Wednesday, April 17, 2013
The show opens up on April 18, with two from East Greenwich in the cast.
The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department will present Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare, starting on Thursday, April 18. This production will feature several graduating seniors who have dazzled audiences for most of their years in Kingston. The show is scheduled for April 18-20 and April 25-27 at 7:30 p.m., and April 21 and 28 at 3 p.m. in the Robert E. Will Theatre in the URI Fine Arts Center on the Kingston Campus. General admission for the performance is $20; $15 for seniors and URI staff; and $12 for students. Call 401-874-5843 or or visit www.uri.edu/theatre for tickets. Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing is a comedy in which the intelligent, witty Beatrice matches wits with the dull, cynical Benedick. Two of …
Friday, February 1, 2013
There are shows Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m.
They aren't using the old barn out back, but kids and some adults at East Greenwich High School are putting on a show this weekend – Fiddler on the Roof. Come see the more than 75 students who are part of this production. Here's what Wikipedia says about the musical: Fiddler on the Roof is a musical with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and book by Joseph Stein, set in Tsarist Russia in 1905. It is based on Tevye and his Daughters (or Tevye the Milkman and Other Tales) by Sholem Aleichem. The story centers on Tevye, the father of five daughters, and his attempts to maintain his family and Jewish religious traditions while outside influences encroach upon their lives. He must cope both with the strong-willed actions of his …
Saturday, February 11, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 11.
Story Hour: Every week there's a new story read to the children with animal crackers and fun at story hour at Symposium Books. Favorite stories are "No Matter What" and "Jungle Explorer." If you come early you can help pick the story. Better yet, there is a 10 percent additional discount on everything in the store during story hour. 11:30 a.m. 'Love Is In The Air' Concert: A Valentine’s concert sung by local favorite Phoebe Madden together with Michael DiMucci featuring love songs of the American Songbook at The Towers in Narragansett at 3 p.m. $20. 'Animal Prints' Silent Auction: The event will showcase the beauty of shelter animals from EGAPL in photos. There will be a silent auction, raffles, photos for purchase, appetizers, desserts …
Friday, February 3, 2012
Five things you need to know about East Greenwich today, Feb. 3.
Circus Smirkus: The circus came to town this week in a big way, “capturing” two dozen young youngsters and training them to put on their own show. The program, sponsored by the Cultural Organization for the Arts, brought a member of Circus Smirkus to town to teach kids about the circus. Children from Hanaford, Eldredge and Cole gathered after school every day this week. For a glimpse of their mid-week progress, check out the video attached. But to see what a whole week of circus life can do, come to their performance tonight at 7 at the Varnum Armory on Main Street! It’s $5 per person, $10 per family. Once Upon A Mattress: The East Greenwich High School Drama Club’s production of “Once Upon A Mattress” opens tonight at 7. Tickets, at $10 …
Thursday, February 2, 2012
"Once Upon A Mattress" opens Thursday night, but the drama club invited Saint Elizabeth's Home and Atria Harborhill residents to an early performance.
Thursday, February 2, 2012
Residents of Saint Elizabeth Home and Atria Harborhill along with residents of a few senior homes enjoyed a free, private viewing of the "Once Upon A Mattress," a musical at the high school, and were delighted! The play opens Thursday night at 7. It runs Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 1 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 and they are available at the door.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011
After a week of Greek education, sixth-grade students at Hanaford Elementary School put on a production of Greek myths on Friday afternoon.
What do you get when you combine a class of sixth-graders, togas, and professional actors? A not-so-typical Friday afternoon at Hanaford Elementary. After a week of learning about ancient Greece, students played the roles of various gods, goddesses, and mythical creatures in an original production. Actors Greg Lawson and Greg Tankersley from the Traveling Lantern Theater Company, based in Portland, Oregon, came to Hanaford for the week to teach students about ancient Greece in the context of acting instead of a typical classroom setting. To display what they learned, the students designed costumes and a set, and wrote a script about Greek myths. One student with special needs enjoys saying hi to people, Lawson explained, so his role was to…