Wakefield Idol

Thursdays, Jan 9 - Mar 26

Our annual singing competition!

Springboard Season

Fridays, Jan 10 - Mar 27

Projects proposed by the community with a new project every week.


An Improvised Murder Mystery

Saturdays, Jan 25 - Apr 4

A new murder mystery improvised on the spot every week! You never know what might happen...

Photos by Seth Jacobson Photography


We Are Proud to Present 

A Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, from the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884 - 1915

by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Apr 3 - 25

A group of actors find their story hitting closer to home than they expected.

Ocean State Improv Festival

June 10 - 14

A week of improv shows and workshops by performers from across the world!



Inspired by the Oz books 

by L. Frank Baum

by Rebecca Magnotta

June 26 - July 26

After returning to Kansas, Dorothy and Auntie Em must find their way back to Oz, and once there, save it.

Native Gardens

by Karen Zacarías

July 31 - Aug 29

Good fences make good neighbors... until it's in your garden.

Shakespeare on the Saugatucket:

Julius Caesar

Wed & Sun, July 8 - Aug 16

Shakespeare under the stars!


The Totalitarians

by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb

Sept 11 - Oct 2

Penny wants to be governor, and she'll say as many buzzwords and meaningless promises as she needs to to get there.

Into the Woods

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Book by James Lapine

Oct 16 - Nov 14

Fairy tales collide and we see what happens after happily ever after.

The Gift of the Magi

by Andy Hoover

Based on the short story by O. Henry

Nov 28 - Dec 20

A modern twist on a holiday classic.

Mainstage Show



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We have more options than ever so that you can choose the Membership that's right for you!

Springboard Season


Photos by Seth Jacobson Photography

Contemporary Theater Company

(401) 218-0282

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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