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Keene, NH 03431 United States
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October 2022

Robert Dubac’s THE BOOK OF MORON

Friday, October 7 @ 8:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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PBS raves, “In 90 uninterrupted minutes of altogether irresistible satire he ingeniously nails the current regrettable state of the nation and the world at large.”TICKETS$29 Reserved Seating Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway hit, THE BOOK OF MORON, has been described as one of the most “Hilarious” “Intelligent” and “Scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. And “idiocracy” isn’t even a word. How dumb is that? Has your funny bone been confiscated by the “idiocracy” of “uh-merica”? Are you tired of…

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Strangers in the Basement & Kendall Row

Saturday, October 8 @ 7:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Two local bands in their SHOWROOM premier!TICKETS$20 Reserved Seating Alternative rock band, Strangers in the Basement, features a lineup of Keene musicians. They are favorites from the Keene Jam Festivals in 2021 and 2022. Featuring: Sarah Hope, vocals Rob Guardiano, guitar Dave Painchaud, bass Dan Heath, drums Kendall Row was formed in 2018 by a group of talented young musicians from Keene. They play a mix of original songs and Grateful Dead covers, and released their new album, “Home Sweet…

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Ben Pratt, Comedy Illusionist

Sunday, October 9 @ 2:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Stand-up comedy with a big helping of magic and illusion thrown in!TICKETS$20(Adult)/$15(Youth) Ben’s award-winning comedy magic show consists of unique form of stand-up comedy with a big helping of magic and illusion thrown in! Think Penn & Teller. Ben's charming personality shines through when he performs. Incorporating lots of audience involvement into his routines, he will give you no idea how he achieves his incredible feats. See objects float without an explanation, and people too! You’ll be left scratching your…

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October
Friday

FILM: Moonage Daydream

Friday, October 14 @ 7:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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October
Saturday

FILM: Moonage Daydream

Saturday, October 15 @ 7:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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October
Sunday

FILM: Moonage Daydream

Sunday, October 16 @ 1:00 PM
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One event on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 1:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Dances with Words

Thursday, October 20 @ 7:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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In Partnership with the Historical Society of Cheshire CountyTICKETS$10 Reserved Seating Bestselling author Richard Lederer and musical comedian Bill Shipper team up to deliver a delightful program of wordplay in music and song. These two verbaholic punsters present memorable musicality, rhythmic rhymes, tons of tonality, and heaps of hilarity, all with gracious grammar and alluring alliteration. Celebrating the crazy world of the English language with topics such as musical idioms, wordplay, limericks and the circus, DANCES WITH WORDS is truly “edutainment” – learning dressed…

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The Jacob Jolliff Band

Friday, October 21 @ 7:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Some of the most virtuosic young acoustic musicians in the worldTICKETS$26 Reserved Seating ($32 Day of Show) Jacob Jolliff grew up just south of Portland, OR. He was awarded a full scholarship to The Berklee College of Music in Boston in 2007. Shortly after graduating from Berklee, he won the National Mandolin Championship. In 2014, he joined the progressive bluegrass group, Yonder Mountain String Band. He toured with YMSB until the end of 2019, releasing two albums with them. Currently,…

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October
Saturday

Cherubini’s MEDEA

Saturday, October 22 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

Mr. Aaron Family Halloween

Sunday, October 23 @ 2:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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recently named “Best Children's Performer of 2018 and 2020” by New Hampshire MagazineTICKETS$12(Adult)/$5(Youth) Join Mr. Aaron on a fun Halloween themed musical adventure for the whole family! Come in your costumes and get ready to dance and sing to some of your favorite Halloween songs, and Mr. Aaron originals too. You'll hear different instruments like the guitar, saxophone, and cajon. This show is great for kiddos aged 1-7, but includes contemporary, upbeat music that the whole family can enjoy. Bring a blanket, or something to sit on,…

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SPECIAL FILM: Nosferatu – silent film with music by Jeff Rapsis

Tuesday, October 25 @ 7:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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Get into the Halloween spirit with a classic silent horror film celebrating its 100th anniversaryTICKETSAdults $12/Students $9.50 'Nosferatu,' directed by German filmmaker F.W. Murnau, remains a landmark work of the cinematic horror genre. It was among the first movies to use visual design to convey unease and terror. To modern viewers, the passage of time has made this unusual film seem even more strange and otherworldly. It's an atmosphere that silent film accompanist Jeff Rapsis will enhance by improvising live…

