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Providence Performing Arts Center

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Address: 220 Weybosset, Providence, RI 02903
Phone Number: 401-421-2997
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PPAC has great shows and is a beautiful theater. Parking is very easy and there are nice restaurants in the vicinity.

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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Barrington, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

PPAC has great shows and is a beautiful theater. Parking is very easy and there are nice restaurants in the vicinity.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

This theater is nothing shy of amazing. It is a great place to see a show whether it is a Broadway show or a famous comedian or a band. The interior has amazing architecture. There are 3 levels and really not a bad seat in the place. I have to many shows here over the years and have never been... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Got to tickets as a gift -- awesome show too! The theatre itself is lovely and historical. A real treat to attend any show at the PPAC!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Finally had a reason to visit this place that was the just right event. Beautifully restored 1920s theater, well worth the expense. Really a special occasion.

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North Scituate, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Outstanding! Have seen many shows here and still can't get enough. Highly recommend to anyone visiting RI or looking for a fantastic cultural experience.

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Little Rhody, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I have been a subscriber to the Broadway Series at PPAC for years, and I often attend other events and shows there, as well. This is a beautiful, cavernous building, but that has its downsides. The first is acoustics. There are many places in the auditorium where the sound is terrible...often impossible to understand what is being said on stage.... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

This theater is beautiful. Even if you aren't there to see a show a recommend a peek. My sisters high school graduation was here and I thought it was fantastic!

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Maine
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Doesn't matter what the show is , you have to see this place. Beautifully restored, over the top performance hall. Every detail has been redone in gold or red or velour. Not to be missed.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Book early as there are a limited number of seats but don't worry about where you're sitting - every seat is pretty great. That's the beauty of the venue.

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Lyme Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was our second show at the PPAC. Excellent facility, beautifully restored. Friendly staff/volunteers. Clean bathrooms. Easy access from Hotel Providence, restaurants and parking.

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