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Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band Will Play North Charleston Coliseum Photo Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band Will Play North Charleston Coliseum
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

Charleston, the wait is over. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at North Charleston Coliseum for one night only, THURSDAY April 16 at 8pm, as part of Jimmy Buffett's Slack Tide Tour 2020.

AIN'T TOO PROUD Has Broken the Box Office House Record at the Imperial Theatre Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD Has Broken the Box Office House Record at the Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2019

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has once again broken the box office house record at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Ain't Too Proud's gross for the week ending December 29, 2019, was $1,865,016.90, the highest in the history of the Imperial Theatre. The musical broke its own record of $1,710,207.90 set the week of December 8, 2019. Prior to that, Billy Elliot: The Musical held the Imperial's house record, grossing $1,663,895.00 in January 2010.

FoxPACF Announces NEXT STOP BROADWAY Summer Program Photo FoxPACF Announces NEXT STOP BROADWAY Summer Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

The Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation's (FPACF) is pleased to announce a new summer program directed by and featuring Broadway professionals. Next Stop Broadway will take place August 3-7, 2020 and is designed for theatre-loving students of all skill levels. Early registration is now open!  Registrations and payment are processed through www.metrotix.com or by calling Metrotix at 314-534-1111.

Theresa Caputo is Coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center Photo Theresa Caputo is Coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2019

THERESA CAPUTO, from TLC's hit show, Long Island Medium, will be appearing live at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Sunday, June 21, 2020 at 3P. Theresa will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works. She will deliver healing messages to audience members and give people comfort knowing that their loved ones who passed are still with them, just in a different way.

AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Breaks Imperial Theatre Box Photo AIN'T TOO PROUD ��" THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS Breaks Imperial Theatre Box Office Record
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce announced today that the smash hit Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations has set a new box office record at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Ain't Too Proud's gross for the week ending December 8, 2019, was $1,710,207.90 in the 1,424 seat theater, the highest for any week at the Imperial Theatre. Prior to Ain't Too Proud, Billy Elliot: The Musical held the house record ($1,663,895.00) set in January 2010.

PPAC Announces Its 2020/2021 Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series Photo PPAC Announces Its 2020/2021 Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

President and CEO of the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) J.L. a?oeLynna?? Singleton has announced PPAC's 2020/2021 Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

Holiday Pops Comes To Newark With Conductor Keith Lockhart And Special Guest, New Jer Photo Holiday Pops Comes To Newark With Conductor Keith Lockhart And Special Guest, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Keith Lockhart brings the Holiday Popsa?"one of New England's greatest Christmastime traditionsa?"to the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) in Newark on Sunday, December 15, at 4 p.m. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy joins the Boston Pops for the performance, narrating A Visit from St. Nicholas (a?oe'Twas the Night Before Christmasa??) with the orchestra (approximately 5:15 p.m.) Members of the press are invited to attend the performance.

BWW Review: Absolutely Fantastic COME FROM AWAY at PPAC Photo BWW Review: Absolutely Fantastic COME FROM AWAY at PPAC
by Andria Tieman - Dec 4, 2019

On the morning of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, there were a lot of other planes in the sky that had to be re-routed and emergency landed wherever pilots were able to find a runway. Thirty-eight of those emergency landings took place in the tiny town of Gander, Newfoundland's quiet airport that was on the verge of being shut down for lack of use. The people of Gander, rather than being overwhelmed by the massive influx of 7000 scared and confused people from all over the world, sprang into action, set up shelters, made food and took people into their homes for five days until they could safely travel home. This is the rare 9-11 story that doesn't focus much on the attack itself, but instead on the ripple effect it had on the whole world, and how even in the midst of tragedy, people come together to help each other. While the premise might sound a bit corny, the execution is absolutely brilliant and the story balanced in a way that feels true to human nature and not at all saccharine. COME FROM AWAY is a rare new musical based on true events that is original, unique and absolutely wonderful.

Review Roundup: The National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - What Did the Photo Review Roundup: The National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - What Did the Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

The chocolate factory is coming to a city near you! The tour for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has made stops in Cincinnati, Toronto, Boston and more!

