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Great venue, beautifully restored and a wide selection of plays & concerts. I’ve been a subscriber... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lifeoutsideyourown
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Providence, Rhode Island
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Beautiful hall, easy to get to and amazing staff!

Beautiful hall inside - ornate and comfortable seating. Easy to get to. Food was reasonably priced... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
n578
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The rating is poor instead of terrible because PPAC is a nice venue overall. But the production of Phantom of the Opera currently running there is terrible, and it degrades that theater as an establishment. Many of the newly interpreted scenes are hokey, and the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great venue, beautifully restored and a wide selection of plays & concerts. I’ve been a subscriber to the Broadway series for years!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lifeoutsideyourown
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful hall inside - ornate and comfortable seating. Easy to get to. Food was reasonably priced. The staff there are amazing! I had a day long event there recently, unfortunately dropped something valuable, and the staff was exceptional at searching for it, keeping in contact...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank n578
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent venue to see a concert, good sound and sightlines. Staff was friendly and helpful in getting you to your seat. Plenty of parking close by.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here to see School of Rock with my friends. Theater: The theater has beautiful architecture and is very well kept. The staff were super friendly, and all of them asked us how we were and hoped that we would enjoy the show. They...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank GraceS5353
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I saw a rock concert at the Providence Performing Arts Center last night with a buddy (John Mellencamp) and we had a great experience. This venue is terrific. Beautifully ornate and well run the PPAC is centrally located with ample parking. The staff were professional...More

Date of experience: February 2019
3  Thank CMarquet2018
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shen Yun is the worst show I have ever seen. I would rather get teeth pulled then have to watch that again. I feel I got ripped off for the price I had to pay for 2 tickets. If you go, you'll figure it out...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Could not get over how beautiful this place was. Saw John Mellencamp. He was amazing and so was the sound inside.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank captmo1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been going here since I was a little girl, love this great theatre in Providence! Easy to get in and out with parking. A lot of great shows to choose from.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank CindyLCan
Reviewed 19 February 2019

Wonderful theater close t to our hotel great view no matter where you sit reasonable prices great times had !! Recommended !!

Date of experience: February 2019
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AL33332014
20 November 2018|
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Response from misut1961 | Reviewed this property |
View are good no matter where you sit in there . Unless there’s a tall person seated in front of you.
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LisaB8105
28 September 2018|
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Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
That depends on your budget and seating preference.
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megreene52
16 December 2017|
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Response from redeco | Reviewed this property |
Try the Mezzanine or Balcony. Seats aren't as large as in the Orchestra, and there is less leg room, but this shouldn't matter to children. And, from the upper area, you get panoramic views of the stage.
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