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The Music Hall

28 Chestnut St., Portsmouth, NH 03801
603-436-2400
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Ranked #6 of 28 attractions in Portsmouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Most recent review
- Jul 24, 2014
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Modesto, California
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66 reviews 66 reviews
6 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

We saw The Buddy Holly Story. The theatre was so impressive. It was a theatre much like some of the theatres in NYC. Very comfortable...Sound quality was great. As you enter the lobby, there were many places to sit and enjoy a drink before you went upstairs to see the show.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

I would go here again and again. Great venue. Small and brimming with excitement. Check out what is going on and take a risk to go. Walkable area right downtown. You can bring your drinks right into the theatre. And you get to sit right "with" the performers, the stage is that close. We saw the Grammy winning Santa Cecelia... More

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Rye, New Hampshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Music Hall is a great venue to see live music or a movie. It's an old school building that has been redone; the restrooms are a little out there, but fun. The Music Hall has a great website which showcases the upcoming events....all types of music and all kinds of movies. If you're in the area and looking for... More

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Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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55 reviews 55 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I have been to the Music Hall several times for various performances. It is a great little theater and such a little gem for Portsmouth!

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New Hampshire
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

A hidden theatre jewel, professional productions n within my personal budget. I can't ask for more. I go a couple times each year and never disappointed. Parking is tricky but, PPortsmouth is a walking city.

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Monte B, Public Relations Manager at The Music Hall, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words! We'll see you soon. Cheers, Monte More

Toronto, Canada
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37 reviews 37 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

we say lyle lovett here while we were on vacation in southern maine. great old venue. comfortable. good sight lines. good acoustics. go.

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New England
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185 reviews 185 reviews
44 attraction reviews
128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This is an old theater, and they do have some great events. It is really worth attending a performance here as it's a beautifully restored theater. That being said, we waited too long to get our tickets (our fault), and the seats we ended up getting were not great as there are posts in the theater that can inhibit the... More

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We were in town for a couple of days and were able to get last minute tickets to a great show for a great price! I fun space and well worth it for the price of the tickets. There are also great restaurants and bars right near by so we were able to make a whole night of it. Highly... More

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East Providence, Rhode Island
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed attending a show at The Music Hall. Friendly environment and filled with history.

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Bethel, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

What a nice place for a show. cozy venue with obvious history and charm. I definately recommend any show here just for the experience.

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