2015 Season

Thank you for joining us in 2015! Click Here to see what’s happening at Jean’s Playhouse in 2016!

Past events at Jean’s Playhouse in 2015:

  • Tall Granite BIG BAND Jazz -- Jan 17
    Tall Granite Jazz Jan 17Saturday, Jan 17 at 7:00 pm
    All tickets $20

    The only 17-piece band north of Texas!
    Remember how music used to be, before live bands needed an electrician and a forklift? Back when a piano, some horns, a doghouse bass, and a drummer beating swing-time used to be enough to rouse a room? Grab your two-tone shoes and turn back the clock to the Tall Granite Jazz Band’s smokin’ horn harmonies and big-band beat!

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  • Tall Granite Jazz BRUNCH -- Jan 18

    Woodstock Station, Inn & BrewerySunday, Jan 18 at 11:00 am
    Brunch: $25 | Brunch + Drinks: $35

    Six-piece concert at the Woodstock Station Function Room!
    Omelet Bar, Waffle Station and Gourmet Brunch Buffet with Shrimp Cocktail, Eggs Benedict, Bacon, Sausage, Maple-Glazed Salmon, Prime Rib, Roast Turkey, Homefries, Vegetables and Dessert. Add unlimited Bloodies, Bellinis and Mimosas for $10 more!

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  • Northern Trespass -- Jan 24

    Northern Trespass Saturday, Jan 24 at 7:00 pm

    This documentary, produced by two new filmmakers from the White Mountains of New Hampshire, Jan Marvel & Michelle Vaughn, will take you on a journey through Québec, Vermont, New London, CT and many towns throughout New Hampshire. The film documents how the controversial Northern Pass power project will affect the White Mountains region of northern New Hampshire.

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  • Friends of Lincoln Library's Annual Meeting -- Feb 3

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    Tuesday, Feb 3 at 7:00 pm

    Entertainment by:
    Rebecca Rule, Yankee Storyteller
    & Don Watson, NH Singer/Songwriter.

    Catered by: Unmundane Arts Bakery, Peaked Moon Farms, and Board Members.

    Free and Open to the Public! Call the Lincoln Public Library at (603) 745-8159 with questions.

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  • Dinner and a Movie: The Princess Bride -- Feb 14

    princessbrideSaturday, Feb 14 at 7:30 pm
    Movie tickets $10

    Valentine’s Day screening of The Princess Bride. A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing. Be seated by 6:00 pm at Peaked Moon Restaurant (located at the Farmstand and Bakery location at the Village Shops in Lincoln) for a three-course meal discounted to 2/$50.

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  • Matchstick Production's DAYS OF MY YOUTH -- Feb 18

    Days of my YouthWednesday, Feb 18 at 7:00 pm
    Movie tickets $12

    “DAYS OF MY YOUTH” reminds every viewer of their first time on skis, and reinforces that the experience will continue to keep you young for a lifetime.

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  • Norman Ng's Magic Experience -- Feb 19

    Norman Ng's Magic ExperienceThursday, Feb 19 at 7:00 pm
    All tickets $10

    Norman Ng returns to Jean’s Playhouse for an exciting fusion of magic, comedy and audience participation! His show features never-before-seen magic, laugh-out-loud comedic situations and the best part… it stars YOU, the audience!

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  • Bruce Marshall & the Nor'Easters -- Feb 20

    Bruce Marshall and the Nor'EastersFriday, Feb 20 at 7:00 pm
    All tickets $20

    Bruce Marshall & the Nor’Easters play a variety of Bruce’s original music plus a high-energy mix of Allman Brothers southern rock, blues, soul, and funk. Special Guest Charlie Farren to open.

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  • Juston McKinney -- Feb 21

    Juston McKinneySaturday, Feb 21 at 7:00 pm
    All tickets $25

    Former Maine Deputy Sheriff turned Comedian! Juston worked his way into the weekend line-up at clubs like Comedy Strip Live, Stand-Up New York, Dangerfields, Gotham, and Caroline’s on Broadway. He has appeared on a half-dozen Comedy Central specials, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Conan O’Brien, and was chosen to be a part of Comedy Central’s Blue Collar Comedy Next Generation Tour with Bill Engval.

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  • Pizza and a Movie: How to Train Your Dragon -- Feb 24

    Tuesday, Feb 24 at 5:00 pm
    Movie tickets $6

    A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.

