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The Secret in the Wings

Elizabeth Cheney Studio Theatre

A frightening babysitter reads from a book of obscure fairy tales. Dark & mysterious stories come to life with wit, humor, and looming disaster.Mary Zimmerman’s The Secret in the Wings adapts a group of lesser-known fairy tales to create a theatrical work that sets their dark mystery against her signature wit and humor. The framing story concerns a child and ...

$10 – $18

Art Exhibition: Youth Art Month

Silver Center for the Arts Lobby 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Celebrating artistic achievements by area youth, this exhibit is presented in collaboration with area art teachers. This exhibit provides a month-long moment and space to highlight the excellent educational experiences art teachers have developed, making visible both the magic of the artworks, and the design and intention of the educator that makes it possible.

Free

Sidore Lecture: Richard Alley

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Dr. Richard Alley (Ph.D. 1987, Geology, Wisconsin) is Evan Pugh University Professor of Geosciences at Penn State. He studies the great ice sheets to help predict future changes in climate and sea level, and has made four trips to Antarctica, nine to Greenland, and more to Alaska and elsewhere. He has been honored for research (including election to the US ...

Free
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MTD Student Recitals

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Students collect and show the work they’ve been doing in their private lessons. All are welcome. Tickets are only required for PSU Students.  Students will gain a point for attending the event, and the attendance list will be sent to MTD faculty for participation credit in class.  

Free

“Celestial Seas” Spring Symphonic Band Concert

Hanaway Theatre 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Please join the PSU Symphonic Band on Thursday, March 7, 7 p.m., for a musical journey in celebration of the wonders of space. “Celestial Seas” is programmed in anticipation of the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8, and will feature an array of contemporary and traditional band music by Julie Giroux, David Maslanka, Derek Jenkins, and John Philip Sousa. The Symphonic ...

$10

Sidore Lecture: Helen Rozwadowski

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Fathoming: How Curiosity Can Help Save the Oceans   The state of the global oceans has been very much in the news in the last several years. In the face of environmental concern, often the reaction is to call for more science. While it is true that we need good science – and for people to understand and accept it – ...

Free

The Great American Eclipse of 2024

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

On April 8th, 2024, the residents of New Hampshire will enjoy a rare total solar eclipse. No matter where you live in the Granite State, you will see most, if not all, of the sun covered by the moon that afternoon. This will not happen again in New Hampshire until the year 2079. What can you expect? Why do eclipses ...

Free

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Once Upon a Mattress

Hanaway Theatre 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

The classic musical, with attitude. Princess Winnifred, ungainly & brash, competes for the hand of Prince Dauntless, who must marry a “true” princess" before anyone else in the kingdom can marry. Once Upon A Mattress is a golden-age musical based on the famous fairy tale, The Princess and the Pea. Because of her noble birth, the Princess is unable to ...

$10 – $24

Eagle Pond Authors’ Series Presents: Kerrin McCadden

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

Poet Kerrin McCadden, winner of the 2022 Herb Lockwood Prize for excellence in the arts in Vermont, will read from her published collections and from new work. McCadden is the author of two collections of poetry. Her most recent book, American Wake, was a finalist for the New England Book Award and the Vermont Book Award, Describing American Wake, writer ...

Free

Sidore Lecture: Megan Epler Wood

Smith Recital Hall 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

The Future of Sustainable Tourism Education   Tourism is 10% of the global economy and faces many challenges to its business model as climate change accelerates, and yet sustainable tourism is rarely a part of academic curricula worldwide.  The UNWTO has found that 80% of all tourism education globally is focused on hospitality and hotel management and investment, while the other ...

Free

This Will Be Our Reply: a Collaboration Concert

Hanaway Theatre 114 Main Street, Plymouth, New Hampshire

“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” -Leonard Bernstein PSU Performing Arts has once again come together with a stance against violence in all its forms. PSU Chorale will be joined by PSU Symphonic Band and the PSU Dance Ensemble in this powerful performance, where our students are ...

$10