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Ali McGuirk

Friday, October 28 @ 7:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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“Powerfully stunning vocals… the most outstanding performance of the day.” Glide Magazine, Green River Fest 2021TICKETS$24 Reserved Seating ($28 Day of Show) “Raw talent is hard to explain, but you often know it when you hear it. That’s true of McGuirk…” Steve Morse, The Boston Globe “When she opens her mouth, people stop and take notice, captivated by her swooping, honeyed voice.” The Improper Bostonian “The critical praise has been non-stop… and her sound has evolved into a fervent blend…

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Sweet Lizzy Project

Saturday, October 29 @ 8:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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“Cuban-musicians with miraculously good flavorful “best of both worlds” progressive-rock guitar layered into Americana-type melodies.” -Americana HighwayTICKETS$20 Reserved Seating ($22 Day of Show)/$15 General Admission ($18 Day of Show)On sale to members 8/22, and to the public 8/29 “Sweet Lizzy Project sounds more like raucous American indie rock than the uninitiated might expect… SLP positively rocks.” -Pollstar In just a few years, Cuban-born, Nashville-based quintet Sweet Lizzy Project has gone from its members never having been in an arena, to…

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SPECIAL FILM EVENT: Dawnland and Dear Georgina

Sunday, October 30 @ 2:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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A Free Event in Honor of Native American History MonthREGISTER TWO FREE FILM SCREENINGS Followed by a conversation with Dr Mishy Lessor, Learning Director from the Upstander Project in Boston Dawnland - 54 minutes long For decades, child welfare authorities have been removing Native American children from their homes to “save them from being Indian.” In Maine, the first official Truth and Reconciliation Commission in the United States begins a historic investigation. Dawnland goes behind-the-scenes as this historic body grapples with difficult…

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November 2022

SPECIAL FILM: Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies 2022

Tuesday, November 1 @ 7:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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The Grateful Dead return to cinemas worldwide for the 2022 Meet-Up At The Movies.November 1, 7:00 PMNovember 5, 7:00 PMAll Seats $15 Jerry Garcia, Donna Jean Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, Bob Weir This year we’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Europe ‘72 Album, by bringing the previously unreleased Tivoli Concert Hall, 4/17/72 performance to the big screen. The sixth show on the Grateful Dead's famous Europe '72 tour was a return engagement…

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November
Saturday

Verdi’s LA TRAVIATA

Saturday, November 5 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

SPECIAL FILM: Grateful Dead Meet Up At The Movies 2022

Saturday, November 5 @ 7:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at 7:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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The Grateful Dead return to cinemas worldwide for the 2022 Meet-Up At The Movies.November 1, 7:00 PMNovember 5, 7:00 PMAll Seats $15 Jerry Garcia, Donna Jean Godchaux, Keith Godchaux, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, Bob Weir This year we’re celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Europe ‘72 Album, by bringing the previously unreleased Tivoli Concert Hall, 4/17/72 performance to the big screen. The sixth show on the Grateful Dead's famous Europe '72 tour was a return engagement…

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Leslie Mendelson

Friday, November 11 @ 8:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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1970s songwriter influences in the vein of Carole King and Carly SimonTICKETSReserved Seating $24/$26 Day of ShowOn sale to members 9/30, and to the public 10/4 Brooklyn-based singer/songwriter Leslie Mendelson is supporting her most recent studio album ‘If You Can’t Say Anything Nice…,’ as well as a solo acoustic EP ‘In The Meantime,’ that was recorded during quarantine earlier this Spring. Described by Relix Magazine as an artist with “a loyal, cross-generational audience that hugs the hippie, hipster, coffee shop…

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Supaman

Friday, November 18 @ 7:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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one-of-a-kind presentation combining Native culture, comedy and urban hip-hop cultureTICKETS$15 Adults/$10 YouthOn sale to members 8/22, and to the public 8/29 As a member of the “Apsaalooke Nation”, Supaman makes his home on Apsáalooke lands in Montana. “Supaman” Is Christian Takes Gun Parrish, a Native American dancer and innovative hip hop artist who has dedicated his life to empowering and spreading a message of hope, pride and resilience through his original art form. He has been the recipient of the…