    Pizza and a Movie – Join us at 4:30 pm for a slice of pizza from Pub 32!

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  • Just So Stories -- March 20-22

    Just So StoriesFriday, Mar 20 – Saturday, Mar 21 at 7:00 pm
    Sunday, Mar 22 at 2:00 pm

    All tickets $15

    Jean’s Teens and Lin-Wood Public School proudly present Rudyard Kipling’s fantastical tales. Adapted by the same person who adapted last year’s Stinky Cheese Man, Just So Stories shows How the Whale Got His Throat, How the Camel Got His Hump, How the Leopard Got His Spots, and How the Alphabet Was Made!

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  • Frost Heaves and the Speed Bumps Band -- Apr 11
    Frost HeavesSaturday, Apr 11 at 7:00 pm
    All tickets $20

    The famed NH mud-season comedy show returns for another weekend of humor at New Hampshire’s expense! Frost Heaves delivers genuine Yankee comedy, music, and assorted nonsense from “the most under-appreciated town in New England.”

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  • Blithe Spirit -- May 1-3
    Blithe SpiritFriday, May 1 – Saturday, May 2 at 7:00 pm
    Sunday, May 3 at 2:00 pm

    All tickets $15

    Lincoln-Woodstock’s community theatre group the Playhouse Players stage Noel Coward’s supernatural comedy about wives (of this world and otherwise) fighting over one man! Following a séance with the quirky Madame Arcati, Charles Condomine finds that his late wife Elvira is back and determined to have him to herself – much to the dismay of his current wife!

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  • Adam Ezra Group -- May 9

    Adam Ezra GroupSaturday, May 9 at 8:00 pm
    VIP $25 | Gen Admin $15

    The Adam Ezra Group (AEG) is not just a band; they are a force to be reckoned with. The group’s live performances are sweaty, passionate affairs that have been compared to those of Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band. Limited tickets will be sold to a VIP Pre-Show Beer Tasting sponsored by the Woodstock Station & Brewery at 6:30pm for $25, or come for the live show at 8:00pm for $15.

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  • Boston Stand-Up Comedy -- May 24

    Mike DonovanSunday, May 24 at 7:30 pm
    All tickets $20

    Headliner Boston Sports Comic Mike Donovan and more return to Lincoln to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend! Jean’s Playhouse is your White Mountains home for top-notch Boston comedy!

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  • Gallery Reading: A Journey Beyond -- June 7

    doveSunday, June 7 at 2:00 pm
    All tickets $20

    Please join Psychic Mediums Kimberly Hancock and Kim Grace as we embark on an afternoon of connection with Spirit.

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  • Southern Rail -- June 20

    Southern Rail 3Saturday, June 20 at 7:30 pm
    All tickets $15

    High-energy exuberant fun, with riveting harmonies, irrepressible humor and sparkling banjo, mandolin, and guitar solo work!

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  • Lend Me a Tenor -- Jul 2-11
    LEND ME A TENOR LogoThurs-Sat at 7:30 pm
    Weds matinee at 2:00 pm on 7/8

    In September 1934 at  the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, Tito Morelli, Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, arrives late to appear for his one-night-only performance as Otello.  When he becomes unexpectedly incapacitated, the staff scrambles to find a convincing enough replacement to fool the audience.  When the real Il Stupendo is ready and able to assume his role, events begin to unfold disastrously and hilariously.

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  • Man of La Mancha -- Jul 23-Aug 26
    MAN OF LA MANCHA LogoPerformance weeks rotate with Pippin
    Mon-Sat at 7:30 pm except for Weds matinees at 2:00 pm on 7/29, 8/12 & 8/26

    FULL CALENDAR WITH EXACT SCHEDULE HERE

    Miguel de Cervantes, an author imprisoned during the Spanish Inquisition, reenacts the moving story of Don Quixote to win back a package of papers that had been taken from him.  His inspiring and passionate story follows a man on the edge of madness and tells of love and adventures.

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  • Pippin -- Jul 16-Aug 29
    PIPPIN LogoPerformance weeks rotate with Man of La Mancha
    Mon-Sat at 7:30 pm except for Weds matinees at 2:00 pm on 8/5 and 8/19

    FULL CALENDAR WITH EXACT SCHEDULE HERE

    Heir to the Frankish throne, the young prince Pippin is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the un-extraordinary moments that happen every day.

