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THE "JEWEL OF WEYBOSSET STREET"
The Providence Performing Arts Center presents a full roster of touring Broadway theatricals and contemporary engagements. PPAC has been the theatre of choice in launching thirteen National Tours, including Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I in November of 2016.
PPAC is a 3100-seat, world class venue located in the heart of Providence’s arts and entertainment district; it is the second largest theatre of its kind in the country. PPAC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places; it has also been ranked by Pollstar as one of the Top Venues in the world. The theatre became known as the “Jewel of Weybosset Street” after its doors opened as Loew’s State Movie Palace in 1928.
The beauty of the Theatre combined with the excellence of the productions makes every event at the Providence Performing Arts Center a work of art!