by William Shakespeare

Candlelit Performance: Thurs, Nov 21 at 7 pm

Hamlet comes to life on the CTC stage. The ghost of Hamlet's father gives him one mission - avenge his death and kill his brother, the murderer, Claudius. Hamlet's life is crumbling around him, and he must decide where he stands.

Photo by Seth Jacobson Photography

Get tickets for all of our upcoming shows from 

Hamlet to A Christmas Carol to Wakefield Idol and beyond!

Find out what's coming up next - from mainstage shows like Hamlet to special events like the Christmas Cocktail Cabaret, and our 2019-2020 season!

A Christmas Carol

Preview: Dec 5 at 7 pm,

Shows: Dec 6-7, 12-14, 20-21 at 7 pm,

Dec 15, 22 at 2 pm

Three spirits work to convince Ebenezer Scrooge to embrace the spirit of Christmas. From the Fezziwigs to Tiny Tim and the Cratchits, Scrooge sees the joy of Christmases past, present, and future on his journey to a better life. This heart-warming season favorite is filled with carols and cheer. Perfect for the whole family!

Photo by Seth Jacobson Photography

We've revamped our Membership program to give you great options that will work for you! There are Individual, Pair, Family, and 25 & Under Memberships that all let you see more shows and save money. See which one is right for you! 

Donations help us to keep theater accessible for everyone in our community. Find out about our exciting Capital Campaign, which includes expanding the patio, the lobby, and the rehearsal studio plus solar panels to help us become more environmentally-friendly! 


Membership at the CTC is like Season Tickets at other theaters. But better.

Choose the shows you want to see when you want to see them and save money while doing it.

(Plus, you get a super cool sweatshirt!)

Photo by Seth Jacobson Photography

We have classes for youth and adults year-round! Check to see when the next round of classes start, and sign up today.

Explore the wide range of improv programs we have from classes to improvised plays like To Be Continued...

An Improvised Soap Opera to late-night Micetro!

Christmas Cocktail Cabaret

at the Towers in Narragansett

Dec 19 at 7 pm

Sip a cocktail and enjoy a night of Christmas carols, songs, and scenes!

It's one of our most popular events of the year with incredible talent, a beautiful setting, and plenty of Christmas Cheer!

Check out different opportunities for individuals and businesses from auditions to sponsorship and advertising opportunities, business team building, and venue rental.

Find out how to contact us, find the theater, or see our open hours!

Seth Jacobson Photography

Seth Jacobson Photography produces most of the stunning photos you see on our site. Seth is always an amazing collaborator and artist to work with.

Seth creates beautiful work for any situation for your personal or business life. Check out his work and get in contact with him for your next shoot!

Contemporary Theater Company


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327 Main Street 

Wakefield, RI 02879

Funding provided in part by a grant from the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, through an appropriation by the Rhode Island General Assembly, a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts and private funders.

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