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Juston Mckinny

Saw his 2018 review show last night. LMAO! We are already planning to attend the 2019 show. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vagoda
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Hopkinton, New Hampshire
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What a Treasure!!!

I've lived in New England my entire life and cannot believe it took me 50 years to go here. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
bklyn56
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Westford, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
Thank Vagoda
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank bklyn56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
Thank caNewHampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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
Thank michellemullerd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
Thank yellowbirdVermont
Monte B, Public Relations Manager at The Music Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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 7 December 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
Thank NHjo
Reviewed 4 December 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
Thank Fast F
Reviewed 6 November 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
Thank audrey p
Monte B, Public Relations Manager at The Music Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 7 November 2018

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

Reviewed 10 September 2018

For concert halls, this one is not very large, perhaps seating 800. The theater is faithfully restored with a beautiful ceiling, decorations, comfortable seating and ample stage space. The acoustics are excellent. There are metal pillars obstructing some view of the stage in the back...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BoilerDaveNH
Reviewed 24 May 2018

This is an intimate regal historic 895 seat venue for lectures concerts, comedy shows, etc.,in the heart of downtown Portsmouth. Built in 1878 its the oldest operating theatre in the state, 14th oldest in the country...vaudeville shows, Broadway shows, community events all kept it busy...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Paul L
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albie02
22 March 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
12 November 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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