Barn Summer Playhouse

Roger Williams University’s Performing Arts Center
Curtain times: 7:30 p.m.
Tickets: $10 general admission; $5 students and seniors
Reservations: (401) 254-3666

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2018 Season

Down The Mountain and Across The Stream, by Jake Shore

Your child is at war. Is he safe? Turner claims to know. He sells the information, but if he has the truth, why does he hire Eric to deliver it? Alice and Gerald are about to find out. 
 
"Down the Mountain and Across the Stream, one of the more intelligent and thoughtful plays you are likely to see”--Garry Schrader, NYTheater.com
 
Winner of the New York International Fringe Festival’s Overall Excellence in Playwriting Award

Directed by Gary Shore
 
June 22,23,29 and 30.
 
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Moonlight and Magnolias, by Ron Hutchinson

"1939 Hollywood is abuzz. Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind, a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell's novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn't work. So what's an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film's stars, gossip columnists and his own father-in-law, Selznick sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard of Oz. Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time."--Dramatists

Directed by Jeffrey Martin

July 13,14,18,20,21

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2017 Season

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The Lesson, by Eugene Ionesco

Quake, by Melanie Marnich

2016 Season

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The Fourth Wall, by A.R. Gurney

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, by Christopher Durang

2015 Season

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The Best of the Best: An Evening of Comedic One-Acts (The Interview, by A.R. Gurney; LIllie Meant Murder, by Claudia Barnett; 508, by Amy Herzog; The True Death of Socrates, by Frank Higgins)

Wittenberg, by David Davalos

2014 Season

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The Receptionist, by Adam Bock

The Centurion, by Robert Leuci and Arlene Violet

2013 Season

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Death and Picasso: An Evening of One-Acts (A Picasso, by Jeffrey Hatcher; Funeral Parlor, by Christopher Durang)

Ashes to Ashes, by Harold Pinter

2012 Season

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The Unexpected Man, by Yasmina Reza

Boston Marriage, by David Mamet

2010 Season

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Other People's Money, by Jerry Sterner

The Play About The Baby, by Edward Albee

2009 Season

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Fool for Love

What the Butler Saw

2008 Season

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The Real Inspector Hound

Proof

2007 Season

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The Book of Liz

Making Waves

2004 Season

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Beyond Thearpy

The Subject Was Roses

2003 Season

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Art

The Norman Conquests: Round and Round the Garden

2002 Season

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Oleanna

The Norman Conquests: Living Together

2001 Season

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A Delicate Balance

Collected Stories

1999 Season

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The Norman Conquests: Table Manners

Th' Compleat Wrks of Wllm Shkspr (abridged)

1997 Season

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I Hate Hamlet

The Lion and the Lamb

1996 Season

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Later Life

Einstein and the Polar Bear

Absurd Person Singular

1995 Season

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

Lend Me a Tenor

Wrong Turn at Lungfish

1994 Season

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Eastern Standard

Same Time Next Year

The Heidi Chronicles

1993 Season

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Bedroom Farce

The Nerd

1992 Season

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Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung you in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad

Bus Stop

1991 Season

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Chapter Two

Equus

1990 Season

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Table Settings

Close Ties   

1989 Season

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Asleep on the Wind 

To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday 

1988 Season

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Picnic

Butterflies Are Free

1987 Season

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I Do! I Do!

Remember Us: A Memorial Day Tribute

1980 Season

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The Cabaret Connection (revue)

1976 Season

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Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (benefit)

A Broadway Celebration (revue)(benefit)

1975 Season

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A Musical Potpourri (revue) (benefit)

1974 Season - "Chief Petty Officer's Dinner Theatre Club"

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The Singing Sixties: A Decade of Broadway (revue)

One Acts: I'm Herbert/The Diary of Adam and Eve