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Tinker Bell , notorious Captain
Hook , hilarious Smee , Tick-Tock the mischievous Crocodile and , of course , the extraordinary Peter Pan . Return to Never Land with this lively musical production filled with song , dance , whimsical costumes and an expansive spectacular cast . Fri . and Sat . 7:30 p . m ., Sun . 2 p . m . 28 Monument Sq ., Woonsocket , stadiumtheatre . com
thru June 4 Red Velvet by Lolita Chakrabarti

11This Rhode Island premiere play creates imagined experiences based on the little-known , but true , story of Ira Aldridge , an African-American actor who , in the nineteenth century , built an incredible reputation on the stages of London and Europe . 59 Blackstone Ave ., Pawtucket , burbagetheatre . org

25 thru June 25 Sweeney Todd : The Demon Barber of Fleet Street This heart-pounding thriller filled with diabolical humor and extraordinary music , Sweeney Todd tells the tale of an exiled barber ’ s quest to avenge the wrongs unfairly done to him and his family by a corrupt system of justice . The eight-time Tony Award-winning musical is a beautiful , soaring , dark comedy filled with stunning terror that will leave you wanting more . Wed .– Sun . at 7:30 p . m ., weekend matinees at 2 p . m . 201 Washington St ., Providence , trinityrep . com >>

Performance Highlight

FirstWorks Presents Bill T . Jones / Arnie Zane Company : “ What Problem ?”

NOV . 4 : For four decades , the Bill T . Jones / Arnie Zane Company has revolutionized modern dance while exploring issues of identity . “ What Problem ?” evokes the tension between belonging to a community and feelings of isolation that many feel in these divisive political times . Two-time Tony Award winner Bill T . Jones pursues the elusive “ we ” in this highly personal work , performing alongside his company and a cast of more than twenty local community members . Through dance , spoken word and deep community collaboration , Jones reflects on Dr . Martin Luther King Jr ’ s immortal words , “ we shall overcome .” Co-presented by FirstWorks and Brown Arts Institute at Brown University . 7:30 p . m . The Vets , 1 Avenue of the Arts , Providence , firstworks . org

MARKING TIME : Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration

Sept . 16 – Dec . 18 , 2022 Brown Arts Institute

Emerging from Dr . Nicole Fleetwood ’ s award-winning book , Marking Time : Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration explores the impact of the US prison system on contemporary visual art .
Brown University abides by public health guidance and health and safety protocols to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 . Guests must comply with all University policies and protocols in place at the time of the event . Visit healthy . brown . edu for current policies .
Larry Cook , The Visiting Room # 2 , 2019 . Digital print . Courtesy of the artist .
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