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
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    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

Nicole LaBresh


Some Enchanted Evening: Providence Singers will perform Broadway hits at the Biltmore

On March 28, the Biltmore Ballroom of the Graduate Providence Hotel will be the most swankified place in town for any Broadway geek to hear the people sing, as the Providence Singers will give their regards to Broadway in Broadway at the Biltmore, a gala of musical theater favorites of the 20th century, from George […]

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Sunflower Years: Calendar Girls celebrates friendship and female empowerment

They’re not the pin-ups you’d expect to see adorning the pages of a calendar, but the women of Yorkshire’s Women’s Institute bare all for a worthy cause. Calendar Girls, currently being performed by Pawtucket’s Community Players under the direction of Pamela Jackson, is the stage adaptation of the 2003 film starring Helen Mirren and Julie […]

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People Are Strange: Wilbury’s Prudencia Hart is wonderfully eccentric

There’s Scottish music, wild drunken karaoke antics and Hell. If there was a word to describe Prudencia Hart’s undoing, “strange” is it. After years of waiting for the performance rights, Wilbury Theatre Group is finally bringing this wild ride, The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart (directed by Brien Lang), to the stage (and a few […]

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Powerful and Thought-Provoking Parade Is Must-See Theater

Parade is an ironically cheery title for a musical that is unapologetically dark. Based on a true and pivotal event in American legal, social and political history, Parade dramatizes the 1913 trial of Leo Frank, a Jewish factory superintendent accused of murdering a factory worker under his employ. The events surrounding the trial lead to […]

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American Girlhood on Stage: Dance Nation powerfully portrays what it means to be a girl

Competition, jealousy and uncertainty plague all pre-teen girls, but in few places are they more pronounced than on a competitive dance team. Playwright Clare Barron exploits the tensions teeming within both to craft a visceral and explosive exploration of adolescence in Dance Nation, which the Wilbury Theatre Group is presenting (directed by Angela Brazil) in […]

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RISE’s Hill House Keeps Audiences on Edge

Shirley Jackson’s gothic horror novel, The Haunting of Hill House, is considered one of the best ghost stories published in the 20th century. Jackson was inspired after reading the reports of a group of psychic researchers’ study of a supposedly haunted house. It was not, however, the paranormal happenings the researchers described, but the researchers […]

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Academy’s Imaginary Explores the Wonder of Childhood

If you’ve never heard of the Academy Players’ latest production, Imaginary, you’re not alone. A venture commissioned and produced by National Youth Music Theatre, the musical first made its debut in London in 2017. Its history is not a long one — short enough that posters still declare it “a new musical” – and it […]

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Epic’s Fires in the Mirror Proves the Truth Can Be Complicated

In 1991, tensions between the African-American and Hasidic Jewish populations of Crown Heights, Brooklyn erupted into riots following the death of a 7-year-old Caribbean-American boy when a car driven by a Jewish man veered onto the sidewalk and the subsequent stabbing of a young Jewish scholar. Enter Anna Deavere Smith — playwright, author, actress and […]

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