A dazzling snow globe of a set and an infectiously gleeful portrayal of childlike wonder make “Elf The Musical” at The Music Hall in Portsmouth a lesson in the magic of Christmas.
IT’S HARD not to admire Amazon Prime’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” (TV-MA). It’s also entirely possible to have very mixed feelings about the handsome production from husband-and-wife team Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino, now streaming its second season.
BRENTWOOD — A year-long project to shoot images from all 37 communities in Rockingham County took Epping photographer Charles Cormier to places he’d never seen before.
WOLFEBORO — Experience a low-brass celebration of the holiday season with the 15th annual TubaChristmas at 2 p.m. Saturday at All Saint’s Episcopal Church, 258 S. Main St.
CONCORD — Joel Mercier’s retelling of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” featuring leading New Hampshire actors George Piehl as Ebenezer Scrooge and John Conlon as Jacob Marley, returns for three shows in the Capital City this weekend.
Country music artist Chris Young says he was caught off guard when Vince Gill invited him to join the Grand Ole Opry during a live performance in 2017.
Featuring 20 acts with original and seasonal music that celebrate Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s, Cirque Dreams Holidaze will cast a spell on the Queen City this season.
DERRY — The Majestic Theatre presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. The Derry Opera House, 29 West Broadway.
LOS ANGELES — “Hamilton” musical creator Lin-Manuel Miranda rapped his way down memory lane on Friday as he was given a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Two-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer David “Croz” Crosby just released his third solo album in as many years, and his fourth in five years.
PLYMOUTH – Joan Osborne’s Dylanology is headed for the Flying Monkey Movie House and Performance Center for a Friday night concert.
KEENE — MoCo Arts Middle School Theatre presents “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” in the Founder’s Theatre at 1 and 4 p.m. Sunday.
MEREDITH — “The Ash Girl,” Timberlake Wertenbaker’s take on a classic tale of an unexpected belle of the ball, takes the stage at Winnipesaukee Playhouse, 33 Footlight Circle, at 7:30 Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.
BEDFORD — Bedford Off Broadway tunes into a “1940’s Radio Christmas Carol” Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Dec. 9 at the Bedford Town Hall, 2 Meetinghouse Road.
The creative team behind “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical” knew sticking with the show’s original blueprints would be a winning formula.
My sons started putting their Christmas lists together last week. There were a few “Dogman” titles from Dave Pilkey and a guide to besting the “Minecraft” video game series.
PLYMOUTH — Decades before the debut of the 1960s animated TV classics “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” the first movie versions of other now-classic tales were lighting up the silent movie screen.
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse are building the North Pole and Manhattan from the ground up to get people into the holiday spirit in Portsmouth.
JAFFREY — The innovative Ballet Zurich’s production of Tchaikovsky’s “The Nutcracker and the Mouse King” will be shown in high definition at 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday at the River Street Theatre, 6 River St., as part of the Stage2Screen Series.
The New England Master Chorale this weekend presents three concerts of the new oratorio “Considering Matthew Shepard,” composed by Craig Hella Johnson in recognition of a hate crime that gripped the nation 20 years ago.
Thanks to more than his fair share of lemons in life, Juston McKinney has been making some of the tastiest, occasionally most bittersweet comedy lemonade in New Hampshire for years, and this holiday season he’s back at it again.
Considering that Yes celebrated its 50th anniversary this year, it was high time the 40th anniversary edition of the “Yessongs” concert film received a stateside release.
MANCHESTER — New Hampshire post-rock/instrumental trio Girih will play an album-release show Friday at Bungalow Bar and Grill, 333 Valley St.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Stan Lee, who dreamed up Spider-Man, Iron Man, the Hulk and a cavalcade of other Marvel Comics superheroes that became mythic figures in pop culture with soaring success at the movie box office, died at the age of 95, his daughter said on Monday.
PETERBOROUGH -- The Metropolitan Opera’s New York City performance of composer Nico Muhly’s “Marnie” will screened live at the Peterborough Players’ theater, 55 Hadley Road, at 1 p.m. Saturday.
PORTSMOUTH — The record-breaking astronaut and bestselling author of “Endurance,” Scott Kelly comes to The Music Hall, 28 Chestnut St., as part of its Innovation + Leadership series on Sunday at 7 p.m.
CONCORD - Area favorites Brooks Young Band will be opening for classic rock legends Blue Oyster Cult at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Capitol Center for the Arts, 44 S. Main St.
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