May 16-June 30, 2013
From the author of Absurd Person Singular comes the theatrical event of the season: a pair of interlocking comedies that take place simultaneously, with one cast performing both shows in two different theaters at the same time. Teddy and Trish are hosting a big garden party for the town. Friends, family, a London writer, and a French movie star… what could go wrong? Fans of Ayckbourn will know the answer: ...More
January 1, 2012 - Ongoing
Bring Your Own Improv (BYOI) is an interactive improv show that welcomes voluntary audience participation! You can participate in one of three ways: Applaud at a scene you like, ...More
December 20, 2012 - Ongoing
The best improv comedy you can find every Saturday night!...More
December 20, 2012 - Ongoing
Witness a raft of talented local performers the likes of which you have never seen at Providence’s premiere variety show! The Empire Revue brings you sketch comedy, improv, ...More
Presented by 2nd Story Theater
May 31-June 30, 2013
2nd Story Theatre joins forces with Pawtucket’s Mixed Magic Theatre to present a special event: The Exonerated, Jessica Blank & Erik Jensen’s powerful drama ...More
June 16-June 22, 2013
Knobs and Knockers Productions presents a riotous evening of fun, glamour, music, and dancing featuring Cory Pesaturo, Michael DiMucci, Angela Wade, Denise Lachowski, Rachael ...More
June 20-June 29, 2013
This hilarious and heartwarming one-person musical introduces us to Stu, a man with a fondness for eating found food, making lists, and RODUTE-ing (roll-off disposal unity tentative ...More
June 22, 2013
Community celebration of the 350th anniversary of the Rhode Island charter. Morning events include a State House open house with a ribbon cutting of the new Charter Museum, a talk ...More
|Disney Cabaret with the Bristol Theatre Company|
Enjoy a magical night, listening to the musical hits from your Disney favorites! The performance will be held under the stars (weather permitting); this will be a family friendly event. The cabaret will be performed by the children and adults of the Bristol Theatre Company. Guests are asked to bring your own blankets and low lawn chairs. Picnics are welcome!
|Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum||06/27/13||Bristol|
|Summer Art Camp|
Art Camp for Children 6-12
|Warwick Museum of Art||07/08/13-|
|PM Picnics||Newport Art Museum||07/10/13-|
|Legally Blonde The Musical|
Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the 2001 hit film of the same name, Legally Blonde The Musical tells the story of Elle Woods, who can handle anything. When her boyfriend Warner Huntington III, dumps her to start getting “serious,” she decides to follow him to Harvard Law School to win him back. With some help from new-found friends Paulette, Emmett and her chihuahua Bruiser, she learns that it's so much better to be smart. Winner of seven major awards including the coveted...
|Ocean State Theatre Company||07/10/13-|
The poignant comedy by Carol Burnett based on her memoirs.
|The Community Players||07/12/13-|
|Neighbors - A Dark, Romantic Comedy|
For these nosey neighbors, the ultimate reality show is just an apartment away!
Bill Burr is an American comedian or a comedian from the North American Union, depending on when you read this. He grew up outside of Boston, Massachusetts and did fairly poorly in school, despite the fact that he applied himself.
Having first gained notoriety for his recurring role on the second season of Chappelle’s Show, Bill developed a comedic style of uninformed logic that has made him a regular with Letterman, Conan O’Brien and Jimmy Fallon.
On October 1,...
|Newport Waterfront Events||07/14/13||Newport|
|Everettâ€™s Summer Arts Program|
At Everett’s Summer Arts Program, your child will learn exciting art skills with Everett Company’s professional artists. Our camp offers intensive and fun classes in filmmaking, improvisational Acting, Hip-hop, and Creative Dancing. Students will learn techniques in each discipline, and participate in a finale performance open to family members. Each student will receive a DVD of the final production. Students must be at least 10 years old to participate in program.
|Everett: Company, Stage & School||07/15/13-|
Critics and peers agree, Brian Regan has distinguished himself as one of the premier comedians in the country. The perfect balance of sophisticated writing and physicality, Brian fills theaters nationwide with fervent fans that span generations.
Brian’s highly anticipated second album, All By Myself, was released on CD in November 2011 available only through his website. The live concert recording was originally released as a digital download in December 2010 only available...
|Newport Waterfront Events||07/18/13||Newport|
For the last eighteen years, Bill Maher has set the boundaries of where funny, political talk can go on American television. First on “Politically Incorrect” (Comedy Central, ABC 1993-2002), and for the last seven years on HBO’s “Real Time.” Maher’s combination of unflinching honesty and big laughs have garnered him twenty-three Emmy nominations. in October 2008, the same combination was on display in Maher’s uproarious and unprecedented swipe at...
|Newport Waterfront Events||07/28/13||Newport|
Rodney Carrington is a multitalented comedian, actor, and writer who has recorded eight major record label comedy albums selling over 3 million copies. Morning Wood has been certified gold and Greatest Hits has been certified Platinum by the RIAA. Rodney starred in his own TV sitcom Rodney, which ran for two seasons on ABC. He co-wrote and co-starred with Toby Keith in the feature film Beer for My Horses. In 2011 Rodney partnered with the ACA (American Country Awards) by presenting at their...
|Newport Waterfront Events||08/01/13||Newport|
Lisa Lampanelli is Comedy’s Lovable Queen of Mean. Heralded as “more than a standup — a standout,” by comedy legend Jim Carrey, Lampanelli is a cross between Don Rickles, Archie Bunker, and a vial of estrogen. She even won accolades from The King of All Media Howard Stern, who called her “a true original and a brilliant comedy mind who’ll steal the show every time.”
