Stage shows to watch this week

  • Keene State College students (from left) Erin Conti, Jennifer Riley, Isaiah Lapierre, and Heather Hunt perform in Company, a musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim, to be presented Wednesday to Saturday, November 15 to 18, at 7:30 p.m. in the Main Theatre of the Redfern Arts Center on the KSC campus. Seating is limited, so order your tickets in advance. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for senior citizens and $6 for KSC students. For tickets, call the Redern Box Office at 603-358-2168 or order online at keene.edu/arts/redfern. (Photo by Celiné Perron) —Courtesy Celiné Perron

  • “The Music Man” continues for a second week at the Village Players Theater. Courtesy Michael Wilfert

Thursday, November 09, 2017

“Allowables”: This show is an original piece compiled from contemporary American poetry and prose of witness, performed by 12 undergraduate theater students. New England College received a Project Pericles grant for this production. New England College will host shows Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for NEC students and staff, seniors and LINEC. For more information, visit nectheatre.com/box-office.

“The Canterbury Tales”: A Monty-Python-style, educational comedy based on Geoffrey Chaucer’s “Canterbury Tales” will be performed by Rundlett Middle School students under the direction of Karen Braz. This is a modern twist on classic English tales. Performances will be held in the new activity room at Rundlett Middle School on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and seniors. 

“Snow Angel”: As students get ready for school one snowy morning, the announcement they’ve been waiting for comes over the radio. It’s a snow day. Bundled up, they make their way outside for a day of fun, but they don’t expect Eva, a mysterious girl who helps them to understand themselves. Shows will be held at the New Hampton School on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. For more information, visit newhampton.org. 

“Arcadia”: Continuing at the Hatbox Theatre, Glass Dove Productions stages a comedic mystery with a split timeline. Shows are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. through Nov. 19. Tickets are $17 and available at hatboxnh.com. 

“Company”: This Stephen Sondheim musical based on the book by George Futh tells the story of Bobby, a perpetual bachelor, but is friends with five married couples. Keene State College students and alumni will present the show at the Redfern Arts Center in Keene on Nov. 15 to 18 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $6 for Keene State students. For more information, visit keene.edu/arts/redfern.

“The Music Man”: Meredith Willson’s hit musical already had a sold-out show last weekend, but you have another chance to 76 trombones and all the trouble in River City. The Village Players will perform at their theater, 51 Glendon St., Wolfeboro, on Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $19.