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Providence Performing Arts Center

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Address: 220 Weybosset, Providence, RI 02903
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+1 401-421-2997
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Gorgeous venue

I have had the pleasure of going to various plays, musical concerts at this gorgeous venue. The beautifully restored theater is a gem in downtown Providence. The seating is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
counselormimi
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Hope, R.I.
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Hope, R.I.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have had the pleasure of going to various plays, musical concerts at this gorgeous venue. The beautifully restored theater is a gem in downtown Providence. The seating is generous and stage is clearly visible from every seat. Acoustics are exceptional and each visit is a delight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This theater has great acoustics, seating and architecture. From quartets, to plays and musicals, this is an incredibly beautiful theater. Pricing is fair. So many events are performed here.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the most recent show I have seen at the PPAC. Great place to see a show.The venue is full of history.

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Thank Liddy W
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is clean, very nicely put together and makes you feel like you are in historic downtown. Any show i have seen has been very well put together.

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Thank jeepsg2012
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the recent "Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night" to Steven Tyler to Lewis Black, to their Broadway Series, you can't beat the PPAC for excellent entertainment and value. Couple this venue with any number of dining options within a five minute drive, it makes having a might out a pleasure!

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Thank Carol T
Cranston, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great Plays, Musicals and shows! Waybosset St. is very clean and parking is easy across the street. Where's the Popcorn?

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Franklin, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I went to the PPAC for a performance of "The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night". The theatre is beautifully and elegantly restored. The acoustics were excellent, and the plush red velvet seats were very comfortable. The performance was first rate, on a par with Broadway. The only downfall was the pricey snacks sold in... More 

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Somerset, ma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Obviously, the attraction is the show and the performers. PPAC as a venue is very nice and much more convenient to get to and park near than getting into Boston or New York. If you spot a show that interests you, I highly endorse PPAC as a place to see it.

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Thank GeeBee B
Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

PPAC is an amazing place to see a show. Who needs Broadway? PPAC is a beautiful place full of history.

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Thank MsRose479
Marion, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a riot and a rantfest! We laughed our behinds off in this gorgeous venue. Mr. Black helped me vent and laugh at the embarrassing joker in the White House!

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