Actor, lighting designer in cast and crew of play in national competition.
Wednesday, January 30
The Community College of Rhode Island Players’production of “The Receptionist,” a dark office comedy featuring a Woonsocket actor and crew member, is in the running to compete for national honors. The students were selected to restage their play in the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival (KCACTF) Region 1competition, beating out shows performed all over New England and New York. They will perform in Hyannis, Mass., on Jan. 31 for a chance to go on to the KCACTF National Festival. “This is as if CCRI is in the Sweet 16 looking to go to the Final Four,” said CCRI Assistant Professor Luke Sutherland, who directed the play. Sutherland said that only five shows of about 60 that were in the running were picked to go to the …
Dark comedy running Oct. 18-21 at Flanagan Campus in Lincoln.
Brittany Boudreau will play Lorraine Taylor in CCRI's “The Receptionist” Friday through Sunday, and fellow Woonsocket resident Laura Ducharm will keep her well-lit. The Community College of Rhode Island Players will present the dark comedy by Adam Bock’s as the first show in its 2012-13 season at the Flanagan Campus in Lincoln from Oct. 18 to 21. Spend a day or two with ever-efficient receptionist Beverly Wilkins. She will offer you coffee, gossip with you about the unsuitable man you are seeing and break from her own stream of telephone calls to courteously drop one person after another into voice mail. For the period of time you must occupy one of her reception-area chairs, she will be your counselor and best friend – unless you take…