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Theater and Arts

More widely known for its attractions and natural wonders than its artistic offerings, the White Mountains region nevertheless boasts an impressive array of theater and performance options.

In Tamworth, The Barnstormers Theater, (the longest running summer stock theater in the country), has been entertaining visitors for more than 75 years, while over in North Conway, you can catch theatrical performances at the Mt. Washington Valley Theatre Company in the historic Eastern Slope Playhouse. In addition, M&D Productions produces a variety of shows throughout the year.

In Lincoln, visit Jeans Playhouse, which produces summer professional theatrical productions, touring childrens' theater, community shows, and musical events, throughout the year. In Whitefield, at the northernmost tip of the White Mountains, is the Weathervane Theatre, where you will see classic Broadway worthy productions, set amidst stunning natural beauty.

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Barnstormers Theatre

Located in the scenic village of Tamworth, the Barnstormers is one of the longest-running professional summer theaters in the country. Today, it is one of three Equity theatres in New Hampshire and provides the region with brilliant summer theatre.

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival

Come to Loon Mountain Resort and discover Scotland - no passport required. Starts the third Friday in September. Be part of this 3-day celebration of Scottish music, food and drink, athletics, dance, heritage and more! Fun activities for all ages. Children 14 and under admitted FREE when accompanied by an adult.

Colonial Theatre

The home of arts, film, music and culture in the White Mountains. The 300-seat theater offers state-of-the-art digital projection and surround sound for independent and world cinema, and hosts Grammy award-winning performing artists and family entertainment from May through October—all without losing the intimate charm of a vintage summer theater.

The Flying Monkey Movie House & Performance Center

Experience a big show in an intimate venue! GRAMMY winners, Rock & Roll Hall of Famers, world renowned comedians, extraordinary cinema and more. Enjoy a night out with the option of dinner and a show!

North Country Center for the Arts at Jean's Playhouse

Open Memorial Day Weekend through the end of December, the award-winning Playhouse presents Broadway-style musicals, plays, and fairytale theatre in the Summers; Comedians, Cover Bands, Films and more in the Fall & Spring. Check out our website for special events, general discounts, and even special deals for NH Residents!

M & D Playhouse

Located at the historic Eastern Slope Inn Playhouse, M & D produces exciting live theater in North Conway year-round including comedies, dramas, musicals and more. They have been recognized with over 30 NH Theatre Awards over the past 20 years!

Weathervane Theatre

Award-winning professional Equity theatre in the North Country bringing Broadway to the White Mountains since 1966. Unique alternating repertory, see a different show almost every night! Presenting 11 productions July through October. 2021 titles include Kinky Boots, Hello, Dolly!, Amadeus, The Addams Family, Always...Patsy Cline, She Loves Me, and more.