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Hedda Gabbler at the Gamm

Hedda Gabbler at the Gamm

Bored by bourgeois society and intellectual pursuits, Hedda Gabler (starring Marianna Bassham in the title role) tries to fulfill her aimless desires by manipulating the fates of those around her…with tragic results. Offering no easy answers, Ibsen’s masterpiece is a fascinating, paradoxical portrait of a woman slipping into despair. where: The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, 172

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‘Blackbird’ at the Gamm

“Blackbird” is Scottish playwright David Harrower’s shocking drama; a discomfiting story of a tormented young woman who confronts a traumatic relationship from her childhood. Featuring Madeleine Lambert as Una, Jim O’Brien as Ray (pictured). Suitable for mature audiences only. where: The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket when: Through June 1 cost: $38 and $48

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Shakespeare’s timeless ‘Macbeth’, at the Gamm

Unchecked greed leads to an ambitious couple’s downfall in the Bard’s tale of absolute power that corrupts absolutely. Plagued by paranoia on their bloody path to glory, the seemingly untouchable Lord and Lady Macbeth (played by Jeanine Kane and Tony Estrella, pictured) get everything they ever wished for…but nothing they ever expected. Shakespeare’s darkest tragedy

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‘Good People’ at the Gamm

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre stages the Rhode Island premiere of “Good People”, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Lindsay-Abaire’s tough, tender and seriously funny play about class divisions and the shrinking American dream, featuring Bill Mootos and Jeanine Kane. WHERE: The Gamm Theatre, 172 Exchange St., Pawtucket. WHEN: Through December 8. COST: $38/$48. MORE INFO: 401/723-4266; gammtheatre.org.

Wendy Overly as Mag in The Beauty Queen of Leenane.

‘The Beauty Queen of Leenane’

The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre wraps up its 29th season with “The Beauty Queen of Leenane,” a multi-award-winning play by Irish-born playwright Martin McDonagh. The play that The New Yorker magazine called “Riveting…and cruelly amusing” centers around the dysfunctional relationship between a spinster daughter Maureen and her suffocating mother, Mag. When Maureen, at last, has a

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