Providence’s PPAC Announces the 2022-2023 Broadway Season

Nkeki Obi-Melekwe & The TINA Band in the Broadway cast of TINA. Photo by Manuel Harlan, 2021.

In a press conference, President and CEO J.L. “Lynn” Singleton announced the lineup for the 2022/2023 Broadway season at the Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC).

“Thank you for attending this morning’s exciting season announcement. On behalf of the PPAC Board of Directors, we are greatly appreciative for our community partners, including our Broadway series title sponsor, the Taco/The White Family Foundation, and our Encore Series media sponsor Cox Media,” said Board Chairman Walsh. “These community partnerships allow PPAC to continually bring dynamic, artistic, and thought-provoking national touring Broadway productions to Rhode Island.”

“We believe that our 2022/2023 Broadway Season is “Simply the Best!” Singleton said. “Our Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series features seven shows and opens with our 21st national tour launch – the phenomenal Tina – The Tina Turner Musical. The Broadway Series includes the national tours of some of the hottest shows on Broadway today; they are Mean Girls, Tootsie, Jagged Little Pill, Hadestown , SIX, and Beetlejuice. The Encore Series features three one-week return engagements of Les MisérablesAnnie, and Come From Away. Our Season also includes the Broadway Special The Simon & Garfunkel Story.”

2022-2023 Season
TinaSeptember 11-18, 2023
Mean GirlsOctober 4-9, 2022 #
TootsieOctober 25-30, 2022
Les Misérables *November 15-20, 2022 #
Jagged Little PillJanuary 17-22, 2023
Annie *January 31–February 5, 2023
Come From Away *February 21-26, 2023
The Simon & Garfunkel Story **March 11, 2023
HadestownMarch 21-26, 2023
SixApril 11-12, 2023
BeetlejuiceApril 25-30, 2023

* Encore Series
** Broadway Special

During the 2022/2023 Season, there will be three BankNewport Family Night performances; these popular designated performances create lasting memories for families! For Family Night shows, purchase one regularly priced ticket and receive a FREE ticket for a child up to age 18 to see Mean Girls on Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 7P, Annie on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at 7P, and Come From Away on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 7P. Family Night is sponsored by BankNewport, with support from media sponsors ABC 6 and NOW 93.3.

When you subscribe to the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series or the Encore Series, you are ensuring your access to “simply the best” of Broadway in Providence! Current subscribers who renew by the renewal deadline of Monday, May 23, 2022 have the opportunity to enroll in a ten-month payment plan; new subscribers have until Monday, June 1, 2022 to enroll. 

Subscribers receive a variety of additional special benefits, including
– Parking at the Clifford Street Garage, available for just $10 per car per subscription for subscribers only. The parking options cost $70 (per car) for the seven-show Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series and $30 (per car) for the three-show Encore Series.

– Payment plans that help make Broadway an affordable luxury!
Ten-, six-, four-, or two-month payment plans are available for new and renewing subscribers. 

-Priority Advance Ticket Ordering
Subscribers have first opportunity to advance order additional tickets to shows in the Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series and the Encore Series, and to Broadway specials and other contemporary engagements before tickets go on sale to the public.

-Opt Out Option
Taco/The White Family Foundation Broadway Series subscribers may “opt out” of one show of their choice in that series at the time of renewal or purchase; the cost of the subscription will be reduced accordingly.

Learn more about becoming a subscriber by calling the Box Office at 401.421.ARTS (2787) or Customer Service Specialist Sharon Corcoran at 401.574.3136. Box Office window and phone hours are Monday – Friday, 10A – 5P; Saturday, 10A – 2P; and two hours prior to curtain time(s) on performance days.  Customer Service phone hours are Monday – Friday, 9A – 5P.

Discounted admission is available for groups of 10 to 15 or more to most of the performances in PPAC’s Broadway Season; for complete information and to order, please contact Group Sales Specialist Paul Hiatt at or call 401.574.3162.