- Adam Ezra Group
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, June 01, 2019
It’s difficult to impart the roots-steeped, road-trippin’ essence of the Adam Ezra Group into a single word, but front man Adam Ezra nonetheless keeps one in mind as something of a mantra: COMMUNITY. To the musicians at the heart of AEG, community is epitomized by a belief they all share, one that has long doubled as a mission statement for the group: namely, that making music together is itself a form of grassroots organizing, capable of nothing less than changing the world. Such a groundbreaking concept makes all the sense in ...
- Jake Shimabukuro
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, June 08, 2019
Almost everyone in Hawaii has strummed a ukulele at one time or another. But at the age of 14, Jake Shimabukuro realized that he was doing something a little different with the four-stringed instrument – OK, a lot different. Shimabukuro’s wholly unique approach to the ukulele started early. As a youngster growing up in Honolulu, Hawaii, Shimabukuro started playing the instrument at the age of four, learning the basics from his mother, Carol, and then developing his craft further by studying the likes of musical masters such as Eddie Kamae, ...
- Jay and the Americans
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSunday, June 09, 2019
Jay and the Americans, started by four teenage boys in Sandy Yaguda’s Brooklyn basement fifty years ago, is one of the lasting success stories in Rock ‘n Roll history. Few bands have ever reached the musical heights of Jay and the Americans. From 1962 to 1971, this group charted an amazing twelve Top Ten records. With three original band members, founding member Sandy Yaguda (aka Deanne); original member Howie Kirschenbaum (aka Kane); and original member Marty Kupersmith (aka Sanders), plus the addition of Jay Reincke, the third and likely ...
- The Grand Resort Hotels of the White Mountains: Architecture, History, and the Preservation Record
Museum of the White MountainsTuesday, June 11, 2019
June 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Free Part of the 2019 Grand Hotels Summer Speaker Series Architectural historian Bryant Tolles, Jr. shares the history and architecture of the grand resort hotel phenomenon and hospitality tourism in the White Mountains of New Hampshire from the pre-Civil War era to the present. The primary focus is on the surviving grand resort hotels: The Omni Mount Washington Resort, the Mountain View Grand Resort & Spa, The Balsams, the Eagle Mountain House & Golf Club and The Wentworth Hotel. Extensive illustrations document these buildings and others no longer in existence. History professor ...
- The Pajama Game
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, June 12, 2019 to Sunday, June 23, 2019
Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross Book by George Abbot & Richard Bissell Based on the Novel 7 1/2 Cents by Richard Bissell Sparks are flying at the Sleep-Tite Pajama Factory, where new superintendent Sid Sorokin and union head Babe Williams are at loggerheads over a 7 ½ cents pay increase. Everything changes, though, when their fiery disdain grows into passionate love. This Tony Award-winning (1955, Best Musical; 2006, Best Musical Revival) gem is full of classic songs like “Steam Heat” and ...
- On Golden Pond
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseWednesday, June 12, 2019 to Saturday, June 22, 2019
By Ernest Thompson Revisiting a modern classic: Forty years after On Golden Pond was first published in 1979, the play is still making ripples as new generations and audiences experience the powerful story and compelling characters. The fond memories of three generations of familiar characters and their complex relationships will be given new depth and insight as the masterful hand of author and Academy Award winner Ernest Thompson directs this new production of On Golden Pond. Experience it anew – or for the first time – with this ...
- A Hotel goes to Peace, Not War. The International Monetary Conference at Bretton Woods
Museum of the White MountainsThursday, June 13, 2019
June 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Free Part of the 2019 Grand Hotels Summer Speaker Series Join us for this special presentation by Carl Lindblade, an amateur White Mountain Historian who serves as the official IMF story teller for the Omni Mt. Washington. The Mount Washington Hotel had been shuttered for 3 years during the WW II but with a combination of politics and luck was selected as the site for this Conference which created both the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund, financial entities that were largely responsible for rebuilding Europe after World War II. ...
- Judy Collins
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, June 15, 2019
Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions.
- Grand Hotels as Summer Ritual
Museum of the White MountainsWednesday, June 19, 2019
June 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Free Part of the 2019 Grand Hotels Summer Speaker Series After the Civil War, the combination of railroads and fine hotels meant that increasing numbers of middle class Americans were coming to the White Mountains for extended periods of time. But the experience they sought went beyond scenery: they sought to escape city life during hot summers while turning the White Mountains into a rural playground for urban Americans. White Mountain hotels were expected to meet the varying demands of city people who wanted to “rough it” in luxury. ...
