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Hatbox Theatre Holds Annual Launch Party to Announce its Upcoming Season Hatbox Theatre Holds Annual Launch Party to Announce its Upcoming Season
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2018 in New Hampshire

Concord area audiences will be able to experience a first taste of Hatbox Theatre's upcoming season when the shows are unveiled at the annual Launch Party performance on Wednesday, May 30 at 7:00pm. Producers, directors, and performers will be on hand to give a taste of each of the 30+ shows, series and special events booked through August of 2019. Tickets are $5.00 for the general public, free for Hatbox Theatre members and are available at www.hatboxnh.com or at the door as space allows. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/25 - SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on May 25, 2018 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 SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, CABARET, ON YOUR FEET, and More! (more...)
Gordon Lightfoot Returns To The CCA June 22 Gordon Lightfoot Returns To The CCA June 22
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2018 in New Hampshire

Folk and pop icon Gordon Lightfoot returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) in Downtown Concord, NHon Friday, June 22, 2018 at 8PM. The artist is best known for hits like "If You Could Read My Mind", "Sundown", and "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald". (more...)
Writers on a New England Stage to Feature Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan Writers on a New England Stage to Feature Pulitzer Prize Winner Jennifer Egan
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2018 in New Hampshire

Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Visit from the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan returns to The Music Hall as part of the Writers on a New England Stage series Tuesday, June 26, to talk about her New York Times bestseller, MANHATTAN BEACH, winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction, now available in paperback. (more...)
Jaffrey Theatre Celebrates A Year Of Live Comedy Jaffrey Theatre Celebrates A Year Of Live Comedy
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2018 in New Hampshire

Lord Byron was quoted as saying 'Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.' That form of medicine has been playing monthly at The Park Theatre's River Street Theatre in Jaffrey since early 2017. The last Monday of every month has been an oasis for stand-up comedy as well as comedy in the form of music, magic, improv, and storytelling. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for New Hampshire (more...)
Pontine Presents CONTRA DANCING IN NH With Dudley Laufman Pontine Presents CONTRA DANCING IN NH With Dudley Laufman
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in New Hampshire

Sunday May 6th at 2pm, Pontine Thetre presents Dudley Laufman's Contra Dancing in New Hampshire: Then & Now. Thanks to grant support from New Hampshire Humanities, this program is open to the public at no charge. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 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 A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
New Hampshire Theatre Project Announces June Workshops for Adults New Hampshire Theatre Project Announces June Workshops for Adults
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Theatre Project will be offering two exciting workshops for adults in June.  Instructors can accommodate both beginners and advanced students. (more...)
River St Theatre To Screen Royal Opera's MACBETH River St Theatre To Screen Royal Opera's MACBETH
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in New Hampshire

London's Royal Opera House production of Giuseppe Verdi's opera based on William Shakespeare's MACBETH will be shown in HD at the River Street Theatre (RST) in Jaffrey on Sunday, May 20 and Wednesday, May 23, both at 2pm  This presentation is part of the RST's Stage2Screen Series. The River Street Theatre is a project of the soon-to-be-built Park Theatre. (more...)
Lucie Therrien to Appear In Concert On Sunday 20 May At The Plains School Lucie Therrien to Appear In Concert On Sunday 20 May At The Plains School
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in New Hampshire

???????Sunday May 20th at 2pm,  Pontine presents Lucie Therrien in Concert at the Plains School.   Seating is limited,and reservations are a must.   Suggested donation is $10.  Contact Pontine to reserve  seats:  info@pontine.org / 603-436-6660.   The Plains School is located at #1 Plains Avenue in Portsmouth NH. The space is fully accessible with adjacent parking.  (more...)
The Music Hall Presents the 27th Annual KITCHEN TOUR The Music Hall Presents the 27th Annual KITCHEN TOUR
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2018 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall is proud to present its 27th Annual Kitchen Tour, this year returning to Portsmouth's walking-friendly Little Harbour neighborhood, boasting newly renovated kitchens on every block. A perfect get-together for Mother's Day weekend, this is the tour for people considering a renovation project or for those just curious about the area's top kitchen designs and trends. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 2018 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 TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
NHTP Youth Repertory Presents WONDER TALES NHTP Youth Repertory Presents WONDER TALES
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in New Hampshire

???????New Hampshire Theatre Project's Youth Repertory Company will present Wonder Tales, a collection of stories, legends and tales of wonder from around the world adapted by Genevieve Aichele.  Perfect for the whole family to enjoy together, Wonder Tales features two stories about resourceful young women who outwit the powers that be - the magical story of Tam Lin from Scotland and the hilarious Eastern European tale of Clever Manka.  Audiences will be carried far into the future with the mysterious story of A Pail of Air and far into the past exploring the secrets of magnetism in Laws of Attraction. (more...)
Pulitzer Prize-Winner Richard Russo Brings First Essay Collection to Writers In The Loft, Today Pulitzer Prize-Winner Richard Russo Brings First Essay Collection to Writers In The Loft, Today
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in New Hampshire

