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Blackstone River Theatre is a red-brick building located at 549 Broad Street, Cumberland, Rhode Island. If you are from the area, you know the location as "across the street from where Ann & Hope used to be!" We have a 34-car parking lot to the left of the theater and there is additional parking available next door thanks to our friends at Open MRI of New England. The main entrance of the building is in front through the wooden doors. (A sloped walkway to the left of the building offers entrance for those with handicapped-access needs or if easily negotiating stairs is a problem.) All BRT photographs courtesy of Aaron Usher III. TEL: (401) 725-9272


Written Directions

From PROVIDENCE or ATTLEBORO AREA
Take Rte. 95 N to Mass. exit 2B (Rte. 1A N). Follow Rte. 1A N for 1.3 miles to light at intersection of Rtes. 1A & 123. Take left onto Rte. 123 W. Go straight through next light and follow Rte. 123 W for 2.2 miles. Go straight through light at intersection of Rte. 123 and Rte. 114. At next light (T intersection with large Ann & Hope sign) take a RIGHT onto Broad Street. Continue 2/10 miles. At your second light, take a right into the Theatre parking lot.

From POINTS WEST or PROVIDENCE
Take Rte.146 N to Rte. 123 East (Breakneck Hill Road exit). Take right off exit and follow Rte. 123 East for 3.1 miles. (Continue left/straight at light at Gulf station.) At 4th light (a T intersection with CVS across the street), take a LEFT onto Broad Street. Continue 6/10 miles. At your third light, take a right into the Theatre parking lot.

From WORCESTER
Take Rte.146 S to Rte. 295 NORTH and follow to EXIT 11 - Cumberland. Take RIGHT off Cumberland exit 11 (Rte. 114, Diamond Hill Road). Follow Rte. 114 S for about 2.5 miles; across from the Valley Falls Fire Station, TAKE A RIGHT, following sign and continuing on Rte. 114 S (also called Blackstone Street.) Follow to bottom of the hill, then take a LEFT on Broad St. and a LEFT into the Theatre parking lot. The theatre is the first building on your left.

From BOSTON and POINTS NORTH
Take Rte. 95 S to Rte. 295 S. Take left off Cumberland exit 11 (Rte. 114, Diamond Hill Road). Follow Rte. 114 S for about 2.5 miles; across from the Valley Falls Fire Station, TAKE A RIGHT, following sign and continuing on Rte. 114 S (also called Blackstone Street.) Follow to bottom of the hill, then take a LEFT on Broad St. and a LEFT into the Theatre parking lot. The theatre is the first building on your left.

From POINTS SOUTH (RI and CONNECTICUT)
Take Rte. 95 N to Rte. 295 N. Take RIGHT off Cumberland exit 11 (Rte. 114, Diamond Hill Road). Follow Rte. 114 S for about 2.5 miles; across from the Valley Falls Fire Station, TAKE A RIGHT, following sign and continuing on Rte. 114 S (also called Blackstone Street.) Follow to bottom of the hill, then take a LEFT on Broad St. and a LEFT into the Theatre parking lot. The theatre is the first building on your left.




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Free Parking

Blackstone River Theatre features well-lit, FREE, off-street parking in our 34-car parking lot adjacent to the theatre. The theatre is handicapped-accessible by means of a sloped walkway which leads from the parking lot directly into the main hall.

When our parking lot is full, we have received permission from our friends next door at Open MRI of New England to use their off-street parking lot which is located on the other side of the theatre building.

Note: Broad Street is a very busy road...please be patient and careful when pulling in and out of our parking lot.