- The Hound of the Baskervilles
Jean's PlayhouseThursday, June 20, 2019 to Saturday, June 29, 2019
by Sir Arthur Conan DoyleAdapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson “An ancient family curse, a desolate moor, a spectral hound and a deranged killer on the loose. The Hound of the Baskervilles is the most celebrated Holmes story of all, a masterpiece of mystery and suspense. And Lord it’s scary – really, really, scary. The story of Sherlock Holmes’s investigation into the monstrous beast terrorizing the dark and dangerous moors has gripped people’s imaginations since it first appeared in print in 1901. Peepolykus have taken all the familiar elements of ...
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterFriday, June 21, 2019
Eaglemania has evolved into a nationally touring tribute to The Eagles, performing to sold out audiences everywhere they go. Their music appeals to a wide variety of age groups, and the combination of heartfelt ballads, rock anthems laden with guitar harmonies, and the unmistakable sound of vocal harmonies as only the Eagles can do, has propelled the band for the past 40-plus years, positioning them as one of the most successful and popular bands in music history. Eaglemania performs all of the hits of the Eagles, as well as Don ...
- Jefferson Starship
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, June 22, 2019
Jefferson Starship rose from the ashes of another legendary San Francisco band, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductees, Jefferson Airplane. Founder Paul Kantner (who died in January 2016 at age 74) knew that combining powerful creative forces, personalities and talents could create something far greater than the sum of its parts. Between 1974 and 1984, Jefferson Starship released eight gold and platinum albums, twenty hit singles, sold out concerts worldwide and lived out legendary rock and roll escapades. “Jefferson Starship was my creation…and it has this nice fluidity about it that ...
- Moon Over Buffalo
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseWednesday, June 26, 2019 to Saturday, July 06, 2019
By Ken Ludwig The play is the thing, no matter where played: Buffalo is not Broadway. And touring actors Charlotte and George Hay are not Barrymores or Lunts. That sets the stage for a hilarious farce by an American master who delivers not only one play-within-a-play but TWO in this backstage ham sandwich that combines the fading thespians with agents, ingenues, roues, and some misbegotten swordplay designed to wow a Hollywood director who may (or may not) arrive. Misunderstandings? Yes. Mishaps? Of course. Merriment and mirth? Done and delivered in this ...
- Peter and the Starcatcher
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, June 26, 2019 to Sunday, July 07, 2019
A Play by Rick Elice Music by Wayne Barker Based on the Novel by Dave Barry & Ridley Pearson You know Peter Pan, but you’ve never seen him like this. The orphaned Peter is shipped off to a distant island ruled by a wicked king, but on the journey discovers a powerful secret hidden on the ship. Peter is joined by Starcatcher-in-training Molly and a cast of over 100 characters as he fights to protect their precious cargo and defeat the fearsome pirate Black ...
- Damn Yankees
The BarnstormersThursday, June 27, 2019 to Saturday, July 06, 2019
Book by George Abbott & Douglass Wallop | Lyrics & Music by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross The classic musical tale of what happens when you sell your soul to the devil—all for the love of the game—(and the gal)…
- Funny Girl
Interlakes Summer TheatreWednesday, July 03, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019
Composer: Jule Styne Playwright: Isobel Lennart Lyricist: Bob Merrill Funny Girl is the story of beloved comedienne Fanny Brice, following her from her youth in New York’s Lower East Side, to burlesque and vaudeville, her big break with the Ziegfeld Follies and her relationship with Nick Arnstein. A triumphant story of starry success and a bittersweet story of love, Jule Styne and Bob Merrill’s Funny Girl is a musical theatre classic which celebrates the exuberant and elegant flavor of Broadway in the 1910s and 20s and the comic genius of Fanny Brice. Featuring ...
