Category Archives: Arts

Don’t miss “The Prom” at PPAC

Don’t miss “The Prom” at PPAC

The Prom runs through March 13 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org or by calling 401.421.2787. Masks are required throughout the show.MORE

Don’t miss Gem of the Ocean at Trinity Rep

Don’t miss Gem of the Ocean at Trinity Rep

Gem of the Ocean runs through March 27 at Trinity Rep, 201 Washington St., Providence. Tickets may be purchased online at trinityrep.com or by calling 401.351.4242. Masks and proof of vaccination or negative Covid test required.MORE

“An Officer and a Gentleman”: Incredible Talent, So-So Adaptation

“An Officer and a Gentleman”: Incredible Talent, So-So Adaptation

An Officer and a Gentleman runs through Feb. 20 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org or by calling 401-421-2787. Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test and masks are required.MORE

An Octoroon at Gamm: Just Go

An Octoroon at Gamm: Just Go

An Octoroon runs through Feb. 20 at the Gamm Theatre, 220 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. Tickets may be obtained online at gammtheatre.org or by calling 401-723-4266. Masks must be worn throughout the show and proof of vaccination or negative Covid test is required.MORE

Jesus Christ Superstar brings rocking energy to PPAC

Jesus Christ Superstar brings rocking energy to PPAC

By Kimberly Rau Jesus Christ Superstar returns to PPAC this week on a modernized, reimagined tour commemorating the musical’s upcoming 50th anniversary, and it’s beautifully over the top in every sense of the word. The well-known Christian Easter story of death and resurrection is thrown in a new light.  Instead of people out to silence…MORE

Trinity’s “Tiny Beautiful Things” is therapy for the soul

Trinity’s “Tiny Beautiful Things” is therapy for the soul

By Kimberly Rau Meet Cheryl. She’s an author procrastinating on her next novel when she receives an invitation to take over an anonymous internet advice column. Initially, she balks at taking on another project (unpaid, at that), but then agrees. The letters begin pouring in, ranging from funny (my girlfriend has a Santa Claus fetish)…MORE

$5M gift made to Hampshire College in honor of Ken Burns

$5M gift made to Hampshire College in honor of Ken Burns

Hampshire College has received an anonymous $5 million gift in honor of one of its most famous alumni, award-winning documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, that will help the Massachusetts school continue its academic transformation.MORE

Hamilton at PPAC is a Must-See: Catch it if you can

Hamilton at PPAC is a Must-See: Catch it if you can

By Kimberly Rau Almost seven years after its 2015 Broadway opening, Hamilton, Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony award-winning hip hop-based musical, remains ridiculously popular. Even with a video recording of the musical available on streaming services, tickets to the tours and performances in New York and Los Angeles remain a hot commodity. After a fantastic reception in…MORE

Gamm’s Wonderful Life Radio Play is Your New Holiday Tradition

Gamm’s Wonderful Life Radio Play is Your New Holiday Tradition

By Kimberly Rau After a beautiful opening in 2019, “It’s a Wonderful Life” returns once more to Gamm’s stage, making December very merry and bright indeed. The play itself is the well-loved Christmas story of friendship and redemption, adapted by Joe Landry and set up as a radio play from the 1940s, performed in the…MORE

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason to bring band’s early psychedelia to PPAC in January

Pink Floyd’s Nick Mason to bring band’s early psychedelia to PPAC in January

New York, NY – October 26, 2021 – Nick Mason’s Saucerful of Secrets today announced North American dates for The Echoes Tour with 26 stops in major cities across the U.S. and Canada in January and February 2022, including a date at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) in Providence, RI on Saturday, January 22,…MORE

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