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Providence Performing Arts Center

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Address: 220 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903-3707
Phone Number: 401-421-2997
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Since i was a teenager up until most recently, PPAC, as we call it here in RI is the coolest venue eva for concerts...I am talking Rock concerts.....and a play or two....most... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Debbie K
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Greenville, Rhode Island
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Greenville, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Since i was a teenager up until most recently, PPAC, as we call it here in RI is the coolest venue eva for concerts...I am talking Rock concerts.....and a play or two....most definitely the prettiest, old school performing arts center I have seen anywhere. Has always been, and always will be my venue of choice!

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St. James, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A group of us from everywhere but Providence had the opportunity to tour the theater and see the truly wonderful chandelier by Dan Dailey. The place was just beautiful. I would love to return and go to a performance there.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To truly enjoy the experience of this Theater, one should research the history of the Theater itself. Let me say simply that what you are now able to enjoy was the hard work of many, many people. Once about to be demolished due to neglect, it was eventually restored. Of course, attending a show is spectacular, however, even the sight... More 

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Somerset, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Always a fantastic lineup of shows. A great time always. Just check out their website, select an event and have a great night!

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been attending events at PPAC for at least 4 decades. I've been to rock shows (Talking Heads, Dire Straits, Ringo's All Stars, etc.), comedians (Bob Newhart) and Musicals (Lion King, Jersey Boys). The place has the beauty and elegance of an old theater, with and update sound and sound systems.

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been to the theater plenty of times. I've been a season-ticket holder for years. The shows are always good and the variety through the years has been great. The theater is always clean and beautiful. Not a bad seat in the house.

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Wakefield
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A former movie theater with a very large capacity, PPAC has been beautifully restored and now is an excellent venue for Broadway roadshows, concerts, and the like. Better than many NYC theaters

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When its time for Christmas, its time to share love, an enjoy live watching any show that comes to town,, christmas Carol, and any Christmas special we call it pepops Providecen Performance Art Center, the best in its class. If You happens to comes to Providence,Rhode Island we welcome you with open arms.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The inside of the Providence Performing Arts Center is absolutely BEAUTIFUL!. The interior is a work of performing art. Oh, the entertainment is good too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Providence Performing Arts Center is a beautiful historic venue that offers many performances of Broadway shows, concerts and other forms of entertainment. You can get to see a Broadway Show without having to travel to New York City and brave the traffic and crowds. Every show I have been to there has been great. The one thing I would... More 

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