PPAC DINNER AND SHOW SHUTTLE PACKAGES

Providence Performing Arts Center and Davenport’s Restaurant in East Providence proudly announce the return of the Show Shuttle Dinner / Show Package program. When you sign up for a Show Shuttle package, you receive your choice of Orchestra or 1st Dress Balcony seating for each show in the package, dinner (includes salad, entrée, non-alcoholic beverages, dessert, tax, tip), and round trip transportation from the restaurant to the Theatre and back. After the show we also offer post-show coffee, tea, and pastries at PPAC!

 

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Davenport's Restaurant

1925 Pawtucket Ave

East Providence, RI 02914

401-438-3381

Meet at Davenport’s East Providence location and enjoy a scrumptious, all-inclusive meal. Ride the coach to and from the restaurant and show, and leave your car parked at Davenport’s. Enjoy the most popular and most fun shows of the Season! Unwind with post-show snacks and hot drinks at PPAC!

For more information and to book your seats please contact Paul Hiatt at (401) 574-3162 or email [email protected].

 

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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for MISS SAIGON

National Tour Launches at PPAC!

 

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2018
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, exc. Golden Circle: $127.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $107.75 per person

Experience the acclaimed new production of the legendary musical Miss Saigon, from the creators of Les Misérables. This is the epic story of a young Vietnamese woman named Kim. In a bar run by a notorious character called The Engineer, Kim meets an American G.I. This moment will change their lives forever. Featuring stunning spectacle, a sensational cast of 42, and a soaring score including Broadway hits like “Last Night of the World,” “The Movie in My Mind,” and “The Heat is On in Saigon,” this is a theatrical event you will never forget.
Suggested for patrons 16 years and older – Adult themes/dialogue.

 
Miss Saigon Tour FAQ’s:  http://www.miss-saigon.com/us-tour/faqs
Broadway Company Teaser Videohttps://youtu.be/q3lTV-da5Kw

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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for ANASTASIA

 

 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29, 2018
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $128.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $96.00 per person

Inspired by the beloved films, and from the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.

 
Teaser Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEGe18yJh6g

Anastasia 20th Anniversary “Journey to the Past” Performance: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNfGGsQcM_0

 


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis

 

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2018
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $117.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $104.25 per person

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for over 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has created a show that features Mannheim Steamroller Christmas classics along with a selection of compositions from Chip’s groundbreaking Fresh Aire series which introduced the distinctive Mannheim sound to all of America. The program celebrates the group’s recent 30th anniversary of their first Christmas album and 40th anniversary of their their first Fresh Aire album with dazzling multimedia effects performed in an intimate setting. Experience the magic as the spirit of the season comes alive with the signature sound of Mannheim Steamroller.

 

Mannheim Steamroller Fun Facts: http://www.mannheimsteamroller.com/fun/fun-facts/

Watch “Greensleeves” (featuring Elyse Davis):  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tgJugMvFOLg

“Silent Night” - Mannheim Steamroller (Official Music Video – 1984, a classic!)  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTSkS0Abas4


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for CATS

National Tour Launches at PPAC!

 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2019
4:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 6:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $128.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $96.00 per person

CATS, the record-breaking musical spectacular by Andrew Lloyd Webber that has captivated audiences in over 30 countries and 15 languages, opens it’s brand new national tour in Providence! Audiences and critics alike are rediscovering this beloved musical with breathtaking music, including one of the most treasured songs in musical theater—"Memory”. Winner of 7 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, CATS tells the story of one magical night when an extraordinary tribe of cats gathers for its annual ball to rejoice and decide which cat will be reborn.

 
Teaser Video, here: https://youtu.be/sNCiqRkVWgw
Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler on CATS Broadway: https://youtu.be/ccgCr-h7di8

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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY

 

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2019
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $131.25 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $118.75 per person

Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and four other golden ticket winners will embark on a mesmerizing joyride through a world of pure imagination. Now's your chance to experience the wonders of Wonka like never before – get ready for Oompa-Loompas, incredible inventions, the great glass elevator, and more, more, more at this everlasting showstopper! Includes songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray.

