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September 12, 2019 - October 20, 2019

The Prince of Providence

By George Brant
Based on the book The Prince of Providence by Mike Stanton
Directed by Taibi Magar

One of the most tragicomic figures in modern politics – and the city he transformed.

The nation knows him from Crimetown and Operation Plunder Dome, but Providence has a deeper and more complicated relationship with Buddy Cianci. A charismatic visionary who was also a corrupt philanderer, the long-time mayor defied the odds time after time – from his very first election to winning again after being arrested on assault charges. Surrounded by a colorful carousel of characters, Buddy gave Providence many things: some are more visible – businesses, tourism, and relocated rivers – while others are less tangible, but no less real – pride, notoriety, and now, a great story to tell.

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Buzz
Buddy Cianci is the new "Hamilton"
The Boston Globe
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Cast & Creative

Cast
Rebecca Gibel '10
Sheila Cianci

Creative

Taibi Magar
Director
George Brant
Playwright

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