During a break from The Allman Brothers Band in 1994, award-winning vocalist and guitar legend Warren Haynes and original bassist Allen Woody formed Gov’t Mule with drummer Matt Abts, with whom Haynes played alongside in the Dickey Betts Band. Confidently merging rock, blues, jazz, and funk, the trio carved out a place in the American rock ’n’ roll canon with a string of influential albums.  

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents Collective Soul Brooks Young Band

September 24, Tue @ 7:30PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$65 | $55 | $45
GOLD VIP $229.75 | SILVER VIP $151.75

Collective Soul are pumped and primed to celebrate their 25th anniversary in 2019 in all-out style, but they’re really just gearing up for the long haul. Ever since the barnburning rock band from Stockbridge, Georgia burst onto the national scene with the runaway success of their multi-platinum 1993 debut Hints Allegations and Things Left Unsaid and its ensuing mega-smash hits like “Shine” and “Breathe,” they’ve been on an upward trajectory that’s seen them play to sold-out audiences across the globe while concurrently amassing an impressive catalog of beloved songs instantly recognizable by their titles alone.        

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Beautiful – The Carole King Musical tells the Tony® and Grammy® Award-winning inspiring true story of King’s remarkable rise to stardom, from being part of a hit songwriting team with her husband Gerry Goffin, to her relationship with fellow writers and best friends Cynthia Weil and Barry Mann, to becoming one of the most successful solo acts in popular music history. Along the way, she made more than beautiful music, she wrote the soundtrack to a generation.

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Gibson's Bookstore presents in partnership with
Capitol Center for the Arts
and New Hampshire Public Radio
Ann Patchett IN THE SPOTLIGHT

October 2, Wed @ 7:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$37.00 (admission for one and one signed copy of The Dutch House); $46.00 (admission for two and one signed copy of The Dutch House).

Gibson's Bookstore, in partnership with the Capitol Center for the Arts and New Hampshire Public Radio, brings international best-selling author Ann Patchett to the CCA main stage for an evening of literary discussion with NHPR's Peter Biello. They'll discuss her newest novel, The Dutch House, a richly moving story that explores the indelible bond between two siblings, the house of their childhood, and a past that will not let them go. A Q&A with the audience follows their chat.

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Randy Rainbow is an Emmy nominated American comedian, actor, singer, writer and satirist best known for his popular series on YouTube, The Randy Rainbow Show. His musical parodies and political spoofs that have garnered him worldwide acclaim and in 2019 an EMMY nomination for Outstanding Short Form Variety Series. He's been called "the best thing about the 2016 GOP race" by Dan Savage and his musical tribute to the first presidential debate of 2016 (“BRAGGADOCIOUS!”) received 28 million views in its first two days. VIP Package includes post show meet and greet.

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In celebration of The Beatles 50th Anniversary of the White Album, Flower Power Concerts, Inc presents It Was Fifty Years Ago Today - Tour 2019 - A Tribute To The Beatles' White Album feat. Christopher Cross, Todd Rundgren, Micky Dolenz (The Monkees), Jason Scheff (Chicago) and Joey Molland (Badfinger)! Musical Director: Joey Curatolo (the musical director of RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles). The musical artists will be performing their greatest hits, along with songs from the White Album.  

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20+ years after they began releasing records as the Indigo Girls, Amy Ray and Emily Saliers have politely declined the opportunity to slow down with age. With a legacy of releases and countless U.S. and international tours behind them, the Indigo Girls have forged their own way in the music business. Selling more than 14 million records, they are still going strong. Amy & Emily are the only duo with top 40 titles on the Billboard 200 in the '80s, '90s, '00s and '10s.    

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The Office! A Musical Parody, currently playing Off-Broadway in New York City, is the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, “The Office.” Don’t miss this hilarious new musical that lovingly pokes fun at everyone’s favorite coworkers. Your favorite moments from all 9 seasons mashed up into one “typical” day with Michael, Jim, Pam, Dwight and others at The Office.

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Bossa Nova was born on July 10th, 1958 at the old Odeon recording studios in Rio de Janeiro when João Gilberto recorded “Chega de Saudade”—Bossa Nova’s very first song and the beginning of a musical and worldwide cultural phenomenon. Celebrate 60 years of Bossa Nova with multi-Grammy-winning producer, composer, keyboardist and vocalist, Sergio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time. Joining Mendes is Bebel Gilberto, the thrilling Bossa Nova vocalist and daughter of João Gilberto.

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Mr. Aaron Band Halloween Bash

October 26, Sat @ 11:00AM

Spotlight Café at CCA

$9; Family 4+ pack: $7.50 ea.

This family-friendly Halloween Bash and fall festival features Halloween arts and crafts, a costume contest with prizes, and a special spooky musical performance by the Mr. Aaron Band. It's a great Halloween activity for kids aged 1-10, so get to work on your costumes now and bring the whole family!

