Eugene Lee http://ripr.org en Trinity Rep’s “A Lie Of The Mind:” Delightful, Dark and Scary http://ripr.org/post/trinity-rep-s-lie-mind-delightful-dark-and-scary <p></p><p>There’s a myriad of ways to approach “A Lie of the Mind” and the huge production at Trinity. First of all is the fantasia of a set by director Brian Mertes and the ever-inventive designer Eugene Lee.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 08:46:00 +0000 Bill Gale 34614 at http://ripr.org Trinity Rep’s “A Lie Of The Mind:” Delightful, Dark and Scary Trinity Rep’s “A Christmas Carol” Filled With Song And Dance http://ripr.org/post/trinity-rep-s-christmas-carol-filled-song-and-dance <p></p><p>Yup. Charles Dickens is back in town. Played with great good humor by the veteran Tom Gleadow, this year’s “A Christmas Carol” has Mr. Dickens on stage often and to considerable effect.</p><p>The rotund Gleadow is one of those luminous actors whom you find yourself watching anytime he’s on stage. And he’s there a lot, giving this year’s version more of the dialogue from the novel then perhaps ever. He also chides, and directs, poor old Ebenezer Scrooge a bit, too, which lends a nice comedic touch.</p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 09:20:00 +0000 Bill Gale 25227 at http://ripr.org Trinity Rep’s “A Christmas Carol” Filled With Song And Dance The Trick of Putting on Two Plays at Once http://ripr.org/post/trick-putting-two-plays-once <p>At Trinity Rep these nights 14 professional actors and half as many kids are romping and stomping, racing and rushing from the upstairs Chace Theater to the downstairs Dowling Theater. And this is no exercise program. It’s actually the simultaneous performance of two separate plays by a single cast.</p><p>They fly from one play to another, changing costumes and characters all night long.</p> Thu, 13 Jun 2013 23:30:45 +0000 Bill Gale 16882 at http://ripr.org The Trick of Putting on Two Plays at Once