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    The Boys Next Door

    Presented by 2nd Story Theatre at 2nd Story Theatre, Warren

    September 29 - October 29, 2017

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    Four mentally handicapped men – energetic and personable – live together in a group home under the watchful eye of a caring but increasingly burned out social worker. This ever-popular, now-classic comedy generously mixes mirth with message while exuberantly exploring the courage it takes to pursue a meaningful life in the face of overwhelming odds.

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    Waiting for Godot

    Presented by Counter-Productions Theatre Company at AS220 Black Box, Providence

    October 20 - October 29, 2017

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    Counter-Productions Theatre Company begins its 2017/2018 season with Samuel Beckett’s absurdist comedic masterpiece, Waiting for Godot. The play tells the story of two world-weary men, Vladimir...more

    The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

    Presented by Providence College Theatre, Dance and Film at Providence College - Smith Center for the Arts, Providence

    October 20 - October 29, 2017

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    The Department of Theatre, Dance and Film kicks off its 2017-2018 season with this comedic, heart-filled musical. Do you remember middle school? Know the derivation of “syzygy”? Then you are...more

    The Other Mozart

    Presented by Rhode Island College at Rhode Island College - Sapinsley Hall, Providence

    November 2, 2017

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    Creator and writer, Sylvia Milo, stars in this one-woman play that tells the true and untold story of Maria Anna (Nannerl) Mozart, the sister of Amadeus - prodigy, virtuoso and composer, who...more

    Special Live Bait Extended Halloween Show: Ghost!

    Presented by AS220 at AS220 Main Gallery, Providence

    November 3, 2017

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    Live Bait has never gotten enough Halloween, so we have taken it upon ourselves to extend the holiday to November 3rd. Does this mean more scares, more thrills, and more chills? Perhaps, depending...more

    The Bridges of Madison County

    Presented by Academy Players of RI at Academy Players Q2Q Blackbox Theatre, Providence

    October 26 - November 5, 2017

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    The Bridges of Madison County captures the lyrical expanse of America's heartland along with the yearning entangled in the eternal question" "What if...?"

    This sweeping musical...more

    Murder Mystery Dinner - A Killer Class Reunion

    Presented by Stadium Theatre at Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket

    November 9 - November 12, 2017

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    At your 15 year class reunion, you expect to see old friends, party and tolerate jokes from the class clown… You don’t expect COLD-BLOODED MURDER! At this interactive dinner, you’ll have to...more

    Fun Home

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    November 7 - November 12, 2017

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    Every once in a while a Broadway musical comes along that surprises, moves and excites audiences in ways only a truly landmark musical can. The “groundbreaking,”1 “exquisite”2 and...more

    Lives of Great Poisoners

    Presented by Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Brown University - Stuart Theatre, Providence

    November 2 - November 12, 2017

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    Brown University Theatre's second production of the season “Lives of Great Poisoners” is written by Caryl Churchill and directed by Richard Waterhouse.  Brown University Theatre’s...more

    “I Love…What’s His Name?”

    Presented by The Artic Playhouse at The Arctic Playhouse, West Warwick

    November 3 - November 12, 2017

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    Directed and performed by Rachel Hanauer and the Newport Arts Collaborative, “I Love…What’s His Name,” is an original cabaret about the hilarious confusion of dating in the 21st century...more

    Scene Study with Fred Sullivan Jr.

    Presented by Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre at Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket

    October 2 - November 13, 2017

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    Explore the craft of acting in a class formatted to suit actors of varying levels of experience through partnered scene work. Students will explore the work of great American contemporary writers...more

    Stage Combat for Young Actors

    Presented by Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre at Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket

    October 28 - November 18, 2017

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    Want to start a brawl, throw a punch, or wield a sword without hurting anyone? Here's your chance to learn how to fight like they do on stage and in the movies. This exciting new class covers...more

    A Place Called Home: A Celebration of a Downtown Soup Kitchen

    Presented by URI Feinstein Providence Campus at Mathewson Street United Methodist Church, Providence

    November 18, 2017

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    This event is presented to raise funds and to raise awareness of the years of service provided at Mathewson Street Church/134 Collaborative along with the PICA mealsite and the other services...more

    Up Close on Hope (Program 1)

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at Festival Ballet Providence's Black Box Theatre, Providence

    November 10 - November 19, 2017

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    On the cusp of his twentieth year as the visionary leader of Festival Ballet Providence, Mihailo Djuric's beloved Magnificat returns to the stage. Set to J. S. Bach's vibrant and joyful cantata,...more

    Annie

    Presented by The Community Players at Jenks Auditorium, Pawtucket

    November 10 - November 19, 2017

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     With a perfect combination of street-smarts and optimism, Annie will warm your hearts as you witness her rise from next-to-nothing in 1930s New York City.  She is determined to find her...more

