Press release ~ Contemporary Theater Company 4th Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting

WAKEFIELD – Stuck without plans for Valentine’s Day? The Contemporary Theater Company has you covered with events for lovers of chocolate, theater, and wine!

On Valentine’s Day, February 14, the theater hosts its 4th Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting. It features three delicious chocolate courses, crafted by chef Christian Tamez, each paired with a special wine to enhance the flavor.

“The Chocolate and Wine Tasting is a great event every year,” says Communications Director Maggie Cady. “People come with friends, significant others, even their children. The atmosphere is very relaxed and fun – plus the food is incredible!”

Some of the company’s Springboard Season projects also have a romantic tilt for the Valentine’s season.

On February 7 at 2 pm, the theater performs Love Songs – New and Old, a concert of some of the great love songs through the years. The concert will benefit the theater’s new Contemporary Theater Chorus.

Tickets for the Chocolate and Wine Tasting are $30. Tickets for Springboard Season projects are $10. All tickets are available at or by calling the Box Office at 410-218-0282. The Contemporary Theater Company, 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879

Calendar Listings

Story on Main, Sundays at 4 pm
One person shares a true, personal story about themselves as everyone enjoys cookies and tea at this community gathering event.

You Are Me/I Am You and Push/PullJan 29 at 7 pm
Two new plays by Barbara Holtzman about how we can overcome our personal obstacles by changing our perspective

Interscholastic Improv League FundraiserJan 30 at 7 pm
A showcase of work done by teachers and students to benefit the Interscholastic Improv League, which brings the performing arts into schools across Rhode Island

Drunk Enough to Say I Love YouFeb 5 and 6 at 7 pm
A one-act play written by Caryl Churchill, directed by Sami Avigdor exploring America’s abusive relationship with its citizens

Love Songs, New and OldFeb 7 at 2 pm
A concert to support the new CTC Choral Program

Tristan the MagicianFeb 12 at 7 pm
An Evening of Magical Feats

Two One-Wo/Man ShowsFeb 13 at 7 pm
Two new one-act plays, collaboratively created by Stephen Strenio, Amy Lee Connell, and Ashley Macamaux

Valentine’s Day Chocolate and Wine Tasting, Feb 14 at 7 pm
Our 4th Annual Chocolate and Wine Tasting. It’s a night of decadence and indulgence that’s delicious and lovely. Enjoy a romantic evening or a celebration with friends! Perfect for any Valentine’s Day plans!

The Trade Federation by Andy Boyd, Feb 20 at 7 pm
A staged reading of a new anti-capitalist play, filtered through the lens of Star Wars

Dear Diary, Bye, Jan 23 at 7 pm
A staged reading of a year’s worth of diary entries by Ellie Brown

Manqué by Eliza Collins, Feb 26 at 7 pm
A staged reading of a new play by Eliza Collins

Gorilla Improv. Feb 27 at 7 pm
Sister format to our ever-popular Micetro Improv, Gorilla Improv pits competitive improv directors against one another in an epic battle of ego and improv!

Beckett NightMar 4 at 7 pm
A collection of short Samuel Beckett plays directed by Ashley Macamaux

Bait & Switch and WilburWilburNealbur, Mar 5 at 7 pm
The CTC's premier improv troupes, together at last!  

Unless otherwise noted, all performances are at The Contemporary Theater at 327 Main Street, Wakefield, RI 02879 at 7 p.m. Tickets and more information are available at or by phone at (401) 218-0282.


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