September in years past


20 Years Ago

Gamm Theatre presented “The Crucible”, directed by Fred Sullivan Jr. and starring Tony Estrella as John Procter, Jin O’Brien as Rev. Hale, and Jeannine Kane as Elizabeth in a stirring production of  the classic, performed at LaSalle Academy.

Trinity Rep presented David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize winning “Proof.” Directed by Brian McEleny and starring Phyllis Kay, Mauro Hantman and Timothy Crowe.

“Always…Patsy Cline” closes Theatre-by-the-Sea summer season.

Jewel did an acoustic show at PPAC.

Festival Ballet presented “Carmen” at VMA.

Humorist David Sedaris did a show at Rhode Island College.

We reviewed Efendi’s Mediterranean restaurant in Cranston and added it to or list of fine ethnic restaurants.

40 Years Ago

“Oliver” was at PPAC for brief weekend performances.

Woody Allen and Mia Farrow starred in “Zelig”.

Rhode Island’s Beaver Brown Band members had roles in the movie, “Eddie and the Cruisers”.

Carroll O’Connor starred in “Brothers” at Boston’s Colonial Theatre.

The Players opened their 75th season at Barker Playhouse. ”Bus Stop” was at Trinity.

The Sandpiper on West Shore Rd. had twin lobsters for $8.95.