The text below was borrowed from the article "Vaudeville Coming to Westerly's United Theater" in The Providence Journal published July 11, 2014.
The days of vaudeville aren’t over — not at Westerly’s United Theatre.
But you have to act fast if you want to catch this free show of dancers, acrobats, music and performances headlined by the glamorous Chifferobe Tropigals of Providence.
On Friday, July 25, the Vaudeville Variety Show recalls the entertainment of 1926, the year the theater opened. The show starts at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are free, but limited to two per person. They will be awarded by lottery — to enter the ticket lottery, call the United Theatre Lottery Line at (401) 315-2475 on Tuesday, July 15, and Wednesday, July 16, between 10 a.m. and noon and between 1 and 3 p.m. The lottery winners will be drawn on Thursday, and ticket winners will be contacted on Friday, July 18.
Acts scheduled for the Vaudeville Variety show, emceed by Miss Wensday, include Westerly’s Michael Chicoria on Ragtime piano, singer David DeAngelis, the Flav Martin Trio and the Q Branch Barbershop Quartet, accordionist Tom Persinos and circus performer Shane Miclon. Visit The United Theatre on Facebook for information on this and other events.
"A unique and just-a-little-insane dance event, resulting in a set of fresh-out-the-oven dance works." - METRO BOSTON
Join us for year three of this crazy overnight festival, showcasing Boston’s bravest choreographers and companies at the Dance Complex, Cambridge MA. This all-night festival begins 8pm Friday, August 8th, with a live video feed of the creative process unfolding online overnight for the community's viewing pleasure. Public performances featuring the new works will take place the following day on Saturday, August 9 at 2pm and 4pm.
This year's participants embody a thrilling variety of styles ranging from burlesque to Vaudeville, and contemporary to Jamaican folk dance! Give a warm welcome to: Vanessa White with Lipstick Criminals, Karen Krolak with Monkeyhouse, Moving Target (led by Sarah Mae Gibbons), Stefanie D. Belnavis, Chifferobe's TropiGals, and of course, Luminarium Dance Company.
Saturday . August 9 . 2pm & 4pm DANCE COMPLEX
TICKETS Tickets are $15 General Admission Advance purchase of tickets recommended. Available at door until capacity is reached.
Please note: For this event, we are not taking reservations. In order to ensure your seat, please purchase your tickets in advance. Thank you!