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  • Boston Stand Up Comedy -- Aug 30
    SteenpromoSunday, Aug 30 at 7:30 pm

    All tickets $20

    Boston Stand-Up Comedy returns to Jean’s Playhouse, this time with headliner Paul Nardizzi!

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  • Bruce Marshall and the Nor'easters with Special Guest James Montgomery -- Sep 6
    JMSunday, Sep 6 at 7:30 pm

    All tickets $20

    When blues legend James Montgomery plays the harmonica, he “brings it on home”. With the high-energy southern rock, blues, soul and funk of Bruce Marshall and the Nor’easters and special guest opener Charlie Farren!

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  • Dames at Sea -- Sep 3-Oct 3
    DAMES AT SEA LogoThurs-Sat at 7:30 pm
    Weds matinees at 2:00 pm on 9/9, 9/23 & at 12:00 pm on 9/30
    No performances week of 9/14-9/19

    Sweet, little Ruby has come to New York from a faraway Hometown, U.S.A. to make it big on Broadway. She meets a boy from Hometown, U.S.A. — Dick, a sailor who also has ambitions as a songwriter. Ruby begins in the chorus, and by the end of the day, in true Hollywood fashion, Dick saves her doomed Broadway show with a smash tune, as Ruby becomes a star on the deck of a battleship which just happens to be passing by.

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  • Same Time, Next Year -- Oct 8-17
    SAME TIME, NEXT YEAR LogoThurs-Sat at 7:30 pm
    Weds matinee at 2:00 pm on 10/14

    Same Time, Next Year follows a love affair between two people, Doris and George, who are married to others but rendezvous once a year. As they meet, they share their lives and adapt to the ever-changing world around them.

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  • Halloween Film Fest -- Oct 30
    Fri 10/30 at 6:00 pm

    The Halloween Film Fest returns to Jean’s Playhouse! Halloween games and “horror” film classics. Family Food & Fun. Games and Contests from 6:00-7:00 PM provided by the Spanish classes at Lin-Wood Public School, followed by a screening of the Halloween classic, Beetlejuice (PG) at 7:00 PM.

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  • Rocky Horror Picture Show -- Oct 30
    Fri 10/30 at 10:00 pm

    In this cult classic, sweethearts Brad and Janet, stuck with a flat tire during a storm, discover the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter, a transvestite scientist. As their innocence is lost, Brad and Janet meet a houseful of wild characters, including a rocking biker (Meat Loaf) and a creepy butler.

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  • Give and Take -- Nov 13-15
    Give and TakeFri 11/13 & Sat 11/14 at 7:00 pm
    Sun 11/15 at 2:00 pm

    Jean’s Teens’ next production is Give and Take, November 13-15, 2015. Give and Take is a collection of multicultural folk tales from around the world focusing on lessons in generosity and greed. Join us for auditions on September 8 & 9 from 6-8 pm!

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  • A Christmas Carol -- Nov 25
    Christmas Carol FINAL 2015Wed 11/25 at 7:00 pm

    We will debut our 2015 National Tour of A Christmas Carol at Jean’s Playhouse on Wednesday, November 25th. This is a ONE NIGHT ONLY performance that WILL sell out, so get your tickets early!

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  • Plaza Suite -- Dec 11-13
    Fri 12/11 & Sat 12/12 at 7:00 pm
    Sun 12/13 at 3:00 pm

    The Playhouse Players’ next production is Plaza Suite by Neil Simon. Hilarity abounds in this portrait of three couples successively occupying a suite at the Plaza.

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  • Warren Miller's Chasing Shadows -- Dec 30
    Warren Miller Dec 30Wed 12/30 at 4:00 pm & 7:00 pm

    Explore what it means to be inspired, and what it is about exotic locations and snow-covered summits that keep us searching for more. As skiers and snowboarders we chase a feeling, a memory, a storm, a turn — we’ve been chasing it our whole lives and we’ll keep chasing it a lifetime more. A second showtime has been added due to extreme demand – get your tickets early!

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  • Mission and Vision

    Jean’s Playhouse is guided by its Vision as “the premier center for the arts, building a passionate world of creativity and imagination from the heart of the White Mountains,” Mission of “celebrating and inspiring humanity through artistic excellence,” and Core Values of serving as a community asset, providing opportunities for enriching the human experience through theater, and educating through the arts.

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