Events:

  • Footloose

    Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose as one of the more explosive movie musicals of all time bursts onto the live stage. Alas, without Bacon, but with plenty of dance moves as a conservative town tries to prevent its teens from dancing.

    June 22 - July 26
  • The Neverending Story

    Adapted by David S. Craig, Based upon the novel by Michael Ende, where a bullied youngster enters a fantasy realm of dragons and royalty.

    June 24 - July 30
  • Shrek The Musical

    Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, this is the musical story of a hulking green ogre you may know from some recent films.

    July 7 - July 24
  • Shrek Special Gala Evening

    Meet Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and the gang for a night to remember.

    July 9
  • Murder at Howard Johnson’s

    Is all fair in love? Even murder? That’s the question posed by this light suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. Prepare for some killer nostalgia.

    July 10 - July 31
  • Gamm Summer Intensive

    GSI Campers in grades 9 – 12 develop and sharpen their acting skills by way of Shakespeare. Campers participate in rigorous rehearsals in this four-week, high intensity experience, culminating in two full scale productions for the public.

    July 11 - August 5
  • Youth Theatre Camp

    Summer Children’s Program returns for a week of fully immersive theatrical experiences! Choreography, lighting, sound, script writing, auditioning, directing, marketing and more!! Learn what it means to put on a show from beginning to start to finale!

    July 11
  • Fringe PVD

    You never know what you’re going to get, but you can rely on it being different and memorable at Fringe Fest. Inspired by the famous Fringe of Edinborough, this eclectic, frenetic set of independent and experimental shows will feature several performances a night, often in unexpected locations. So...

    July 13 - July 30
  • Disney’s Freaky Friday

    A new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers. Not to mention the Lindsay Lohan/Jodie Foster and Jamie Lee Curtis/Barbara Harris films. Did we get that switched? Multiple times.

    July 15 - July 17
  • Cinderella

    The musical production features a live orchestra and all the trademark moments – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more, plus some surprising new twists!

    July 20 - August 13
  • Broadway Cabaret

    Song and dance to benefit the Academy Players of RI.

    July 21
  • William Shakespeare’s The Taming Of The Shrew

    The Shakespeare classic comedy about how to train a bride, from slightly before the #metoo era. Directed by Erin Haas.

    July 21 - July 24
  • Beauty and the Beast

    Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s musical Broadway hit about transformation and dancing silverware. Multiple times.

    July 22 - July 31
  • As You Like It

    A feisty cross-dressing heroine, a tartan-clad fool, melodic songs, questionable poetry, and laughs aplenty. Will love conquer all, or is it merely a madness? Find out in this classic Bard comedy.

    July 24 - August 24
  • Summer on Stage: The Frog Prince

    An hopping original musical performed after a week of rehearsals by participants in the Garde’s Summer On Stage program and the Missoula Children’s Theater. 

    July 29 - July 30
  • National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

    Where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game called law.

    August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Camp Rock – The Musical

     A classic story of rivalry and power.

    August 5 - August 7
  • Summer on Stage: Red Riding Hood

    An original musical performed by participants in the Garde’s Summer On Stage program and the Missoula Children’s Theater.

    August 5 - August 6
  • California Suite

    A humorous confection divided into four parts. A Neil Simon musical from the ‘70s.

    August 12 - August 27
  • 7th Annual Greenwich Odeum/ Experiments in Theatre Summer Camp — Footloose The Musical, Youth Edition

    A musical performance by youth actors, celebrating the importance of following your heart – and dance choreographer.

    August 12 - August 13

Events:

Dance

Just Dance!: Inaugural Motion State Dance Festival to take place at the WaterFire Arts Center

Dancers both local and national will converge in the Creative Capital to showcase the latest in contemporary dance at the inaugural Motion State Dance Festival, held Thursday, March 5, through Saturday, March 7, 2020. Hosted by the WaterFire Arts Center, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night will feature award-winning, genre-busting artists in solo performances. Interspersed between […]

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Time to Dance, Sugar Plum!: ‘Tis the season for holiday dance to hit the stage

Whether it’s a vicarious urge to keep ourselves warm, or because something about graceful movement conjures associations with the holiday season, or just because “Happy Holidays” makes you feel like dancing — or at least like watching others dance — this is the dance season. Here’s some of what’s coming up: Island Moving Company has […]

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Move! Dance performances pirouette into Fringe

This summer has been a dancer-lover’s dream, and the fifth annual Providence Fringe Festival (FRINGEPVD) promises this city is not slowing down. Dance companies from around New England and beyond are gathering to perform in the Creative Capital. Tumbling into town, Big Teeth Performance Collective visits FRINGEPVD as part of their multi-state tour of the […]

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Dancing Thru the Snow: Leap into the holidays with these seasonal dance performances

  While Island Moving Company is packing away its Nutcracker at Rosecliff in Newport, the rest of New England is just beginning to celebrate the magic of Christmas. ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas, Providence Ballet Theatre’s one-night-only holiday performance, returns. The production is inspired by Clement Clarke Moore’s classic poem, and professional dancers, along with […]

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Inside Island Moving Company’s  Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

There is nothing grander then walking into the Rosecliff Mansion, especially at Christmas. Island Moving Company adds to the grandeur with several beautifully decorated Christmas trees in every corner, each with its own style and color theme. It is breathtaking and magical. Mikki Ohlsen and her wonderfully talented company, faculty, staff, along with approximately 80 […]

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