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A little stuffy w some staff, but I think they are volunteers so what can you expect. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2019
mikeywynne
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Candia, New Hampshire
This really is a treasure

Classic old theater that is simply wonderful. We sat in the balcony for a Met Opera production of... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2019
teb4s
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed March 19, 2019

A little stuffy w some staff, but I think they are volunteers so what can you expect. Beautiful historic space w a trippy modern entrance lounge.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Classic old theater that is simply wonderful. We sat in the balcony for a Met Opera production of Carmen, seats are comfortable, great sight lines, sound system was outstanding, warm friendly staff. The place is beautiful and meticulously maintained. Easy to get to with plenty...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed December 30, 2018 via mobile

Saw his 2018 review show last night. LMAO! We are already planning to attend the 2019 show. The Music Hall is a treasure and now that our kids are teens we can take them without the stares we sometimes received at other venues!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

I've lived in New England my entire life and cannot believe it took me 50 years to go here. The Hall is historic, quaint, charming and well-utilized. There is plenty of well priced parking nearby and the venues hosts a wide variety of events each...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 20, 2018

The holiday Pops has open seating so there's a huge rush for seats. People in wheelchairs must use an elevator which accepts one wheelchair at a time. By the time my husband (in a wheelchair) and I got to the seating area, the general public...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

I visited this venue for the first time to see Elf this holiday season. When you walk in the bar area and seating is adorable. The staff are pleasant and helpful and once you enter that hall—-wow! Beautiful ceiling and chandeliers. Nice welcome and recognition...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

This was the second time that we attended a Christmas Season performance at the Music Hall. The first was wonderful but outdone by ELF the Musical this year. The Music Hall is lovely with its walk in bar area. The whole feeling of the building...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Monte B, Public Relations Manager at The Music Hall, responded to this reviewResponded December 14, 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words. I'm so pleased that you had a good time. Happy Holidays! Hope to see you again soon. Monte

Reviewed December 7, 2018

I've been to the Music Hall several times to see films and concerts. It has good acoustics, elegant decor, and one of the prettiest Ladies Rooms I've ever seen. The seats aren't the most comfortable, though. I like the new Chestnut Street arch -- it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 4, 2018 via mobile

We took our granddaughters from Maine ages 4 and 8 for Saturday's matinee. Being a big fan of the movie Elf I wasn't sure if the musical would live up to my expectations. And how do you imitate Will Ferrell. Well this cast and their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

The Music Hall is the closest cultural mecca to southern Maine and seacoast NH. Movies at the Loft are excellent, Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra is good, but Live from the Met operas and Opera Connection talks are supreme.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Monte B, Public Relations Manager at The Music Hall, responded to this reviewResponded November 7, 2018

Thanks so much Audrey! See you soon. Best, Monte

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albie02
March 22, 2017|
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Response from Monte B | Property representative |
The Music Hall and the Loft are about a 1 min walk from one another. The Loft is on Congress St. between The Friendly Toast and the Health Food Store. Each theater has a movie screen.
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Frances C
November 12, 2015|
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Response from Monte B | Property representative |
The District or the Library are the nearest, and there are 100 restaurants within a few block radius. There's Jumpin' Jays Fish Cafe, Rudi's , and Radici all within a block.
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