Teen Mainstage Presents: Newsies
January 10 – 19
Our teens stop the presses. Stop the presses! This Disney film turned Tony-winning Broadway hit inspires everyone to fight for what’s right and seize the day. Set in turn-of-the century New York City, Newsies is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right!
February 8 – March 9
Based on the international smash-hit film, and featuring a score by music legend Elton John, Billy Elliot is an astonishing theatrical experience that will stay with you forever.
Set in a northern English mining town against the background of the 1984 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a young boy’s struggle against the odds to make his dream come true. Follow Billy’s journey as he stumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class, where he discovers a passion for dance that inspires his family and community… and changes his life forever.
Red Light Presents: Valentines Drag Special!
The Red Light Series, The Rep’s adult alternative programming, brings together Cirque, Theatre, Vaudeville, Dance, Drag, Fashion, Burlesque, Live Visual Arts, Technological Innovations and Puppets, to create a fully immersive sight and sound smorgasbord! This tribe of multi-disciplined artists, experts in their perspective fields, will bring you an un-ending swirl of artistic celebration spanning…
Adults Only – Viewer discretion is advised, maybe contain: Strong Language, Nudity or Suggestive Themes.
PAPA Jr. Presents: 101 Dalmatians
February 16, 17, 23, & 24
Pet owners, Roger and Anita, live happily in London with their Dalmatians, Pongo and Perdita, stalwart dogs devoted to raising their puppies. Everything is quiet until Anita’s former classmate, the monstrous Cruella De Vil, plots to steal the puppies for her new fur coat. The Dalmatians rally all the dogs of London for a daring rescue of the puppies from Cruella and her bumbling henchmen.
From Broadway Classics to hot new works, see captivating, professional theatre on the Seacoast’s most acclaimed stage.
Portsmouth Academy of Performing Arts
The Seacoast’s premier performing arts education program, offering productions, camps, classes, and other programming for children, teens, and adults.
Our award-winning adult alternative series offers eclectic programing on the bleeding edge of performance art.