Check Out These Theaters Near Our Apartments in Providence, Rhode Island

One of the best things about living in Providence, RI is all the different options for performance art. There's theatre, concerts, ballet, plays, and so much more. From your apartment, you can easily walk or take public transportation to any of these great places to see highly skilled artists perform.


Locals (meaning anyone living in RI since it's that small) call this historic theatre "PPAC" and come from all over the state and nearby Massachusetts to watch performances here. The inside is gorgeous harkening back to the old days of glamour and high class. There isn't a bad seat in the house so you don't have to be afraid to purchase seats a little farther back. The performances held at this theatre cover a wide spectrum of concerts, plays, and other performance art. Visit the Providence Performing Arts Center website for a complete list of upcoming events.


Another historic building, "The Vets" is a great place to see musicians, lectures, and shows. The theatre recently received a $16 million dollar renovation, and now it is the spot to visit nationally touring acts in comfort and style. You can also enjoy their Encore Lounge, an intimate area to enjoy complimentary snacks and beverages before, after, and during the show. From The Vets website, you can learn more about the renovation and discover which of their many offerings you want to see.


Located on Hope Street among unique shops and restaurants, you can find this hidden gem of a theatre. In this ninety seat venue, you get a very up close and personal view of every performance. According to FBP Black Box Theatre, you're close enough to hear the dancers breath! In 2017, the theatre underwent a technological upgrade of LED lighting making the shows even more vibrant than before. And if you're truly inspired by the dancers, you can also take ballet lessons at the same location.

These three theaters are only a small sample of the wide variety of places you can go to see performance art in the Providence, RI area. If you want to live in the middle of a vibrant city centrally located to just about everything you could need or want, then perhaps it is time to make a River House luxury apartment your next home. Contact us today to see all that we have to offer!