Experiencing Real Entertainment at Rhode Island
If you love going to Broadway shows, then you will see that there are a lot more places that offers great shows like you would see on Broadway. One place is Rhode Island. Known as the PPAC or the Providence Performing Arts Center, you will see that this place will be able to offer you and your family high quality entertainment.
Built in 1928, Providence Performing Arts Center is known to produce high quality shows that many people love.
In fact, Providence Performing Arts Center is Rhode Island’s home for Broadway productions. Also, it produces children’s shows and other popular entertainment for the whole family. They also offer free theatre organ concerts during spring and fall as well as big screen movie shows in an occasional basis.
Providence Performing Arts Center is a place for the whole family to enjoy great shows. It is smoke free, and the attractions are indeed very good.
To get to the Providence Performing Arts Center, you need to take 95 South to the Atwells Ave exit number 21. After that, you need to go straight through four traffic lights then you need to turn left at the fifth traffic light. This will take you to Broad Street, which becomes Weybosset Street. This direction is for people coming from Points in the North.
If you are taking Route 195 or from Points South, you first need to take the 95 north to the Broadway exit number 21. Then turn left. When you see the next traffic light, you need to turn left and go through 2 more traffic lights. At the third traffic light, you need to turn left on to Broad Street, which becomes Weybosset Street.
As you can see, getting to the Providence Performing Arts Center is quite easy.
You can’t really miss it as you just need to go to Rhode Island and from there you need to get yourself on to Providence. Once you reach Providence, you will see that it will be quite easy to find the Providence Performing Arts Center as it is a very popular building in the area. Just ask the locals here for direction and you will be pointed to the right way.
If you’re taking a car with you, you will be able to park at the Central Parking Garage, which is located on Weybosset Street. This is just directly across the Theatre at 233 Weybosset Street. Another parking are for patrons is available at the corner of Empire Street and Weybosset Street. This is just a block away from the theatre and from there you can just easily walk to the Providence Performing Arts Center.
Providence Performing Arts Center doesn’t just offer great shows. With their Community Outreach Committee, they created scholarship programs offered for children who are talented in performing arts. Sponsored by PPAC’ Annual Fund donors and Textron Inc, you will see that it will be able to award up to 500 dollars in assistance to Rhode Island students who won the scholarship.
In order to become eligible, your child should be at least aged 11 and should reside in Rhode Island. They should also be able to demonstrate artistic ability as well as interest. Also, they should need financial assistance and should submit a completed application.
You can check out their show schedules as well as other additional information about the programs offered by this performing arts center.