Event Category: Eloise Covert Smith Theater

Jay Owenhouse “The Authentic Illusionist”

January 19, 2018

Jay Owenhouse, a legendary escape artists and one of the most awarded illusionists in history, appears in a special matinee of “Family Magic!”, an intimate afternoon of Grand Illusions.
The show has been voted by audiences and critics alike “One of the Top 10 Live Shows in America”.

PAAC-James & The Giant Peach, Jr.

November 17, 2017 – November 19, 2017

The Portsmouth Area Arts Council & Children's Theatre presents their production of this delightfully offbeat adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl adventure, a boy and his insect friends take an amazing journey across the ocean. Starring over 70 local student actors

The Drowsy Chaperone

February 28, 2018 – March 3, 2018

Billed as "A Musical With A Comedy," the show opens with agoraphobic musical theatre fan "Man in Chair" listening to the record of a performance he has never seen. The show comes to life in his living room, hilariously influenced by his imagination, side commentary, skipping record and power outages.