We Don't Know What This Is Yet: From Pandemic to Provocative Theatre

Next Week at NHTP


Fairy House Tour - Virtual Oct 3 and 4 then Couch to Mic with Stephanie Lazenby starts Oct 6 thru Oct 27 | Tuesdays 7 to 8:30 PM

Voicing Our Values


During a series of strategic planning sessions between March and July with staff, board members, advisors and artists, we formalized the values that guide New Hampshire Theatre Project's work. Ahead ...

Behind-the-Scenes Update from Genevieve Aichele


July 31 2020 Behind-the-Scenes Update from Genevieve Aichele via NHTP YouTube Channel. PS: Don't forget to sign up for the New Hampshire Theatre Project YouTube Channel!

NHTP Update from Genevieve Aichele - July 31


It’s hard to believe that almost four months have passed since the Covid-19 pandemic drastically changed our lives. Here at New Hampshire Theatre Project, we are envisioning a new future for our ...

NHTP Proudly Presents: A Thousand Doorways


New Hampshire Theatre Project is proud to present Diane Edgecomb in A Thousand Doorways Thursday, June 18 at 7 pm EDT Tickets are $25. Links to view the performance and post-show Meet the Artist will ...

NHTP NH Gives Events


The NHTP NH Gives 2020 campaign will include 24 hours of programming which delves into the impact of our work as we raise $10,000 to support the creation of a new community-sourced play We Don’t Know ...

NHTP Update from Genevieve Aichele - May 26


Memorial Week Update Summer Camps cancelled for 2020, upcoming events: Shipyard Project Revisited, NH Gives, A Thousand Doorways, We Don't Know What this is Yet.

We Don't Know What This Is Yet & Programs


“Even, or perhaps especially, in uncertainty we can find beauty,” Catherine Stewart, NHTP Artistic Director NHTP has been making theatre with communities for over thirty years, and now in the wake of...

NHTP MainStage and Summer Update


Public Performances at the theatre are cancelled through the summer BUT All of us at NHTP are working hard to get the stage lights turned back on in September. If you want to help, join one of our ...

Yes, there will be Summer Camps at NHTP!


Four NHTP Summer Camps in July explore the theme of Big Little Differences: NHTP campers, in collaboration with our resident teaching artists, will be exploring all the small things they can do to ...

New Online Classes for All Ages


New Hampshire Theatre Project is launching seven new online programs beginning April 6th. There are classes, seminars, and courses for all ages and abilities available seven days a week with NHTP ...

How you can stay involved & support NHTP!


On behalf of everyone here at the theatre, we would like to send a very grateful THANK YOU to everyone who has sent donations. As we enter our fourth week of the CoVID-19 crisis, the NHTP staff and ...

COVID -19 Schedule Update as of 3/17/2020


As of today, March 17, New Hampshire Theatre Project has officially cancelled all performances and public events until April 30. We are bringing classes and workshops online. Full schedule information...

You asked, we listened! 4th Annual Storytelling Festival


4th Annual Storytelling Festival - March 6 to 22 Workshops and Performances You asked and we listened! Past participants in NHTP's Annual Storytelling Festival requested more in-depth workshops and ...

Seacoast Sessions this Sunday: Russ Grazier


Seacoast Sessions Presents: RUSS GRAZIER: JAZZ SAXOPHONIST Accompanied by Jim Dozet on Guitar Sunday, February 2 @ 2:00PM To Reserve Industry Tickets Call (603) 431-6644 or Email: gen@nhtheatreproject...

Up Next @ NHTP Feb | March


Up Next @ NHTP Feb | March Feb 1 9:30 to 12:30 The Art of Persuasion Civil Discourse Workshop Feb 2 2:00pm Seacoast Sessions with Russ Grazier Feb 11 7:30 The Open Mic Mar 6 - 22 4th Annual ...

NHTP Winter Newsletter


NHTP Winter 2020 Newsletter includes Opening of Sherwood: The Adventure of Robin Hood, Home Improvement Campaign Final Tally, Elephant in the Room Tour, Sponsor Spotlight, On Site Education programs ...

