Lovers & Executioners

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018

Take classic swashbuckling, blend it with romance and revenge and season it with an ingenious disguise and you’ve got all the elements for some great comedy. This “startlingly modern” tale about attempted murder and a woman’s revenge. Winner of the 1999 Helen Hayes Charles MacArthur Award for Outstanding New Play, this lively period comedy combines classic elegance with a resonant contemporary sensibility.

 

Season Tickets 2018-19

Oct. 5, 2018 - June 15, 2019

Announcing our 21st season, a season of new classics plus rarely-performed gems! Become a season ticket holder for significant savings off the single show ticket price. Season tickets are convenient and flexible. Choose early for the best seat selection or choose when you know when you want to go. We can help you make changes if you need to attend a different performance after you have made your reservation. Tickets for “A Christmas Carol” a new take on the classic, are available for purchase separately and are not included in the season pass. The season runs from October 2018 to June 2019.

 

Holiday show: A Christmas Carol

December 7 - December 16, 2018

St. Louis can get mighty cold in December, especially when there’s not enough food to go around. It was 1933, and times were hard. People were out of work, lost their homes, their families, and many lost hope. You know the classic story; now come see this twist on Charles Dickens’ version, set in 1930’s U.S., featuring characters old and new, with a dash of music!

 

Make a Secure Online Donation in 2018!

The quality of Providence Players’ productions not only depends on the sale of tickets but also on the generosity of its patrons. Ticket sales only cover a portion of the budget each year. In addition to defraying production costs, donations help provide free performances for teachers and students, workshops for youth, free tickets to those unable to afford the cost of admission and scholarships to college-bound seniors. Your donation is tax deductible to the extent provided by law, and your generosity will be recognized in each playbill. Your support makes all the difference.

 

August: Osage County

Mar 29, 2019 - Apr 13, 2019

A missing father, a pill-popping mother and three sisters harboring dubious little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoma family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling mysteries. Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best New Play.

 

Leaving Iowa

May 31, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019

Called “a comedy with a surprisingly deep soul… simultaneously hilarious and touching,” “Leaving Iowa” portrays Don’s journey to return his father’s ashes to his childhood home, only to discover that Grandma’s house is now a grocery store. This father-and son road trip shifts smoothly from the present to Don’s memories of the annual, torturous vacations of his childhood.