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Photo Flash: Contemporary Theater Company PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and UNNECESSARY FARCE Photo Flash: Contemporary Theater Company PETER AND THE STARCATCHER and UNNECESSARY FARCE
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2018 in Rhode Island

Shows under the stars, laughter spilling from the theater, and kids enjoying a snacktivity break - it's all in store for this summer at the Contemporary Theater Company! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More!
by BWW Special on June 22, 2018 in Rhode Island

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 IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! (more...)
Pilobolus Dance Theater To Launch FirstWorks 15th Season Pilobolus Dance Theater To Launch FirstWorks 15th Season
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Rhode Island

FirstWorks announces the kick-off of their 2018-19 Artistic Icons Series with Pilobolus dance theater, a wildly inventive company whose performances at the 79th Academy Awards and multiple Olympic games have been seen by millions of viewers worldwide. FirstWorks presents the legendary movement illusionists in the Rhode Island premiere of their new show, 'Come to Your Senses,' on Friday, October 26, 2018, 8:00 pm at The VETS (1 Avenue of the Arts, Providence). (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW on June 20, 2018 in Rhode Island

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Rhode Island (more...)
Wilbury Group Announces 5th Annual FRINGEPVD Wilbury Group Announces 5th Annual FRINGEPVD
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2018 in Rhode Island

The Wilbury Theatre Group proudly announces the 5th annual Providence Fringe Festival, FRINGEPVD 2018 - to be held July 30 to August 4, 2018. The premiere Fringe Festival in New England, FRINGEPVD has grown rapidly since its inaugural year in 2014. (more...)
Theatre By The Sea Announces 2018 Children's Festival Theatre By The Sea Announces 2018 Children's Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in Rhode Island

 In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to announce the 2018 summer schedule for Theatre By The Sea's 2018 Children's Festival. Performances will be held on select Fridays in July and August. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 17
by Audition Roundup on June 17, 2018 in Rhode Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 17, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 2018 in Rhode Island

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 A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Granite Theatre Opens A COMEDY OF TENORS Photo Flash: Granite Theatre Opens A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Rhode Island

A Comedy of Tenors" by Ken Ludwig is opening June 29 at the Granite Theatre. The show is the sequel to his hilarious comedy "Lend Me A Tenor". Producer/ Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Rhode Island

Want to join the BroadwayWorld.com team for a great, full-time opportunity? We're seeking an eager and ambitious individual to cooperate with the site's sales and marketing team on a variety of special projects. (more...)
THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Will Launch June 2019 in Providence THE BAND'S VISIT National Tour Will Launch June 2019 in Providence
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2018 in Rhode Island

THE BAND'S VISIT, winner of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical, will open its National Tour at PPAC in Providence, RI, June 25 - 30, 2019. In Providence, THE BAND'S VISIT is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)
The VETS to Host A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS The VETS to Host A MAGICAL CIRQUE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2018 in Rhode Island

A holiday entertainment blockbuster set to dazzle audiences of all ages. A Magical Cirque Christmas will play The VETS in Providence, Sunday, December 23, 2018 at 7:00pm.  Featuring the best talent from around the globe, A Magical Cirque Christmas has it all - jaw-dropping magic, breathtaking circus acts, and the most angelic voices singing your favorite Christmas carols with incredible live musicians on stage. Be transported to the golden age of entertainment by the mind-blowing talents, stunning costumes, comedy and more. (more...)
Defending The Caveman, Broadway's History Making Comedy, Coming To Providence Defending The Caveman, Broadway's History Making Comedy, Coming To Providence
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2018 in Rhode Island

This season, Rhode Island couples are sure to be roaring with laughter and sharing knowing glances while asking "Could comedy give couples therapy a run for its money?"  With hilarious insights on contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zone, Defending the Caveman mines the common themes in relationships that go straight through the funny bone and into the heart. Defending the Caveman makes us laugh at ourselves, about all the ways that men and woman fight, laugh and love. (more...)
TAP DOGS Set To Electrify Providence In 2019 TAP DOGS Set To Electrify Providence In 2019
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2018 in Rhode Island

Australia's most successful theatrical export, Dein Perry's TAP DOGS, is coming to The VETS in Providence Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30pm for one performances only! (more...)
Trinity Rep Anuncia La Tercera Temporada De TEATRO EN EL VERANO Trinity Rep Anuncia La Tercera Temporada De TEATRO EN EL VERANO
by BWW News Desk on June 11, 2018 in Rhode Island

