We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

The Music Hall

Certificate of Excellence
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6606
Phone Number:
+1 603-436-2400

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 145 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 102
    Excellent
  • 31
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Beautiful theatre

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Gigi F
,
Naples, Florida, United States
Add Photo Write a Review

145 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 144: English reviews
Naples, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
104 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Helpful?
Thank Gigi F
Level Contributor
142 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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.

Helpful?
Thank Tonsoffuntravel
Level Contributor
16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 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.

Helpful?
Thank Ashley M
York Beach, Maine
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 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.

Helpful?
Thank Audrey G
New Hampshire
Level Contributor
44 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Steve B
Manchester, New Hampshire
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank aishabintjamil
Haverhill, Massachusetts
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 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 

Helpful?
1 Thank Donna A
Boston
Level Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 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!

Helpful?
Thank marchiao
laconia, nh
Level Contributor
369 reviews
144 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

What a gorgeous venue and what a fabulous sound system, best ever in my experience. We went and listened to a book-tour presentation and loved the snack bar that was open and serving popcorn. Wow. The theater has been beautifully maintained and was absolutely lovely.

Helpful?
1 Thank jwredlabel
Level Contributor
23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2016

We were invited to tour the restored music hall and loved the decor right down to the bathrooms. We plan to return this winter to see a production.

Helpful?
Thank Susan C

Travelers who viewed The Music Hall also viewed

 

Been to The Music Hall? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of The Music Hall and other visitors
1 question
Ask a question
over a year ago

See all questions (1)

Questions? Get answers from The Music Hall staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Will you pick up and drop off at my hotel?
  • I have a family of 7. Can your tour accommodate all of us together?
  • How should I dress for this tour?