Entertainment

Theater in Narragansett & Point Judith

Theatre by the Sea

For more than 60 years, Theatre By the Sea has entertained families with Broadway musicals and new plays. Recent hits have included Hair, Annie and Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats, which featured an all-singing, all-danc…
Theater in Providence

Trinity Repertory Company

Trinity offers classic and contemporary plays (Some Things are Private, A Christmas Carol) in the stunning and historic Lederer Theater downtown. It's a favorite try-out space for Broadway productions, and it's not …
Live Music in Newport

Newport Blues Café

This popular rhythm and blues bar and restaurant draws top acts to an old brownstone that was once a bank. It's an intimate space with many enjoying quahogs, house-smoked ribs or pork loins at tables adjoining the s…
Cinema in Providence

Cable Car Cinema

This theater screens offbeat and foreign films. Inside, patrons sit on couches. The attached sidewalk cafe brews excellent coffee and serves sandwiches and baked goods. It's a good place to hang out, even if you are…
Cinema in Newport

Jane Pickens Theater

This beautifully restored one-screen art house used to be an Episcopalian church, built around 1834. Simple, pretty and old, the theater contains an organ and a balcony. It screens both popular and art-house films.
Live Music in Providence

Lupo's Heartbreak Hotel

Providence's legendary music venue, Lupo's occupies digs in a converted theater, whose age adds historic charm. It hosts national acts (Bloc Party, Tiger Army, Blonde Redheads) in a relatively small space.
Performing Arts in Providence

Providence Performing Arts Center

This popular venue for touring Broadway musicals and other big-name performances is in a former Loew's Theater dating from 1928. It has a lavish art-deco interior.
Spectator Sport in Newport

Newport Polo Club

In summer, come to watch the club's polo matches (check the website for dates) to get an authentic taste of Newport high life.