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An interview with URI Theatre Department's musical director The University of Rhode Island’s Theatre Department is putting on a classic musical fit for all ages, “Mary Poppins.” I had the privilege of meeting with the musical director, Lila Kane, to get a behind the scenes understanding of her role in...
Photo by Kayla Michaud |CIGAR| Actors pose after a great performance The University of Rhode Island Theatre Department has done it once again with their Spring production of William Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure.” As I walked into J Studio I immediately had a feel for the play, just based on the...
A discussion with ‘Isabella’ and ‘the Duke’ Photo courtesy of the URI theatre department As the University of Rhode Island’s Theatre production of “Measure for Measure” continues on its hard-working path to the stage, the Cigar was able to sit down with two members of the cast to discuss this month’s...
Photos courtesy of the University of Rhode Island Theatre Department I sat down to talk with the director of the University of Rhode Island Theatre’s upcoming production of Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure,” Rachel Walshe. “Measure for Measure” is Shakespeare’s darkest comedy, filled with sex, power and deception. It tells the...
The University of Rhode Island Theatre’s production of Oscar Wilde’s “Lady Windermere’s Fan,” directed by Bryna Wortman, was witty and fun as it dealt with problems and drama just like we do today, only they did it way classier. As the lights turned on to a sophisticated living area...
University of Rhode Island- The Theater Department’s fall production of Sarah Ruhl’s “Eurydice” is beautiful and breathtaking as it deals with themes of “love, loss, and lots of letters.” At least this is how Ardemis Kassabian, who stars in the play as Eurydice, describes the show. I sat there as...
The month of October is filled with the return of many of our favorite shows, including “The Blacklist,” starring James Spader on NBC. “The Blacklist,” produced by Anthony Sparks, tells the story of the FBI’s most wanted fugitive, Raymond “Red” Reddington, also known as the Concierge of Crime, who turns...
On Sept. 13 the Biennial Faculty Art Show opened in the main gallery of the Fine Arts Center. This unique exhibit allows students and others to get a glimpse into the artful world of the art department faculty. Normally one would see students’ works, a reflection of a student’s...

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