Entertainment quick picks for the week of Feb. 9

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Published: 2/8/2022 1:50:40 PM
Modified: 2/8/2022 1:49:00 PM
Livingston Taylor

What: Livingston Taylor’s career as a professional musician has spanned over 50 years, encompassing performance, songwriting, and teaching. Livingston delights audiences with his charm and vast repertoire of his 22 albums and popular classics.

When: Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Where: Flying Monkey, 59 Main St., Plymouth

Cost: $29 and up

Info: flyingmonkeynh.com/events/livingston-taylor

‘Eat, Drink and be Murdered’

What: The feud between the O’Rileys and the McFaddens continues. It’s Rose McFadden’s 80th birthday and her sister is still convinced Rose has made her fortune from stealing the family recipe for whiskey. Good old-fashioned family hysterics will have you laughing throughout the evening as these two families try to wrangle the secret recipe out of the Irish matriarch. Until someone decides it’s time to put one of the family members out of their misery.  The audience must look for clues and cast their votes for ‘whodunit.” Zeke’s Sweets and Farm Dog Farm will supply dessert items for this mystery theater. The murder mystery dessert theater is intended for adult audiences. This event will be held without socially distanced seating in place, so proof of vaccination or proof of negative COVID test within two days of the event is required for entry.

When: Feb. 11 and 12 at 7 p.m.

Where: Franklin Opera House

Cost: $25 per person or get a whole table for a discount

Info: franklinoperahouse.org

 ‘Puffs’

What: For seven years a certain ‘boy wizard’ went to a certain ‘wizard school’ and conquered evil. This, however, is not his story. This is the story of the Puffs, who just happened to be there too. This play is a hilarious look at a familiar adventure from the perspective of three potential heroes just trying to make it through a magic school that proves to be very dangerous for children. Contains some adult language.  Masks are required for all audience members. 

When: Feb. 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. 

Where: Colonial Theatre, 609 Main St., Laconia

Cost: $16 students, $18 seniors, $20 adults

Info: belknapmill.org/powerhouse-theatre-collaborative

Tapestry Tuesday

What: Rebecca Rule will present her NH Humanities Council talk “That Reminds Me of a Story.” Rule gathers and tells stories of New England, mostly New Hampshire. She is the author of a dozen books.

When: Feb. 15 at 5:30 p.m.

Where: New London Inn, 353 Main St., New London. (Zoom viewing also available)

Cost: The event is free, the inn will have a special menu available for purchase. Seating is limited, email info@centerfortheartsnh.org to reserve a space.

Info: centerfortheartsnh.org/tapestry-tuesdays

 ‘Funny Little Things Called Love’

What: This deliriously funny new Jones Hope Wooten comedy is all about that four-letter word: L-O-V-E. Under a full moon on this unpredictable night of romance, these four rollicking tales take you on an around-the-globe journey of unexpected and hilarious twists and turns; open your heart to romantic mayhem and come join the fun!

When: Feb. 11 and 12 at 7 p.m. and Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. 

Where: Majestic Theatre Studios, 880 Page St., Manchester

Cost: $20 adults, $15 for seniors and youth

Info: majestictheatre.net


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