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Things to do the week of May 31, 2018

  • Absinthe and Opium Burlesque will present of "A Midsummer's Night Dream" at the Hatbox Theatre on Friday and Saturday. —Courtesy of Hatbox Theatre

  • Absinthe and Opium Burlesque will present of "A Midsummer's Night Dream" at the Hatbox Theatre on Friday and Saturday. —Courtesy of Hatbox Theatre


Wednesday, May 30, 2018
‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

What: Absinthe and Opium Burlesque will present a one-weekend-only showing of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” with burlesque, music, dancing, storytelling and the words of Shakespeare presented in a new way. The event is BYOB.

Who: Ages 18 and older only

When: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Hatbox Theatre, Steeplegate Mall, Concord

Cost: $17, $14 for members, seniors and students

Info: hatboxnh.com

No Holds Bard

What: Adapted by Don Melander and presented by New England College’s Open Door Theatre, “The Dramatic and Fractured Life of Sir John Falstaff” will be comprised of scenes drawn from “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” “Henry IV,” 1 and 2 and “Henry V.”

When and Where: Friday and Saturday at NEC Concord and June 8 and 9 at the John Lyons Center in Henniker, all at 7:30 p.m.

Cost: Free, reservations recommended.

Info: opendoortheatrenec.com

Singin’ and Swingin’

What: Concord Dance Academy presents its annual recital.

When: Friday at 6 p.m. and Saturday at 1 p.m.

Where: Capitol Center for the Arts, South Main Street, Concord

Cost:

Info: concorddanceacademy.com/recital-info

Bright Lights, Big City

What: Creative Dance Studio presents its annual recital.

When: Friday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 12:30 p.m.

Where: Concord City Auditorium, Prince Street, Concord

Info: nhdances.com

Celebrating 11 Seasons of Dance

What: McKenna Dance Studio presents its spring recital, “This Is Me!”

When: Saturday at 2 p.m.

Where: Concord City Auditorium, Prince Street, Concord

Cost: $17

Info: gotomckennas.com

Love Your Neighbor

What: Join New American Africans for barbecued food, a fire truck display, games, dancing and more.

When: Saturday from 4 to 8 p.m.

Where: Keach Park, Concord

Info: newamericanafricansnh.org