This equal opportunity offender is a regular on “The Tonight Show with...
|Newport Waterfront Events||08/02/13||Newport|
His television specials and series have been the highest rated programming in Comedy Central history, his DVD sales have reached seven million units, his videos have received a half a billion views on You Tube, and his live concerts have become mega-events played in front of sold-out arenas worldwide.
No wonder Time Magazine wrote that he is “the most popular comedian in the United States” and Forbes named him to its Celebrity 100 list of most powerful entertainers three...
|Newport Waterfront Events||08/11/13||Newport|
|Thoroughly Modern Mille|
HOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE is a high-spirited musical romp that has all of New York dancing the Charleston. It's the zany new 1920's musical that has taken Broadway by storm, winning the TONY Award for BEST MUSICAL!
Ron “Tatar Salad” White is best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking hilarious comedian from the “Blue Collar Comedy” phenomenon. Ron has established himself as a star in his own right. He is one of the top three grossing comedians in the United States over the past five years. Ron is a two-time Grammy nominated comedian with a gold record, three of the top rated one-hour television specials and Comedy Central history, a book that has appeared on the New York...
|Newport Waterfront Events||08/18/13||Newport|
|NecronomiCon - Providence|
A conference and festival celebrating the life and works of H.P. Lovecraft and his native city
|Lovecraft Arts and Sciences Council||08/22/13-|
|Nick Offerman with special guest Megan Mullally & her band|
Nick Offerman (NBC’s Parks & Recreation’s ‘Ron Swanson’) is taking full advantageof his honey-glazed hindquarters in a humorous entree called “American Ham”, which features a veritable smorgasbord of cautionary tales, tunes, and tips for prosperity (with minor nudity). He is joined with special guest Megan Mullally and her band. Megan is a two-time Emmy award-winning and seven-time Emmy award nominee for her memorable role as Karen Walker in Will &...
|Newport Waterfront Events||08/30/13||Newport|
John Pinette has enjoyed a long acting career in both television and film. Duets, starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Dear God, starring Greg Kinnear, and Junior, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger are just a few of his film credits. He was a regular on the series Parker Lewis Can’t Lose, and starred as the carjack victim in the final episode of Seinfeld. Pinette was also seen in the summer of 2004 as the lovable Bumpo in Artisan Entertainment’s The Punisher, starring Thomas Jane and John...
|Newport Waterfront Events||09/01/13||Newport|
|Dinner & Comedy with Father MisGivings|
Father MisGivings, a quick-witted Irish Catholic priest, regales the audience with anecdotes, jokes and one-liners on growing up Catholic. Guests get to play an actual game of bingo! This show has more laughs than "Late Nite Catechism"! ... Includes a delicious buffet dinner from River Falls Restaurant! Don't miss this one man-show which has received great reviews from the Providence Journal.
|Defending the Caveman|
Defending the Caveman holds the record as the longest running solo play in Broadway history. Caveman is also now a worldwide rock-solid tour de force that has won the hearts of millions and it's sure to win yours. Caveman has been seen in 45 countries and translated into 18 different languages (and counting!).
|Dinner & Drag with Kitty Litter|
Enjoy a night of dinner and drag comedy with the self-proclaimed first lady of Providence Rhode Island, Ms. Kitty Litter! Known for her flare, wit and charm, Kitty Litter will dazzle you with musical comedy and quick-witted banter that will have you have you doubled over in fits of laughter! This is a night of adult comedy that you will never forget!
|New England's Got Talent|
The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre presents “New England’s Got Talent” A talent show in Rhode Island featuring the diverse talent of New England!
|Les MisÃ©rables |
Les Misérables takes place in 19th century France, as Jean Valjean is released from 19 years of unjust imprisonment, but finds nothing in store for him but mistrust and mistreatment. He breaks his parole in hopes of starting a new life, initiating a life-long struggle for redemption as he is relentlessly pursued by police inspector Javert, who refuses to believe Valjean can change his ways. Finally, during the Paris student uprising of 1832, Javert must confront his ideals after...
|Ocean State Theatre Company||10/02/13-|
|Dinner & Murder Mystery - "Marriage Can Be Murder"|
Presented by the Encore Repertory Company, our popular Murder Mystery Dinner series returns with an all new plot! "Marriage Can Be Murder"! The bride planned for her perfect wedding, but before she can say "I Do", a bloody killing mars her happy day!
Don't miss this interactive mystery dinner theater event performed in the Stadium Theatre Lobby. Dinner included.
|Shrek - The Musical!|
SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar winning DreamWorks film that started it all, brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage.
Presented by The Encore Repertory Company
|Disney's My Son Pinocchio|
The classic tale of an aging toymaker and his puppet, Pinocchio, takes on timely issues in Disney's MY SON PINOCCHIO. Grammy Award-winner and master melodist Stephen Schwartz adds a compelling score of original songs to the beloved classics "When You Wish Upon a Star" and "I've Got No Strings."
|Dinner & Christmas with Kitty Litter|
Don we now our gay apparel! Enjoy a delightful evening of holiday cheer and drag comedy with the self-proclaimed first lady of Providence Rhode Island, Ms. Kitty Litter! Known for her flare, wit and charm, Kitty Litter will dazzle you with musical comedy and quick-witted banter that will have you have you doubled over in fits of laughter! This is a night of adult comedy that you will never forget!