Events:

  • Footloose

    Kick off your Sunday shoes and cut loose as one of the more explosive movie musicals of all time bursts onto the live stage. Alas, without Bacon, but with plenty of dance moves as a conservative town tries to prevent its teens from dancing.

    June 22 - July 26
  • The Neverending Story

    Adapted by David S. Craig, Based upon the novel by Michael Ende, where a bullied youngster enters a fantasy realm of dragons and royalty.

    June 24 - July 30
  • Shrek The Musical

    Set in a mythical “once upon a time” sort of land, this is the musical story of a hulking green ogre you may know from some recent films.

    July 7 - July 24
  • Shrek Special Gala Evening

    Meet Shrek, Fiona, Donkey and the gang for a night to remember.

    July 9
  • Murder at Howard Johnson’s

    Is all fair in love? Even murder? That’s the question posed by this light suspense comedy about a love triangle in a Howard Johnson Motor Inn. Prepare for some killer nostalgia.

    July 10 - July 31
  • Gamm Summer Intensive

    GSI Campers in grades 9 – 12 develop and sharpen their acting skills by way of Shakespeare. Campers participate in rigorous rehearsals in this four-week, high intensity experience, culminating in two full scale productions for the public.

    July 11 - August 5
  • Youth Theatre Camp

    Summer Children’s Program returns for a week of fully immersive theatrical experiences! Choreography, lighting, sound, script writing, auditioning, directing, marketing and more!! Learn what it means to put on a show from beginning to start to finale!

    July 11
  • Fringe PVD

    You never know what you’re going to get, but you can rely on it being different and memorable at Fringe Fest. Inspired by the famous Fringe of Edinborough, this eclectic, frenetic set of independent and experimental shows will feature several performances a night, often in unexpected locations. So...

    July 13 - July 30
  • Disney’s Freaky Friday

    A new musical based on the celebrated novel by Mary Rodgers. Not to mention the Lindsay Lohan/Jodie Foster and Jamie Lee Curtis/Barbara Harris films. Did we get that switched? Multiple times.

    July 15 - July 17
  • Cinderella

    The musical production features a live orchestra and all the trademark moments – the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more, plus some surprising new twists!

    July 20 - August 13
  • Broadway Cabaret

    Song and dance to benefit the Academy Players of RI.

    July 21
  • William Shakespeare’s The Taming Of The Shrew

    The Shakespeare classic comedy about how to train a bride, from slightly before the #metoo era. Directed by Erin Haas.

    July 21 - July 24
  • Beauty and the Beast

    Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s musical Broadway hit about transformation and dancing silverware. Multiple times.

    July 22 - July 31
  • As You Like It

    A feisty cross-dressing heroine, a tartan-clad fool, melodic songs, questionable poetry, and laughs aplenty. Will love conquer all, or is it merely a madness? Find out in this classic Bard comedy.

    July 24 - August 24
  • Summer on Stage: The Frog Prince

    An hopping original musical performed after a week of rehearsals by participants in the Garde’s Summer On Stage program and the Missoula Children’s Theater. 

    July 29 - July 30
  • National Theatre Live: Prima Facie

    Where emotion and experience collide with the rules of the game called law.

    August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
  • Camp Rock – The Musical

     A classic story of rivalry and power.

    August 5 - August 7
  • Summer on Stage: Red Riding Hood

    An original musical performed by participants in the Garde’s Summer On Stage program and the Missoula Children’s Theater.

    August 5 - August 6
  • California Suite

    A humorous confection divided into four parts. A Neil Simon musical from the ‘70s.

    August 12 - August 27
  • 7th Annual Greenwich Odeum/ Experiments in Theatre Summer Camp — Footloose The Musical, Youth Edition

    A musical performance by youth actors, celebrating the importance of following your heart – and dance choreographer.

    August 12 - August 13

Events:

Theater

Teens and a Ouija board – what can go wrong?: Our Dear Dead Drug Lord is a wild look at teenage life 

In an intriguing mash of coming-of-age adventures and the supernatural – with a smattering of gore – Our Dear Dead Drug Lord proves one of the most provocative pieces on RI stages this season. Making its premiere in the state at Burbage Theatre, the show runs an intense 80 minutes without intermission as a group […]

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Four Legends, One Night: Million Dollar Quartet impresses and charms

“Once in a lifetime” is how Nashville music producer Sam Phillips described the December night in 1956 when music legends Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley gathered in his Sun Records studio and jammed. The play capturing that session, Million Dollar Quartet, helps Theatre by the Sea relaunch production after a […]

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A Dream Come True: A Midsummer Night’s Dream is fantasy come alive

Shakespeare wove wisps of fanciful fairies, enchanted forests and dreams of love throughout A Midsummer Night’s Dream, but Director Fred Sullivan Jr. and The Gamm Theatre pushed the fantasy world into overdrive for a production that teleports the audience to a land of sweetness, laughter and passion. Gamm ends its 37th season with its first-ever […]

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My Fair Lady Has Us Singing!

Thursday was opening night of the North American Tour of Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of My Fair Lady, a musical based on George Bernard Shaw’s 1913 play Pygmalion. This being a Broadway production at PPAC, directed by Bartlett Sher, you surely don’t want to miss it! Disregard Hepburn’s classic movie and prepare yourself for a truly new and […]

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Don’t Sleep On Sueño: Nontraditional? Yes. Entertaining? Also yes.

Some plays are difficult to understand or follow, and don’t adhere to the basics of plot development with protagonists and antagonists facing off before jaunting happily off into the sunset. Sueño, now on stage at Trinity Repertory Company, is just such a piece, seemingly airy and darkly comedic on some levels yet complex and multi-layered […]

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