Festival Ballet Providence Presents the 37th Annual NUTCRACKER This Weekend
(12/19/2014) - Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) brings a joyous holiday gift to Providence with its beloved production of The Nutcracker, a timeless and revered family tradition. The Nutcracker will be performed on the stage of the grand Providence Performing Arts Center for four performances only, this weekend, December 19-21.
Trinity Rep to Present MIDDLETOWN in 2015
(12/18/2014) - Trinity Rep continues Season 51: The Necessity of Human Connection with Will Eno's Middletwon, directed by Curt Columbus. Middletown runs January 22 through February 22, 2014 in Trinity Rep's Dowling Theater. Tickets and subscriptions are on sale now at ?www.trinityrep.com, by calling (401) 351-4242 or at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St., Providence, RI.
Wilbury Group to Present Tom Stoppard's ROSENCRANTZ AND GUILDENSTERN ARE DEAD Next Month
(12/17/2014) - The Wilbury Theatre Group has announced a production of Tom Stoppard's tragi-comedic masterpiece Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. The celebrated playwright's work takes dark and hilarious look at art, life, and the world from the point of view of Hamlet's ill-fated school chums, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern. Directed by Wilbury Group Artistic Director Josh Short with music by Marc Kaplan, this reimagined production features Joshua Andrews and Patrick Saunders in the titular roles, with David Tessier as the Player.
BWW Reviews: Incomparable LINDA EDER Brings Showstopping Talent to The Vets
(12/15/2014) - Veterans Memorial Auditorium in Providence may not always get the same level of appreciation or respect that is bestowed upon its big brother, Providence Performing Arts Center. Underappreciated or not, The Vets, as it's called, brings in its fair share of wonderful performances and fabulous productions. This past weekend's holiday concert with Linda Eder was easily a highlight of the season for everyone in attendance. From the first moment to the last, Eder proved why she is one of the most talented and beloved professional songstresses of our time.
DOWNTON ABBEY's Elizabeth McGovern Brings Her Band to Providence Tonight
(12/13/2014) - Elizabeth McGovern is already well known to American audiences for her versatile acting career, which has won her widespread acclaim for her work in films, on stage and on American and British television. She's currently one of the stars of the public TV phenomenon Downton Abbey, in which her Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated work as Lady Cora, Countess of Grantham has further endeared her to viewers on both sides of the Atlantic.
Broadway's Linda Eder Comes to The VETS Tonight
(12/13/2014) - Popular recording artist, Broadway star, and concert performer Linda Eder will bring her legendary voice to The VETS in Providence for a one-night engagement tonight, December 13, 2014 at 8P.
OSTC's Piano Bar Series Continues with 'Holiday Gems' Tonight
(12/12/2014) - Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, has announced the continuation of their post-performance Piano Bar Series. 'Holiday Gems' will be held following select Today and Saturday evening performances of the company's current production, Meet Me in St. Louis.
BWW Reviews: Broadway Tour of CAMELOT Dusts Off an Old Tale at PPAC
(12/11/2014) - Some classic stories, tales, myths and legends do more than stand the test of time. They speak to generation after generation, entertaining and teaching new audiences across the ages. The legends of King Arthur and his knights of Camelot are those kinds of stories. They remain as well-known and beloved today as they have ever been. There are similar theatrical entertainments, plays and musicals, that stand the test of time, entertaining the masses in the same way for years and decades. Unfortunately, Camelot, the musical version of those Arthurian legends, is not that kind of musical.