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The Music Hall

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Address: 28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6606
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+1 603-436-2400

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Local Treasure

This beautifully renovated old theater provides the Seacoast with a wide variety of live entertainment, films including mainstream, independent, and foreign, Writers on a New... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 February 2017
New Castle, New Hampshire
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New Castle, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

This beautifully renovated old theater provides the Seacoast with a wide variety of live entertainment, films including mainstream, independent, and foreign, Writers on a New England Stage, Telluride By The Sea film festival and much more. We are so grateful for the world class entertainment provided to the area by The Music Hall - truly a treasure!

Thank rimplefinn
Amherst, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

We saw Post Modern Jukebox last night, it was a great show, the theater is small but beautiful. The acoustics are good, my only complaint is that the seats are set up such that you end up looking at the head in front of you, the seats aren't spaced correctly for optimum viewing, had to have my husband switch seats... More 

Thank Annie M
Naples, Florida, United States
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105 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

I would highly recommend this theatre. If nothing else, just walk into the lobby area and the ladies restroom, which we were told received an award in America's Best Restroom Hall of Fame. We saw a wonderful performance of Beauty and the Beast. The seats are comfortable, the sound system is excellent, and the historical venue is beautiful. This is... More 

Thank Gigi F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

What a gem. This was my first visit and it was a delight. This is such a lovely and intimate theater. We saw Beauty and the Beast. It was excellent. I've already bought a ticket for another show.

Thank Tonsoffuntravel
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

I went to see the opener of the symphony on a Sunday afternoon. The lobby is very cool, and has a good atmosphere. Sound inside the theater was very nice, seating was comfortable for an old space. I'll definitely be back.

Thank Ashley M
York Beach, Maine
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I regret I cannot review The Music Hall, because I am a volunteer there. If I did not have this personal relationship, I would definitely give it stars and kudos.

Thank Audrey G
New Hampshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

My wife and I attended a comedy show at The Loft and had a great time. It is a small venue but that lent well to a comedy show as it felt more intimate. There is a bar with a good selection as you wait for the show and everyone was very friendly. We’ll keep an eye out for future... More 

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Manchester, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

We attended a concert here last night. Overall it's a very nice venue - good sound, very pleasant and helpful staff, and a nice selection of nearby restaurants for dinner before the show. Our seats were up in the balcony, and had a good view of the stage. The sound quality there seemed quite reasonable to me, and was comfortably... More 

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

The Music Hall and The Historical Theater is a very nice venue. I have been to each venue once and both times for an event with a favorite author and booking signing. They also attract other authors, show films and have live music performance. Come this October I will be attending another book signing. I want to warn people that... More 

1 Thank Donna A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

not a bad seat in the house!! must check out the bathrooms which are so creative. sell popcorn and drinks even during concerts!

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