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It ’ s a Wonderful Life : A Live Radio Play adapted by Joe Landry at the Gamm Theatre

DEC . 9 – 24 : George , Clarence and the entire town of Bedford Falls come to life in this staged 1940s radio broadcast of Frank Capra ’ s holiday movie classic . With live sound effects and a handful of actors , the story of beleaguered building and loan owner George Bailey and his affable helper angel , Clarence , unfolds one fateful Christmas Eve as you ’ ve never seen it before . The captivating , lifeaffirming story of It ’ s a Wonderful Life : A Live Radio Play is a holiday treat for the entire family to enjoy . Visit website for dates and times . 1245 Jefferson Blvd ., Warwick , gammtheatre . org
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Artists ’ Exchange ’ s Spring Open House Come find out what Artists ’ Exchange is all about . Meet the teachers , enjoy free crafts , demonstrations , and have your hand in a community art installation .
Take advantage of the final day for early bird Summer Camp pricing or bring a friend for buy-one-get-one discounts on spring classes . 11 a . m .– 2 p . m . 50 Rolfe Sq ., Cranston , artists-exchange . org

20-23 , 27-30

Into the Woods Follow a baker , the baker ’ s wife , Cinderella , Jack ( of Beanstalk fame ), Little Red Riding Hood and the witch to search for their true heart ’ s desire . Will everyone ’ s wish be granted ? Or will the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later ? Playwright and stage director James Lapine and composer Stephen Sondheim take everyone ’ s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless , yet relevant , piece . Last performed at URI in 2004 , Into the Woods is a Tony Award-winning musical and a crowd favorite , presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International . All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI . URI Theatre , 105 Upper College Rd ., Kingston , web . uri . edu / theatre thru May 14 The Children by

27 Lucy Kirkwood In the wake of a nuclear disaster , retired scientists Hazel and Robin practice yoga , tend cows and ration electricity from their remote English cottage by the sea . Then a friend and former colleague shows up with a life-altering request . This Broadway hit asks what we owe ourselves and younger generations . 1245 Jefferson Blvd ., Warwick , gammtheatre . org

May

5 – 7

Peter Pan Peter Pan will whisk you away to a place where dreams are born , children soar in the London sky and no one ever grows up . Embrace adventure with all your favorite characters such as the magical and loyal
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