Will Demers

Review: Trinity Rep Offers Refreshing and Important 'Fairview'
Review: Trinity Rep Offers Refreshing and Important 'Fairview'

"Fairview" It is the kind of play that opens with a seemingly standard comedic take on a middle class family. But things aren't at all what they seem in this refreshing, important work.

by Will Demers | Jun 1, 2022

Review: Direct from the 1980s, Blue Man Group Stays Relevant
Review: Direct from the 1980s, Blue Man Group Stays Relevant

With origins harking back to 1988, it can be a surprise that a group of performance artists is still relevant today

by Will Demers | May 26, 2022

Review: Just the Right Moment for Gamm's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'
Review: Just the Right Moment for Gamm's 'Midsummer Night's Dream'

Closing its 37th season with this comedy, the Gamm has found the right moment to bring this fanciful and fun tale to audiences that are still dealing with the effects of the pandemic.

by Will Demers | May 16, 2022

Reimagined 'My Fair Lady' Is Fresh and Funny
Reimagined 'My Fair Lady' Is Fresh and Funny

As Providence Performing Arts Center heads into the final stretch of its first season after the COVID shutdown, they offer for their penultimate show another re-imagined classic: "My Fair Lady."

by Will Demers | May 13, 2022

Review: Trinity Rep's 'Sueno' Is an Absolute Delight
Review: Trinity Rep's 'Sueno' Is an Absolute Delight

Obie Award winning playwright Jose Rivera takes a stab at adapting the 17th century play "La vida es sueño" ("Life is a Dream") at Trinity Repertory Company. "Sueno," his adaptation, is an absolute delight.

by Will Demers | Apr 20, 2022

Review: Temptations Musical 'Ain't Too Proud' Triumphs with Dazzling Choreography
Review: Temptations Musical 'Ain't Too Proud' Triumphs with Dazzling Choreography

All the ingredients of a good musical are here: Triumphs, tragedies, humor, and some dazzling choreography.

by Will Demers | Apr 13, 2022

Review: Touring 'Dear Evan Hansen' Is Polished and Vibrant
Review: Touring 'Dear Evan Hansen' Is Polished and Vibrant

After a big delay due to a COVID lockdown, the national tour of "Dear Evan Hansen" arrives in Providence finally. And this is a polished, vibrant and very exciting production to see.

by Will Demers | Apr 6, 2022

Review: 'AntigonX' Offers Exciting Queer, LatinX Take on Greek Classic
Review: 'AntigonX' Offers Exciting Queer, LatinX Take on Greek Classic

"AntigonX" is a Queer, Latinx representation by local artist Shey 'Rí Acu' Rivera Ríos (they/them) who was previously an artistic leader at AS220 and is an Artist-In-Residence at Wilbury Theatre Group.

by Will Demers | Apr 4, 2022

Review: Touring Revival Is Not Your Grandparents' 'Oklahoma!'
Review: Touring Revival Is Not Your Grandparents' 'Oklahoma!'

Is a musical that debuted 79 years ago ripe for a reboot? The answer is yes for the provocative revival that won a Tony Award three years ago and is currently on its national tour.

by Will Demers | Mar 25, 2022

Review: 'Ironbound' a Darkly Funny, Compelling Examination of an Immigrant Woman's Experiences
Review: 'Ironbound' a Darkly Funny, Compelling Examination of an Immigrant Woman's Experiences

Majok's darkly funny and almost terrifying examination of immigrant women's marginalization is at times difficult to watch, but it's clear to see her origins in the characters and situations.

by Will Demers | Mar 21, 2022


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