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Jocelyn and Chris

Saturday, November 19 @ 7:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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“Her voice will grab you by the collar, bang your head on the table, and make you pay attention… these outrageously talented siblings boast a time-honored sound that is well beyond their years.” – BaebleTICKETSReserved Balcony: $26 ($28 day of show)General Admission Dance Floor: $21 ($23 day of show) Volume... Loud Hair... Long Apologies... None Think rock is dead? Meet Jocelyn & Chris. Two analog souls are hell-bent on inciting a new rock revival. Jocelyn & Chris and their band…

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December 2022

A Night with Dueling Pianos

Friday, December 2 @ 8:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

A request-driven sing-along extravaganza!TICKETS$20 - $25 This comedy-based dueling piano show is always a fun, high-energy party-in-a-box! Our pianists sing and play everything from Jimmy Buffet, Garth Brooks, Maroon 5, Billy Joel, Tom Petty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Disney, Bruno Mars, Elvis, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Metallica and just about anything else. But most importantly, the show is all about the audience. It’s a clap-a-long, sing-a-long, crazy fiesta with roasts, drinking songs, toasts, and hi-octane comedy.

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The Bad Plus

Saturday, December 3 @ 5:30 PM
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One event on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 8:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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combining elements of modern avant-garde jazz with rock and pop influences5:30 PM TICKETS8 PM TICKETS$35 Reserved Seating ($40 Day of show) The Bad Plus are the ultimate originals. A democratic unit with a clear vision and a refusal to conform to convention. For the past two decades they have played with spirit and adventure, made their own rules and done so with a bold sense of creativity and intent. Avoiding easy categorization, The Bad Plus has won critical acclaim and a legion of fans worldwide with their unique sound and flair for live performance.…

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The Bad Plus

Saturday, December 3 @ 8:00 PM
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One event on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at 8:00 PM

SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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combining elements of modern avant-garde jazz with rock and pop influences5:30 PM TICKETS8 PM TICKETS$35 Reserved Seating ($40 Day of show) The Bad Plus are the ultimate originals. A democratic unit with a clear vision and a refusal to conform to convention. For the past two decades they have played with spirit and adventure, made their own rules and done so with a bold sense of creativity and intent. Avoiding easy categorization, The Bad Plus has won critical acclaim and a legion of fans worldwide with their unique sound and flair for live performance.…

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April Cushman

Friday, December 9 @ 7:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
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TICKETS$25 Reserved Seating Balcony High-Tops $20 Reserved Searing Balcony and Orchestra April Cushman is a Swanzey, New Hampshire mom, wife, farmer and country music songwriter. She has co-written many of her songs with Vibe City Publishing Songwriter Steve Smentek and #1 hit writer Marty Dodson. April just released her album, "The Long Haul" in November of 2021 and has been support for artists over the last couple of years including: Scott McCreery – The Colonial Theatre 2022! Chase Rice Darius…

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December
Saturday

Kevin Puts’s THE HOURS

Saturday, December 10 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

Kat Wright

Saturday, December 10 @ 8:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States

Wright, whose voice is both sultry and dynamic, delicate yet powerful; gritty but highly emotive and nuanced, has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse."TICKETSReserved Seating $28 ($30 day of show) Burlington Vermont's own sensational soul singer, Kat Wright is returning to SHOWROOM on December 10. Wright, whose voice is both sultry and dynamic, delicate yet powerful; gritty but highly emotive and nuanced, has been described as “a young Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse”. Add to that…

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December
Sunday

Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE (Encore)

Sunday, December 11 @ 1:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

January 2023

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January
Saturday

Giordano’s FEDORA

Saturday, January 14, 2023 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

March 2023

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March
Saturday

Wagner’s LOHENGRIN

Saturday, March 18, 2023 @ 12:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

April 2023

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April
Saturday

Verdi’s FALSTAFF

Saturday, April 1, 2023 @ 12:30 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25
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April
Saturday

Strauss’s DER ROSENKAVALIER

Saturday, April 15, 2023 @ 12:00 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25
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April
Saturday

Terence Blanchard’s CHAMPION

Saturday, April 29, 2023 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

May 2023

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May
Saturday

Mozart’s DON GIOVANNI

Saturday, May 20, 2023 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25

June 2023

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June
Saturday

Mozart’s DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE

Saturday, June 3, 2023 @ 12:55 PM
SHOWROOM, 20 Commercial Street
Keene, NH 03431 United States
$15 – $25
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