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The Music Hall is a nonprofit performing arts center comprised of two venues in the heart of downtown Portsmouth, NH. One is an 895-seat Victorian-era theater, recently restored and renovated, the other a 120-seat modern, converted storefront theater, which opened in 2011.

The Historic Theater

Built in 1878, the Historic Theater is beautifully restored and renovated Vaudeville-era theater.

The Loft

A converted retail space, that opened in 2011, the Loft is a contemporary black box theater.

Technical Specifications

Technical specifications of both theaters for visiting production members, renters, and the curious.

From Our Blog

Classic Hollywood: (Femme) Fatale Attraction

The honey-soaked hive of Film Noir Bad Girls is always buzzing with Queen Bee candidates. Barbara Stanwyck from Double Indemnity. Jane Greer from Out of the Past. Audrey Totter from, well, every pic Totter ever made. But for pure “Wait...what?!” shock value, few dames can rival the on- and off-screen tale of Gloria Grahame, whose boudoir eyes and va-va-va-voom figure rocked Hollywood.

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