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Have you checked out the Hatbox Theatre yet? It’s Concord’s most exciting new venue in the Steeplegate Mall. It’s a small, unique space perfect for the style of intimate performance that we love, and we’re happy to return there this fall.

September 29 at 7:30 p.m., you can catch Ross Malcolm Boyd & Jamie Feinberg in concert. They’re bringing their new duo set to New Hampshire for the first time this fall, and they’ll even be performing some musical improvisation from their theater improv days with Granite State Theatresports. Join them for a mix of originals and covers – and maybe some puppetry! – in a night you won’t soon forget. A custom version of one of Ross’ EPs is included in the price of admission.jr-square29.png

September 30 at 7:30, and October 1 at 2 p.m., Jocelyn Duford returns to Concord with her acclaimed one-woman touring production, Jocelyn’s ABC: Adult Broadway Cabaret. Jocelyn was a teaching artist for the Arts Alliance of Northern New Hampshire and brought this and other performances north, and she’s happy to be returning the show to southern New Hampshire audiences. If you’ve ever seen Jocelyn, you know that she’s a stunning, hilarious performer with a knack for characters and a gorgeous, versatile voice. You truly don’t want to miss this ever-evolving tour-de-force showcase. She’ll be accompanied by Jamie Feinberg. joc-square2.png

Tickets are available now! Time to round up some friends for a wonderful weekend of entertainment. Please help us spread the word and join us for an evening or two of wonderful music and theater!

Ross Malcolm Boyd & Jamie Feinberg

Jocelyn’s ABC: Adult Broadway Cabaret

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It’s back! The show you’ve been waiting for!

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Musical theater performer Jocelyn Duford brings her one-woman cabaret to Concord at the Hatbox Theatre, Wednesday, June 15 at 7:30 p.m. Local drag performer Amber Alyrt, a familiar face to NYMMT audiences, will make a special appearance. Tickets are $16.50 for adults or $13.50 for students under 18 (including a $1.50/ticket fee) and are available at www.hatboxnh.com or at the door as space allows.

Please note that this show is recommended for ages 12 & up due to a few songs with some adult language.

The show, which features one musical theater song for each letter of the alphabet, is at times hilarious & poignant as Jocelyn changes wigs, costumes & characters while showcasing the talent and artistry she is becoming known for. She may call upon a few audience members to assist her too! The solo performance draws on music from both well-known shows like Gypsy and Peter Pan as well as lesser-known shows like See What I Wanna See and Bring It On. She’s brought this show to Gorham and to Derry, and we’re thrilled to bring it to Concord audiences!

Jocelyn’s special guest for this performance is Amber Alyrt, a local drag performer. Amber, who frequently performs in Manchester and Boston, is the new host of Spoiler Alyrt, a weekly drag show, as well as Spoiler Alyrt: Variety Show, a variety show of drag, theater, music and more in the old-fashioned variety show tradition. That show is the first Wednesday of every month, and all of the Spoiler Alyrt shows are at the Breezeway Pub in Manchester. Amber will be familiar to local theater audiences as well, as her alter ego has been recognized three times at the New Hampshire Theatre Awards, including twice for us!

Jocelyn Duford is increasingly becoming a familiar face to musical theater audiences in the region. She has performed with the Palace Theatre, Not Your Mom’s Musical Theater, Stage 284, the Majestic Theatre and many more, and she recently opened her own theater education company, Theatricks of the Trade. Jocelyn is also a member of Not Your Mom’s Musical Theater’s touring company, most recently performing in The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! in VT and NH. Jocelyn will be accompanied by pianist Jamie Feinberg. Learn more about Jocelyn at www.jocelynduford.com.

Reserve your tickets now!

 

The Musical of Musicals: The Musical! – the hilarious off-Broadway parody returns to New Hampshire! 

Featuring Mario Arruda, Jocelyn Duford, Ally Holmes, Joey T.

accompanied by Jamie Feinberg

narrated by Nat Ward

Thursday, February 11 – Amoskeag Studios, Manchester, NH

Friday, February 12 – Medallion Opera House, Gorham, NH

Saturday, February 13 – Chandler Opera House, Randolph, VT

Because it’s closing, of course…leave them wanting more, right?

