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PPAC's Community Outreach Committee Announces 2021 ARTS Scholarships Photo PPAC's Community Outreach Committee Announces 2021 ARTS Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2021

The Community Outreach Committee of the Providence Performing Arts Center has announced that applications for the ARTS Scholarships 2021 program will be available on Thursday, January 14, 2021; applications will then be accepted until Friday, February 26, 2021 at 4P.

Brendan Kirby Narrates A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS ('TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS) Photo Brendan Kirby Narrates A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS ('TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center has announced that WPRI 12’s The Rhode Show co-host Brendan Kirby will narrate “A Visit from St. Nicholas (‘Twas the Night Before Christmas)”. This video is FREE to watch and is a special gift to the community from PPAC.   

PPAC's Community Outreach & Engagement Program Presents Virtual Programming for Arts  Photo PPAC's Community Outreach & Engagement Program Presents Virtual Programming for Arts Showcase & Experience
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020

J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), has announced that PPAC will be offering virtual programming for 2021 for two of the Theatre’s Community Outreach and Engagement programs: Arts Showcase and Experience PPAC.

Broadway Shows Will Not Perform At PPAC From January Through June 2021 Photo Broadway Shows Will Not Perform At PPAC From January Through June 2021
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2020

J.L. “Lynn” Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), announced today via a brief PPAC video that due to the national touring industry's decision to reset national tours and schedules this winter through the late fall of 2021,  PPAC will not be presenting national Broadway tours or any Broadway shows from this January through June 2021 as previously announced.

PPAC Announces 'Phantastic' Halloween Treat Photo PPAC Announces 'Phantastic' Halloween Treat
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and their newly announced house organist Peter Krasinski are giving patrons a 'phantastic' Halloween treat! Mr. Krasinski will be accompanying the 1925 silent film The Phantom of the Opera on PPAC's Mighty Wurlitzer.

Peter Krasinski Announced as PPAC's House Organist Photo Peter Krasinski Announced as PPAC's House Organist
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2020

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), has announced that world-renowned organist and silent film accompanist Peter Krasinski will be the Theatre's House Organist. Mr. Krasinski will be PPAC's first house organist in 22 years.

The Providence Performing Arts Center and WPRI 12 to Host Blood Drive Photo The Providence Performing Arts Center and WPRI 12 to Host Blood Drive
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and WPRI 12, in partnership with the Rhode Island Blood Center, are hosting a community blood drive on Thursday, October 8, 2020 from 10A to 3P in PPAC's Grand Lobby at 220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903.

Providence Performing Arts Center Presents AN EVENING OF NEW YORK SONGS AND STORIES W Photo Providence Performing Arts Center Presents AN EVENING OF NEW YORK SONGS AND STORIES WITH SUZANNE VEGA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2020

Grammy Award-winning artist Suzanne Vega releases her latest album An Evening of New York Songs and Stories (Amanuensis/Cooking Vinyl) today and is celebrating the release of her album with a livestreaming concert, held at the Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City, on Wednesday, October 7, 2020 at 9P EST.

PPAC And The VETS to Light Up Red As Part Of The #RedAlertRESTART Campaign Photo PPAC And The VETS to Light Up Red As Part Of The #RedAlertRESTART Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2020

J.L. a?oeLynna?? Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), has announced that PPAC and the Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS) will be lit in red on September 1, 2020 from 9P to midnight as part of a national campaign, organized by #We Make Events North America.

PPAC Announces Weybosset Street Facade Restoration Project Photo PPAC Announces Weybosset Street Facade Restoration Project
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2020

J.L. a?oeLynna?? Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), has announced that work on the Theatre's Weybosset Street façade restoration project has begun.

Dates Announced for Return Engagement of JERSEY BOYS at Providence Performing Arts Ce Photo Dates Announced for Return Engagement of JERSEY BOYS at Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

The Tony, Grammy, and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS will make its much-anticipated return to the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) Tuesday, April 13, 2021 and Wednesday, April 14, 2021. Both performances will begin at 7P.

PPAC and The VETS Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program Photo PPAC and The VETS Commit to GBAC Star Facility Accreditation Program
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center and the Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The VETS) have announced their commitment to achieve Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STARa?? accreditation, the gold standard for prepared facilities.

Dates Announced for the Return Engagement of HAMILTON at the Providence Performing Ar Photo Dates Announced for the Return Engagement of HAMILTON at the Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center has announced that HAMILTON will return to the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI, November 30 - December 12, 2021. In Providence, HAMILTON will be part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series for the 2021/2022 Season.

THE BACHELOR: LIVE ON STAGE Cancelled at Providence Performing Arts Center Photo THE BACHELOR: LIVE ON STAGE Cancelled at Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2020

THE BACHELOR: LIVE ON STAGE, originally scheduled for the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on March 28, 2020, has been cancelled.

Providence Performing Arts Center Announces New Dates for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Photo Providence Performing Arts Center Announces New Dates for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced today that JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will now be presented on Tuesday, August 24 - Sunday, August 29, 2021.

Professional Facilities Management to Host Master Classes With Adam Kantor Photo Professional Facilities Management to Host Master Classes With Adam Kantor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020

J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President and CEO of Professional Facilities Management (PFM), is pleased to announce that PFM will host virtual Broadway master classes with Broadway veteran and Jimmy® Awards coach Adam Kantor (The Band's Visit, Rent, Fiddler on the Roof) in July 2020.

Providence Performing Arts Center Reschedules DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MEAN GIRLS & More Photo Providence Performing Arts Center Reschedules DEAR EVAN HANSEN, MEAN GIRLS & More
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2020

Today, J.L. 'Lynn' Singleton, President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), unveiled a new performance schedule for PPAC's upcoming 2020/2021 Broadway Season.

DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Engagement at Providence Performing Arts Center Postponed; New Dat Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Engagement at Providence Performing Arts Center Postponed; New Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020

Due to the ongoing health and financial crises, the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)'s engagement of Dear Evan Hansen, originally scheduled for Tuesday, May 26 through Sunday, May 31, 2020, has been postponed.

PPAC's Community Outreach Committee Announces Recipients Of The 2020 ARTS Scholarship Photo PPAC's Community Outreach Committee Announces Recipients Of The 2020 ARTS Scholarships Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2020

Jo-Ann Ragosta, Chairperson of the ARTS Scholarships 2020 program, along with the members of the Community Outreach Committee of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC), have announced the winners of the ARTS Scholarships 2020 program, sponsored by Textron Charitable Trust, with support from PPAC Annual Fund Donors and Ocean State Charities Trust.

PPAC Announces New Performance Dates For Postponed Engagement Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERST Photo PPAC Announces New Performance Dates For Postponed Engagement Of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced today that JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, originally scheduled for March 31 a?" April 5, 2020, will now perform at PPAC on Tuesday, September 15  a?" Sunday, September 20, 2020. In Providence, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

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