- Life on a Plate
Patchwork PlayersWednesday, July 03, 2019 to Friday, July 12, 2019
Written and Conceived by Miles Burns and Hannah Morrisse. Original music by Miles Burns and Scottie Hermenau. Life on a Plate is the heroic tale of an underdog, or in this case “the last pea on the plate,” passed over time and time again. Join Pea, Carrot, and all the other inhabitants of the fridge on an egg-i-stential journey to food paradise. DATESJuly 3 – Colonial TheatreJuly 5 and 12 – Weathervane TheatreJuly 10 – TBA
- Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS
Weathervane TheatreTuesday, July 09, 2019 to Wednesday, August 07, 2019
(performs in alternating rep)Music and Lyrics by Irving BerlinBased Upon the Paramount Pictures Film Written for the Screen by Norman Krasnodar, Norman Panama, and Melvin FrankBook by David Ives and Paul BlakeWorld War II vets have become partners in a song-and-dance act after the war. Looking for love, they follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. Based on the beloved film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features well known standards including “Blue ...
- The Odd Couple
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, July 10, 2019 to Sunday, July 14, 2019
by Neil Simon The Barn is proud to present the biggest hit from the enduring king of comedy, Neil Simon. The Odd Couple last played the Barn in 2007, and the Barn is thrilled to bring back this witty, hilarious comedy that’s inspired film adaptations, TV shows, and even a cartoon series. Come meet the uptight Felix Ungar and the disheveled Oscar Madison, and see what happens when two polar opposites are forced to share a home and a life together.
- Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Weathervane TheatreWednesday, July 10, 2019 to Monday, July 29, 2019
By Richard Alfieri (performs in alternating rep) This touching comedy is about a formidable retired woman who hires an acerbic dance instructor to give her private dance lessons —one per week for six weeks— in her gulf-front condo in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. What begins as an antagonistic relationship blossoms into an intimate friendship as these two people from very different backgrounds reveal their secrets, fears, and joys while dancing. They earn to overcome their outward differences and discover an unlikely but profound connection.
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: Studio Two Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) by the river in downtown Plymouth, NH, on July 10, 2019. Enjoy music by the rock n’ roll, Beatles tribute band Studio Two. Bring a picnic or buy food there. The Plymouth Police Department will be serving! This concert series happens each Wednesday in the summer, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all. This week, the concert will be held at the Plymouth Rotary Amphitheatre at Riverfront Park on Green Street.
- PREPOSTEROUS! (a Happenstance Clown Circus)
Colonial TheatreWednesday, July 10, 2019
PREPOSTEROUS! (a Happenstance Clown Circus)
- Laughter on the 23rd Floor
The BarnstormersThursday, July 11, 2019 to Saturday, July 20, 2019
by Neil Simon Fast-talking, sharp-witted T.V. comedy writers fight for what it means to be funny in this wonderful commentary on timeless current events.
- Rob Schneider
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterThursday, July 11, 2019
A household name and a bona-fide comedy star, Rob Schneider is well known for his trademark blend of character and comedic acting, and has become one of the most popular touring acts in comedy. Schneider created and stars in the Netflix docu-series ‘Real Rob’, which focuses on the day-to-day hijinks of Rob’s life. The series marks the first time any actor has ever written, produced, starred in, directed and financed an entire season of a television show. Schneider first came to prominence on NBC’s ‘Saturday Night Live,’ along with his ...
- Avenue Q
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseThursday, July 11, 2019 to Saturday, July 20, 2019
Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx Book by Jeff Whitty Not your mother’s Sesame Street: In style…or in content. In this multiple Tony-winning musical, new and surprising friends take recent college grad, Princeton, under their wing and give him a slice-of-life experience like nothing he – or we – might imagine. No sweet and goofy childhood rhymes here: these character puppets swear, have noisy sex, and still endear themselves to audiences despite foul language and adult situations. Extraordinarily funny, but also frank, the lessons in store for Princeton and ...
- Titanic the Musical
Jean's PlayhouseThursday, July 11, 2019 to Saturday, July 27, 2019
Story and Book by Peter Stone;Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston “The sinking of the Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912, remains the quintessential disaster of the twentieth century. A total of 1,517 souls—men, women and children—lost their lives (only 711 survived). The fact that the finest, largest, strongest ship in the world—called, in fact, the “unsinkable” ship—should have been lost during its maiden voyage is so incredible that, had it not actually happened, no author would have dared to contrive it. “But the catastrophe had social ramifications that ...
- Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Weathervane TheatreSaturday, July 13, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019
by Lanie Robertson (performs in alternating rep) The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music four months before her death. Featuring more than a dozen songs, including several Holiday’s best-known tunes “God Bless the Child” and “What a Little Moonlight Can Do.”
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, July 17, 2019 to Sunday, August 04, 2019
Music, Lyrics and Book byJim Jacobs and Warren Casey Are you a T-Bird? Did you sit with the Pink Ladies? Or maybe you were a cheerleader with Patty Simcox? Welcome to Rydell High, where greasers and cool chicks rule the school, and the star-crossed Danny and Sandy try to find a place for their forbidden love. Featuring the hits “Greased Lightnin’”, “Summer Nights”, “You’re The One That I Want”, and more, Grease will have you hand jivin’ and bee-boppin’ all the way down the aisles!
Interlakes Summer TheatreWednesday, July 17, 2019 to Sunday, July 28, 2019
Playwright: Terrence McNally Composer: Stephen Flaherty Lyricist: Lynn Ahrens Ragtime is a compelling epic capturing the American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Tracking three diverse families in pursuit of the American dream in the volatile “melting pot” of turn-of-the-century New York, Ragtime confronts experiences of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair. Featuring many of the historical figures that built and shaped turn-of-the-century America, including J.P. Morgan, Emma Goldman, Harry Houdini, Evelyn Nesbit and Henry Ford, this musical sweeps across the diversity of the American experience to create ...
- The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Patchwork PlayersWednesday, July 17, 2019 to Wednesday, July 24, 2019
Loosely based on T he Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain Youth Adaptation by Valarie Speaks and Dale Jones The modern children on the playground love to hear Old Tommie’s stories about being a kid in the olden days. Even more, they love taking on characters like Aunt Polly, Huck Finn, Becky Thatcher, and most importantly, that mischievous scamp, Young Tommie. DATES July 17 – Colonial Theatre July 19 and 26 – Weathervane Theatre July 24 – Colebrook (subject to change)
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: The 60s Invasion
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, July 17, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) on the town common in charming downtown Plymouth, NH, and enjoy hits from the 1960s by The 60s Invasion! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by the Winnipesaukee Warriors Special Olympics Team. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- Spring Awakening in Concert
Weathervane TheatreMonday, July 22, 2019 to Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Book and Lyrics: Steven Sater Music: Duncan Sheik Based on the play by Frank Wedekind (performs in alternating rep)New for 2019: Interns InConcert Based on Frank Wedekind’s play of the same name, S pring Awakening depicts a dozen young people in 1891 Germany exploring their journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. This landmark Tony Award-winning musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the national like no other musical in years. Handpicked from thousands ...
- The Drowsy Chaperone
Weathervane TheatreTuesday, July 23, 2019 to Monday, August 26, 2019
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert, Greg MorrisonBook by Bob Martin, Don McKellar (performs in alternating rep) In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential stage musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known only as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical, providing the audience with amusing minutiae about the play and the players. Hailed by New York Magazine as “The Perfect Broadway Musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: Freese Brothers Big Band
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, July 24, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) by the river in charming downtown Plymouth, NH, and enjoy big band music by the Freese Brothers Big Band! Tonight’s concert will be held at the Plymouth Rotary Amphitheatre at Riverfront Park on Green Street. Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by the Plymouth Rotary Club. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- The Man Who Came to Dinner
The BarnstormersThursday, July 25, 2019 to Saturday, August 03, 2019
by George Kaufman & Moss Hart What do you get when you combine great literature with crazy, funny farce? The most beloved comedy of American theatre. A Barnstormers best-seller.
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseThursday, July 25, 2019 to Saturday, August 10, 2019
Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins Pop! Squish! Seduction! Murder! And of course, music, as the Second City takes center stage in this bold and brassy Broadway hit. When two murderesses grab for the headlines they reframe fame and fortune into a sensational version of the American dream. No matter who gets in their way. Get out of your cellblock and shimmy to one of these premium performances this summer.
- Mama Mia
Interlakes Summer TheatreWednesday, July 31, 2019 to Sunday, August 11, 2019
On a small Greek island, Sophie dreams of a perfect wedding — one which includes her father giving her away. The problem? Sophie doesn’t know who he is! Her mother Donna, the former lead singer of the 1970s pop group Donna and the Dynamos, refuses to talk about the past, so Sophie decides to take matters into her own hands. Sneaking a peek in her mother’s old diaries, she discovers three possible fathers: Sam, Bill, and Harry. She secretly invites all three to the wedding, convinced that she’ll know her ...
