November 9 - 25, 2012 – Waiting For Godot by Samuel Beckett
Beckett concentrated on what he considered the essential aspects of human existence: the fleeting nature of life; time and eternity; the individual's sense of loneliness and alienation; the mystery of self. Estragon and Vladimir, the heroes of Waiting for Godot, have only the most fundamental concerns. "Is God watching?" they wonder, and "Does my hat fit?
January 11 - 27, 2013 – Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward
A smash hit on Broadway and London's West End, Coward's self-described "improbable farce" is a comic classic with a sexy ghost, an eccentric medium and an imperious man troubled by two wives, one of whom has been dead for seven years.
March 15 - 24, 2013 – A Body of Water by Lee Blessing
An attractive, middle-aged couple wakes up one morning in an isolated summer house high above a body of water. The weather's fine; the view's magnificent. There's only one problem ~ neither of them can remember who they are or how they came to be there.
YOUTH REPERTORY COMPANY
November 30 & December 1, 2012 – Youth Rep Scene Study: Shaking Up Shakespeare
May 17 - 26, 2013 – The Two Gentlemen of Verona by William Shakespeare
Shakespeare meets Reality TV! NHTP's Youth Repertory Company of 13-18 year olds weave together Shakespeare's original words, a few new scenes written by the Repertory Company, and video media produced with PPMtv.
GUEST ARTISTS & SPECIAL FEATURES
2013 INTELLIGENT THEATRE FESTIVAL
A weekend of staged readings by provocative local and contemporary playwrights. The ITF offers audiences a chance to hear and discuss interesting, thought-provoking plays that might not otherwise be produced in the seacoast area.
April 12, 2013 – Circle Mirror Transformation by Annie Baker
A diverse group of people with very little in common meet in the local community center to learn the basics of acting - and learn much more than they bargained for. The New York Times calls this an "absorbing, unblinking and sharply funny play."
April 13, 2013 – Other People's Money by Jerry Sterner
A hilarious portrayal of a corporate takeover, director Blair Hundertmark says "The themes of corporate greed and responsibility to shareholders come into play, as community and traditional business values square off against pure financial gain."
April 14, 2013 – Easter Comes to Spain on a Sunday by Harrison Monane
Monane's cast of intriguing characters explore the vagaries of love against the backdrop of southern Spain in the early 1950's.