Behind the Scenes

New Executive Director Joins Jean’s Playhouse

Lincoln, NH – Jean’s Playhouse, NH’s premier professional theater in the north country, has announced the hiring of new leadership for the company. Joel Mercier, current Producing Artistic Director of the NH Theatre Factory and Resident Staff of the Great Lakes Theatre and Idaho Shakespeare Festival, will be stepping into Jean’s spotlight as the new…

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October 13, 2017

From the Office: Why fund the Arts?

What would you do with an unexpected influx of $115 million cash? Foundations across the United States operate for the benefit on thousands of non-profit charitable organizations. Most of these foundations support a variety of causes, from youth education to domestic violence prevention to mental prescription drugs with no prescription health awareness to arts and…

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March 24, 2015

Big Band Ball & Winter Auction at the Indian Head to Support Jean’s Playhouse

Lincoln, New Hampshire — January 16, 2015 – Big Band Ball & Winter Auction at the Indian Head to Support Jean’s Playhouse Jean’s Playhouse is pleased to announce its largest yearly fundraiser: the Big Band Ball & Winter Auction on Saturday, January 31 at the Indian Head Resort Lakeview Room. This is a semi-formal event, attended…

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January 16, 2015

As the old stage adage goes… The Show Must Go On!

Lincoln-Woodstock’s community theater group, The Playhouse Players, fresh off the success of this holiday season’s A Christmas Carol, will be performing the family-oriented comedy, You Can’t Take It With You, a favorite among community theater circles. A Christmas Carol, which was staged, costumed, lighted and performed by volunteers, was enjoyed by more than 1,250 people…

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February 21, 2013

Thoughts from a Playhouse Player herself

If the excitement that the cast of A Christmas Carol is experiencing is catching, then the entire area should be straining at the bit to come out to these performances. It is an amusing yet traditional adaptation. We have been in rehearsals for a few weeks now and it is an amazing thing to see these characters…

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November 28, 2012

Change is in the Air

Here at the North Country Center for the Arts’ office, raditionally gone into hibernation for the winter- but not this year! The bulk of our Fall 2012 Appeal mailing left the Lincoln, NH post office last Friday. Many thanks to the ladies at the Lincoln post office; they could not have been too excited to…

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October 19, 2012