Events:

  • A Christmas for Carol

    A new, plucky Christmas comedy in which an endearingly enthusiastic office worker learns the true meaning of Christmas, one office hijink at a time.

    November 17 - December 31
  • Hamilton

    The experience even Disney Plus can’t capture in full, Hamilton returns to Providence for a highly anticipated second run. Reserve your tickets before they sell out!

    November 30 - December 12
  • Something Cloudy, Something Clear

    Autobiographical play by Tennessee Williams, directed by Ronald Lewis.

    December 9 - December 12
  • Clue: On Stage

    Based on the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn, with additional material by Hunter Foster and Eric Price, Based on the Paramount Pictures movie, inspired by the Hasbro board game. Watch out for the candlestick in the parlour.

    December 9 @ 2:00 pm - December 13 @ 5:00 pm
  • Holiday Art Market

    Build community through art and educational empowerment.

    December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • LGBTQQIA+ Holiday Art Market

    Build community through art and educational empowerment.

    December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Black Violin: Give Thanks Tour

    Hip hop duo.

    December 9 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sweet Little Variety Show

    Local musicians, poets, magicians, comedians, dancers, actors, burlesque, filmmakers and many more create a fast-paced, unpredictable evening.

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • An Evening with Sarah Jarosz

    Singer-songwriter

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Matt York

    Rock group.

    December 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • A Christmas Story: The Musical

    Music and lyrics by Tony- and Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Story is based on the classic 1983 film of the same name, and just may put your eye out.

    December 10 - December 19
  • A Christmas Carol

    Redemption story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a bitter man who is visited by the ghosts of Jacob Marley, Christmas Past, Present, and Future. In case you never heard of it.

    December 10
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    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 11, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 11, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 12, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 15, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 17, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 18, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 7:30 pm, repeating until December 18, 2021

    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until December 19, 2021

Michael Bilow

Black Maria Film Festival: Panta rhei

The Black Maria Film Festival tour makes a stop in Rhode Island Short films provide opportunities for independent filmmakers to explore the visual medium outside of the traditional constraints of narrative and documentary, sometimes becoming moving paintings. This more experimental and avant garde aspect of film dominated the two-hour Black Maria Film Festival tour stop […]

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A Christmas Carol Featuring Big Nazo: Haunting the House Pleasantly

When renowned masked puppet workshop Big Nazo produces visionary ghosts, no thin airy shoals are these. Charles Dickens prefaced his classic 1843 novella, “I have endeavoured in this ghostly little book, to raise the ghost of an idea, which shall not put my readers out of humor with themselves, with each other, with the season, […]

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A Very Merry Unauthorized Children’s Scientology Pageant: Drinking the Kool-Aid

If the children of Scientologists in their youthful innocence performed a stage musical in the mode of a Christmas pageant about their religious movement that has driven people to bankruptcy and suicide, complete with cheesy cardboard props and scenery, the result would presumably be this black humor extravaganza. The satire consists largely in simply exhibiting […]

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Breakfast with Curtis: In Search of Lost Time

Summers are all-too-brief periods into which are packed memories of events that later may only dimly be remembered and even more dimly understood, no matter how much people are changed by them: Breakfast with Curtis is a film about such a summer. Providence native Laura Colella serves as director, writer and cinematographer of a visually […]

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Disagreeable but Not Ridiculous – Doubt: A Parable

Doubt as a philosophical concept has a bad reputation in traditional religion, and its advocates have tended to be heretics and apostates. Voltaire, one of history’s most famous agnostics, said, “Doubt is disagreeable but certainty is ridiculous.” Rarely has that aphorism been more eloquently expressed than in John Patrick Shanley’s play Doubt: A Parable, a […]

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A Behanding in Spokane: ‘Tis But a Scratch

Epic Theatre Company offers a black comedy by Martin McDonagh   Cutting off hands evokes numerous metaphorical allusions beyond inherent squeamishness, ranging from the Gospel of Matthew to Llamas with Hats, but it’s puzzling what playwright Martin McDonagh intends by introducing us in his opening scene to Carmichael (Dave Pizzelli), who has not only been looking […]

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