    69 Views from the Bottom

    Presented by Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Brown University - Ashamu Dance Studio, Providence

    November 16 - November 19, 2017

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    69 Views From The Bottom is occupied with an unambiguous task: how to generate sexually provocative and racially contaminated images that can deflate the erected monolithic sexuality...more

    Bring Your Own Improv's Family Friendly Comedy Show

    Presented by Bring Your Own Improv at Warwick Center For The Arts, Warwick

    January 6 - November 24, 2017

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    Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is now in its tenth season!  This interactive improv show welcomes voluntary audience participation!  You can participate in one of three...more

    The Olate Dogs

    Presented by The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence

    November 25, 2017

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    Stage Eleven Productions is very proud to announce this special family show! Quality entertainment for all ages is something we take great pride in, and this event, we know will embrace dog lovers...more

    Finding Neverland

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    November 28 - December 3, 2017

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    The winner of Broadway.com’s Audience Choice Award for Best Musical, this breathtaking smash “captures the kid-at-heart,” says TIME Magazine. Vogue cheers, “It’s a must-see you’ll...more

    I Want a Country

    Presented by Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Brown University - Leeds Theatre, Providence

    November 30 - December 3, 2017

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    Brown University Theatre’s 2017-18 performance season is produced by the Brown University Department of Theatre Arts and Performance Studies and by Sock & Buskin, a student-faculty board...more

    Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker - 25th Anniversary

    Presented by The Park Theatre at The Park Theatre, Cranston

    December 4, 2017

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    Celebrate this Christmas with the experience taking North America by storm! Marking the 25th Anniversary Tour, Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker features over-the-top production and...more

    Scene Study for Teens with Theodore Clement

    Presented by Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre at Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket

    October 18 - December 6, 2017

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    Are you interested in acting? Are you looking to learn more about the craft? Do you want your moment to shine? Scene Study for Teens is an active exploration and investigation of...more

    Kinky Boots

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    December 8 - December 10, 2017

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    KINKY BOOTS is Broadway’s huge-hearted, high-heeled hit! With songs by Grammy® and Tony® winning pop icon Cyndi Lauper, this joyous musical celebration is about the friendships we discover,...more

    The Santaland Diaries

    Presented by The Artic Playhouse at The Arctic Playhouse, West Warwick

    December 7 - December 10, 2017

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    The Santaland Diaries is a brilliant evocation of what a slacker’s Christmas must feel like. Out of work, our slacker decides to become a Macy’s elf during the holiday crunch. At first the job...more

    10-Minute Play Writing Workshop

    Presented by Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre at Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket

    November 7 - December 12, 2017

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    Feeling bogged down by the 5-act, 3-hour, 14 character monolith you've been writing? Always wanted to write a play, but afraid of running out of paper? Or are you just curious as to what exactly a...more

    A Performance of Holiday Stories and Songs

    Presented by The Arctic Playhouse at The Arctic Playhouse, West Warwick

    December 15 - December 16, 2017

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    Deck the halls with Striving Artists as they share stories and songs filled with musing holiday topics. Striving Artists’ holiday celebration is sure to make you laugh, cry, and give you the...more

    The Nutcracker

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    December 14 - December 17, 2017

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    The magic and splendor of the holiday season has never been richer than in this lavish, extravagant production. Join Clara and her Nutcracker Prince on a magical journey complete with beautiful...more

    Crimes of the Heart

    Presented by 2nd Story Theatre at 2nd Story Theatre, Warren

    November 17 - December 17, 2017

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    Three estranged, star-crossed sisters reunite to resolve their comically tragic past, and, with each other’s help, move toward a brighter, more optimistic future. This Pulitzer Prize-winning...more

    Audition Techniques with Fred Sullivan Jr.

    Presented by Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre at Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre, Pawtucket

    November 20 - December 18, 2017

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    Preparing to audition for an upcoming production or for a school program? Looking to hone your skills and work on a few new monologues? The Gamm Studio can prepare you to audition with skill and...more

    Love Never Dies

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    December 26 - December 31, 2017

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    This story of boundless love, full of passion and drama, follows Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera, one of the most successful musicals of all time, which has now been seen by more...more

    A Christmas Carol

    Presented by Trinity Repertory Company at Trinity Repertory Company, Providence

    November 9 - December 31, 2017

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    Celebrating 40 years at Trinity Rep, Rhode Island’s family holiday tradition brings Ebenezer Scrooge, Jacob Marley, Tiny Tim, and the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future to the stage...more

    The Bodyguard

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    January 9 - January 14, 2018

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    Based on the smash hit film, the award-winning musical will star Grammy® Award-nominee and R&B superstar DEBORAH COX!

