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
  • The Newport Nutcracker at Rosecliff

    RI’s wonderful holiday tradition, set in a mansion and performed in a mansion!.

    November 24 - December 3
  • It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play

    Back by popular demand, this adaptation of the Frank Capra classic brings you back to that olden time of world war and radio serials. Jimmy Stewart impression not included.

    November 26 - December 24
  • A Christmas Carol

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

    November 28 @ 12:00 pm
  • Nutcracker Ballet

    The Christmastime acid-trip dance performance about a little girl’s adventures with the rat king. 

    November 28 @ 2:00 pm
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    An event every day that begins at 2:00 pm, repeating until November 28, 2021

  • Mark Binder presents Izzy Abrahmson’s Village Life Chanukah Book and Storytelling Tour

    Join Motif Editor Mark Binder and his alter-ego, Izzy Abrahmson for this delightful program. Tickets are available at https://village-life-winter-blessings.eventbrite.com/

    November 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

  • 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
  • Cinema New Bedford presents Whale Rider

    Story of a 12-year old Maori girl whose ambition is to become the chief of the tribe.

    November 30 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Friday Night Frenzy at Kismet Improv

    Come watch fiery comedians perform games, scenes and songs in the style of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway.’ The creative, silly and fast-paced performers will keep you laughing with ideas based on your suggestions.

    December 3 @ 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until December 10, 2021

  • A Christmas Carol

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

    December 4 @ 12:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on December 4, 2021 at 7:30 pm

  • Mark Binder presents Izzy Abrahmson’s Village Life Chanukah Book and Storytelling Tour

    Join Motif Editor Mark Binder and his alter-ego, Izzy Abrahmson for this delightful program. Tickets are available at https://village-life-winter-blessings.eventbrite.com/

    December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

  • Kismet & Friends at Kismet Improv

    Improvisers bring their signature wacky, creative and weird personalities to the stage in this show inspired by a suggestion, a word, or a story. Featuring special guests – check our Facebook page to find out who!

    December 4 @ 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 11, 2021

  • A Christmas Carol

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

    December 4 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    One event on December 4, 2021 at 7:30 pm

  • A Christmas Carol

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

    December 5 @ 12:00 pm
  • Mark Binder presents Izzy Abrahmson’s Village Life Chanukah Book and Storytelling Tour

    Join Motif Editor Mark Binder and his alter-ego, Izzy Abrahmson for this delightful program. Tickets are available at https://village-life-winter-blessings.eventbrite.com/

    December 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 5, 2021

  • Friday Night Frenzy at Kismet Improv

    Come watch fiery comedians perform games, scenes and songs in the style of ‘Whose Line is it Anyway.’ The creative, silly and fast-paced performers will keep you laughing with ideas based on your suggestions.

    December 10 @ 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday, repeating until December 10, 2021

  • A Christmas Story: The Musical

    You’ll shoot your eye out, kid! With music by Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, of La La Land fame.

    December 10 @ 7:30 pm - December 18 @ 7:30 pm
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    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

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

  • A Christmas Carol

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

    December 11 @ 12:00 pm
  • Kismet & Friends at Kismet Improv

    Improvisers bring their signature wacky, creative and weird personalities to the stage in this show inspired by a suggestion, a word, or a story. Featuring special guests – check our Facebook page to find out who!

    December 11 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until December 11, 2021

  • A Christmas Story: The Musical

    You’ll shoot your eye out, kid! With music by Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, of La La Land fame.

    December 11 @ 7:30 pm - December 19 @ 7:30 pm
    |Recurring Event (See all)

    An event every week that begins at 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 18, 2021

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

Events:

Theater


Family Meeting: The Brothers Marx Comes to Daydream Theatre

Daydream Theatre, fuelled by the always unique creations of playwright Lenny Schwartz, stands alone in the crowded field of Rhode Island independents. Whether presenting bizarre glimpses of post-apocalyptic shopping frenzies or skillfully crafted narrative biographies, Daydream has carved out a niche at the Bell Street Chapel. Free of the shackles of subscriber concerns, audience demographics, […]

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TRIST Presents Ultimate Evil in Richard III

William Shakespeare’s Richard III, currently playing at Roots Arts and Cultural Center in Providence, demonstrates the evil lengths one person will go to in pursuit of a goal. Presented by The Rhode Island Shakespeare Theater (TRIST), this fast-paced production is chock full of dastardly deeds, double-crosses, and murder in every dark corner. Directed by TRIST […]

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Artist Profile: Jessica Slocum is a teacher with a dual career. However, dancing is her identity.

Through movement, Jessica expresses her art. She teaches at Newport Academy of Ballet and religiously takes four classes a week there. A former member of Island Moving Company, she has performed professionally with Austin Contemporary Ballet, Ballet Santa Cruz, and has danced throughout Seattle and Providence. Jessica Slocum is also a teacher at the MET […]

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Trinity Rep Performers Show Great Chemistry

One of the exciting things about theater in rep is experiencing both the differences and similarities between the shows. Trinity Repertory Company’s Three By Three offers area audiences this unique opportunity. The first two shows, Sparrow Grass and Mourner’s Bench, certainly have some sharply contrasting elements, but they deal with many of the same issues. […]

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Tartuffe

There are likely hundreds of colleges and universities with theater programs in the United States. One has to wonder if locally,University of Rhode Island is at a slight disadvantage. It’s nestled in the woods of South County. It doesn’t have the connection to a professional theater. It’s a University better known for sciences, engineering and […]

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