Wakefield Idol 

Sing, Sing, Sing!

It's the hottest show in town! Singers compete for the $1,500 grand prize with new songs every Thursday from February to April.

Songs are all sung karaoke style and lyrics must be memorized!

Singer Registration

Is Now Open!

Mark Your Calendars

Feb 10 - Apr 28

Now with a bonus night for 12 weeks of fun!

To register to sing and compete for the $1,500 cash prize, please fill out the form below and pay the registration fee.

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Registration is closed for this year!
Stay tuned for 2023 registration!


Ticket Pricing

Our ticket pricing has changed. Learn more here.

Season Tickets: $260


Tickets: $30

Standard ticket price is $30. We need 70% of people to choose this price in order to stay here to play.

$40 tickets are available for anyone who can afford to support the theater a little extra.

$20 tickets are available for folks for whom $30 is just a bit too much right now.

$10 tickets are available for anyone 25 & under and anyone who needs it. 

Click here to learn more about our new ticket prices.

1st Place: $1500

2nd Place: $500

3rd Place: $300

4th Place: $250

5th Place: $200

6th Place: $125
7th Place: $75
8th Place: $50


327 Main St, Wakefield, RI 02879

(401) 218-0282


Thursdays at 7 pm
February 10 - Preliminary Round
February 17 - Preliminary Round
February 24 - Second Round

March 3 - Preliminary Round

March 10 - Preliminary Round
March 17 - Second Round
March 24 - Sweet 16
March 31 - Top 12
April 7 - Quarterfinals

April 14 - Surprise Night

April 21 - Semifinals

April 28 - Finals

COVID-19 Protocols

We take the health and safety of our performers, staff, and audiences very seriously.

  • All singers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Host, judges, and singers do not need to wear masks while performing.

  • All staff, judges, hosts, and volunteers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

  • All audience members must show proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 (at least 14 days have passed since the final dose).

  • All audience members regardless of vaccination status must wear masks over their nose and mouth at all times while inside the theater (unless actively drinking).

  • If you have any symptoms, please DO NOT COME TO THE THEATER. We want to keep the theater safe for everyone. Ticket holders can reach out at idol@thecontemporarytheater.com and receive a link to watch online if they are sick and cannot attend in person.

  • If circumstances with the pandemic change, there may be updates to these protocols. We will keep everyone informed of any changes.


Want to become a sponsor?


We have several different tiers of sponsorships available for Wakefield Idol to meet your needs!

Sponsorship can get you:

*A live commercial by the host

*A banner onstage for Wakefield Idol

*Prime spot in the Wakefield Idol program

*Promotion on our website and social media

Email Chris Simpson at simpson@thecontemporarytheater.com to find out more details.