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Celtic Thunder - Legacy Tour

Celtic Thunder - Legacy Tour


Friday, August 26, 2016 - 8:00pm

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“Legacy” is an exciting new live show that celebrates the influence of Irish and Celtic music around the world and the imprint that such music has... MORE INFO
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An Evening with Gov't Mule


Saturday, September 10, 2016 - 8:00pm

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Legendary rock torchbearers Gov’t Mule are ramping up their 2016 schedule with an extensive tour and the release of a new archival album entitled The... MORE INFO
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Guster


Friday, September 16, 2016 - 8:00pm

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Since forming at Tufts University in 1992, Guster has become one of the leading indie/alternative bands, releasing seven critically acclaimed albums... MORE INFO

The Audience


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 - 6:00pm

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Winner of three Tony Awards® and two Olivier Awards, this smash-hit encore rebroadcast of the original West End production features Helen Mirren’s... MORE INFO
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Lauren Rainbow: An Evening With Spirit


Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Medium Lauren Rainbow brings to you an evening of messages from spirit. Witness departed loved ones connect with those in the living, bringing... MORE INFO

Lauren Rainbow: An Evening with Spirit


Friday, September 23, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Medium Lauren Rainbow brings to you an evening of messages from spirit. Witness departed loved ones connect with those in the living, bringing... MORE INFO
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Buddy Guy


Saturday, September 24, 2016 - 8:00pm

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At age 80, Buddy Guy is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, a major influence on rock titans like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray... MORE INFO
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Women of Folk: the New Revival


Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 7:30pm

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What happens when you combine the vocals prowess of the Wainwright family with stunning harmonies of an all female international harmony group? You... MORE INFO

Lyle Lovett and Robert Earl Keen


Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 8:00pm

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One night, one stage… two incredible songwriters! LYLE LOVETT and ROBERT EARL KEEN bring their Hall of Fame repertoire to life at the Capitol Center... MORE INFO
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Leyla McCalla


Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Leyla McCalla is a New York-born Haitian-American living in New Orleans, who sings in French, Haitian Creole and English, and plays cello, tenor... MORE INFO
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VOICES OF THE 603


Friday, October 7, 2016 - 7:00pm

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From the lush chords of barbershop harmony to the classic sound of traditional a cappella music and from the rocking sounds of contemporary a... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Tristan und Isolde


Saturday, October 8, 2016 - 12:00pm

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THIS IS A LIVE HD BROADCAST. The MET: Live in HD's season begins with a new production of Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle... MORE INFO
Theam Theater Presents "The Astonishing" Live

Dream Theatre: The Astonishing Live


Monday, October 10, 2016 - 7:30pm

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The legion of fiercely devoted DREAM THEATER diehards around the world expect nothing less than a smart, fully immersive, experiential journey... MORE INFO

National Theatre Live HD Broadcast: The Threepenny Opera


Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 6:00pm

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A darkly comic new take on Brecht and Weill’s raucous musical broadcast from the stage of the National Theatre. London scrubs up for the coronation.... MORE INFO
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Josh Ritter


Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Josh Ritter visits the Capitol Center for the Arts as part of an extensive U.S. tour supporting his latest album Sermon On The Rocks. He'll be... MORE INFO
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Colson Whitehead and Ben Winters in the Spotlight


Sunday, October 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

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Gibson's Bookstore, Capitol Center for the Arts, and New Hampshire Public Radio are pleased to present Colson Whitehead (The Intuitionist) and Ben... MORE INFO
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New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE


Friday, October 21, 2016 - 8:00pm

THIS IS A WILLIAM H. GILE SERIES PERFORMANCE This classic comedy boasts one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history. On the coast... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Don Giovanni


Saturday, October 22, 2016 - 1:00pm

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THIS IS A LIVE HD BROADCAST. Simon Keenlyside makes his Met role debut as the unrepentant seducer in Tony Award winner Michael Grandage’s staging of... MORE INFO
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BOLSHOI BALLET HD BROADCAST: The Golden Age


