Ricardo Pitts-Wiley http://ripr.org en Founders Of Mixed Magic Theatre Recognized For Their Work http://ripr.org/post/founders-mixed-magic-theatre-recognized-their-work <p>Richardo Pitts-Wiley and his wife Bernadette are being recognized with an award of special distinction by the Pawtucket Foundation for their work at Mixed Magic Theatre. The couple founded the theater as a way to create a diverse acting community.</p><p>He joined Rhode Island Public Radio’s Chuck Hinman in the studio to talk about theater, diversity and the arts.</p><p></p><p>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you. <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=mixed%20magic%20theater">news@ripr.org</a></p> Sat, 22 Mar 2014 09:06:00 +0000 Chuck Hinman 30653 at http://ripr.org Founders Of Mixed Magic Theatre Recognized For Their Work Mixed Magic Theatre adds an art gallery to the mix http://ripr.org/post/mixed-magic-theatre-adds-art-gallery-mix <p>Mixed Magic Theatre says it will open an art gallery at its Pawtucket theater. The first artist to show there is Morris Nathanson, an interior designer and artist. Mixed Magic co-founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley says the art gallery will complement the existing performing arts spaces.</p><p>“Well, it’s part of a long, kind of a long process at Mixed Magic Theatre to develop a full-service, if you will, a full-bodied performing art space and the art gallery is really the third leg of that development,” says Pitts-Wiley.</p><p>The art gallery at Mixed Magic Theatre opens on Sunday.</p> Thu, 14 Feb 2013 18:49:08 +0000 Catherine Welch 10363 at http://ripr.org