Janet Dacal Will Join Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Photo Janet Dacal Will Join Cast of THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

Janet Dacal - most known for her performances in The Prince of Broadway, Wonderland, In the Heights, and Good Vibrations- will be joining the cast of the national tour of The Band's Visit. She will be stepping into the role of Dina beginning January 3, 2020, at the Proctors Theatre in Schenectady, New York.

Chris Tucker is Heading to the Providence Performing Arts Center Photo Chris Tucker is Heading to the Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Award-winning actor and comedian CHRIS TUCKER will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 8P. Tickets go on sale on Friday, November 15 at 10A at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903), online at ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787) Tickets are $69.50 - $35; all ticket prices include a $3 per ticket restoration charge and are subject to change without notice.

Hosts Announced For PPAC Engagement Of THE BACHELOR LIVE ON STAGE Photo Hosts Announced For PPAC Engagement Of THE BACHELOR LIVE ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

MagicSpace Entertainment and Producers Mark Swanhart and Guy Phillips are proud to announce that a?oeBachelora?? franchise fan favorites Becca Kufrin and Ben Higgins will co-host The Bachelor Live on Stage coming to the Providence Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 28 at 7:30PM.

Guest Narrator Has Been Announced For A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS at The Providence Per Photo Guest Narrator Has Been Announced For A VISIT FROM ST. NICHOLAS at The Providence Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra have announced that Patrick Little, co-anchor of Eyewitness News This Morning on WPRI 12 and FOX Providence, will be the guest narrator for the Boston Pops' rendition of a?oeA Visit from St. Nicholasa?? (a?oe'Twas the Night Before Christmas).a??

Festival Ballet Providence Will Present THE NUTCRACKER Photo Festival Ballet Providence Will Present THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Festival Ballet Providence's (FBP) classic holiday production of The Nutcracker returns to Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) December 13-15, 2019. Delighting audiences for 42 years, The Nutcracker takes the entire family on a magical journey, complete with an epic battle between a Mouse Queen and a Nutcracker Prince, a flurry of sparkling snowflakes, a swirl of waltzing flowers, and a glittering Sugarplum Fairy!

BWW Review: Absolutely Magical ALADDIN at the Providence Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: Absolutely Magical ALADDIN at the Providence Performing Arts Center
by Erica Cataldi-Roberts - Nov 1, 2019

Nearly six years after opening on Broadway and 27 years after appearing as a beloved animated Disney film, the national touring cast of the musical ALADDIN soars into the Providence Performing Arts Center. This version of the story contains many callbacks to the original 1992 film, but also adds many new elements, such as new songs, new characters, and even a new spin on the Genie. No matter one's familiarity with the source material, audience goers are in for a flashy and thoroughly entertaining evening, suitable for adults and children alike.

The Providence Performing Arts Center Announces Five New Schools Selected For Disney  Photo The Providence Performing Arts Center Announces Five New Schools Selected For Disney Musicals In Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) is pleased to announce the five Providence public elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019 - 2020 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theater programs in public elementary schools. The five schools include:  

MISS SAIGON Comes to The Eccles Theater Photo MISS SAIGON Comes to The Eccles Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2019

Casting for Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schönberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGONa?"a smash hit in London, Broadway and across the UKa?"has been announced for its highly anticipated engagement in Salt Lake City at the Eccles Theater for one week only, October 15-20, 2019. To purchase tickets, visit Broadway-at-the-Eccles.com, call 801-355-ARTS (4787) or visit the box office at 131 South Main Street. Ticket prices start at $40 plus fees.

Tickets On Sale For Providence Premiere Of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Oct 18 Photo Tickets On Sale For Providence Premiere Of DEAR EVAN HANSEN Oct 18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC)  announced today that individual tickets for the Providence premiere of Dear Evan Hansen will go on sale Friday, October 18 at 10A.

Matinee Performance Added To HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN In Concert At P Photo Matinee Performance Added To HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN In Concert At PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the Providence Performing Arts Center with Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Concert, the third film in the Harry Potter series. On Saturday, February 8, 2020 at 2P and 8P, the Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra will perform this magical score live from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen.

Global Roundup 10/11 - CHASING RAINBOWS, THE MUSIC MAN, THE BAND'S VISIT and More! Photo Global Roundup 10/11 - CHASING RAINBOWS, THE MUSIC MAN, THE BAND'S VISIT and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature CHASING RAINBOWS, THE MUSIC MAN, THE BAND'S VISIT and More!

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