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“Wonderful Experience.” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of New London Barn Playhouse

New London Barn Playhouse
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Owner description: The New London Barn Playhouse is one of New England’s most cherished summer-stock theaters, presenting excellent theater created by emerging artists in collaboration with accomplished professionals. Actors and directors come together for three months each summer to create an unrivalled theater season noted for its fresh approach and talented acting company. The theater has served a large audience each summer since 1933 in New Hampshire’s beautiful Lake Sunapee region.
Burlington, Vermont
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39 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Wonderful Experience.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2013

So we attended Les Mis at this playhouse with reasonable expectations. We were very satisfied with the experience. The seats were comfortable and the theatre is very quaint. The cast was wonderful and performed well. We have seen Les Mis with original cast members including Colm Wilkinson and we enjoyed this experience just as much. We were so close to the stage we really felt part of the experience. The cast mingled with the audience after the show. Very good experience.

Visited August 2013
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English first
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5 reviews
“Les Miserables was fabulous!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2013

This production was fabulous considering there were only two professionals in the cast. The rest were mostly college aged students but don't let that scare you away from a great show! They were awesome, especially Eponine. Seating is very tight (hence only four stars). I was in the second row of the balcony and while I could see very well, I was sitting somewhat askew so my legs could fit behind the seats in front of me (I'm 6'1"). It appears that some of the side seats in the balcony had limited visibility. The cast comes out to meet guests 'on the porch' after the show, which is a nice treat.

Visited August 2013
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Andover, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“MUSIC MAN was super”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

Acting and singing and dancing Excellent and the Barn is now air conditioned which is much appreciated by everyone

Visited July 2013
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New London, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Summer Stock”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2013

Air conditioning has been added. summer productions can quality can vary depending on the play and summer stock players. Director does a lot with what she has and is quit good. Hard seats but pillow purchases are available.
Varied of plays is a strength, but can produce irregular quality. One can check locally on play quality.

Visited August 2012
Thank Allan M
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Grantham, New Hampshire
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161 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“A Local Institution”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

Great company, recently updated with air conditioning. Always present high-quality shows and varied repertory. If you are staying in the area, a great way to spend an evening. Several fine-dining choices available as well as bistro meals and casual. A great area to visit.

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