Brian Miranda, Alison Castaneda, talk what goes on behind the scenes of theater University of Rhode Island sophomores Brian Miranda and Alison Castaneda have shown that when it comes to theatre, you don’t have to be in the limelight to be a star.
Students performing in “The Wolves” stretch and talk about challenging topics among each other. Photo by Greg Clark. URI theater department confronts emotional challenges in their production of ‘The Wolves’ Take teenage girls, add in drama, social issues and indoor...
Photo courtesy of Emily Carter. Two University of Rhode Island theatre students competed for the Irene Ryan Acting Scholarship as part of the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival and made it to the semi-finals. Fifth-year senior John Cunha and junior...
Photo Courtesy of Brandon Lovejoy. A University of Rhode Island theater department student advanced to the final round for stage management at a national theater festival earlier this month. After stage managing URI’s mainstage play, “Women and War,” Brandon Lovejoy,...
A play with an all-female cast and a classic romantic comedy musical will be splitting center stage for the University of Rhode Island’s Spring 2019 Theater Season. The first mainstage production of the semester, “The Wolves,” revolves around an all-female soccer team and...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Student actors excel in their opening night performance. URI students get the audience laughing during their opening night performance of ‘Noises Off’ Take seven quirky characters, doors that never open or close when they’re supposed to, several plates of sardines, every possible problem that could go...
Photo by Kayla Michaud | Cast members perform during the dress rehearsal for “Noises Off.” The University of Rhode Island’s theater department is wrapping up the fall 2018 season with a humorous play called “Noises Off,” that opens on Nov. 29. “Noises Off is a hilarious show about a terrible show,”...
Photo by Greg Clark | Valerie Ferris and Matthew Oxley portrayed Sarah and James in the emotional play. Audiences enjoyed free admission to the student-run production of “Time Stands Still” from Nov. 2 to Nov. 4 in the J Studio of the Fine Arts Center. The play tells the story of...
Photo by Joseph Lachance | The RKO Army performs to “Thriller” during pre-show. The RKO Army Performance Troupe put on a live performance of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” in Edwards Auditorium at the University of Rhode Island on Oct. 26. RKO Army is a small shadow cast from Rhode Island...
Contributed by URI Improv Club Rhody Ridiculousness, the student improv troupe of the University of Rhode Island, performed a “Spooktacular” Halloween-themed show on Oct. 19 in the Memorial Union. Around 30 people gathered in Atrium one at 7 p.m. last Friday night for a night full of random quick thinking. The...