Category Archives: Arts

“Escaped Alone” addresses fears big and small

“Escaped Alone” addresses fears big and small

“Escaped Alone” and “Come and Go” are running through March 17 at the Gamm Theatre, 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick. Tickets start at $52 and may be obtained at the box office, online at www.gammtheatre.org or by calling 401.723.4266MORE

“School of Rock” rocks at PPAC

“School of Rock” rocks at PPAC

School of Rock runs through Sunday, March 3 at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets may be obtained at the box office, online at ppacri.org or by calling 401.421.2787.MORE

‘Green Book’ wins best picture in an upset at the Oscars

‘Green Book’ wins best picture in an upset at the Oscars

In a year when Hollywood could have made history by bestowing its top award on Netflix (“Roma”) or Marvel (“Black Panther”) for the first time, the motion picture academy instead threw its fullest support Sunday behind a traditional interracial buddy tale that proved as popular as it was divisive. But Peter Farrelly’s “Green Book” weathered criticism that it was retrograde and inauthentic to triumph over more acclaimed films and bigger box-office successes.MORE

INTERVIEW: John Jesensky conducts Harry Potter Concert Series at PPAC

INTERVIEW: John Jesensky conducts Harry Potter Concert Series at PPAC

The Providence Performing Arts Center presents the live concert version of “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets,” Saturday, February 16 at 2 and 8PM. For tickets and information, call the box office at 401.421.ARTS or visit their website at www.ppacri.org.MORE

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at PPAC good family fun

“Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” at PPAC good family fun

The first North American national tour of “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” based on the beloved Roald Dahl children’s novel, is at PPAC through Sunday, and in short, it’s the best parts of every adaptation so far rolled into one.MORE

New moves give Cats a second life at PPAC

Cats runs through Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 220 Weybosset St., Providence. Tickets start at $52 and may be obtained at ppacri.org or by calling 401.421.2787.MORE

“The Night Watch” at Gamm is a Must-See. Really.

“The Night Watch” at Gamm is a Must-See. Really.

The Gamm Theatre in Warwick is hosting the stateside premiere of “The Night Watch,” based on the novel by Sarah Waters and adapted for the stage by Hattie Naylor, and to call it the show to see this winter is an understatement. MORE

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