A conservative approach to a classic play has rarely been the Trinity Rep way. Over the years full speed ahead has been more like it. That surely is the case with the theater's new take on “The Glass Menagerie.” Bill Gale says it works, except when it doesn't.
“The Glass Menagerie” continues at Trinity Rep through March 29th. Bill Gale reviews the performing arts for Rhode Island Public Radio.
Last year, we introduced you to Pawtucket student Hannah Rini, who was about to start her first year of middle school as an openly transgender student. Before her first day at Goff Junior High she was filled with hope about the new friends she would make. She felt confident because of the way her elementary school friends accepted her when she came out:
“I don’t know how they knew, but they knew I was trans. Maybe the way I was acting? They just weren’t surprised one bit,” Rini said at the time.
How will the sale of the Providence Journal affect labor contracts, small businesses, and the state's other newspapers? We discuss all these questions on this week's episode of the Bottom Line.
Media consultant and former managing editor at the Providence Journal, Bill Ostendorf joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon, along with Providence Business News editor Mark Murphy to do the numbers.
When to Listen
You can hear The Bottom Line each Friday at 5:50 pm.
John Marion, executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, joins Political Roundtable this week to discuss the new legislative session; the battle over extended unemployment benefits; and the 50th anniversary of the War on Poverty.
Providence Business News Editor Mark Murphy joins Rhode Island Public Radio's Dave Fallon for a weekly business segment we're calling "The Bottom Line." Each Friday they look at business news and themes that affect local business and the public.