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents One Funny Mother

October 26, Sat @ 7:30PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$35. (4+ pack at $25/ticket)

Dena Blizzard, a viral sensation comedian, former Miss New Jersey, and married mother of three on her hilarious journey through the trial and tribulations of motherhood and marriage.  Since becoming a married mother of three, Dena wrestles with the eternal question, “Have I gone crazy since having these kids?” and the answer is a hysterical, “laugh ‘til your face hurts” comedy you won’t want to miss.

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Bob Marley

November 8 – 10

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$34.50 each

May contain some adult content

Bob Marley is featured regularly on Sirius XM radio, was inducted into The Guinness Book of World Records for “the longest stand up comedy show by an individual”, has been on more than 100 TV shows, and co-starred in Boondock Saints I and II. And he's so popular at the CCA that he'll be doing four performances here this time around.

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At a slumber party, a group of teenage girls struggles to prepare for an exam on Romeo & Juliet. When the boys show up, their dry recitations quickly evolve into play-acting, and as they all get swept up in the story, their play takes flight into a full-blown production! Using only the original text, this zany and youthful 90-minute adaptation by New Rep’s Classic Repertory Company breathes new life into one of the Bard’s most well-loved plays.

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Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their shows are built off the Dead’s extensive catalog and the talent of these seven fine musicians. On any given night, the band will perform a show based on a set list from the Grateful Dead's 30 years of extensive touring or use their catalog to program a unique set list for the show. This allows fans both young and old to share in the experience. By recreating set lists from the past, and by developing their own sets of Dead songs, Dark Star Orchestra offers a continually evolving artistic outlet within this musical canon. Honoring both the band and its  fans, Dark Star Orchestra’s members seek out the unique style and sound of each era while simultaneously offering their own informed improvisations.

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Dueling Pianos

November 30, Sat @ 8:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$25 | $21

One night only! A high energy, interactive, and all-request rock and roll event. From Bon Jovi to Billy Joel, you make the requests and you sing along – lots of music, and lots of laughs in one of the most interactive shows to hit the stage.

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents Jersey Boys

December 13, Fri @ 8:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$110 | $85 | $60 | $45

JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+

Go behind the music and inside the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons in the Tony and Grammy Award®-winning true-life musical phenomenon, JERSEY BOYS. From the streets of New Jersey to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, this is the musical that’s just too good to be true.   JERSEY BOYS contains authentic, “profane Jersey language” and is recommended for ages 12+

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Laurie Berkner and her band celebrate the season with such traditional, secular songs as “Jingle Bells” and “Frosty the Snowman,” plus originals from Laurie’s well-loved album A Laurie Berkner Christmas like “Santa’s Coming to My House Tonight.” They also pay tribute to Hanukkah with “Candle Chase” and “The Dreidel Song”  and will perform an array of Laurie’s greatest hits, such as “We Are the Dinosaurs,” “Victor Vito,” and “Pig on Her Head.”

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Ring in the Holiday Season with a special yuletide program featuring the Capital Jazz Orchestra and vocalists CJ Poole and Laura Daigle, along with narrator Laura Knoy of NHPR who will be reciting her traditional version of “The Night Before Christmas”. The stockings will be brimming with holiday musical chestnuts, an audience sing-along and additional special surprises that are sure to leave everybody in the holiday spirit!

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Charlotte’s Web is based on E.B. White’s loving story of the friendship between a pig named Wilbur and a little gray spider named Charlotte. Wilbur has a problem: how to avoid winding up as pork chops! Charlotte plans to fool Farmer Zuckerman by creating a “miracle,” weaves a solution which makes Wilbur a prize pig and ensures his place on the farm forever.  

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Since its debut, global musical sensation Celtic Woman’s concerts continue to capture the hearts of an audience that spans the globe. Both an accomplished recording ensemble and a world-class performing collective, Celtic Woman celebrates Ireland's rich musical and cultural heritage, while continuing its remarkable legacy of introducing some of Ireland's most talented singers and musicians onto the world stage.

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The Bachelor Live on Stage Official Tour guarantees all the drama, the gossip and the romance of your favorite TV show in one delightful evening for the ultimate fan party.  Previous Bachelor and Bachelorette favorites will serve as your hosts, as one eligible hometown Bachelor is introduced to local ladies from the audience for a chance at love. Come to enjoy the show, or come to fall in love!

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A timeless story of love, betrayal, and integrity, The Scarlet Letter follows heroine Hester Prynne who forges a new morality independent of the community that publicly shames and stigmatizes her. In this striking adaptation by New Rep’s Classic Repertory Company, Hester speaks to us across time as an icon of individual thought in a world rife with moral posturing and mindless conformity.

