Here's our 2017-18 Lineup
FALL 2017 EVENTS
"Dare to Dream" Film Series
Linguistics professor Louise Banks (Amy Adams) leads an elite team of investigators when gigantic spaceships touch down in 12 locations around the world. As nations teeter on the verge of global war, Banks and her crew must race against time to find a way to communicate with the extraterrestrial visitors.
’The Goon Show’ is a weekly television presentation featuring bizarre talent like Glob of Grease and Psychic Gorilla. This week’s talent features everything from a girl who wears a birdcage on her head to a young man who attempts to squeeze through a tennis racquet. The show’s creator is frantic because someone is leaving threatening messages. He found the last one in a jelly doughnut! Not even his assistant, Sandra, can calm him down. The pot boils over when Zorina the hypnotist is murdered in a blackout. Conveniently, one of the contestants is a homicide detective named Harrigan, and he sets out to solve this baffling crime. He decides ’The Goon Show’ must go on. And what a hilarious display of nutty talent it is. Eventually all the suspects are rounded up and the blackout is repeated. Whodunit? Action is fast, the mystery is a real puzzler and the dialogue fall-down funny.
When you combine deep passion and energy from brilliant musicians you get Canyon Run. They mix it up with the harmonious sounds of guitars, mandolin, banjo, bass, percussion, and harmonica.
presented by Foreign Landscape Productions.
How does a nature-loving explorer kid become a bug’s best friend? Find out in this delightful eco-story about the ways we all grow and change. With a live original musical score by Max Weigert, colorful critters, and oodles of audience interaction make this show a fun ecological romp in the wild!
After the performance, stay and meet the performers!
Recommended for Family Audiences —Preschool–Gr. 4
WINTER 2017-18 EVENTS
An annual magical event.
Sponsor a tree or wreath. See great displays.
Win a tree or wreath along with everything on
or under it.
A well-known performer in Boston and around New England, Beverly sings and plays keyboards, stringed instruments, and percussion in a special, intimate concert.
You are invited to a convention of romance writers, contenders for the LoveKnot Book of the Year Award. Editor Benton Fish tries to keep the award ceremonies civilized amid jealousies and rivalries. When the winner is announced and then abruptly murdered, it will be up to the amateur detectives in the audience to vote for who they think “dunit”.
ALL TICKETS INCLUDE APPETIZER, BEVERAGE, AND DESSERT.
TABLE SEATING (LIMITED)
$22 ADULT $20 SENIOR/STUDENT
$16 ADULT $14 SENIOR/STUDENT
A classic, heartwarming tale from the film by Frank Capra and the story of Philip Van Doren Stern. Adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers. Produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, IL
"DARE TO DREAM" FILM SERIES
New Zealander Burt Munro spent years perfecting his classic Indian motorcycle. The year is 1967, and Burt attempts the impossible, using his dream bike to set a new world’s record for speed in Utah's salt flats. Based on a true story.
"DARE TO DREAM" FILM SERIES
A story of obsession, betrayal and ultimate vindication. This is the story of how one of the most volatile, charismatic stars of his generation, who seemingly lost so much he held dear in the pursuit of his dream, nevertheless followed it to the end.
SPRING 2017 EVENTS
One cold, clear night, while the northern lights hover in the sky above, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in the strangest ways.
The NH Fiddle Ensemble is a group of over 60 acoustic musicians ages 6 to 85, who love all styles of acoustic music, including guitars, mandolins, banjos, and basses. They perform this well-attended concert in multiple locations each year with roaring applause. It’s a fun, entertaining, feel good show you don’t want to miss.
This thrilling show is an explosive mix of circus arts, relentless comedy, full-body contortion, juggling, and live, up-beat, electronic music! Features a custom 15-foot wide drum set, electronic jumpsuits, and a complete computerized LED lighting system that will transform the Opera House into the full AudioBody experience.
Over 100 of Franklin’s young thespians light up the
Opera House stage in this annual musical extravaganza.
Don’t miss their smiling faces!