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Royal Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA Comes to River Street Theatre This Weekend Royal Shakespeare Company's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA Comes to River Street Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in New Hampshire

This upcoming July 4th weekend, Jaffrey's River Street Theatre Stage2Screen Series will present the globally acclaimed Royal Shakespeare Company production of Shakespeare's ANTONY & CLEOPATRA which was captured in high-definition as it was performed on stage in Stratford-upon-Avon on May 24, 2017. It will be screened at 1:30pm and 6:30pm on Sunday, July 2nd and again at 1:30pm on Monday, July 3rd. (more...)
Players Second Company Present ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY Players Second Company Present ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in New Hampshire

Alexander is having a bad day. A terrible day. A horrible day. To be quite honest, it's a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. But then, everybody has bad days, sometimes. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for New Hampshire (more...)
FILL THE HALL Food Drive to Return to The Music Hall for Third Year FILL THE HALL Food Drive to Return to The Music Hall for Third Year
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall, dubbed "the beating cultural heart of the New Hampshire Seacoast," (The Boston Globe) is showing its heart today, June 24, when it opens its doors and asks the community to help fill every seat in the Historic Theater with bags of food for Gather's (formerly The Seacoast Family Food Pantry) Summer Meals 4 Kids  program during the third annual Fill The Hall Food Drive. (more...)
Seacoast Rep to Stage Monty Python's SPAMALOT Seacoast Rep to Stage Monty Python's SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Seacoast entertainment scene has been reeling this year with the loss of cherished Portsmouth nightspots, but audiences will get a chance to 'look on the bright side of life' with the Seacoast Repertory Theatre's production of Monty Pythons' SPAMALOT.   (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in New Hampshire

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Welcome Christina Baker Kline The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series to Welcome Christina Baker Kline
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes to the stage the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Orphan Train (3 million copies sold in 40 countries), Christina Baker Kline, on Tuesday, July 18. (more...)
From Audition to SHE LOVES ME at Hackmatack From Audition to SHE LOVES ME at Hackmatack
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

Members of the Hackmatack Playhouse cast who opened this week in "She Loves Me"  looked very different in March when they vied for a role during auditions at the South Berwick Community Center. (more...)
Meg Ryan's Directorial Debut Comes to River St. Theatre This Weekend Meg Ryan's Directorial Debut Comes to River St. Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in New Hampshire

Award-winning actress Meg Ryan makes directorial debut with the film, ITHACA, which opens Thursday, June 24 at the River Street theatre in Jaffrey,. It will play at 7pm each day through Saturday, June 26. (more...)
Julia Glass to Chat THREE JUNES at Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series Julia Glass to Chat THREE JUNES at Music Hall's Writers in the Loft Series
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes the National Book Award-winning author of Three Junes, Julia Glass, today, June 21. The beloved writer visits with her latest work, A HOUSE AMONG THE TREES, a richly plotted novel about friendship, art, and the power of a legacy. (more...)
Emmy Nominee Taurean Blacque to Return to Peterborough for THE WHIPPING MAN Emmy Nominee Taurean Blacque to Return to Peterborough for THE WHIPPING MAN
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

Star of the 80s TV show Hill Street Blues and last seen locally in the Peterborough Players 2016 production of Driving Miss Daisy, Taurean Blacque will be returning to Peterborough this summer to open the Players season as 'Simon' in the Matthew Lopez drama, The Whipping Man. (more...)
London Royal Ballet Presents Trio of Works By Its Founder at River Street Theatre London Royal Ballet Presents Trio of Works By Its Founder at River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Royal Ballet brings its celebrations of 70 years at the Royal Opera House to a close with a mixed program of works by its Founder Choreographer Frederick Ashton. This special performance will be presented at the River Street Theatre in Jaffrey on Sunday, June 25 and Monday, June 26. It will be shown as it was produced in London two weeks ago and captured in high definition for cinema. (more...)
Amos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this August Amos Lee to Appear at Capitol Center this August
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") welcomes critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Amos Lee to its mainstage on Wednesday, August 2.  (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for New Hampshire (more...)
National Book Award winner Julia Glass Comes to WRITER IN THE LOFT, 6/21 National Book Award winner Julia Glass Comes to WRITER IN THE LOFT, 6/21
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in New Hampshire