- Billy Goats Gruff
Patchwork PlayersWednesday, July 31, 2019 to Wednesday, August 07, 2019
By Miles BurnsThe classic folktale with a modern twist. A story about cleverness and courageousness, this original musical adaptation is one that can not be missed. DATES July 31 – Colonial Theatre August 2 and 9 – Weathervane Theatre August 7 – TBA
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: The Club Soda Band
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, July 31, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) on the common in beautiful downtown Plymouth, NH. The Club Soda Band will be on the bandstand playing top 40 and party rock music! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by the Plymouth Elementary School 8th Grade. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
Jean's PlayhouseThursday, August 01, 2019 to Saturday, August 17, 2019
Music by Rodgers, RichardBook by Oscar Hammerstein IILyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred ...
- Bright Star
Weathervane TheatreThursday, August 01, 2019 to Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Music, Book & Story: Steve Martin Music, Lyrics & Story: Edie Brickell (performs in alternating rep) Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steven Martin and Edie Brickell, B right Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together they discover a stunning secret with the power to transform ...
- Catch Me If You Can
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, August 07, 2019 to Sunday, August 18, 2019
The Musical Based on the DreamWorks Motion Picture Book by Terrance McNally Music by Marc Shaiman Lyrics by Scott Whittman & Marc Shaiman From the team that brought you Hairspray comes the hit Broadway musical based on the movie starring Tom Hanks and Leonardo DiCaprio. Catch Me If You Can tells the real life story of Frank Abagnale Jr., who conned millions of dollars and posed as a Pan Am pilot, a doctor and a legal prosecutor, all before the age of 19! Nominated for four Tony Awards, this high-flying, stylish musical features a score from Marc Shaiman and ...
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: The Uncle Steve Band
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, August 07, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) on the common in beautiful downtown Plymouth, NH. On August 7, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., The Uncle Steve Band will be on the bandstand playing a mix of folk-rock, R&B, country and original music! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by the Plymouth Firemen’s Association. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- Spider’s Web
The BarnstormersThursday, August 08, 2019 to Saturday, August 17, 2019
by Agatha Christie Dame Agatha at her wittiest—never before seen on The Barnstormers’ stage. You’ll never guess who dunnit…
- Tab Benoit
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, August 10, 2019
Tab Benoit is a Cajun man who’s definitely got the blues. Born November 17, 1967, he grew up in Houma, Louisiana. A guitar player since his teenage years, he hung out at the Blues Box, a ramshackle music club and cultural center in nearby Baton Rouge run by guitarist Tabby Thomas. Playing guitar alongside Thomas, Raful Neal, Henry Gray and other high-profile regulars at the club, Benoit learned the blues first-hand from a faculty of living blues legends. The nightly impromptu gigs were enough to inspire Benoit to assemble his own ...
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Weathervane TheatreMonday, August 12, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon Adapted by Simon Stephens Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
- Saturday Night Fever
Interlakes Summer TheatreWednesday, August 14, 2019 to Sunday, August 18, 2019
Playwright: Nan Knighton Characters: Tony Manero, Stephanie, Bobby C., Flo, Frank Manero, MORE Composers: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb Lyricists: Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb Based on Nik Cohn’s 1975 New York Magazine article “Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night” and Norman Wexler’s 1977 screenplay it inspired, Saturday Night Fever focuses on Tony Manero, a Brooklyn youth whose weekend is spent at the local discotheque. There he luxuriates in the admiration of the crowd and a growing relationship with Stephanie Mangano, and can temporarily forget the realities of his life, including a dead-end job in ...
- Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseWednesday, August 14, 2019 to Saturday, August 24, 2019
By Todd Kreidler Something to chew on: What could be more traditional than a young woman bringing her fiancé home to meet the parents? The Drayton household exudes traditional white, progressive thinking in a comfortable setting in San Francisco. While 1967’s summer of love bursts out elsewhere in town, love’s challenge here is that the daughter’s fiancé turns out to be a black man. The contrast and conflict is treated with humor and warmth, and revisits the ongoing conversation about mixed race and generational differences.
