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Gamm’s True West: Typewriter Desecration, Lots of Toast

True West, first performed in 1980, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1983, although it’s author, Sam Shepard, once said “I’m...

A Superb Journey With OSTC’s ‘Anything Goes’

The Tony Award winning musical, Anything Goes, currently on stage at the Ocean State Theatre in Warwick, takes place aboard the SS America, sailing from...

Chemistry, Powerful Drama in OSTC’s ‘The Miracle Worker’

“Everything has a name!” The telling exclamation of Annie Sullivan, played by Boston actress Brittany Rolfs, repeats again and again to young Helen Keller, played...

Pertinent Patriotism Well Played in Ocean State Theatre’s ‘1776’

I will confess, I am a history buff, so I knew I would enjoy Ocean State Theatre’s production of 1776 The Musical. However, from the...

A Zany, Character-Fueled Trip ‘Around the World in 80 Days’

Step back in time to the late 1800s, hold on to your hat, and imagine yourself on a whirlwind tour around the world by ship...

OSTC’s ‘Rounding Third’ Hits All The Bases

Ocean State Theatre Company’s current show, Rounding Third, touches all the bases—comedy, nostalgia, poignancy, and relevance.

Hilarity Reigns at Ocean State Theatre Company

Warwick, RI – Warwick’s good fortune as home to a professional regional theatre is hard to ignore after seeing Ocean State Theatre Company’s “Lend Me a Tenor,”...

A Bungee Jump In and Out of Love At Ocean State Theatre

Warwick, RI — Jamie and Cathy, the two characters in “The Last Five Years," are like two bungee jumpers who leap at different times, never in...

OSTC’s ‘The Meeting’ an Unexpected, Telling Dialogue

On Friday, Jan. 30, I had the pleasure of attending Ocean State Theatre Company’s (OSTC) opening night production of “The Meeting”, an intense and thought-provoking...