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July 27, 2016
Weisberger serves up the perfect summer read

Lauren Weisberger

Every month, I read Vogue Magazine cover to cover. I curl up with each issues and a quad shot soy latte, I put my iPhone on do not disturb, it’s become one of my traditions. I’ve been doing this for as long as I can remember, replacing my hot chocolate with a latte as I got older. I’ve been fascinated by the people who create it month after month, issue after issue and when the Devil Wears Prada burst on to every best seller list I promptly bought a copy and curled up with it and my quad soy latte.

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July 25, 2016
Show + Tell: Love and Friendship


On Tuesday, we will be discussing Love and Friendship, a film that brings together two creative people for whom I have a great deal of affection. The first is Jane Austen, who is, without a doubt, one of the clearest-eyed, most wickedly amusing observers of human behavior ever. Her insights into the jealousy, snobbery and folly of late 18th and early 19th century England can still draw blood, which is why filmmakers keep making and remaking her novels into movies. (Well, the fact that her works are all in the public domain and feed the current general hunger for costume dramas may have something to do with it.)

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July 20, 2016
Introducing #MyMusicHall

When I first started working at The Music Hall, the first thing that really struck me was the pride of ownership people felt about the theater. Whether it was from the staff members who had worked here for dozens of years or members of the community who grew up going to movies and shows, everyone had a unique but fascinating story. As we were talking about this in the marketing department we thought it would be fun to hear other people’s stories about what The Music Hall means to them, why they became a member, why they’ve worked here for 15 years, why they choose to partner with us.

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July 19, 2016
Film discussion: Maggie’s Plan

Maggies Plan

There are lots of classic combinations that never go out of style: Peanut butter and jelly; pizza and beer; summer nights and romantic comedies. There’s a reason some ingredients get married and never come apart.

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July 18, 2016
Life Backstage: Margo Price

When we booked Margo Price at The Music Hall’s intimate Loft we were thrilled that she would be making her Portsmouth debut at our theater!

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July 13, 2016
Celebrate happy hour all year at Franklin Oyster House

Franklin oyster house

Last year, The Music Hall’s Deputy Director of Development, Allison Crosscup came to me with the task of marketing our partnership with the Franklin Oyster House. They had just named us their happy hour community partner, for those of you who aren’t familiar with their happy hour, from 4-6pm seven days a week select oysters are $1.25 and 25 cents goes back to a local nonprofit.

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