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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 is a 116-seat nightclub-style, converted storefront venue, which opened in 2011 and was recently renovated in 2022.

The Historic Theater

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

The Lounge

Converted from a retail store and originally opened in 2011, the Lounge is a contemporary space with a nightclub vibe and seats about 100.

Technical Specifications

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

From Our Blog

Share the Love: Thank a Music Hall Sponsor

While February may be the smallest month in terms of days, it’s big on reasons to celebrate. A quick online search suggests there are at least 749 February holidays; as a whole it’s National Arts Month, National Laugh-Friendly Month, and National Blah Buster Month.

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