Francis Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby. First published in 1925, the work tells the iconic story of […]

Sara Conway

Real Life Tragedy: Intermission Called for Broadway

Pandemic Brings Down the Curtain on Live Theatre by Madison Palmieri ’22 A&E Staff While the COVID-19 pandemic has undoubtedly altered everyday life, it has also negatively impacted the special events that make the everyday extraordinary. This unfortunate consequence has manifested not only in the absence of summer music festivals and limited attendance at sporting […]

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Bowab ’55 Endows Master Class Series to TDF

Alum Donates in Honor of Broadway Star Patricia Morison by: Kerry Torpey ’20 Editor-in-Chief During his career, Pawtucket native John Bowab ’55 made his mark on the New York theatre scene, directing and producing several plays both on and off Broadway. After previously donating the John Bowab Studio Theatre in the Smith Center for the […]

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PC Students Present The Vagina Monologues

by Anne DeLello ’20 A&E Staff The Vagina Monologues has been performed by Providence College students for the past 17 years at AS220, a performing arts venue in downtown Providence. The play was written by Tony Award Winner and known activist Eve Ensler.   Ensler wrote TVM in 1994. Since its debut, it has been […]

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