We at the JPT value the comfort, health, and safety of our patrons above all else. We are doing what we can to keep our patrons, staff and the broader community safe during the challenging global Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
As we continue to monitor and respond to the rapidly changing situation, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily cancel all films at The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center beginning Monday, March 16 through at least April 2nd. At that time we will reevaluate the situat Read more.
We at the JPT value the comfort, health, and safety of our patrons above all else. Though the risk of contracting the (Covid-19) Coronavirus in Rhode Island remains low, we recognize there is some concern of gathering in public places.
We want to assure our customers that we are taking all proper precautions accordance with the state of Rhode Island guidelines and are committed to sustaining the Jane Pickens as a welcoming and safe environment for the community.
These efforts include: Read more.
Nearly five-hundred people woke up this morning still smiling and laughing after Jay Leno’s performance at the Jane Pickens Theater last night. This one-night-only show, which sold out in less than ten minutes, benefited a veteran Newport firefighter who is currently battling cancer. The event was organized and put on by The Firehouse Theater, Jane Pickens Theater, and What’sUpNewp... Read more.
What started as just an event idea during a discussion between What’sUpNewp, Jane Pickens Theater, and Narragansett Beer recently, turned into a night that many movie fans will never forget. What’sUpNewp co-hosts a series of “throwback films” at Jane Pickens Theater annually, during a recent conversation with Narragansett Beer, a primer sponsor of their 2019 movies... Read more.
The drama that unfolded during Monday night’s episode of “The Bachelorette” on ABC was real. At least some of it was, said Jennifer Chapin, director of special events at Fort Adams Trust. Viewers who tuned into the two-hour episode partially filmed in Newport in March saw a contestant named Kevin hurt his arm while playing rugby at Fort Adams. Read more.
The Jane Pickens Theater & Event Center was excited to be featured as a "date" location for Episode 4 (The Newport Episode) of The Bachelorette. Read more.
Area audiences are fortunate to be able to see the film on a big screen at the Jane Pickens. Franklin connects with and transcends her gospel roots, singing with glorious abandon. Read more.
This deceptively light look at the inner life of a middle-aged, divorced woman who fends off loneliness and boredom by dancing at a local disco is a love letter to its central character. Read more.
The Apollo 11 moon landing took place 50 years ago, but images from that monumental event are as majestic and breathtaking as those beamed back to earth from outer space in July 1969. Read more.
Team player who will actively support the needs of box office, concessions, office and on-time operation of films and events within the building. Read more.