On November 22, Not Your Mom’s Musical Theater presents the final concert in its Something Wonderful I Missed concert series. The series has been sponsored in part by Appletree Business Services.

Join us for one more show at the beautiful, historic Derry Opera House in downtown Derry, NH (29 W. Broadway, Derry, NH)

Not Your Mom’s Musical Theater’s final concert in its series on musical theater history explores the 2005 Broadway and off-Broadway seasons! Take a trip back and explore musicals like The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Women, Spamalot, Dessa Rose, The Light in the Piazza, The Great American Trailer Park Musical and many more, including selections from See What I Wanna See, performed by NYMMT in the fall of 2012. The concerts are emceed by local performers and personalities who will illustrate the often ridiculous and always interesting history of the songs. This concert, the final one in the series, features more than a dozen of southern New Hampshire’s best musical theater performers.

November 22nd’s 4 p.m. concert at the Derry Opera House will be followed by a free reception and presentation in celebration of four years of concerts in the Londonderry/Derry area. When the series is complete, the cast will have performed twenty unique concerts (each with original scripts) covering twenty different years in musical theater history!

The concert is directed by Jamie Feinberg and the cast is the company’s largest to date, with all who have participated in past concerts invited to join for the final song. (RSVP by November 15 if you want to join the cast!) This concert features Mario Arruda, Ross Boyd, Amber Byron, Christie Conticchio, Jocelyn Duford, Lauren Friedman, Rose Harmon, Don Higgins, Allyson Holmes, Dan Holmes, Elliot Owens, Sheree Owens, Judy Pancoast, Jessica Plummer, Melody Reese, Angelica Rosenthal, Deb Shaw and Joey T. Jamie Feinberg and Tom Holmes accompany, with assistance from Jesse Reese.

Tickets can be purchased at the door. Suggested donation for admission is $10 adults, $5 students to insure that all are able to attend the performance. All audience members will receive a free ticket to participate in the Audience Choice raffle!

Melody Reese, Sheree Owens and Jessica Plummer rehearse "I Gave It Away", part of a special video presentation for the 2005 concert.

Melody Reese, Sheree Owens and Jessica Plummer rehearse “I Gave It Away”, part of a special video presentation for the 2005 concert.

Join us this Sunday for a concert you won’t see anywhere else! 4 p.m. at the Derry Opera House!

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It’s that time again! Join us for an original concert that explores the history behind musicals on and off-Broadway in 1985. Patrick Guerrero and Deb Shaw emcee a fantastic cast of performers singing numbers from Singin’ in the RainNunsenseBig RiverThe Mystery of Edwin Drood plus some seldom heard numbers from the burlesque musical GrindMayor, the show based on the life of Ed Koch and much more!

Join us at the Derry Opera House at 4 p.m. Suggested donation for tickets at the door: $10 Adults, $5 Students. And if you can’t swing it, pay what you can, if you can, but most importantly, come! The theater is air-conditioned, and the seats are comfortable, so get yourself to an original performance you can’t see anywhere else.

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Mark your calendars! We’re teaming up with Amphora, a phenomenal Greek restaurant in Derry, NH, for an incredible evening of entertainment and deliciousness.

Jocelyn Duford’s new one-woman show (accompanied by Jamie Feinberg) will be at Amphora on Saturday, June 6 at 8:30 p.m. You’ll be able to purchase tickets on our website soon. Tickets will be a very affordable night out with a $15 cover with a 2 drink minimum – and the full menu, wine & beer will be available for purchase during the show! The show is recommended for ages 12 & up due to a few songs with adult language.

The hilarious Duford’s powerhouse voice and personality will be thoroughly showcased through a dynamic range of selections in this 90-minute tour through the alphabet (yes, there is a song for letter X too!). With the help of some simple props and costumes, she’ll play everything from the perpetually engaged Adelaide of Guys and Dolls to a cranky, jaded third grade teacher from Ruthless! to an evil but adorable cheerleader from Bring It On and the iconic stage mother Rose of Gypsy.
Here are a few photos from our debut performance in Gorham, NH last week. You won’t want to miss this!!!

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