 The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage the National Book Award-winning author Julia Glass with her latest work, A HOUSE AMONG TREES. Known best for her masterful work Three Junes, Glass has orchestrated another richly plotted novel of friendship and love that explores as well the impact of artistic ambition, the perils of celebrity, and the power of an unexpected legacy.   (more...)
Opera North Announces Key Cast and Creative Team for LA BELLE HELÈNE Opera North Announces Key Cast and Creative Team for LA BELLE HELÈNE
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in New Hampshire

???????Opera North is pleased to announce the principal roles for La belle Helene, one of its three 2017 mainstage productions. Augusta Caso will sing the lead role of Helene, Peter Lake will play Paris and Eric Lindsey will sing Calchas. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 2017 in New Hampshire

'BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
THE SECRET GARDEN to Bloom at New London Barn Playhouse THE SECRET GARDEN to Bloom at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in New Hampshire

New London Barn Playhouse presents The Secret Garden, running June 28 - July 9. (more...)
Photo Flash: GODSPELL at New London Barn Playhouse Photo Flash: GODSPELL at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

GODSPELL is the dramatic retelling of the life and times of Jesus of Nazareth, based on the Gospel of Matthew. Originally created as a college project in 1970 by John-Michael Tebelak, when composer and Barn Alum Stephen Schwartz joined the team it became an international hit. Godspell is a timeless story of friendship and loyalty based on the Gospel of Matthew, and includes hits like "Day by Day," "Prepare Ye the Way Of The Lord," and "Beautiful City." The film version, starring Victor Garber as Jesus, premiered in 1973, and GODSPELL opened on Broadway in 1976 and was recently revived in 2011. (more...)
AN EVENING BERNIE & LOUISE Set for River Street Theatre 6/21 AN EVENING BERNIE & LOUISE Set for River Street Theatre 6/21
by BWW News Desk on June 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

Jaffrey and the Monadnock Region can boast two entertainers that have a local and global following: Bernie & Louise Watson. The talented husband and wife duo will perform in their hometown of Jaffrey on Wednesday, June 21 at the River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre. There will be one performance at 7:30pm. (more...)
Civil War Drama, THE WHIPPING MAN, to open Players Summer Season on June 21st Civil War Drama, THE WHIPPING MAN, to open Players Summer Season on June 21st
by Stephanie Wild on June 15, 2017 in New Hampshire

It is April, 1865 and the Civil War is drawing to a close. Caleb DeLeon, a Jewish Confederate soldier, returns wounded from the battlefield to his home in Richmond only to find it in ruins. The house has been abandoned by everyone except Simon and John, two former slaves, who were raised as Jews in the DeLeon home. As the three men reunite, they uncover deep-buried secrets... ties that bind them together and that, ultimately, could cost each man his freedom. (more...)
Capitol Center for the Arts Offers Summer Programming for Kids Capitol Center for the Arts Offers Summer Programming for Kids
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Capitol Center for the Arts ("CCA") will be alive this summer with singing, dancing, and theatre as it presents performance series by Mr. Aaron, RB Productions and Impact Children's Theatre. The CCA understands the importance of teaching children how to understand and appreciate the performing arts from a young age. Each show encourages children to take pleasure in and emotionally connect to the songs and stories of others. By attending, our littlest patrons can learn both how to express themselves creatively and how to value the creativity of others.    (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/11/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW on June 11, 2017 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for New Hampshire (more...)
ANNIE to Bring Orphan Tale to Leddy Center This Summer ANNIE to Bring Orphan Tale to Leddy Center This Summer
by BWW News Desk on June 09, 2017 in New Hampshire

'Maybe far away, or maybe real nearby..' Happily, Leddy Center's production of Strouse and Charnin's Tony Award-winning musical, ANNIE, falls into the 'nearby' category on two counts: the start date is July 7, and the location is Leddy Center's beautiful air-conditioned, fully handicapped accessible theater at Verdant Pastures on Ladd's Lane off Route 27 in Epping, NH. Route 27 is accessible from both Route 125 and Route 101 in Epping. (more...)
Park Theatre Launches GoFundMe Campaign for New Venue Park Theatre Launches GoFundMe Campaign for New Venue
by BWW News Desk on June 09, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Park Theatre announced this afternoon that their GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign became live. (more...)