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We know movies. The Music Hall has been screening movies for more than 120 years. From our Extraordinary Cinema to the unique Telluride by the Sea every September, The Music Hall delivers the very best in Cinema.


Thursday, January 27, 2022

• The Historic Theater

Sundance triple award winner Hive is a searing drama based on the true story of Fahrije who, in order to provide for her struggling family, pulls the other widows in her community together to launch a business selling a local food product.

The Future of Calling Portsmouth Home

Tuesday, February 15, 2022

• The Historic Theater

Join us for a screening of Communities & Consequences II, followed by an expert panel and audience discussion. In collaboration with The Chamber Collaborative of Greater Portsmouth, New Hampshire Housing, and Workforce Housing Coalition of the Greater Seacoast.

The French Dispatch

Saturday, February 19, 2022

• The Historic Theater

A love letter to journalists from Wes Anderson, set in an outpost of an American newspaper in a fictional twentieth century French city that brings to life a collection of stories published in The French Dispatch Magazine.

Rigoletto (Verdi)

Sunday, February 20, 2022

• The Historic Theater

Please note: This show has been rescheduled for Sunday, February 20, 2022. Tony Award­–winning director Bartlett Sher resets the opera’s action in 1920s Europe, with Art Deco sets by Michael Yeargan and elegant costumes by Catherine Zuber, themselves boasting a combined 11 Tony Awards.

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour

March 9 March 10, 2022

• The Historic Theater

Banff Centre Mountain Film Festival World Tour is making a stop in the Seacoast as a fundraiser for Goodwin Community Health, Families First Health & Support Center, and Lilac City Pediatrics. The annual event, now in its 27th year, will run on back-to-back nights. Each night will feature a unique lineup of films that seek to inspire through stories of adventure, discovery, and exploration in the outdoors.