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Hottest Articles on BWW 2/2/2016 - 2/9/2016Hottest Articles on BWW 2/2/2016 - 2/9/2016
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Photo Flash: New Shots of Roundabout's CABARET National Tour with Randy Harrison, Andrea Goss & More!Photo Flash: New Shots of Roundabout's CABARET National Tour with Randy Harrison, Andrea Goss & More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

The tour just premiered in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center last week on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you an updated look at the cast in action! (more...)

SESAME STREET LIVE 'LET'S DANCE!' Set for PPAC This AprilSESAME STREET LIVE 'LET'S DANCE!' Set for PPAC This April
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Elmo's got the moves. Have you got the moves? Get up and get moving with Elmo, Abby Cadabby, and everyone's favorite Sesame Street friends when Sesame Street Live 'Let's Dance!' visits the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) from Friday, April 1 through Sunday, April 3, 2016. (more...)

Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy Add Second Performance to PPAC StopJeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy Add Second Performance to PPAC Stop
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

Superstar comedians Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy will reunite on the RFD-TV Presents:† 'We've Been Thinking Tour' to bring a night of comedy to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Friday, May 6.† Both comedians will perform sets featuring all new material before they come together on stage for an uproarious encore! Due to popular demand, a second performance has been added, with shows now at 7P and 9:30P. (more...)

Photo Flash: Willkommen to the Road! First Look at Randy Harrison & Andrea Goss in CABARET National TourPhoto Flash: Willkommen to the Road! First Look at Randy Harrison & Andrea Goss in CABARET National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

The tour just premiered in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center earlier this week on Tuesday, Jan. 26. Check out a very first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CABARET National Tour, Starring Randy Harrison, Launches Tonight in ProvidenceCABARET National Tour, Starring Randy Harrison, Launches Tonight in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET begins†performances tonight, January†26, in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

CABARET National Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in ProvidenceCABARET National Tour Begins Performances Tomorrow in Providence
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The musical masterpiece returns, direct from Broadway! As part of their 50th Anniversary Season, Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony Award-winning production of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) CABARET will begin performances on Tuesday, Jan. 26 in Providence, RI at the Providence Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor Expands Services With Professional Facilities Management at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center Spectra by Comcast Spectacor Expands Services With Professional Facilities Management at Lauderhill Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

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PIPPIN Comes to PPAC, February 16 - 21PIPPIN Comes to PPAC, February 16 - 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2016

The 2013 Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN, described as "an eye-popping, jaw-dropping, visually stunning extravaganza" by NY1, visits the Providence Performing Arts Center February 16 - 21, 2016. In Providence, PIPPIN is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)

Diana Ross to Return to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 4/14Diana Ross to Return to the Providence Performing Arts Center, 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The legendary DIANA ROSS returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Thursday, April 14, 2016 at 7:30P. (more...)

BWW TV: Willkommen Back! Watch Performances from the CABARET National TourBWW TV: Willkommen Back! Watch Performances from the CABARET National Tour
by TV - On the Road - Jan 11, 2016

The company is putting finishing touches on the show before they travel to Rhode Island, and BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the full gang. Check out interviews with the cast and performance previews of 'Cabaret,' 'Don't Tell Mama' and 'It Couldn't Please Me More'†below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsals for CABARET on Tour! First Stop: Providence!Photo Coverage: Go Inside Rehearsals for CABARET on Tour! First Stop: Providence!
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2016

The company is putting finishing touches on the show before they travel to Rhode Island, and BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the full gang. Check out photos from the performance preview below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Roundabout's CABARET National Tour!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Roundabout's CABARET National Tour!
by Walter McBride - Jan 11, 2016

The company is putting finishing touches on the show before they travel to Rhode Island, and BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the full gang. Check out photos of the cast below (more...)

PPAC Community Outreach Committee Sets ARTS Scholarships 2016 ProgramPPAC Community Outreach Committee Sets ARTS Scholarships 2016 Program
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Jo-Ann Ragosta, Chairperson of the ARTS Scholarships 2016 program, along with the members of the Community Outreach Committee of the Providence Performing Arts Center, are pleased to announce that applications for the ARTS Scholarships 2016 program will be available starting Monday, January 4, 2016; applications will then be accepted through Friday, February 26, 2016.† (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/1; GOTTA DANCE! in Chicago, New ANNIE Tour in Rhode Island and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/1; GOTTA DANCE! in Chicago, New ANNIE Tour in Rhode Island and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2016

We're starting 2016 off with a bang! †This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Chicago, Los Angeles, Rhode Island,†and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the Broadway-bound GOTTA DANCE! in Chicago, top 2015 picks in L.A., and the new National Tour of ANNIE in Rhode Island, just to name a few. (more...)


by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 31, 2015

Rhode Island's theater community had much to celebrate in 2015.† Outstanding productions graced stages from the East Bay to South County, up-and-coming theatrical companies left their mark on the arts scene, and excellent concerts and dance events made for some of the best performances of the year. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE at Providence Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: ANNIE at Providence Performing Arts Center
by Katelyn Corp - Dec 31, 2015

Proudly boasted as 'The World's Best-Loved Musical', Annie is a show most of us can say we've seen brought to life at least once. For this reviewer, the 1982 film adaptation of Annie was an early eye-opening introduction to the world of musical theater and the likes of legends such as Carol Burnett, Tim Curry, and Bernadette Peters. While countless productions have made their way to stages and screens around the world over the years, Annie still has a tight grip on our hearts. (more...)

BWW Review: Festival Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with Marvelous, Magical NUTCRACKERBWW Review: Festival Ballet Spreads Christmas Joy with Marvelous, Magical NUTCRACKER
by Veronica Bruscini - Dec 19, 2015

Glittering, fairy-like snowflakes. Dancing sugar plums. Toy soldiers capering around the tree. Each of these fanciful childhood images comes to life with a special touch of Christmas magic in Festival Ballet Providence's superior production of THE NUTCRACKER. FBP once again delivers an enchanting NUTCRACKER guaranteed to capture the imagination of audiences of all ages. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Headline PPAC's 2016 Gala in AprilKristin Chenoweth to Headline PPAC's 2016 Gala in April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), is pleased to announce that Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer KRISTIN CHENOWETH will perform with the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra (RIPO) in her Coming Home concert at the 2016 PPAC Gala on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at 8P. The concert will be conducted by Mary Mitchell Campbell. (more...)

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