The Music Hall is pleased to announce The Holiday Medley with a mix of live events and treasured holiday films from November to New Year’s Eve! The holiday line-up will include the return of local and beloved comedian Juston McKinney with his annual Last Laugh stand-up, “Portsmouth Gem” Sharon Jones, and the Boston Camerata, among many other regional artists. New this year, the Stage Door Cabaret series will present intimate and elegant shows right on the Historic Theater’s stage. The Music Hall will also screen family favorites and holiday classic movies.
Socially-distanced, Indoor Shows
Celebrate the holiday season with our elegant Stage Door Cabaret series, featuring world-renowned artists in a speakeasy, martini bar atmosphere. Enjoy generously distanced seating on the historic stage with professional table service.
Stage Door Cabaret
Stage Door Cabaret Series Presented by
Saturday, November 28
Taylor O’Donnell Quartet
Saturday, December 5
Friday, December 11
Celia Woodsmith and Jason Anick Trio
Saturday, December 12
Thursday, December 17
Sharon Jones Quartet
Saturday, December 19
A Unique Offer for the Stage Door Cabaret
Have you ever wanted to know what it was like to sit in The Music Hall’s private opera box for a show? Now is your chance – reserve your spot for an upcoming Stage Door Cabaret series performance this holiday season while also helping The Music Hall’s COVID Relief Fund.
Have a pod that you’ve been socially distancing with? Invite them as your guests and experience a newly re-designed opera box space, complete with new seating and decor – très chic!
Catch a cabaret show like never before with prime seating in one of the theater’s best kept seating secrets.
- Cost: $1,000 per performance ($700 is a tax-deductible donation to The Music Hall)
- Parties up to four people
- Beverage service to include up to two beverages per person or one bottle of wine
- 2 x appetizers plates from our menu for you and your guests.
- Additional appetizers and beverages to be included for an additional fee
- Admittance to the cabaret event of your choice – based on availability.
We all need a laugh
A Very Ida Christmas
Sunday, December 20
Juston McKinney: Laugh Last: A Year in Review
Sat., December 26 & Sun., December 27
Holiday Movie Classics
In addition to all the great live entertainment, The Music Hall will present festive films and holiday classics on-screen. Celebrate the holiday season with the movies you love.
A Christmas Story (1983) • Tuesday, December 1
Elf (2003) • Tuesday, December 15
Clara’s Dream (2004) • Wednesday, December 16
White Christmas (1954) • Tuesday, December 22
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946) • Wednesday, December 23
The Holiday Auction
The Loft will become The Holiday Shoppe
Host Your Own Movie Night at The Music Hall
From our Blog
Silver Linings and Holiday Cheer!
by Thérèse LaGamma, Director of Programming
This has been a year of challenges and one that has required us to be more laser-focused than ever.
In December, we are launching a new series—the Stage Door Cabaret Series (SDCS). The audience will become part of the stage decor. What’s in store? Limited capacity, a stellar line-up of local and regional musical acts including a Grammy nominee, an opera and french chanson singer, Portsmouth gems, and so much more. This will all be done following safety protocols and CDC State guidelines.