East Providence’s Bay View Academy readies for annual Manhattan By The Bay...

East Providence’s Bay View Academy readies for annual Manhattan By The Bay theatrical event


EAST PROVIDENCE — Looking for something to do during the last weekend of April? Join Bay View Academy as its mark the 30th anniversary of its annual fundraiser, “Manhattan at the Bay.”

Enjoy four days of musical entertainment, including five presentations of the original musical performance, “Tradition! A Tribute to Cabaret 30,” and fun activities featuring a variety of different food and drink from close to 30 local restaurants, caterers and vendors.


  • What: Manhattan at the Bay
  • When:  Thursday, April 25th through Sunday, April 28th
  • Time: See below for a daily breakdown and events and show times.
  • Where: Bay View Academy, 3070 Pawtucket Ave, Riverside
  • Who: All are welcome to attend
  • Phone: 401-434-0113 x104
  • Contact: Lia Del Sesto McAlpine

Manhattan at the Bay Schedule of Events:
Thursday, April 25th, Student Night
Showtime is 6:30 p.m. with Student Pizza Party (grades five through twelve) immediately following ($15 ticket includes show and pizza party)

Friday, April 26, Family Night
Showtime is 7 p.m. with Family Night Dinner served at 5 p.m, including characters dressed in costume from previous shows, a red carpet photographer, and many raffle prizes. Serving pasta, meatballs, chicken fingers, french fries and an ice cream sundae bar. Cash Bar. ($25 show ticket. Family dinner tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children fourteen and under. All tickets must be pre-purchased; no walk-ins.)

Saturday, April 27, Taste of the Bay
4:30 and 7 p.m. Show times, with Taste of the Bay taking place simultaneously from 6-11 p.m. Local restaurants, cafes, caterers and liquor distributors provide 25+ tasty samples of food and over 80 different wines and beers. Complimentary champagne toast included, as well as musical entertainment and dancing. ($25 show ticket. Taste of the Bay tickets are $50 per person. This is an 18+ event).

Sunday, April 28, Mass and Brunch
Mass and Brunch begins at 11:30 a.m. We will announce and celebrate this year’s Alumnae of the Year as well as Honorary Alumnae. Show begins at 3 p.m. ($25 show ticket. Mass and Brunch tickets are $25).

For a complete breakdown of events, visit www.bayviewacademy.org/manhattanatthebay30thanniversary