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Classic Hollywood: (Femme) Fatale Attraction

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News from the Literary World Writers

News from the Literary World

It’s been wonderful to see your faces in the audience and names on our screens! We’ve explored so many new venues for entertainment: different genres, platforms (Zoom and Crowdcast), outside the theater and in. And through it all, you’ve shown up! Thank you. Read More Read More
A Chat with Song Sisters Music

A Chat with Song Sisters

Talking with people about their life and work is something that I am very familiar with as a recent journalism graduate, but I have never met two people as incredibly genuine as Stefanie Guzikowski and Elissa Margolin of River Sister. Read More Read More
Classic Hollywood: "Wild Bill" Wellman Classics on Chestnut

Classic Hollywood: “Wild Bill” Wellman

William Wellman’s life was as colorful as the movies he directed. Born on February 29, 1896, Bill grew up outside Boston. He was a hockey-playing brawler and juvenile delinquent, who took joyrides in stolen cars and once tossed a stink bomb at his high school principal – a super-awkward move considering his Mom was a probation officer for wayward boys (like her son)! Read More Read More
Season Sponsors Shine On Community

Season Sponsors Shine On

The Music Hall and our fellow arts and cultural organizations are proud to contribute to the Seacoast’s distinct atmosphere. Our sponsors, especially our lead sponsors, B2W Software; Carey & Giampa, Realtors; Portwalk Place; and the Labrie Group, recognize that we bring people downtown and make Portsmouth a desirable place to live, work, and play Read More Read More
Thank Goodness for Grants Community

Thank Goodness for Grants

A nonprofit, The Music Hall relies on a diversified income plan to ensure we’re able to fulfill our mission to serve our Seacoast community. Ticket income makes up 70% of that budget. Grant funding is another of our many income streams, a stream that’s become a river in the midst of the pandemic.  Read More Read More
A Colorful and Bright New Season from PSO Music

A Colorful and Bright New Season from PSO

The Music Hall’s resident orchestra, Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra (PSO), will bring the full company back to our historic stage this year, and we’re so glad to see them all again! We were honored to host them on our Live Under the Arch stage twice this past summer (with their string quartet and brass quintet) but there’s nothing quite like getting the whole orchestra in the big room, where their perfect arrangements can shine. Read More Read More
Kicking Off the New Season with Gusto! Musings

Kicking Off the New Season with Gusto!

We’re well into our 2021-2022 season now and eagerly looking ahead to a packed Fall! Join us in celebrating the in-person return of beloved series such as Intimately Yours and Writers on a New England Stage, as well as Telluride by the Sea Film Festival (TBTS) and our holiday production in partnership with the Ogunquit Playhouse!  Read More Read More

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