Keeping the traditional holiday spirit alive, The Music Hall and Strawbery Banke, present Vintage Christmas all-month long with shows, strolls and skating.
Celia Woodsmith & Jason Anick Trio
Singer-songwriter Celia Woodsmith and violin virtuoso Jason Anick front this newly minted supergroup with bassist Charles Clements to perform an array of roots-inspired originals, country classics, western swing, and bluegrass music.
Buddy (Will Ferrell) was accidentally transported to the North Pole as a toddler and raised to adulthood among Santa's elves. Unable to shake the feeling that he doesn't fit in, the adult Buddy travels to New York, in full elf uniform, in search of his real father.
Clara's Dream (2004)
Presented in partnership with The Dance Hall, Kittery. Locally grown, nationally known, Clara’s Dream: A Jazz Nutcracker thrilled audiences from New York to New Hampshire for almost 10 years. A high-voltage swinging and sophisticated adaptation of Tchaikovsky’s fairytale ballet, Clara’s Dream is a joyous jazz and tap celebration. Filmed at The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH in 2004 by Robert Pierce.
It’s A Wonderful Life (1946)
After George Bailey (James Stewart) wishes he had never been born, an angel (Henry Travers) is sent to earth to make George’s wish come true. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.
Safe Haven Ballet’s The Nutcracker
This holiday season’s best performances continue with Safe Haven Ballet’s The Nutcracker. This full-length performance will showcase a battle-ready Clara with her beloved Nutcracker Prince.