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Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era

Presented by WaterFire Providence and The Wilbury Theatre Group at WaterFire Arts Center, Providence RI

Aug 09 - 22 2020
Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era

Created as a reinvention of both theatre and audience to assure safety in the COVID-19 era, the event happens over 14 days August 9-22, and featuring dozens of performance artists in outdoor performances.

Decameron, Providence: New Stories for a New Era is co-produced by The Wilbury Theatre and WaterFire Providence featuring dozens of performing artists and community groups over the next two-weeks.

Like Boccaccio’s original ‘Decameron’, ‘Decameron, Providence’ happens over a span of 14 days. 2 days for Prayer. 2 days for Chores. 10 days for Stories.

Our Stories happen Tuesday – Saturday in 10 outdoor performance spaces, spread out over the WaterFire and ALCO building campus in the Valley

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$10 tickets per person. All tickets need to be purchased in advance.

All guests will be required to wear face coverings and physical distancing guidelines will be strictly enforced throughout this performance to ensure the safest experience possible for our artists and guests.

Please note that Decameron, Providence has two separate performance tracks, East and West.
Each section will contain five of the ten performances that complete the Decameron.
To enjoy the full experience, audience members should select a ticket to each on different evenings.

Each section listed will be a brigatta of a limited size in accordance with current public health recommendations. If there are not enough tickets available in one section for your entire party, and you wish to enjoy the performance together, select a different section or date.

If you’d like to purchase a private brigatta for a group of friends, please contact to arrange this!

Contact: 4012731155


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WaterFire Arts Center

475 Valley Street, Providence, RI 02908


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All tickets must be purchased in advance and ticket holders will receive a detailed email prior to the event with parking information, a mandatory self-health screening form, information on food, and

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