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Providence Performing Arts Center

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Address: 220 Weybosset St, Providence, RI 02903-3707
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Anorher great theater nite in Providence!

We are frequent visitors to PPAC, a gorgeous & majestic theater. Good acoustics, decent viewing in upper balconeys

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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Bridgewater, Massachusetts
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We are frequent visitors to PPAC, a gorgeous & majestic theater. Good acoustics, decent viewing in upper balconeys

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Boston, Massachusetts
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92 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a great local theater with an off Broadway feel, intimate and with a rotating cast, many from Brown University , fantastic talent, no bad seats, great acoustics The cast in this particular play were all very talented, made a dark time in history, entertaining and educational. there are many stairs for upstairs theater many parking lots nearby, surrounded... More 

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Warren, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've been taking in most of the Broadway National Tour companies that perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center for almost ten years now, and am never disappointed. The theater staff is attentive and professional; seating is comfortable; and the performances are top notch. Providence is very fortunate to have such a venue. Enjoy!

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Crestview, Florida
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214 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A beautifully restored and maintained old theater. Very ornate and grand. Women's restroom on the mezzanine accommodates many people. Seats were pretty comfortable. Acoustics were not great for the tinny children's choruses in Matilda, very hard to make out the words.

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Westerly, Rhode Island
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at opening night for Matilda, wonderful show, especially the children were amazing and various "special effects" throughout the show left us wondering how in the world they accomplished them. Although it was a full house the spaciousness of common areas and the helpful staff kept it from feeling overwhelmingly crowded.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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19 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Every seat is a good seat! The theater is beautiful, parking is easy & has many great restaurants close by.

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Binghamton, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Feels very much like a restored opera house and is the central jewel of Providence RI featuring amazing broadway road shows. Our family attended for a 4 day dance competition. The stage is enormous (and largest my kids have danced on), wings are roomy and plenty of (small) changing rooms near the wings. Audience area and mezzanine are comfortable.

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Rhode Island
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been subscribers for many years. Have enjoyed just about each and every performance. Lovely historic theatre. Great staff. Not to be missed.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to see AC2 for a girls night. We are from out of town and have a similar type theater in our city but it's not as beautiful. What a gorgeous building. So ornate it's like eye candy. And really comfortable seats! Looking forward to returning

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awful! Great seats so I could see everything including the bunny in the plastic bag but acoustics were awful. I truly liked forward to hearing all of their stories but the mic was pound but words would drop out. Not the only one who couldn't hear because people around me were asking did I hear the ending if a story... More 

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