Artistic integrity is off the charts!”

– National Endowment for the Arts

BOX OFFICE: Aurea Ciurlionis

AUREA ENSEMBLE – Chromatic Fantasy: The World of Čiurlionis

WORLD PREMIERE! Rhode Island’s own performance ensemble with a superb string quartet at its heart explores the intense cross-pollination of art, poetry and music at the turn of the 20th century.
Tickets: $20 advance; $25 at the door

BOX OFFICE: Artistic Icons Series

FIRSTWORKS ARTISTIC ICONS AT THE VETS

Get into the swing of the season with Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis and “Big Band Holidays”, celebrate the muscular energy and weightless flight of BalletBoyz, experience the raw exuberance of the electrifying Urban Bush Women, journey with Rosanne Cash through her Southern roots – you’ll revel in every extraordinary FirstWorks moment.

BOX OFFICE: Art in the Stars

ART IN THE STARS
FIRSTWORKS WINTER SHOWCASE & FUNDRAISER

Join us for an evening of cocktails, oysters, hors d’oeuvres, live music and entertainment to benefit FirstWorks Arts Learning educational programs for Rhode Island’s youth!
TICKETS: $45-65

BOX OFFICE: American Rhapsody: A Gershwin Songbook

AMERICAN RHAPSODY: THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK

A unique concert produced by the Gershwin Family Foundation celebrates iconic American music by one of the most indelible composers of the 20th century! Part of FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The VETS.
TICKETS: $28-88 (includes $3 restoration fee)

Billy Siegenfeld Dance Residency

FROM OUR PARTNERS AT BROWN UNIVERSITY

The Emmy Award-winning founder, artistic director, principal choreographer, vocal arranger, and ensemble performing member of JUMP RHYTHM® Jazz Project.
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Bill T. Jones

BILL T. JONES/ ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY – STORY/TIME

BILL T. JONES/ ARNIE ZANE DANCE COMPANY – STORY/TIME

FirstWorks presents Tony Award winner Bill T. Jones, who commands center stage for an exhilarating full company performance of 70 stories in 70 minutes.

Bike to Beer

BIKE TO BEER WITH CHRIS LASHUA OF CIRQUE MECHANICS

Grab a beer and a delicious homemade pretzel while chatting with Chris Lashua, Artistic Director of Cirque Mechanics. Find out about his biking background, which led to a stint with Cirque du Soleil. Hear about his troupe Cirque Mechanics, who will be kicking off our FirstWorks Artistic Icons Series at The Vets on October 29 with their performance Pedal Punk.

Big NAZO Intergalatic Creature Dance Party

BIG NAZO INTERGALACTIC CREATURE DANCE PARTY

Providence’s favorite puppets from another planet will touch down at PVDFest for an extraterrestrial public spectacle and space-funk dance party!

BIG NAZO CREATURE CREW

BIG NAZO CREATURE CREW

Join Alien Go-Go Dancers, mischievous Cycloptic Astro-Trolls, Rowdy Robots and a cast of bizarre and unusual Creature Characters as they rock out with Mutant Musicians in a variety of mask & puppet performance styles.