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Artists' Exchange is a 501(c)3 non-profit community arts collaborative proudly owned by Gateways to Change, Inc.

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THEATRE 82

The secondary venue of Artists' Exchange, Theatre 82, serves as host to both performance and instruction. It is also home to Characters Café which serves breakfast and lunch daily and caters for any occasion. Theatre 82 makes a great venue for business meetings, presentations, fundraisers, special events, and more.

Click below to view rental rates and contact information for availability and booking inquiries:

Upcoming Performances

The

July 26–August 11

7pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door

Don’t miss our line-up of comedies, dramas, and slices of life that explore family bonds, test friendships, ignite neighborhood tension, and rely on a bit of magic. Join us for original and fresh plays written by local and national playwrights. Tradition and twists combined with live music will keep you on the edge of your seat. Let the summer fun begin!

Past Performances

13th Annual One Act Play Festival

July 26–August 11

7pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door

Don’t miss our line-up of comedies, dramas, and slices of life that explore family bonds, test friendships, ignite neighborhood tension, and rely on a bit of magic. Join us for original and fresh plays written by local and national playwrights. Tradition and twists combined with live music will keep you on the edge of your seat. Let the summer fun begin!

13th Annual One Act Play Festival

July 26–August 11

7pm Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays

Tickets: $15 advance; $20 at door

Don’t miss our line-up of comedies, dramas, and slices of life that explore family bonds, test friendships, ignite neighborhood tension, and rely on a bit of magic. Join us for original and fresh plays written by local and national playwrights. Tradition and twists combined with live music will keep you on the edge of your seat. Let the summer fun begin!

Everybody Needs Some Therapy Sometimes

August 17 & 18

7pm

Tickets: $20 general admission

A comedy about Unusual Characters in Group Therapy being counseled by a Therapist who may need some help herself, but in a strange way, they end up helping each other.

Read press about the show!

Presented by Last Sicilian Productions

Wolf Hall

June 8–23

8pm Fridays & Saturdays

4pm on Sunday, June 10

Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 for seniors; Free for high school & college students if you email EPIC Theatre Company

Written by Hilary Mantel

Directed by Vince Petronio

Based on the acclaimed novel, "Wolf Hall" by Hilary Mantel, adapted by Mike Poulton, offers a bold perspective on a classic story of faith, greed, and power.

Presented by EPIC Theatre Company

The Last Sicilian

May 26 at 8pm

Tickets: $20 general admission

The award-winning ONE MAN PLAY written and performed by Nick Albanese

Nick narrates & performs true stories about his Grandparents, his Parents and his own childhood, along with the History of the early Sicilians who came to America. All these Stories told only the way he can, mixed in with Drama & Comedy. You may learn a little of History, you'll get a bit emotional and you'll definitely have tons of laughs on this Sicilian Journey that spans a Century. From right off the boat, all the way up to the modern day Pop Culture!

Presented by Last Sicilian Productions

*Please note performance will be recorded

LIFE SUCKS

April 13 & 14 at 8pm

April 15 at 4pm

April 27–May 12 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm

Tickets: $20 general admission; $15 for seniors; Free for high school & college students if you email EPIC Theatre Company

Written by Aaron Posner

Directed by Christopher Plonka

An adaptation of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya written by Aaron Posner.

Presented by EPIC Theatre Company

Collective Rage: A Play in Five Betties

April 20 & 21 at 8pm

April 22 at 3pm

Tickets: $10 general admission; free for high school & college students if you email EPIC Theatre Company

An Epic Reading

Written by Jen Silverman

Directed by Kira Hawkridge

For one weekend only, Epic Theatre Company will be presenting the Rhode Island Premiere of one of the wildest shows you'll ever encounter. The play is about five women named Betty whose lives are turned upside down when they begin to ask probing questions about sex, frustration, art, and themselves. 

Recommended for audiences 18+

Presented by EPIC Theatre Company

Many sides to the reaper

Written & Produced By Nick Albanese
Co-produced By Mario Carneiro and Ken Vieira

October 11th - 27th

Thursdays @ 7pm
Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm

Based on the true story of a Mafia hit-man, set in 1980s Brooklyn, NY.  Sal is a family man, businessman and a Made man with the Columbo family and that's just half the story.  Come experience the many sides to this complicated character as you get a glimpse into, what is sometimes hard to believe, his real life.

Click for more about the show - Link to show page

Tickets $20 in Advance
$25 at the door  
Theatre 82    82 Rolfe Square