- Families are Like Fudge
Patchwork PlayersWednesday, August 14, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Written by THE PATCHWORK PLAYERS DATES August 14 – Colonial Theatre August 16 and 23 – Weathervane Theatre August 21 – TBA
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: The High Range Band
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, August 14, 2019 to Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Come sit on the common in beautiful downtown Plymouth, NH, on August 14, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. The High Range Band will be on the bandstand playing acoustic folk and bluegrass music! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by Cub Scout Pack 56. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- The Marvelous Wonderettes
New London Barn PlayhouseWednesday, August 21, 2019 to Sunday, September 01, 2019
Written and Created by Roger Bean Who has big hair, big voices, and bigger personalities: the Marvelous Wonderettes! It’s Prom Night 1958 at Springfield High, and the Wonderettes fight for the Prom Queen crown and perform the day’s biggest hits. Ten years later, as they gather for their high school year reunion, this zany girl group comes together for one last concert and to settle old scores. With voices as big as their bouffants, and harmonies tighter than The Plaids from Forever Plaid, the Wonderettes wow with hits like “It’s My Party”, ...
- Sister Act
Weathervane TheatreWednesday, August 21, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater Book by Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane ( performs in alternating rep) When disco singer Deloris Van Cartier is placed in protective custody in a dying convent, her unique brand of funk comes face-to-face with the traditions of the church. Someone’s habits are about to change. Based on the hit 1992 film S ister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash that has audiences jumping to their feet!
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: The Red Hat Band
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, August 21, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) on the common in charming downtown Plymouth, NH. On August 21, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. The Red Hat Band will be on the bandstand playing rock n roll, classic rock, and a l ittle country music! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by The Pemi Youth Center. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- Things My Mother Taught Me
The BarnstormersThursday, August 22, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019
by Katherine DiSalvino The most love-affirming play you’ll likely to see in a long while. Funny, poignant, and full of heart, this one’s a new Barnstormers classic.
- The Fantasticks
Jean's PlayhouseThursday, August 22, 2019 to Saturday, August 31, 2019
Book & Lyrics by Tom JonesMusic by Harvey Schmidt “There’s always time to remember this romantic fable about a boy, a girl, their two fathers and a love that grows with each season. “Try To Remember” a time when this romantic charmer wasn’t enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to ...
- Blue Oyster Cult
The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance CenterSaturday, August 24, 2019
For over four decades, Blue Öyster Cult has been thrilling fans of intelligent hard rock worldwide with powerful albums loaded with classic songs. Indeed, the Long Island, NY-‐based band is revered within the hard rock and heavy metal scene for its pioneering work. Blue Öyster Cult occupies a unique place in rock history because it’s one of very few hard rock/heavy metal bands to earn both genuine mainstream critical acclaim as well as commercial success. The band is often cited as a major influence by other acts such as Metallica, and ...
- California Suite
Winnipesaukee PlayhouseWednesday, August 28, 2019 to Saturday, September 07, 2019
By Neil Simon Sweet. And Sassy. And Simon: As in Neil Simon, arguably America’s foremost and celebrated comedy writer, whose multiple Tonys, Golden Globe, Pulitzer Prize, and Mark Twain Award (not to mention more than 4 dozen plays and multiple film and tv screenplays) attest to the high regard for all his works. On the one-year anniversary of his passing, you’ll clearly hear his voice and laugh along with this suite of stories, West-Coast style.
- 2019 Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series: Annie & the Orphans
Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert SeriesWednesday, August 28, 2019
Come sit (or dance!) on the common in beautiful downtown Plymouth, NH. On August 28, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., Annie & the Orphans will be on the bandstand playing 50s, 60s, and 70s rock n roll! Bring a picnic or buy refreshments served by Plymouth Parks & Recreation. The Keniston-Freeman Summer Concert Series is held each Wednesday during the summer in downtown Plymouth, New Hampshire, from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. It’s free and open to all.
- Almost Maine
Jean's PlayhouseThursday, September 05, 2019 to Saturday, September 14, 2019
by Jogn Cariani “Welcome to Almost, Maine, a place that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States. It’s almost in Canada. And it’s not quite a town, because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it almost doesn’t exist. One cold, clear, winter night, as the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, the residents of Almost, Maine, find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in ...
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