Monday, October 24, 2016 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST. A satire of Europe during the Roaring 20s, The Golden Age makes for an original, colorful, and dazzling show with its jazzy... MORE INFO
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Frankenstein


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 - 6:00pm

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Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting, Slumdog Millionaire, Steve Jobs), this thrilling encore rebroadcast features Benedict... MORE INFO
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Evil Dead: the Musical


Friday, October 28, 2016 - 8:00pm

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Evil Dead: The Musical combines elements from the classic cult horror films Evil Dead 1, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness into one night of... MORE INFO
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On the Edge: My Bubba


Saturday, October 29, 2016 - 8:00pm

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THIS IS A SPOTLIGHT CAFÉ PERFORMANCE. Sweden's My Larsdotter and Iceland’s Bubba Tomasdottir are sisters linked not by blood but seemingly shared... MORE INFO

CJO COMBO: Singing With Swing


Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 4:00pm

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THIS IS A CONCORD CITY AUDITORIUM PERFORMANCE The Vintage Vocal Quartet brings to life the sweet harmonies of the big band era, while providing... MORE INFO
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Indigo Girls


Sunday, October 30, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Amy Ray and Emily Saliers are Indigo Girls. Rolling Stone describes them as the “ideal duet partners. Their voices soar and swoop as one, alternately... MORE INFO

Nathaniel Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 - 10:00am

When Hester Prynne commits an act of adultery, she is isolated and shamed by her community. Wrought with guilt that is veiled by piety, can she... MORE INFO
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RENT - 20th Anniversary Tour


Thursday, November 3, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Jonathan Larson’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical Rent hits the road this fall for a 20th anniversary production. Rent is the story of... MORE INFO
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UNITED STATES ARMY FIELD BAND JAZZ AMBASSADORS


Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 7:30pm

THIS IS A WILLIAM H. GILE SERIES PERFORMANCE The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States Army. Formed in 1969, this 19... MORE INFO
Ugly Ducking and the Tortoise and the Hare

The Ugly Duckling and the Tortoise and the Hare


Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:00am

Two classic tales brought into a new and brilliant light. Of five eggs, one is the largest and last to hatch. Bigger and paler than the others, he is... MORE INFO
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Comedian Bob Marley


Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 6:30pm

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SHOWS AT 6:30PM and 9PM. Bob Marley, one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country, has been featured in his Comedy Central... MORE INFO
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The Robert Cray Band


Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 7:30pm

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Open ears and an open mind are the essence of singer, guitarist and songwriter Robert Cray’s approach to writing, recording and playing music. He has... MORE INFO
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BOLSHOI BALLET HD BROADCAST: The Bright Stream


Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST. Alexei Ratmansky invokes the genius of Shostakovich’s score at the Bolshoi, creating a laugh-out-loud masterpiece with its... MORE INFO
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Hamlet


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 6:00pm

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Academy Award® nominee Benedict Cumberbatch (BBC’s Sherlock, The Imitation Game) takes on the title role in this encore rebroadcast of Shakespeare’s... MORE INFO
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Jeffrey Foucault


Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 7:30pm

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“Contemporary and timeless.” – The New York Times “As a performer, Jeffrey Foucault has that enviable mix of great, unexpected songs and a warm and... MORE INFO
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One-Man Star Wars(R) Trilogy


Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 7:00pm

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In this hilarious show, one man single-handedly plays all the characters and condenses the plots of three Star Wars® films into one memorable... MORE INFO
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Dark Star Orchestra


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 12:15am

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Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 17 years and more than 2,200 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert... MORE INFO
Theatreworks USA - We the People

We the People


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 10:00am

Theatreworks USA is proud to present We the People, a musical revue that brings American Civics lessons to life and promises to make Social Studies... MORE INFO

National Theatre Live HD Broadcast: The Deep Blue Sea


Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 6:00pm

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Helen McCrory (Medea and The Last of the Haussmans at the National Theatre, Penny Dreadful, Peaky Blinders) returns to the National Theatre in... MORE INFO
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The Mavericks: Sleigh Bells Ring Out!


