Celebrating 65 years of Rhode Island Community Theater!
Our performers range in ages from 1 to 101. They travel from Massachusetts, Connecticut and within our great state of Rhode Island.
Our venue is on the Providence/Johnston line. Our theater can seat small groups and large groups of up to 200 people.
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Chaplin is based on the real-life story of Charlie Chaplin. The new musical spans the comic’s entire career, from Chaplin’s first performanc...
Be More Chill
Music and Lyrics by Joe Iconis / Book by Joe Tracz / Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini
Auditions: November 15 & 16, 2021
A Chorus Line
Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett - Book by James Kirkwood & Nicholas Dante
Music by Marvi...
It’s Christmas morning. On the way home from his historic first night handling Santa duty, Ant’ny and his crew crash-bounce off the worst p...
The mission of the Academy Players of RI is to foster and encourage the development of, and commitment to, the highest standards of community theatres including excellence in production, management, governance, community relations and services all while contributing to the Rhode Island community through raising funds and awareness for different charitable organizations.
Academy Players of RI actively encourage volunteers, actors, lecturers, workshops, speakers, musicians, and fundraisers who identify as LGBTQIA+, people of color, people with disabilities, non-binary, genderqueer, genderfluid & pansexual.
Furthermore, Academy Players has a no-tolerance policy for any type of inappropriate behavior, and, as such, will not work with any actor or crew member who violates these policies.
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