    Former Secret Service agent turned bodyguard, Frank...more

    The Illusionists - Live From Broadway

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    January 19 - January 21, 2018

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    Direct from Broadway, the world’s best selling magic show is coming to Providence. 

    This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of five of the most...more

    Lovers and Other Strangers

    Presented by The Community Players at Jenks Auditorium, Pawtucket

    January 12 - January 21, 2018

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    A hit on Broadway and later on film, LOVERS and Other Strangers  is a series of vignettes, each dealing with the ups and downs of marriage.  Each story features partners of varied ages,...more

    Travis Wall's Shaping Sound: After The Curtain

    Presented by The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence

    January 25, 2018

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    Through his Emmy Award winning work on "So You Think You Can Dance", Travis Wall has established himself as one of America's favorite choreographers. His artistic direction of SHAPING SOUND has...more

    On Your Feet

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    January 30 - February 4, 2018

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    From their humble beginnings in Cuba, Emilio and Gloria Estefan came to America and
    broke through all barriers to become a crossover sensation at the very top of the pop music world. But...more

    Director's Choice

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence

    February 9 - February 11, 2018

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    It's a program that only artistic director Mihailo Djuric could assemble, showcasing the skill and range of this masterful company, now in its 40th year. The mixed repertory program includes a...more

    West Side Story

    Presented by Stadium Theatre at Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket

    February 16 - February 18, 2018

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    From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time.  The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is...more

    Into The Breeches!

    Presented by Trinity Repertory Company at Trinity Repertory Company, Providence

    January 25 - February 25, 2018

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    Providence, 1942: Oberon Play House’s director and leading men are off at war. Determined to press on, the director’s wife sets out to produce an all-female version of Shakespeare’s Henry V,...more

    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    February 27 - March 4, 2018

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    BEAUTIFUL – The Carole King Musical tells the inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her...more

    The Little Prince

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at Festival Ballet Providence's Black Box Theatre, Providence

    March 3 - March 11, 2018

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    One of the best-selling books ever published, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's charming, interplanetary adventure The Little Prince comes to life in this new adaptation by choreographer Boyko Dossev,...more

    An American in Paris

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    March 13 - March 18, 2018

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    AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the...more

    Up Close on Hope (Program 2)

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at Festival Ballet Providence's Black Box Theatre, Providence

    March 9 - March 18, 2018

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    Commissioned in 2016 and created specifically for the Black Box Theatre, Gianni Di Marco's one-act Lady of the Camellias received resounding acclaim from critics and audiences alike. The powerful...more

    Forever Plaid

    Presented by The Community Players at Jenks Auditorium, Pawtucket

    April 13 - April 22, 2018

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    Directed by Andrew g. Bobola. A quartet of four high school pals get together and discover their mutual love of music, especially the close harmony of their idols – The Four Freshman, The...more

    Little Mermaid

    Presented by Festival Ballet Providence at The Vets - Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Providence

    April 27 - April 29, 2018

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    The Hans Christian Anderson tale comes to life with imaginative choreography from Mark Diamond and extraordinary sets and costumes. You are sure to delight in this classic story featuring the...more

    Native Gardens

    Presented by Trinity Repertory Company at Trinity Repertory Company, Providence

    April 5 - May 6, 2018

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    Pablo and Tania are new to the neighborhood. Virginia and Frank have been fixtures in the area for decades. They all agree that the chain link fence separating their yards has got to go! A quick...more

    Disney's Beauty and the Beast

    Presented by Stadium Theatre at Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket

    May 4 - May 13, 2018

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    "Be Our Guest" for this classic "Tale As Old As Time!" This musical stage version of Disney's Beauty and the Beast is based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, and features your favorite...more

    Something Rotten!

    Presented by Providence Performing Arts Center at Providence Performing Arts Center, Providence

    May 15 - May 20, 2018

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    With 10 Tony® nominations including Best Musical, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a “big, fat hit!” (New York Post). Set in the ‘90s – the 1590s – this hilarious smash tells the story of Nick...more

    Ragtime

    Presented by Trinity Repertory Company at Trinity Repertory Company, Providence

    April 26 - May 27, 2018

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    Based on the celebrated novel, the Tony Award-winning Ragtime reflects America at the turn of the 20th century – where optimism and possibility are as prevalent as burgeoning racial and social...more

    The Empire Revue

    Presented by AS220 at AS220 Concert Hall, Providence

    Ongoing

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    Witness a raft of talented local performers the likes of which you have never seen at Providence’s premiere variety show! The Empire Revue brings you sketch comedy, improv, musical...more

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