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents Air Play

April 3, 2020, Fri @ 7:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$35 each
4 or more $25 each

For ages 5 and up

Ride the wind and dream with AIR PLAY, a modern spectacle that brings to life the very air we breathe. Flying umbrellas, larger-than-life balloons, giant kites floating over the audience, and the biggest snow globe you’ve ever seen will make you gasp in wonder and laugh until it hurts.  

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When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! The students must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system. This new musical adaptation is based on the original book series published by Scholastic.

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Colin Hay

April 10, 2020, Fri @ 8:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$63 | $53 | $43. Availability: Beginning Thu, September 12 at 12PM for our Patron-level and higher members. On sale to the general public starting Fri, September 13 at 12PM.

Colin Hay --  a Scottish-born Australian musician and actor who performed as lead vocalist of the band Men at Work, and later as a solo artist - returns to the CCA. His inclusion as a playlist favorite from the likes of Metallica to The Lumineers reflects his continuing relevance and broad appeal.

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We the People brings American Civics lessons to life and promises to make Social Studies exciting and accessible. Barreling through a variety of musical styles relevant to today’s youth, including rock, rhythm-and-blues, and hip-hop, the show instills American pride in audiences of all ages – and perhaps even inspires them to get involved and make a difference.

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents Llama Llama Live

April 17, 2020, Fri @ 4:00PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$35.
4+ packs available at $25/ticket

From the beloved book series by Anna Dewdney & new Netflix series! The Bay Area Children's Theatre presents Llama Llama - Live! Bedtime has never been so exciting! It’s the end of the day for the Llama family. After a long day of adventures at the school and the store, Baby Llama can’t wait to put on his red pajamas. He and his friends the toys are ready to sing and dance their way to sleep...except...they need a bedtime story and a kiss goodnight and a drink of water. But, where’s Mama? This hilarious new musical based on the bestselling books by Anna Dewdney will warm every Llama and Llama Mama’s heart.

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Take a journey back in time to the life and music of "The Man in Black" performed by Cash Unchained. This nationally sought-after band has been touring across the U.S., sharing the sights and sounds of the legendary Johnny Cash. Imagine experiencing Johnny’s iconic songs in concert just the way you remembered them.  From the early days with Sam Philips at Sun Records, to the later years with ‪Rick Rubin and American Recordings, Cash Unchained delivers a complete catalog of breathtaking music from one of the greatest country artists of all time.

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THE most authentic QUEEN live show since the days of QUEEN themselves. A deliberate four piece band, Almost Queen delivers a live performance showcasing signature four part harmonies and intricate musical interludes. Donning genuine costumes, Almost Queen recaptures the live energy and precision that is the ultimate Queen experience.

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2020 marks the 80th anniversary of Frank Sinatra’s very first recorded hit – “Polka Dots and Moonbeams”. From there, he recorded more than 60 albums.  Vocalist CJ Poole and the Capital Jazz Orchestra salute ‘Old Blue Eyes’ by performing “Witchcraft”, “Come Fly With Me”, “Summer Wind”, “Strangers In The Night” and “New York, New York” and many other iconic Sinatra selections.

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Sons of Serendip A William H Gile Concert Series Performance

May 6, 2020, Wed @ 7:30PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

Free; limit four per patron. Availability: Starting Monday, April 6, 2020

Sons of Serendip is a unique Billboard Charting quartet consisting of a harpist, cellist, pianist and lead vocalist. The quartet was a finalist on Season 9 of America's Got Talent, gaining popularity by offering fresh interpretations of popular music. Since the talent competition, Sons of Serendip has toured nationally, lighting up audiences with their creative and emotionally stirring arrangements and original compositions. Some notable performances include the Creative Arts Emmy Awards, as well as collaborations with Cynthia Erivo, the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, and Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops.

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Capitol Center for the Arts presents ABBA The Concert

May 14, 2020, Thu @ 7:30PM

Chubb Theatre at CCA

$49.50 | $39.50 | $29.50

ABBA The Concert plays the most iconic hits from ABBA, including “Mamma Mia,” “S.O.S,” “Money, Money, Money,” “The Winner Takes All,” “Waterloo,” “Gimme, Gimme, Gimme,” and “Dancing Queen.” Many critics consider ABBA The Concert to be the most amazing and authentic ABBA tribute show in the world. Come dance,  sing, and have the time of your life!

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Little Girl is thrilled when she receives Biscuit as a birthday present, but will this rambunctious puppy learn how to behave and accept being part of a family? Based on the iconic series of books by Alyssa Satin Capucilli and illustrator Pat Schories, this popular musical features a frolicking little puppy who loves exploring, making new friends, and even stirring up some mischief.

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Doktor Kaboom has built a big spinning wheel labeled with everything from optical illusions to chemical reactions to a homemade hovercraft and more! Wherever the wheel stops, that’s what’s next! Will he turn a water bottle into a rocket or catapult bananas across the stage? Electrocute a pickle or create artificial gravity? Who knows?

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