Flash Sale: It's a Wonderful Life Tickets


FLASH SALE Buy One Ticket Get Another Half Off It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play 8:00 PM Performances Thu, Dec 26 | Fri, Dec 27 | Sat, Dec 28 Use Code: HOLIDAY50 Limit 2 tickets per customer ...

Home Improvement Campaign @ NHTP


December is Home Improvement month for NHTP! Here are two ways you can make a difference! The Home Improvement Campaign explained! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2xpOpkf-eJU And, here's a link to ...

Up Next December @ NH Theatre Project


December is action packed at NHTP this year! Here's the month at a glance: Dec 1-31 Fabulous Find Donate Shop Dec 3 Giving Tuesday Dec 4 Community connectors Gathering Dec 7 Writing for Podcast ...

On Stage Now: NHTP MainStage


On Stage Now at NHTP Opening Friday, Nov 15 at 8:00PM Pride Prejudice by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austen November 15 - December 1, 2019 Fridays Saturdays at 8:00 PM Sundays at ...

Couch to Mic Open Mic Tues 10.29 @ 7:30


A Couch to Mic - Open Mic Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 7:30 pm Here's the thing; A Couch to Mic show is miles beyond a traditional open mic comedy night. Why? Because Stephanie Lazenby works hard at ...

NHTP MainStage Productions for Oct & Nov


October MainStage The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess Now through October 27, 2019 Fridays Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm November MainStage Pride Prejudice by Kate Hamill, adapted from ...

Seacoast Sessions and Workshops


This Weekend at NHTP - Oct 5 6 Seacoast Sessions Presents Randy Armstrong - World Fusion Music Seacoast Sessions is a series of intimate concerts interviews with host Kathleen Somssich Sunday, ...

The Niceties Opens NHTP 2019-20 MainStage Season


The Niceties by Eleanor Burgess, an explosive new play focused on race, opens Friday October 11 and runs through October 27 with performances on Friday Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm. The ...

October Brings NHTP Adult Educational Masterclasses and Workshops


New Hampshire Theatre Project announces more upcoming workshops and classes starting in October, and this time they are for adults! Coming next: * Couch to Mic Comedy Performance Class * Let Your ...

NHTP Summer's End Newsletter


So Long Summer, Hello Fall! Summer Camp Wrap, Fall Events and Programs include: Comedy Sketch Club for Middle School Students; Theatremakers for Ages 7 to 17; Ardent Girls by Amy Merrill - Playreading...

15th Annual Portsmouth Fairy House Tour


15th Annual Portsmouth Fairy House Tour SEPTEMBER 21 22, 2019 10-3 pm both days RAIN OR SHINE "PROVIDING ENCHANTED HOMES FOR FAIRIES GNOMES SINCE 2004" The Friends of the South End Portsmouth Fairy ...

NHTP Youth Programs for Fall


NHTP education programs for students ages 7 - 17 offer opportunities to perform as part of an ensemble, and are taught by our highly-skilled Teaching Artists.

NHTP 2019-20 Season Tickets On Sale Now!


The 2019-20 Season has been shaped by Catherine Stewart in her new role as Associate Artistic Director for NHTP. “The theme Can one person make a difference? will carry through our MainStage, and into...

Thank you 30th Anniversary Season Sponsors!


The board and staff of NHTP sincerely thank our 2018-19 sponsors including: Bob’s Clam Hut, JCM Management Company Inc., Heinemann Publishing, The Edgewood Centre, Pamela James Patrick Kelly, ...

NH Theatre Project Spring Newsletter


Board Member Spotlight: Susan Geib June MainStage: Ada and the Engine Youth Summer Camps NHTP 2019-20 SEASON SNEAK PREVIEW: Can one person make a difference?

NHTP 30th Season Finale: Ada and the Engine Opens Friday!


The final NHTP 30th Season MainStage production is presented in collaboration with Glass Dove Productions, founded by NHTP alumna Emily Karel. Ada and the Engine is the story of Ada Byron Lovelace, ...

Audition for the 2019-2020 Season


Season Auditions will be held WEDNESDAY JUNE 19. Auditions slots are available from 5.45pm onwards.

