This week Providence Performing Arts Center announced its 2018/2019 Broadway and Encore Series. In honor of the Loew’s Theatre Building’s 90th Anniversary, PPAC has planned a season they are describing as, ” A season so special it can only be called EPIC.”
The season highlight is the Tony Award winning musical about the founding of America, Hamilton. Don’t throw away your shot to see it, Providence! Hamilton premieres their Providence engagement on July 23, 2019 and runs through August 11, 2019. Tickets are not currently on sale, but you can guarantee tickets by becoming a PPAC subscriber today.
Also joining Hamilton this season are three shows launching their national tours in Providence: Miss Saigon (September 21 – 30, 2018), Cats (January 22 – 27, 2019) and The Band’s Visit (TBD). The Broadway Series rounds out their line up with Anastasia (November 27 – December 2, 2018), Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (February 5 – 10, 2019), School of Rock (February 26 – March 3, 2019) and Waitress The Musical (May 28 – June 2, 2019).
PPAC’s Encore Series is bringing back three shows that performed to packed theaters when they first visited Providence; The Phantom of the Opera (March 21 – 31, 2019), The Book of Mormon (April 23 – 28, 2019) and Jersey Boys (May 10 – 12, 2019).
With the excitement of the wildly popular Hamilton coming to Providence, PPAC is advising theater lovers to beware of ticket scammers for this show. The Providence Journal has posted tips to help you avoid ticket scams, and PPAC’s president J.L. “Lynn” Singleton reminds people that Hamilton tickets currently do not exist, and are not on sale. No tickets are available for purchase until it is officially announced by PPAC. At this time, the only way to guarantee tickets for Hamilton, is to become a PPAC subscriber. Information on subscription details can be found here.
Providence Performing Arts Center is located at 220 Weybosset Street in Downtown Providence.