DARWIN'S WAITING ROOM Comes to The Loft Tonight
(5/29/2015) - Featuring a slew of fan-favorites never before seen at the Loft, this family-friendly sketch comedy group returns with another hilarious show! Sketches include five fast-talking truckers, alien body snatchers, New Jersey housewives, and more!
The Players' Ring's ONLY FOR YOU to Run 6/19-28
(5/28/2015) - On May 8th, Brownwater Productions will open the Players' Ring Late Night Series with local playwright Greg Gaskel's original comedy 'Only For You' at the Players' Ring, 105 Marcy Street, Portsmouth NH. 'Only For You' runs from June 19th through June 28th with shows on Fridays and Saturday at 10:00 pm and Sundays at 9:00 pm. Tickets are $15 general admission with discounts for seniors, students, and members of the Players' Ring. For reservations, call (603) 436-8123 or visit their website at www.playersring.org'
Pontine Theatre Receives Papoutsy Arts Venture Fund Grant
(5/26/2015) - Pontine Theatre has received a $2,500 grant from the The Papoutsy Arts Ventures Fund of the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation to tour scenes from its original production, New England Utopia, to four assisted and independent living facilities for seniors located on the Seacoast. Performances will take place in May and June 2015.
The Blind Boys of Alabama to Play The Music Hall, Today
(5/23/2015) - The Music Hall has announced the newest show coming to its already robust and diverse 2014-2015 season of performances, cinema, and literary events on stage and on screen in two theaters. In addition to the five shows we've already announced last week we are thrilled to add the world renowned gospel group The Blind Boys of Alabama, a concert in recognition and celebration of of the African Burying Ground. The concert will go on sale to members on February 7.
DARWIN'S WAITING ROOM Comes to The Loft, 5/29
(5/21/2015) - Featuring a slew of fan-favorites never before seen at the Loft, this family-friendly sketch comedy group returns with another hilarious show! Sketches include five fast-talking truckers, alien body snatchers, New Jersey housewives, and more!
Dorks in Dungeons to Present SOUL STONE SCRAMBLE
(5/21/2015) - The Dorks continue their unique blend of comedy and gaming this month at the Seacoast Repertory Theatre. The show follows the story of a fantastical delivery service, the Special Parcel Service, as they struggle to make their heroic deliveries in the face of grave danger and their own incompetence. Their success or failure is determined by the roll of a 20-sided die, reminiscent of role playing games like Dungeons & Dragons. The show combines costumes, dice, improvisers, and a Game Master into a hilarious blend.
Pontine Theatre Receives $4,000 Grant from Lincoln Financial Foundation
(5/20/2015) - Pontine Theatre has received a $4,000 grant from the Lincoln Financial Foundation to tour scenes from its original production, New England Utopia, to eleven assisted and independent living communities for seniors located throughout New Hampshire. Touring activities take place in May and June 2015.
Writers on a New England Stage Welcomes Tom Brokaw Tonight
(5/20/2015) - The Music Hall's Writers on a New England Stage series is delighted to welcome celebrated journalist, renowned author, Emmy award winner, and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Tom Brokaw tonight, May 20, 2015. Mr. Brokaw will take the stage to discuss his highly anticipated new book, A LUCKY LIFE INTERRUPTED: A Memoir of Hope. The six-time bestselling author of The Greatest Generation offers a candid, deeply personal, and insightful work chronicling his year battling against cancer, the medical quest to extend his life, and reflecting the many memorable moments of his career, including significant interviews and breaking news events.
Seacoast Rep to Present ROLLI ROBIN and PAPA'S GOT TALENT This Summer
(5/19/2015) - The Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts is preparing to kick off summer with their first productions of summer. Rollie Robin and PAPA's Got Talent, both original productions for the Seacoast Rep's performing arts school, provide wholesome, family fun while letting students flex their muscles.
UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
(5/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Phantom will soon return to America in the continuation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most beloved musical. Love Never Dies is set to tour North America in 2017. This is the highly acclaimed follow up musical to the 1986 love story The Phantom of the Opera set against the spellbinding backdrop of Coney Island. A German production is also set to open in Hamburg this fall.
Casting has not yet been announced.