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 January to March.

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

Singer Registration

Is Now Open!

Mark Your Calendars

Jan 13 - Mar 31

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.


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

(If registration form is not displaying correctly, click here.)

Wakefield Idol Registration Fee: $20

(Email Maggie Cady at cady@thecontemporarytheater.com for financial aid. We want this competition to be available for all!)


Ticket Pricing

Our ticket pricing has changed. Learn more here.

Early Bird Season Tickets (until October 31): $230

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.

Now with a bonus night for 12 weeks of fun!

327 Main St, Wakefield, RI 02879 (401) 218-0282


January 13 - Preliminary Round
January 20 - Preliminary Round
January 27 - Second Round
February 3 - Preliminary Round
February 10 - Preliminary Round
February 17 - Second Round
February 24 - Sweet 16
March 3 - Top 12
March 10 - Quarterfinals
March 17 - Semifinals
March 24 - Surprise Night
March 31 - Finals 

1st Place: $1500

2nd Place: $500

3rd Place: $300

4th Place: $250

5th Place: $200

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


Wakefield Idol Singer Registration 2022

Are you fully vaccinated against COVID-19? (Proof of vaccination will be required to compete.)

Thanks for registering for Wakefield Idol! We'll be in contact prior to your preliminary round night.


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.