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The Music Hall

28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6606
+1 603-436-2400
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The Music Hall

I regret I cannot review The Music Hall, because I am a volunteer there. If I did not have this... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
Audrey G
York Beach, Maine
The Loft Comedy Show

My wife and I attended a comedy show at The Loft and had a great time. It is a small venue but that... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Steve B
New Hampshire
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“film festival” (8 reviews)
“comedy show” (6 reviews)
“sight lines” (4 reviews)
28 Chestnut St, Portsmouth, NH 03801-6606
+1 603-436-2400
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Reviewed 4 November 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.

Thank Audrey G
Reviewed 16 September 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...More

1  Thank Steve B
Reviewed 14 September 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...More

1  Thank aishabintjamil
Reviewed 8 September 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...More

1  Thank Donna A
Reviewed 28 August 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!

Thank marchiao
Reviewed 25 July 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.

1  Thank jwredlabel
Reviewed 24 June 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.

Thank Susan C
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We were late to try to get tickets for Paula Poundstone, but lucked out with house left balcony front row seats. Great seats! There actually didn't seem to be a bad seat in the house. Beautiful old theater with many classical design embellishments.Acoustics were fine...More

Thank The_Duke_of_Url
Reviewed 23 May 2016 via mobile

We love coming here! It is a grand old building and our latest visit was for Paula Poundstone. It was nice to have booked front row seats! Prior 2 times, we saw the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. I was a little dismayed to see popcorn...More

Thank Stewart T
Reviewed 17 May 2016

I just love coming to events here. Always so well organized and staff is super friendly. I once again attended a Writer on the New England Stage Event. Thank you for hosting these and continuing this series. This time it was for Joe Hill. Just...More

Thank Gail H
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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.
Frances C
12 November 2015|
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.