Trinity Repertory Company, en colaboracion con Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), anuncia el tercer año de su programa Teatro en El Verano. La produccion de este año presenta una adaptacion bilingue ingles-español de "The Tempest" (La Tempestad)/ The Tempest (La Tempestad) escrita por William Shakespeare, traducida por Orlando Hernandez y dirigida por Tatyana-Marie Carlo, del programa MFA de Brown / Trinity. La Tempestad recorrera se presentara en Providence, Central Falls y Pawtucket del 28 de junio al 27 de julio de 2018. Todas las presentaciones son gratuitas, abiertas al publico y apropiadas para todas las edades. El horario completo y mas detalles se pueden encontrar en www.TrinityRep.com/Verano. (more...)
Trinity Rep Announces The Third Season Of Teatro En El Verano And THE TEMPEST/LA TEMPESTAD Trinity Rep Announces The Third Season Of Teatro En El Verano And THE TEMPEST/LA TEMPESTAD
by BWW News Desk on June 11, 2018 in Rhode Island

Trinity Repertory Company, in partnership with Rhode Island Latino Arts (RILA), announces the third year of its program Teatro en El Verano (Theater in the Summer). This year's production features the bilingual English-Spanish adaptation of William Shakespeare's The Tempest (La Tempestad) translated by Orlando Hernandez and will be directed by Brown/Trinity MFA rising second-year Tatyana-Marie Carlo. La Tempestad will tour throughout Rhode Island from June 28-July 27, 2018. All performances are free, open to the public, and appropriate for all ages.  The full schedule and more details can be found at TrinityRep.com/Verano. (more...)
BWW Review: OUT LOUD Theatre's Haunting ESCAPE BWW Review: OUT LOUD Theatre's Haunting ESCAPE
by Erica Cataldi-Roberts on June 11, 2018 in Rhode Island

ESCAPE, the second installment of OUT LOUD Theatre's sixth season, is a thoroughly original, thoroughly engrossing movement piece that brings the audience along on the varied journey of emotions surrounding the loss of a loved one. Have Kleenex at the ready. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 10
by Audition Roundup on June 10, 2018 in Rhode Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 10, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 10
by Audition Roundup on June 10, 2018 in Rhode Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 10, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Theatre By The Sea Presents R.I. Regional Premiere Of MAMMA MIA! Theatre By The Sea Presents R.I. Regional Premiere Of MAMMA MIA!
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2018 in Rhode Island

In celebration of 85 Years of Theatre By The Sea (TBTS), owner and producer Bill Hanney is proud to present the Rhode Island Regional Premiere of the international sensation, Mamma Mia! which will be presented from June 20 - July 21, 2018. (more...)
All New SESAME STREET LIVE Coming To The VETS In November All New SESAME STREET LIVE Coming To The VETS In November
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2018 in Rhode Island

???????Everyone's invited to take part in the sunniest and funniest street celebration in Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! The inaugural production under Feld Entertainment's new partnership with the non-profit educational organization, Sesame Workshop features favorite Sesame Street pals Elmo, Abby Cadabby, Big Bird and more in a brand-new sensory adventure live on stage. Sesame Street Live! Let's Party! visits Providence from November 24, 2018 to November 25, 2018 for four performances at The VETS.  Tickets go on sale June 12, 2018. (more...)
TRANS VIEWS to Tour Rhode Island TRANS VIEWS to Tour Rhode Island
by BWW News Desk on June 08, 2018 in Rhode Island

URI Feinstein Providence Campus Arts and Culture Program with Rhode Island State Council of Churches present Trans Views touring production by Frank V. Toti, Jr. May 11th - June 8th. (more...)
Photo Flash: Epic Closes Out Sixth Season With Ferocious WOLF HALL Photo Flash: Epic Closes Out Sixth Season With Ferocious WOLF HALL
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2018 in Rhode Island

Epic Theatre Company is closing out its landmark sixth season with one of the biggest shows to ever hit a Rhode Island stage. Based on the acclaimed novel, 'Wolf Hall' by Hilary Mantel, adapted by Mike Poulton, offers a bold perspective on a classic story of faith, greed, and power. (more...)
Single Tickets For MISS SAIGON at PPAC On Sale Starting This Sunday Single Tickets For MISS SAIGON at PPAC On Sale Starting This Sunday
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2018 in Rhode Island

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed new production of Boublil and Schonberg's legendary musical MISS SAIGON - a smash hit in London, Broadway, and currently breaking box office records on a national tour in the U.K. - will launch its highly anticipated North American tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, Rhode Island September 21- 30, 2018. In Providence, MISS SAIGON is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series. (more...)
Photo Flash: Theatre By The Sea Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Photo Flash: Theatre By The Sea Presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk on June 06, 2018 in Rhode Island

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in Ain't Misbehavin', the three-time Tony ® Award-winning musical revue. Join five sensational performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas 'Fats' Waller. (more...)