Saturday, December 3, 2016 - 8:00pm

The Mavericks are back! The country-steeped garage band with a Cuban American lead singer that had emerged from Miami in 1989 with their sultry debut... MORE INFO
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Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis


Wednesday, December 7, 2016 - 7:30pm

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MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER CHRISTMAS by Chip Davis has been America’s favorite holiday tradition for the past 30 years! Grammy Award winner Chip Davis has... MORE INFO
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The Twelve Days of Christmas


Friday, December 9, 2016 - 7:00pm

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It's twice as nice, with two shows! The Twelve Days of Christmas features more than 100 talented performers from across New Hampshire, and includes... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: L’Amour de Loin


Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED LIVE PERFORMANCE One of the most highly praised operas of recent years, which had its premiere at... MORE INFO
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BUZZ BALL


Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 7:00pm

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The 6th Annual Buzz Christmas Ball hits the stage for a night you won’t soon forget. Join GREG AND THE MORNING BUZZ, your hosts for the evening, and... MORE INFO
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Christmas With Rocking Horse Studio


Friday, December 16, 2016 - 7:00pm

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Twice as nice; they'll be here for two nights! Following the success of the Emmy-nominated “A New Hampshire Chronicle Christmas at Rocking Horse... MORE INFO
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CAPITAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA: Holiday Pops


Sunday, December 18, 2016 - 4:00pm

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Big Band lovers rejoice! The full Capital Jazz Orchestra rings in the holiday season, along with special guests Ms. Patty Barkas, Ms. Laura Daigle,... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Nabucco


Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 1:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST AND IS THE FIRST TIME THIS SHOW IS AVAILABLE IN HD. Met Music Director James Levine conducts Verdi’s early drama of Ancient... MORE INFO
Doktor Kaboom!  /  LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour

Doktor Kaboom! / LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour


Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:00am

Co-commissioned by the Kennedy Center, “LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour” premiered in Washington, DC in September 2014. Doktor Kaboom! explores the... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Roméo et Juliette


Monday, January 23, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED LIVE PERFORMANCE The electrifying team of Vittorio Grigolo and Diana Damrau reunites for a new... MORE INFO
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STATE BALLET THEATRE OF RUSSIA Cinderella


Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 7:00pm

THIS IS A WILLIAM H. GILE SERIES PERFORMANCE. The State Ballet Theatre of Russia, from the city of Voronezh and formed in 1961, brings the world’s... MORE INFO
Story Pirates

Story Pirates


Wednesday, February 8, 2017 - 10:00am

Story Pirates shows feature stories written by kids, performed by some of the best improvisers and musicians in New York and Los Angeles. To best... MORE INFO
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Laurie Berkner: The Greatest Hits Solo Tour


Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 11:00am

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Best-selling, award-winning children’s musician Laurie Berkner has been a longtime fixture on TV’s Nick Jr. and Sprout channels, and her original... MORE INFO
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Alexis Cole


Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 7:30pm

THIS IS A WILLIAM H. GILE SERIES PERFORMANCE IN THE SPOTLIGHT CAFÉ With a voice praised as “a deep contralto as smooth and dark as the richest... MORE INFO
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The Met: Live in HD: Rusalka


Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 7:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED PERFORMANCE. Kristine Opolais stars in a new production of the opera that first won her... MORE INFO
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BOLSHOI BALLET BROADCAST: Swan Lake


Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST. A ballet of ultimate beauty and a score of unparalleled perfection born at the Bolshoi in 1877. In the dual role of white... MORE INFO
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CATCH COMEDY NIGHT: Capitol Steps


Friday, March 3, 2017 - 8:00pm

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Join CATCH Neighborhood Housing for a hilarious evening of electoral mockery, scandal skewering, and buffoon lampooning with the Capitol Steps’... MORE INFO
violinist Jenny Scheinman

Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait


Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 7:00pm

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"Kannapolis: A Moving Portrait" is a multi-media piece conceived by the composer, singer, and violinist Jenny Scheinman. It consists of a live score... MORE INFO
Young Audiences New York’s Literature to Life® Stage Presentation of  The Giver

