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2018 - 2019 Season

From Oct 01, 2018 to Jun 30, 2019

 



MAINSTAGE PRODUCTIONS

October 4 - 7, 2018 – Constellations (Reprise) by Nick Payne
An electrifying journey through parallel universes and the multiple nuances of loving relationships, starring seacoast favorites CJ Lewis and Colleen A. Madden.
“Mesmerizing… no lover of theatre should miss this show!” – Edge Review
 

 

November 16 - December 2, 2018 – Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus
A rollicking, gender-bending adventure based on the 1869 Powell expedition down the Colorado River and the Grand Canyon. Ten men in four boats – only catch is that all the roles are played by women.
 

 

December 14 - 30, 2018 – It’s a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play by Joe Landry
The beloved perennial classic re-visited as a 1940’s live radio show. Five seasoned actors play 40 different roles. It will still make you cry.
 

 

January 11 - 27, 2019 – All in the Timing by David Ives
Clever, fascinating twists of language and offbeat comic timing are the hallmark of Ives’ classic collection of short plays. Under “bit-master” Blair Hundertmark’s direction, laughter is sure to chase away the winter blues.

 

 

March 15 - 31, 2019 – Charm by Kathleen Cahill
Full of grace, hilarity and magical realism, Charm brings to life the story of brilliant but unknown Transcendentalist Margaret Fuller, the confidante of Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry David Thoreau.
 

 

April 26 - May 12, 2019 – White Rabbit Red Rabbit by Nassim Soleimanpour
It’s been called a play, but this is a lively, global sensation that no one is allowed to talk about. Its award-winning playwright is Iranian. His words have escaped censorship and are awaiting you, the audience. The actor who will perform this play has never seen it and there is a new actor every performance.
 

June 14-30, 2019 – Ada and the Engine by Lauren Gunderson
Presented in collaboration with Glass Dove Productions, this is the poignant story of Ada Byron Lovelace, daughter of the notorious Lord Byron and creator of the first computer program.


ELEPHANT-IN-THE-ROOM ®​ SERIES


Now in its second year, NHTP’s Elephant-in-the-Room Series presents playreadings and community conversations about subjects that we as a society often have difficulty discussing. 

February 7 - Eating Disorders & Body Image
Eat: It's Not About Food by Linda Daugherty

Panel: Dr. Mardie Burckes-Miller, Monika Ostroff, Jessie Felber

March 7 - The Opioid Crisis Effect on Families
A Wider Circle by Mary-Ellen Hedrick

Panel: Karen T. Van Gundy, Keith Sabella, Safe Harbor Recovery Center
April 2 - Rochester Performing Arts Center, Rochester NH
April 9 - NHTI, Concord's Community College, Concord NH
April 10 - Medallion Opera House, Gorham NH
May 9 - Austin17House, Brentwood NH 

April 4 - School Safety in the 21st Century
Poster 528 compiled by Genevieve Aichele with Tim Barretto, Kolby Hume, and Catherine Stewart

Articles, surveys, poems and personal stories​ including: Parkland by Dave Cullen; A Mother’s Reckoning: Living in the Aftermath of Tragedy by Sue Klebold; The School Shooter: A Threat Assessment Perspective by Maryellen O’Toole/Department of Justice
Panel: Todd A. DeMitchell, Rochelle Navelski, Ethan Rodrigues-Torrent

May 2 - Suicide and Self-Harm
Final Thoughts by Tim Barretto

Panel: Shamera Simpson, Dr. Joshua Gear M.D, Duncan Hollomon
May 21 - Christ's Church, Exeter NH


GUEST ARTISTS & SPECIAL FEATURES

September 22 & 23, 2018 – Fairy House Tour
Enchanting and fun - we hope you will join us for the annual Fairy House Tour in Portsmouth!
 

October 20, 2018 - Granny D: The Power of One by Dixie Tymitz
A One-Woman Play by about Doris "Granny D" Haddock who walked across America to get big money out of politics.
 

November 11, 2018 - A Few Seconds with Our Fathers & Mothers: Songs & Stories of WWII by Curt Bessette & Jenn Kurtz
Curt Bessette and Jenn Kurtz honor World War II veterans and their generation (while also paying tribute to veterans from ALL wars) through personal and historical stories, Curt's original songs, and popular tunes from the war years.
 

December 20, 2018 - The Winter Solstice in Story & Song
Back by popular demand, New Hampshire Theatre Project will once again celebrate the winter solstice with master storyteller Diane Edgecomb, Celtic harper Margot Chamberlain, and multi-instrumentalist Tom Megan.


SEACOAST SESSIONS: A series of intimate concerts & interviews
with host Kathleen Somssich
February 3 - Cormac McCarthy
March 10 - Susie Burke & David Surette
April 7 - Kent Allyn & Ben Baldwin
May 19 - Cosy Sheridan
 

February 8 - 10, 2019 – Third Annual Storytelling Festival
NHTP's third annual weekend of storytelling workshops and performances, with featured guest storyteller Simon Brooks and a Storytellers Showcase featuring Genevieve Aichele, Simon Brooks, Andy Davis, Sharon Jones Jenkins and Pat Spalding.
 

April 12 & 13 – Ominous & Accurate: A Pile of Stories by the ​Youth Repertory Company
A brand new collection of scenes exploring the themes of the environment, extremism, classic literature, and space.
 

COUCH TO MIC
Come and laugh the night away with host Stephanie Lazenby and her comedy class in their final performances. Stop wondering if you’ve got what it takes, and get off the couch and grab the mic!
April 30, 2019
August 7, 2019

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