Theatre http://nhpr.org en Acting Gets Upstaged At Winnipesaukee Playhouse http://nhpr.org/post/acting-gets-upstaged-winnipesaukee-playhouse-0 <p>When Kat Morris's eldest daughter asked to try out for a play at <a href="http://www.winniplayhouse.org/" target="_blank">The Winnipesaukee Playhouse</a>, she could not have guessed the effect community theater would have on her entire family.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 08 Feb 2014 05:55:00 +0000 Deborah Schachter 43203 at http://nhpr.org Acting Gets Upstaged At Winnipesaukee Playhouse A Summer Full Of Little Princes http://nhpr.org/post/summer-full-little-princes <p><em>The Little Prince</em> is one of the most read and beloved books in the world. The novella, written by the poet and aristocrat Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, drops two main characters from the sky…a downed pilot and a prince fallen to earth on a tiny asteroid. Though known mostly as a children’s story, <em>The Little Prince</em> was written during the escalation of World War II and contains clever criticism of society, lessons on human nature and whimsical watercolor illustrations. <em>The Little Prince</em> has been adapted for radio, film, ballet, and opera, and stage – including a production at <a href="http://www.andyssummerplayhouse.org/">Andy’s Summer Playhouse </a>in Wilton, New Hampshire in the late 1990s that was especially memorable to our guest, <a href="http://jaredmezzocchi.com/"><strong>Jared Mezzocchi</strong></a>. Now a successful multimedia director and projection designer, Jared is back to stage his own production of <em>The</em> <em>Little Prince, </em>which runs until July 27<sup>th</sup>.</p><p> Wed, 24 Jul 2013 14:27:50 +0000 Virginia Prescott 31869 at http://nhpr.org A Summer Full Of Little Princes The Search For The Next Big (Dog) Star http://nhpr.org/post/search-next-big-dog-star <p>The musical “<a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-0bOH8ABpco">Annie</a>” opens this Friday at the <a href="http://www.prescottpark.org/">Prescott Park Arts Festival in Portsmouth</a>…more than 60 dogs barked their way through an open audition for the role of Sandy, little orphan Annie’s loveable and loyal canine sidekick. Producer <strong>Zach Nugent</strong> went to the <em>Sandy Search</em>&nbsp; to get a look at the next big doggie sensation. Tue, 25 Jun 2013 16:51:10 +0000 Zach Nugent 30095 at http://nhpr.org The Search For The Next Big (Dog) Star Word Of Mouth's Arts and Culture Rundown http://nhpr.org/post/word-mouths-arts-and-culture-rundown <p><iframe allowfullscreen="" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/73GmyK8OwNo" frameborder="0" height="315" width="560"></iframe></p><p> Wed, 01 May 2013 18:24:48 +0000 Virginia Prescott 26651 at http://nhpr.org To Kill A Mockingbird: Rochester Opera House http://nhpr.org/post/kill-mockingbird-rochester-opera-house <p></p><p></p><p>This weekend, the stage version of “To Kill a Mockingbird” premieres at the<a href="http://www.rochesteroperahouse.com/upcomingevents.html" target="_blank"> Rochester Opera House</a>. Reporter Sean Hurley introduces some of the cast and crew members to us in an audio version of a playbill.&nbsp; In this case, their stories go a little deeper than the blurb in an average program.</p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Sean Hurley 26041 at http://nhpr.org To Kill A Mockingbird: Rochester Opera House Palace Theatre http://nhpr.org/post/palace-theatre <p>In addition to staging plays and concerts, The Palace Theater runs educational and cultural programs to engage community in the performing arts. Rebecca Gosselin is 12. She has participated in the Palace’s youth theatre programs for four years.</p> Fri, 17 Aug 2012 20:12:31 +0000 Deborah Schachter 9200 at http://nhpr.org Palace Theatre