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5 Holiday Activities in the Monadnock Region

The dead of winter is when New England comes alive, especially during the holidays! New Hampshire’s Monadnock region, especially, loves to use the arts to celebrate this special time of year. Home to many diverse artists including dancers, actors, musicians, and crafters, what better way to ring in the holidays than through the arts? With

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Arts Spotlight: Peterborough Players

NICOLE S. COLSON The pandemic gave many arts organizations the time and opportunity to think deeply about their mission and the future. In the case of Peterborough Players, it was a chance to determine the best ways to reach the largest number of theater patrons. Above all, increased access ensures its longevity far past the

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Arts Spotlight: Andy’s Summer Playhouse

NICOLE S. COLSON Andy’s Summer Playhouse board and staff provide full access to programming—but it’s the kids who are running the show. “They are running tech boards during the performance, they are building the set and gathering costumes,” said artistic director Jared Mezzocchi.  As its website explains, Andy’s is a youth theater in Wilton that

Pygmalion at the Peterborough Players

Pygmalion is the story of a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle and her transformation into a high-society woman at the hands of Professor of Phonetics Henry Higgins. Higgins’ takes on a bet to train Eliza to pass for a duchess at an ambassador’s garden party by focusing primarily on her manner of speech. This

Local History Comes to the Stage in The MoCo Minutemen 

Watch history come alive in MoCo Arts’ Storytime Theatre production of The MoCo Minutemen on Sunday, June 12 with performances at 2:00 & 4:00pm in the MoCo Arts Black Box Theatre in Keene. In 1775, Isaac Wyman and twenty-nine Keene Minutemen gathered at the Wyman Tavern to march at the beginning of the Revolutionary War.

Madama Butterfly

Puccini’s Breathtaking Opera “Madama Butterfly” To Be Shown On Screen at Players Met Opera’s “Madama Butterfly” presented on screen this Saturday April 2, 2016 at Peterborough Players.  PETERBOROUGH, New Hampshire (March 29, 2016) The title character of Madama Butterfly — a young Japanese geisha who clings to the belief that her arrangement with a visiting American

The 7 Great shows this Summer in Monadnock

Summer is finally fully in season, in our beautiful Monadnock Region. The warm weather brings all sorts of different activities to do while we take a few days off work and stop to enjoy our surroundings. One great way to past these precious lazy hours is with a live show from one of our area’s amazingly