White Rabbit Red Rabbit Opening & RUSH40 April 26


White Rabbit Red Rabbit by award-winning Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour runs April 26 - May 12. This experimental theatrical event has been performed around the world but no one is allowed to ...

Youth Repertory 2019 Spring Showcase and Open House


Spring Showcase and Open House NHTP Youth Repertory Company presents: Ominous and Accurate: A Pile of Stories PERFORMANCES Friday, April 12 and Saturday, April 13 at 7 pm OPEN HOUSE, Saturday, April ...

NHTP presents Seacoast Sessions with Ben Baldwin & Kent Allyn April 7


New Hampshire Theatre Project’s Seacoast Sessions continue on April 7 with Ben Baldwin Kent Allyn. Hosted by Kathleen Somssich of WSCA Radio, Seacoast Sessions is a series of afternoon concerts and ...

Elephant-in-the-Room Series: School Safety in the 21st Century - April 4


New Hampshire Theatre Project’s Elephant-in-the-Room Series continues with the topic of School Safety in the 21st Century, featuring Poster 528, a compilation of readings on the issue of school ...

Spring brings NHTP Summer Camps in just 90 Days!!


NHTP summer camps emphasize artistic excellence and individual creative exploration, developmentally appropriate activities, critical thinking, ensemble teamwork, and lots of fun! All instructors have...

Hone your Comedy Skills at NHTP this Spring


WRITING & PERFORMING A COMIC SPEECH - Instructors: Catherine Stewart & Stephanie Lazenby on March 9; SKETCH COMEDY GROUP - AGES 12-17 Instructor: Stephanie Lazenby - March 26 to May 28 with Performances May 30 - June 2; COUCH TO MIC - Adult Comedy Performance Training - Instructor: ...

NHTP's Elephant-in-the-Room Series - The Opioid Crisis and Families March 7


New Hampshire Theatre Project is partnering with their Portsmouth West End neighbor, Safe Harbor Recovery Center, on this Elephant-in-the-Room presentation. A program of Granite Pathways, Safe Harbor ...

Pulitzer-nominated Playwright comes to NH Theatre Project for the Opening of Charm


NHTP’s 30th Anniversary Season continues in 2019 with Charm by Kathleen Cahill which runs March 15 - 31. Full of grace, hilarity and magical realism, Charm brings to life the story of brilliant but ...

Seacoast Sessions presents Susie Burke & David Surette March 10


Seacoast Sessions is a series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts and conversations with beloved seacoast musicians, hosted by Kathleen Somssich of WSCA Radio. The series continues on March 10 at ...

Spring Masterclasses and Workshops with NHTP


NHTP is offering 3 Workshops and Masterclasses coming right up in March and April. Writing and Performing a Comic Speech with Catherine Stewart and Stephanie Lazenby on Saturday, March 9; Couch to Mic...

NHTP Storytelling Festival & Scene Study


NHTP offers on-going adult workshops and masterclasses at West End Studio Theatre that are designed to allow professionals and communities members alike an opportunity to develop skills, explore ...

All in the Timing, Seacoast Sessions Launch, Elephant in the Room Begins


NHTP OnStage Now Next Up in February This weekend - Jan 25 to 27 - is the last for the hilarious All in theTiming with four performances Friday through Sunday. NHTP's new Seacoast Sessions Series ...

NHTP Launches Seacoast Sessions with Cormac McCarthy


Seacoast Sessions is a brand new series of intimate Sunday afternoon concerts and conversations with beloved seacoast musicians, hosted by Kathleen Somssich of WSCA Radio. The series begins on Sunday,...

NHTP Workshops & Masterclasses Jan & Feb


NHTP offers on-going adult workshops and masterclasses at West End Studio Theatre that are designed to allow professionals and communities members alike an opportunity to develop skills, explore ...

Youth Programs: Winter Trimester & Summer 2019


NHTP registration for Youth Education Programs is open for Winter Trimester and Summer Camps 2019. West End Players and Youth Repertory Company start January 16 and feature new themes. Summer Camps ...

Good News & Gratitude


As 2018 comes to a close we are grateful for a year filled with good news generating a wave of momentum that will carry us into 2019 and beyond. In the spirit of transparency and collaboration we wish...

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