 

Teaser Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=3&v=DO3VVdWSk0w


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for SCHOOL OF ROCK

 

 

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2019
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $131.25 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $95.50 per person

Based on the hit film, this hilarious new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band. This high-octane smash hit features 14 new songs from ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER, all the original songs from the movie and musical theater’s first-ever kids rock band playing their instruments live on stage. Vanity Fair raves, “FISTS OF ALL AGES SHALL BE PUMPING!”

 

Teaser Video:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2chwPVuV64Y

Stevie Nicks Joins the Cast on Stage for “Rhiannon”:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=25&v=0SbAXmRV3AQ

School of Rock – The Journey to Broadway: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drv57fZHHgo


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019
5:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 7:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $120.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $93.00 per person

Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make a triumphant return to Providence as part of its North American Tour. Critics are raving that this breathtaking production is “bigger and better than ever before” and features a brilliant new scenic design, Tony Award®-winning original costume design, choreography, and staging. The production, overseen by Matthew Bourne and Cameron Mackintosh, boasts many exciting special effects including the show’s legendary chandelier. The beloved story and thrilling score - with songs like “Music of the Night,” “All I Ask Of You,” and “Masquerade” - will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this PHANTOM one of the largest productions now on tour.

 

Teaser Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbXc5LUCQtc

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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for THE BOOK OF MORMON

 

SUNDAY, APRIL 28, 2019
4:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 6:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $135.75 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $103.50 per person

This outrageous musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Now with standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMON has truly become an international sensation. The Book of Mormon, is a nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical. Contains explicit language.

 

View videos at The Book of Mormon Official YouTube Page:  https://www.youtube.com/user/BookOfMormonBroadway


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for JERSEY BOYS

 

 

SUNDAY, MAY 12, 2019
4:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 6:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $130.50 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $94.50 per person

They were just four guys from Jersey, until they sang their very first note. They had a sound nobody had ever heard… and the radio just couldn’t get enough of. But while their harmonies were perfect on stage, off stage it was a very different story -- a story that has made them an international sensation all over again. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true. Featuring TOP 10 HITS: “Sherry” • “Big Girls Don’t Cry” • “Walk Like A Man” • “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” • “December, 1963 (Oh What A Night)”

JERSEY BOYS CONTAINS AUTHENTIC, “PROFANE JERSEY LANGUAGE” AND IS RECOMMENDED FOR AGES 12+ 

 

Teaser Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjPVS046E2M

Jersey Boys Montage Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H78l0ArPEiY

Listen to some of the BIGGEST hits:  http://www.jerseyboysinfo.com/tour/music.html


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for WAITRESS

 

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 2, 2019
4:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 6:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra,
exc. Golden Circle: $131.25 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $118.75 per person

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, and directed by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland), WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna,  a waitress and expert pie maker. Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life. "WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly Magazine.

 

Teaser Video:  https://youtu.be/gODMGq-4-Ek

Sara Bareilles Sings “She Used To Be Mine” From Waitress:  https://youtu.be/53GIADHxVzM


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PPAC/Davenport's Show Shuttle for THE BAND'S VISIT

National Tour Launches at PPAC!

 

SUNDAY, JUNE 30, 2019
4:30P dinner at Davenport’s (East Providence) and 6:30P PPAC Show
Best available main floor Orchestra, 
exc. Golden Circle: $131.25 per person
Outer Sides Orchestra, or 1st Dress Circle: $95.50 per person

The critically acclaimed new musical, THE BAND’S VISIT, celebrates the deeply human ways music, longing and laughter can connect us all. After a mix-up at the border, an Egyptian Police Band is sent to a remote village in the middle of the Israeli desert. With no bus until morning and no hotel in sight, these unlikely travelers are taken in by the locals. Under the spell of the desert sky, their lives become intertwined in the most unexpected ways. Based on the multi-award winning film, THE BAND’S VISIT is brought to the stage by three-time Tony® nominee DAVID YAZBEK (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, The Full Monty), Drama Desk nominee ITAMAR MOSES and acclaimed director DAVID CROMER - The show is slated to win BEST Musical Tony Award this year, and is nominated for 11 Tonys!.

 

Teaser Video:  https://youtu.be/gq2Q-_hmavc

Katrina Lenk Performs "Omar Sharif" From "The Band's Visit":  https://youtu.be/yhh79T2GZhA

The Broadway Cast performs “Here I Am”:  https://youtu.be/QXrwqtztFtU