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220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02906

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ADDITIONAL INFO

220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02906

Year opened: 1928

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Providence Performing Arts Center is a 3,100-seat venue, located in the centre of the area's arts and entertainment district. The center is on the National Register of Historic Places, and has been ranked by Pollstar as one of the Top Venues in the world. Between 1972 and 1975 the building was known as the Palace Concert Theater, and it was used mainly for rock concerts. It now holds a wide range of events, including Broadway shows, concerts, plays and movies.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Star Trek - The Ultimate Voyage

    Feb 14, 2016

  • Pippin

    Opens Feb 16

  • Jersey Boys

    Opens Apr 26

  • Bullets Over Broadway

    Opens May 31

  • If/Then

    Opens Jun 14

Star Trek - The Ultimate Voyage

February 14, 2016

Take a journey into the cosmos with this unique immersive concert experience exploring 50 years of Star Trek. The franchise's unforgettable musical moments will be presented by a live orchestra, alongside fascinating clips of the series most iconic scenes, beamed onto a giant screen.

Pippin

February 16-21, 2016

A young prince sets out on a journey to find the ultimate meaning of life in the vaudevillian spectacular of Pippin, from Godspell creator Stephen Schwartz. Told by a roving cast of an anachronistic acting troupe, the musical first wowed audiences in 1972, seducing them with the astonishing musical fable, set to a rousing 1970's rock score, including the hits 'Magic to Do' and 'I Guess I'll Miss the Man.'

Jersey Boys

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April 26-May 1, 2016

The 2006 Tony Award-winning musical follows the story of how a group of blue-collar boys from New Jersey became one of the biggest American pop music sensations of all time. This hit Broadway production has now been made into a feature film directed by Clint Eastwood!

Bullets Over Broadway

May 31-June 5, 2016

Playwright David Shayne is finally getting his shot at Broadway. The only problem is his show is being financed by the mob, and they don't take too kindly to middling box office receipts! Set in the glamorous surroundings of Roaring Twenties New York, this musical was created by Woody Allen and five time Tony winner Susan Stroman.

If/Then

June 14-19, 2016

A new musical about the different paths our life can take, If/Then embarks on its first national tour. Written by the Pulitzer Prize winning duo of Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, the show launched on Broadway in 2014, and garnered two Tony nominations.

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