Live entertainment in a beautiful historic theater. Lakeside Players, Inc. produces comedies, dramas, musicals and children’s plays, as well as adults-only entertainment and concerts.
The Rhode Center for the Arts, which is owned and operated by LSP Inc., provides the community with increasingly ambitious theatrical productions and other forms of live entertainment. The Rhode Center is home to two performance venues, the Donna Wolf-Steigerwaldt Auditorium and Skinner Hall, as well as two art galleries, the Pollard Gallery and the KAA Spotlight Gallery. A full season of comedies, dramas, and musicals are presented as part of the LSP Mainstage Series, as well as adults-only performances in the L@TR Series, workshops and productions in the Children's Theatre Series, and local and regional musical groups showcased in the Rebuilder Concert Series. This community-minded and volunteer-driven organization is also host to a variety of arts events produced in association with other creative groups and organizations throughout the year.
The Rhode Center for the Arts hopes to be your next creative outlet and your source for live, local entertainment.
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A family favorite that has entertained audiences in Lakeside Players’ history comes back due to popular demand--and because it is thoroughly enjoyable. This touching story by Barbara Robinson is sure to put you in the spirit of the season and may even entice you to sing along to holiday carols.
We bring a popular triple Tony Award-winning musical to the Rhode Center stage with a whole lot of excitement, a ton of enthusiasm, and a fair amount of earnestness. A step in a decidedly different direction, our Mainstage musical will bring to life a coming-of-age parable that addresses the ups and downs associated with entering adulthood in this hilarious--and sometimes outrageous--satirical comedy.
Just in time for the Valentine’s Day season comes a wildly popular collective narrative that will prove to be a perfect addition to a weekend outing--without the guys! Gather up your gal pals--and maybe some adventurous guys--for a show that you will not soon forget.
The Lakeside Players are thrilled to bring another musical to our family-friendly Children’s Theatre Series--and it doesn’t get any more family-friendly than the stories from this popular powerhouse franchise. We have selected one that we are certain you, your friends, your family, and maybe even your furry companions will enjoy.
A triumphant Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning classic unlike any other takes the Rhode Center stage for the first time in Lakeside Players history.
This unique comedy by Joe Mantegna turns our audience's attention to a group of fans hopelessly (and haplessly!) devoted to one of professional sports’ most iconic, revered (and jeered!) teams of all time. This story and its goofball characters are grounded by hilarious and often heartwarming moments that audiences of all sorts are sure to root for.