Events:

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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  • The Vampire Circus

    An innovative, surreal fusion of cirque, theater, comedy and cabaret.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Last Five Years

    An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their 20s who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

  • Aging Disgracefully – The Cautious Comeback Tour

    It’s a mix of stand-up, song, and skits.

    October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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  • The Ultimate Queen Celebration Starring Marc Martel

    Tribute merging iconic rock anthems with a theatrical performance style and eye-popping production.

    October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Last Five Years

    An emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their 20s who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.

    October 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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    One event on October 23, 2021 at 8:00 pm

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The cult classic with a twist returns!

    October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    One event on October 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 15, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 16, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 17, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 23, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 29, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    One event on October 24, 2021 at 2:00 pm

    One event on October 29, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 30, 2021 at 7:30 pm

    One event on October 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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  • Chazz Palminteri in:A Bronx Tale

    Chazz Palminteri performs a one-man stage version of the hit movie and recent Broadway musical.

    November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 18 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • God Help Us!

    Recent political comedy starring Ed Asner in the title role.

    November 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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  • A Christmas Carol

    Trinity Rep’s beloved all-ages classic returns! Don’t Scrooge around, secure tickets in advance for the perennial holiday event. 

    January 2, 2022 @ 12:00 pm

Events:

  • Rick Wakeman

    Prog rock extravaganza returns to his roots with virtuosic piano performances.

    October 19 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Ocean State Ramblers

    Four-piece bluegrass band and recent RI Music Award winners.

    October 20 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • Blacktop Mojo/ 3 Parts Dead/ Psycle

    Full of crunchy guitar chugging and minor-key melodies

    October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Piff The Magic Dragon

    John van der Put is a magician and comedian who performs under the stage name Piff the Magic Dragon.

    October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • John Fuzek

    Singer-songwriter-guitarist.

    October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Bill Frisell and Tony Scherr Duo

    Improv guitarists

    October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Harry Styles

    Multi-platinum British singer.

    October 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Eric Gales

    Blues-rock guitarist.

    October 21 @ 8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
  • The Minks/ Beauquet

    Psychedelic-bloos band, heavy on the rock and roll

    October 21 @ 9:00 pm - October 22 @ 12:00 am
  • Vampire Castle — Dark University Costume Party

    An in-costume vampire-themed party with signature cocktails, vampire burlesque show, witchy vendors and more. Hosted by Grimoire Academy.

    October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • CloZee

    A worldly and rhythmic figure floating in the electronic music atmosphere.

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • J.I. – The Young and Restless Tour

    Rising rapper known for melodic flow, infectious charisma, and powerfully honest lyrics. 

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Glenn Miller Orchestra

    Big band for both concert and swing dance.

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Maria Bamford

    Self-deprecating comedy about anxiety and depression, sure to make you feel better about your life, in comparison

    October 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • The Haunting of Hill House

    Add this Westerly play to your spooky schedule: Veteran Director John Cillino’s artistic vision emphasizes the complex, frightening and tender moments of this sinister tale.

    October 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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    One event on October 10, 2021 at 2:00 pm

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    One event on October 22, 2021 at 7:30 pm

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    One event on October 31, 2021 at 2:00 pm

  • Roger Ceresi’s All Starz

    Tribute to the musical legends of the ‘50s & ‘60s.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • The Linda Ronstadt Experience with American Idol Star Tristan McIntosh:

    Supported by a superb backing band.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Suzanne Vega – An Evening of New York Songs and Stories

    One of the foremost songwriters to emerge in the folk-music revival of the early ‘80s.

    October 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Theater

Pretty Woman Review: Do We Really Need Cinderella Retold?

The play Pretty Woman is at Providence Performing Arts Center through Oct 16. And while it’s a pretty production, it’s a pretty awful story.  Pretty Woman (the film) was released in 1990 – four years before I was born – and the narrative has grown completely stale. Perhaps older theater-goers attended because of rose-tinted memories […]

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Truth in the Time of Covid: A Lie Agreed Upon at the Gamm

One walks into A Lie Agreed Upon with a premise – reactions to devastating news – and walks out with unanswered questions, both moral and humane, muddled in your brain. The play, on stage now at The Gamm Theatre, is Gamm Artistic Director Tony Estrella’s adaptation of Henrik Ibsen’s 19th-century play, An Enemy of the […]

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Audio Theatre: Tragedies of Ambitious Men

The Psych Drama Company is offering two audio plays, Macbeth and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, streaming on-demand now through October 25 via OnTheStage.com.  These audiostreamed performances mark the 10th anniversary for the Psych Drama Company, which focuses on the psychologically therapeutic aspects for those involved in making theater reality. Headquartered in Braintree, the theater works with […]

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Out this September: Looking for some new entertainment? Look no further!

Motif contributor Katarina Dulude rounded up her top picks for entertainment this September, including a few local selections.  September 2: If spooky season can’t come soon enough for you, check out What We Do in the Shadows, which will be returning for its third season on September 2. This horror comedy mockumentary was created by […]

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Hear Ye! Hear Ye!: King Richard’s Faire brings a forested village to life

Grab your cloaks, wands and, of course, a flagon for ale! King Richard’s Faire is back for its 40th season. Beginning on September 4 and running through October 24, this long-loved renaissance faire gives some of us hope that COVID-times are healing, by transporting back to a time when the plague may have been an […]

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Who I AM.: Revolutionizing life in the former home of Esek Hopkins

Anthony “AM.” Andrade’s (they/them) work entails activism and awareness through communal art and creativity.  Andrade is co-director of The Haus of Glitter Dance Company & Performance Lab. They also manage The Haus of Glitter Liberation Garden and Record Label as part of a two-year artist “parkist” residency at the Esek Hopkins Homestead and Park where […]

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Walk it Off: A Pageant for Providence celebrates artists and offers opportunity for reflection

Providence is the star, stage and celebrated guest at the upcoming A Pageant for Providence, a COVID-safe performance-art walking tour taking place downtown. Taibi Magar, an acclaimed director, together with her life and professional partner, Tyler Dobrowsky, who served as associate artistic director at Trinity Repertory Company, created this project to celebrate the Providence community. […]

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Meeting of Minds: RI Theater Coalition hosts its first meeting to address sexual impropriety

Leaders of Rhode Island’s theaters and theater community gathered in person and on Zoom for more than two hours on July 26 to address weaknesses in their internal processes and policies that have allowed incidents of sexual harassment and abuse to occur in the community. The meeting included a panel discussion and loose roundtable discussion […]

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