Feb
26
7:00 pm

Session Americana

This live show is a timeless experience; sometimes folk, sometimes rock or blues, sometimes a bit of reggae, sometimes presenting the latest batch of original songs, sometimes reaching back into depths of the American “song bag,” but always one of the best live shows on the planet.

  • February 26 at 7 p.m.
  • Smith Recital Hall, Silver Center for the Arts
  • Buy tickets online or call (603) 535-2787
  • Adult $30, Senior $28, Youth $20

JanJan
2024

ETC: Shrek The Musical

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks film, Shrek The Musical brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favorite ogre to life on stage. With beautiful music and colorful characters, sets, and costumes, Shrek The Musical is part romance, part twisted fairy tale, and pure fun for everyone, both young and old!

Buy tickets online or call (603) 535-2787.
Adult: $29-$26, Senior: $24-$20, Youth: $25-$20

  • January 20, 21, 22, 23 at 7 p.m.
  • January 23, 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Hanaway Theatre, Silver Center for the Arts

Jan
9
8:30 am

A Big Bright Beautiful World

2016 Children's Arts Festival

Children in grades K–6 participate in this exciting event, which offers opportunities for children to learn different aspects of the arts—dance, theatre, fine arts—while at the same time experiencing the themes of the current production.

The day includes five fun-filled workshops, a behind-the-scenes look at The Shrek The Musical set, and a special performance.

  • Saturday, January 9, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Silver Center for the Arts
  • Register online by clicking here or at the door the day of the festival. Contact Pam Irish at pmirish@plymouth.edu or (603) 535-2647 with any registration questions.

Jan
16
5:00 pm
Special January Event in the Gallery
Exploration Movement/Art/Music:
Joan Wiegers and Dancers
with PSU dance alumni, 1990-2006

Live music, artwork by muralist/visionary artist Dugg Desjardins, performance by aerial hoop artist Nicole Collindres 

  • Karl Drerup Art Gallery
  • Saturday, January 16 at 5 p.m.
  • Free admission

Jan
22
8:30 am

Engaging All Learners Through the Power of the Arts

This one-day event offers professional development and continuing education workshops showcasing different ways to bring the arts into your classroom in addition to keynote addresses and all-campus interactive experiences. All classroom teachers, arts educators, administrators, and artists are invited. Learn how to integrate visual art, music, drama, and writing into your curriculum, based on the theme of this year’s production, Shrek The Musical. The day concludes with optional social hour, dinner, and admission to the evening performance of Shrek The Musical.

  • January 22, 2016, 8:30 a.m.
  • Silver Center for the Arts
  • Register here.

Dec ’15
9
7:00 pm

The PSU percussion ensemble will perform an eclectic blend of music in a wildly entertaining way featuring well-known tunes and original student arrangements. It’s always a full house for this event!

  • Buy tickets online or call (603) 535-2787.
    • Adult $5, senior & youth $3
  •  Tonight, 7 p.m.
  • Silver Center for the Arts Studio Theatre

Dec ’15Dec
1112

Join Plymouth State University’s a cappella groups for a night of holiday fun! You’ll hear songs from the past, songs of today, as well as your holiday favorites. The all-female a cappella group, Mixed Emotions, and the all-male a cappella group, Vocal Order, collaborate to bring to the community a two-hour concert of fantastic music.

  • Free and open to people of all ages (donations are greatly appreciated!)
  • Senior Center in Plymouth, NH
  • Friday, December 11 and Saturday, December 12, at 7 p.m.

Nov ’15
23
7:00 pm

The annual All New England Band Festival features the PSU Symphonic Band as well as 200 high school musicians. This year we welcome composers Dr. Jack Stamp, from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and Scott Watson from the Parkland (PA) School District.

This event often sells out – reserve tickets early.

  • November 23 at 7 p.m
  • Hanaway Theatre

Nov ’15Nov
1922

Set in a quaint English seaside town, The Birthday Party is a modern classic that adroitly combines dark ambiguity, unsettling comedy, and high dramatic tension, and is one of Harold Pinter’s most produced and disturbing plays.

  • Silver Center Studio Theater
  • Buy tickets online OR call (603) 535-2787
    Adult $15, senior & youth $12
  • November 19 and 20 at 7 p.m.
    November 21 and 22 at 2 p.m.
    November 21 at 8 p.m.

 

Nov ’15Nov
2122

The Ecstasies Above & Magnificat

Begin your holiday season with the New Hampshire Master Chorale’s collaborative performances of Johann Sebastian Bach’s glorious and celebratory Magnificat, the Canticle of the Blessed Virgin. Joined by the Plymouth State University Chamber Singers and the New Hampshire Master Chorale chamber orchestra, the program includes an ethereal setting of Edgar Allan Poe’s The Ecstasies Above by British composer Tarik O’Regan and transcendent a cappella works by Benjamin Britten. The New Hampshire Master Chorale and the PSU Chamber Singers are led by Dr. Daniel R. Perkins.

  • Saturday, November 21, 7 p.m.
    South Church, 7 Pleasant St, Concord, NH
  • Sunday, November 22, 3 p.m.
    Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 Post Office Square, Plymouth, NH

Tickets: $30 general, $25 senior, $15 group of 10 or more.
Free for undergraduates and students in grades K-­12.

Tickets can be purchased online.