Everyone is invited to PROM at the Providence Performing Arts Center, March 8

Everyone is invited to the nationwide tour of the 2019 Drama Desk Award winner for Outstanding Musical, THE PROM, which will perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center from March 8-13, 2022! THE PROM’s Providence Pledge is part of the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway series.

THE PROM is a musical about the great stars of Broadway on a mission to change the world and the love they discover that unites them all.

Tickets are on sale now at the PPAC box office, online at ppacri.org and by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787). Tickets cost between $20 and $89; all ticket prices include a $4 catering fee per ticket and are subject to change without notice. The opening hours of the ticket office are Monday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday, 10A – 2P and two hours before curtain time on performance days.

Group orders of 10 or more can be placed by calling Group Sales Specialist Paul Hiatt at 401.574.3162.

BankNewport Family Night at PROM is Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. With the purchase of a regular priced ticket, customers will receive a free ticket of equal value for a child 18 years of age or younger. Family Home Evening tickets are available by phone at 401.421.ARTS (2787) and at the box office; Family home evening tickets are not available online. Golden Circle seats are excluded. Family Night ticket quantities are limited and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Standard service charges apply. THE PROM is recommended from 8 years old.

Sophomores in Rhode Island have the opportunity to see the Wednesday, March 9 performance of THE PROM, FREE, as part of the theater’s Experience PPAC program. This education initiative is made possible by the PPAC board and staff, who strongly believe in the importance of an arts education. A limited number of tickets are available; each student will receive a total of two tickets – one for the student and one for the accompanying parent/guardian. For more information and to register, visit www.ppacri.org/experience

The hit musical stars Kaden Kearney as “Prom-banned high school girl Emma”, Kalyn West as “Alyssa Greene, student council official with a secret”, Courtney Balan as ” Tony Award Winner Dee Dee Allen, Patrick Wetzel as Drama Desk Award Winner Barry Glickman, Emily Borromeo as Angie Dickinson, Broadway Chorine, Bud Weber as Trent Oliver, Esteemed Julliard Graduate/ Cater Waiter”, Sinclair Mitchell as “Mr. Hawkins, High School Principal”, Ashanti J’Aria as “Ms. Greene, President of the PTA”, and Shavey Brown as “Sheldon Saperstein, the agent Broadway press with a plan”.

The set is completed by Jordan Alexander, Gabrielle Beckford, Ashley Bruce, Olivia Rose Cece, Maurice Dawkins, Jordan De Leon, James Caleb Grice, Megan Grosso, Marie Gutierrez, Chloe Rae Kehm, Braden Allen King, Brandon J. Large, Christopher McCrewell. , Adriana Negron, Lexie Plath, Brittany Nicole Williams, Thad Turner Wilson and Josh Zacher.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (Aladdin, Mean Girls), THE PROM features a book by Tony Award winner Bob Martin (Elf, The Drowsy Chaperone) and Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (Aladdin), music by Tony Award nominee Matthew Sklar (Elf the Musical) and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin, with stage design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask (The Book of Mormon), costume design by Tony Award winner Ann Roth (The Book of Mormon) and Matthew Pachtman (The Book of Mormon), lighting design by Natasha Katz (Diana: The Musical), Tony Award winner, sound design by Tony Award winner Award Brian Ronan (Mrs. Doubtfire, Mean Girls), wig and hair design by Josh Marquette (Pretty Woman, Means Girls), makeup by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira (Mean Girls), orchestrations by Tony Award winner Larry Hochman (Hello, Dolly!), musical supervision p ar Mary-Mitchell Campbell (Mean Girls) and cast by The Telsey Office. THE PROM is based on an original concept by Jack Viertel.

Tony, Emmy, Golden Globe & Peabody Award Ryan Murphy (The Boys In The Band, “American Horror Story”) turned THE PROM into a cinematic event for Netflix starring Meryl Streep (DeeDee), James Corden (Barry), Nicole Kidman ( Angie), Keegan-Michael Kay (Principal Tom Hawkins), Andrew Rannells (Trent), Jo Ellen Pellman (Emma), Ariana DeBose (Alyssa), Kerry Washington (Ms. Greene), Keegan-Michael Key (Principal Hawkins), and Kevin Chamberlin (Sheldon).

Viking Books also recently announced that Saundra Mitchell, author of more than twenty books for tweens and teens, has written the young adult novelization of the hit Broadway musical, THE PROM to adapt the original new musical into a live-action experience. reading that reflects energy and humor. of the show, and echoes its message of acceptance and inclusion. The book was released on September 10, 2019 with Viking Children’s Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers.

THE PROM had its world premiere at the Alliance Theater, Atlanta, GA, Susan V. Booth, Artistic Director, in 2016, and played its final performance at the Longacre Theater on Broadway on August 11, 2019 after playing 23 previews and 310 regular performances. .

For more information, visit ThePromMusical.com.