Concert will celebrate music of John Denver

  During the 1970s, John Denver was the most popular entertainer in the world. He sold more albums for RCA than any other artist in their history. But to say he was an icon would be to sell him short, according to Jordan Harris, marketing director of the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre in Woonsocket. […]

Priest’s “homily” will lift the spirits of theater patrons 

For a hilarious take on Catholicism, check out what the Rev. Patrick Aloysius Misgivings has to say at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) in Warwick on June 18. The good father, aka Dave Kane, will deliver his divine presentation of stories and one-liners about growing up Catholic in a benefit presentation of “Misgivings,” starting […]

Community Players staging heavenly musical 

Those zany nuns are back in The Community Players’ “Nunsense II: The Second Coming.” In the raucous musical, it is six weeks after the nuns’ initial benefit performance, and the same five Little Sisters of Hoboken are back on stage at Mount Saint Helen’s School, ready to perform a thank you program for their supporters. […]

Musical deals with struggles surrounding Declaration of Independence

The Broadway hit “1776,” the Tony-award winning musical about the birth of American independence is playing at the Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), 1245 Jefferson Blvd., Warwick, through March 13. According to a release from the OSTC, “1776” follows John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Richard Henry Lee and Thomas Jefferson as they attempt to convince the members of […]

You can see Marshall Tucker

The legendary Marshall Tucker Band is scheduled to perform at the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre in Woonsocket on Feb. 20, starting at 8 p.m. With hits such as “Heard It In a Love Song,” “Fire On The Mountain” and “Can’t You See,” the band earned seven gold and three platinum albums. Marshall Tucker sold […]

Audience likely to fall for Aimee Turner during Valentine’s Day show

Ocean State Theatre Company’s Producing Artistic Director Amiee Turner, who won rave reviews for her portrayal of Mama Rose in last summer’s production of “Gypsy,” will take the stage in her very own concert,  “Once in Love, with Amiee:  Puppy Love, Heartbreak and Ever After,” on Feb. 14 at 7:30 pm. Turner will give the audience a musical exploration of love, according […]

1964 honors Beatles

The Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre invites you to join 1964 The Tribute for a musical journey back to an era in rock history that will live forever. According to Jordan Harris, marketing director for the Stadium, 1964 The Tribute has been referred to as “the world’s best Beatles band” by the former president of […]

Thriller on tap at Jenks

The Community Players theater group is continuing its 95th anniversary season with Ira Levin’s comic thriller “Deathtrap.” In the play, Sidney Bruhl is a once-successful writer of Broadway thrillers. Unfortunately, he is suffering from a string of failures as well as a serious shortage of funds. Just in time, a former student sends him a […]

Concert for King

Stages of Freedom announces “Songs for the King,” a musical celebration of Dr. Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. The free lunchtime concert is slated for Jan. 15 at noon at 100 Westminster St., Providence. Pianist Rod Luther will play selections and vocalists will sing songs from the civil rights era, including Stevie Wonder’s “Happy Birthday” […]

Add some spice to life attending Cerbo’s show

Rhode Island native Tony Cerbo will bring his Michael Buble and Harry Connick Jr. style of crooning to the Stadium Theatre Performing Arts Centre, 28 Monument Square, Woonsocket, for a show of Christmas music on Dec. 17. Breaking into the music scene in June 2008, Cerbo took New England by storm, according to Jordan Harris, […]