Young Audiences New York’s Literature to Life® Stage Presentation of The Giver by Lois Lowry


Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 10:00am

In association with Young Audiences New York, the Capitol Center for the Arts presents The Literature to Life® stage presentation of The Giver by... MORE INFO

Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood


Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 6:00pm

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The legacy of the beloved Mister Rogers Neighborhood lives on with the award-winning television series, Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood, from The Fred... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: La Traviata


Monday, March 13, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED BROADCAST Sonya Yoncheva brings her acclaimed interpretation of the doomed courtesan Violetta... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Idomeneo


Monday, March 27, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED PERFORMANCE James Levine conducts a rare Met revival of Mozart’s Idomeneo, set in the aftermath of... MORE INFO
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BOLSHOI BALLET HD BROADCAST: A Contemporary Evening


Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST. The Bolshoi takes on Hans Van Manen’s Frank Bridge’s Variations, Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s Short Time Together and Alexei... MORE INFO
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CAPITAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA: Artie, Benny, and Woody


Sunday, April 2, 2017 - 4:00pm

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The Big Band sounds of Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and Woody Herman are revived as jazz clarinet master and Benny Goodman alumnus Ken Peplowski teams... MORE INFO

William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet


Tuesday, April 4, 2017 - 10:00am

In Shakespeare’s timeless tragedy, two teenagers fall in love despite the ongoing conflict between their families. In a city plagued by violence, can... MORE INFO
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The Lightning Thief


Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:00am

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school...again. And that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and gods seem... MORE INFO
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The MET: Live in HD: Eugene Onegin


Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 1:00pm

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THIS IS A LIVE HD PERFORMANCE Anna Netrebko reprises one of her most acclaimed roles as Tatiana, the naïve heroine of Tchaikovsky’s opera, adapted... MORE INFO
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BOLSHOI BALLET HD BROADCAST: A Hero of Our Time


Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD BROADCAST. “Give me everything, it is still not enough.” The story, based on the larger-than-life hero Pechorin, is adapted from Mikhail... MORE INFO
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Charlotte's Web


Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Theatreworks’ production of Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a Wilbur the Pig and a little gray spider... MORE INFO
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Juston McKinney


Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 8:00pm

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New Hampshire’s Juston McKinney returns with lots of new material! When New Hampshire Magazine named him ‘Best of NH’, they wrote, “The Granite... MORE INFO
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Peter Rabbit Tales


Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 10:00am

In celebration of Beatrix Potter’s 150th birthday anniversary, Enchantment Theatre Company, in collaboration with the Estate of Beatrix Potter... MORE INFO
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Erth's Dinosaur Zoo Live


Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 6:00pm

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Get ready for the ultimate playdate - 65 million years in the making - as Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE guides your family on a breathtaking tour that... MORE INFO
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Pippin


Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 7:30pm

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WINNER – BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL! The enchanting musical PIPPIN - the tale of a young prince’s search for passion, adventure and the meaning of life -... MORE INFO
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Anne of Green Gables


Monday, May 15, 2017 - 10:00am

Matthew Cuthbert and his sister Marilla need a boy to help with the chores around their farm on Prince Edward Island. They are not expecting Anne... MORE INFO

The MET: Live in HD: Der Rosenkavalier


Monday, May 15, 2017 - 6:00pm

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THIS IS A HD REBROADCAST OF A PREVIOUSLY-RECORDED PERFORMANCE The Met’s first new production since 1969 of Strauss’s rich romantic masterpiece is... MORE INFO
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Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man


Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 8:00pm

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This romantic comedy takes the audience on a hilarious and wild ride where no topic is taboo. Robyn is the shy and studious moderator of a university... MORE INFO

CAPITAL JAZZ ORCHESTRA: Patsy Cline Remembered


Sunday, May 21, 2017 - 4:00pm

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THIS IS A CONCORD CITY AUDITORIUM PERFORMANCE. Liz Saunders has been performing in the New England area and beyond for more than 20 years.... MORE INFO
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Pete the Cat


Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 10:00am

When Pete the Cat gets caught rocking out after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners - and boy are... MORE INFO
 

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