On Today, May 9, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo will visit The Music Hall Loft for a Writers in the Loft series event to discuss his first collection of personal essays, THE DESTINY THIEF: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life-in which he provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader. (more...)
Writers In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful Beaches Writers In The Loft Presents (Judge)John Hodgman With VACATIONLAND: True Stories From Painful Beaches
by BWW News Desk on May 07, 2018 in New Hampshire

On Thursday, May 31, Writers in the Loft hosts New York Times bestselling author and comedic actor John Hodgman. The New-England-native-turned-New-Yorker and former "fake news" practitioner on The Daily Show will discuss VACATIONLAND: True Stories from Painful Beaches, his latest work about his real-life, all true wanderings through New England.  Beyond mere comedy, the book is a poignant and honest account of one human facing his forties, "those years when men in particular must stop pretending to be the children of bright potential they were and settle into the failing bodies of the wiser, weird dads that they are," says Hodgman. The book and Hodgman's approach to life and comedy have been heralded by fellow authors Elizabeth Gilbert, George R. R. Martin, Michael Chabon, Neil Gaiman, Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney, and Maria Semple, among others. (more...)
Royal Ballet Honors Leonard Bernstein's 100th At The River Street Theatre Royal Ballet Honors Leonard Bernstein's 100th At The River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 07, 2018 in New Hampshire

Jaffrey's River Street Theatre (RST) presents The Royal Ballet's special tribute to Leonard Bernstein in honor of his worldwide centenary celebration. This exclusive Monadnock Region RST Stage2Screen presentation will be shown this weekend, May 11-13, as it was staged in London on March 27, 2018, and captured in high definition. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 6
by Audition Roundup on May 06, 2018 in New Hampshire

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 6, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special on May 04, 2018 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, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Exclusive Showing of Royal Shakespeare Company Production of MACBETH in Jaffrey Photo Flash: Exclusive Showing of Royal Shakespeare Company Production of MACBETH in Jaffrey
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in New Hampshire

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of Jaffrey's Park Theatre, will be exclusively presenting the Royal Shakespeare Company's (RSC) new production of Shakespeare's Macbeth on Sunday, May 6 and Wednesday, May 9 (both at 2 PM). The presentation is part of the RST's Stage2Screen Series. (more...)
Writers In The Loft Presents Richard Russo, 5/7 Writers In The Loft Presents Richard Russo, 5/7
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in New Hampshire

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo visits The Music Hall Loft for a Writers in the Loft series event to discuss his first collection of personal essays, THE DESTINY THIEF: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life, in which he provides insight into his life as a writer, teacher, friend, and reader. From a commencement speech he gave at Colby College to the story of how an oddly placed toilet made him reevaluate the purpose of humor in art and life, to his harrowing journey accompanying a dear friend as she pursued gender-reassignment surgery, these stories traverse Russo's writing life, expanding our understanding of who he is and how his singular, incredibly generous mind works. The hour-long event will include an author presentation and Q&A moderated by Ian Aldrich, Deputy Editor at Yankee Magazine. (more...)
Pontine Presents LUCIE THERRIEN IN CONCERT Sunday 20 May at 2pm Pontine Presents LUCIE THERRIEN IN CONCERT Sunday 20 May at 2pm
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in New Hampshire

Sunday May 20th at 2pm,  Pontine presents Lucie Therrien in Concert at the Plains School. (more...)
Special Presentation of FOLLIES Announced at the Players Special Presentation of FOLLIES Announced at the Players
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in New Hampshire

???????The Peterborough Players will present a special encore screening of the National Theatre's production of Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES on Saturday, May 12 at 1:00pm. (more...)
Bitter Pill Returns To The Players' Ring Stage With Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS Bitter Pill Returns To The Players' Ring Stage With Shakespeare's TITUS ANDRONICUS
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2018 in New Hampshire

Bitter Pill returns to the Players' Ring stage with Titus Andronicus Musicus, William Shakespeare's violent, bloody, grotesquely, ridiculous, abomination of a play with traditional and original music and lyrics by Billy Butler. Show times are Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 3 pm, tickets are $18 with discounts for students, seniors, and Players' Ring members. To make your reservation visit playersring.org or call 603-436-8123. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 29 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 29
by Audition Roundup on April 29, 2018 in New Hampshire

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 29, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)