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Credit: Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘Entertaining Mr. Sloane’ in Warren

‘Entertaining Mr. Sloane’ in Warren

A blowsy landlady and her repressed brother rent young Mr. Sloane a room and proceed to “entertain” the seemingly hapless young man.  But when their old Pa recognizes Sloane for what he is, a murderer on the lam, Joe Orton’s black comedy shifts into high gear. Featuring Rae Mancini and Cory Crew. WHERE: 2nd Story

"Other Desert Cities" featuring Ara Boghigian and Sharon Carpentier, at 2nd Story Theatre in Warren through April 12. Credit: Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

Now playing, ‘Other Desert Cities’ suits Warren theatre’s return to the round

The theatre has often been nicknamed “The Fabulous Invalid.”  That is to say it is always dying; it is always making a miraculous recovery. That is indeed the nature of the arts in general; their fortunes rise and ebb with a society’s economy and traditional art forms fear always competition from all the other distractions

Photo Credit Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘4000 Miles’ at 2nd Story

After suffering a tragic loss while on a cross-country bike trip, 21 year-old Leo seeks solace and shelter in the West Village apartment of his fiercely independent 91 year-old grandmother, Vera, played by Paula Faber (pictured.) Over the course of a one month cohabitation, these unlikely roommates infuriate, bewilder, and ultimately comfort each other with curiosity

Credit: Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘Seminar’ at 2nd Story

Theresa Rebeck’s sharp, sexy comedy follows four aspiring novelists who sign up for private classes with a renowned literary figure.  Under his brilliant but unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon, egos are shattered and lives are changed forever. Tania Montenegro is an aspiring


‘Collected Stories’ at 2nd Story

2nd Story opens the New Year with “Collected Stories”, Donald Margulies’ provocative, intellectually stimulating work that re-examines the age-old conflict between the established artist and the idolizing fan who becomes a protégé, a disciple, a colleague, a friend and, finally, a rival. Directed by Mark Peckham, “Collected Stories” features Lynne Collinson (pictured) as prominent short-story

Photo Credit:  Richard W. Dionne, Jr.

‘Eleemosynary’ at 2nd Story

Eleemosynary, meaning charitable or benevolent, relates to a young girl’s determination to win a national spelling bee.  But it also applies to the ever-changing, always challenging, ultimately rewarding relationship between a girl, her mother, and her grandmother. Sharon Carpentier, Valerie Westgate and Isabel O’Donnell (l-r) are featured in “Eleemosynary” by Lee Blessing, performing DownStage at