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Address: 280 Water St, Gardiner, ME 04345-2110
Phone Number: +1 207-582-7144
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Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, established in 1864, is a nonprofit...

Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, established in 1864, is a nonprofit organization presenting arts programs for all ages, all year round-professional performances, community shows, and arts camps. The renovated first floor of a wonderful historic theater built in 1864 has now been renovated into an accessible 117-seat performance space, where Johnson Hall presents arts programs for all. It also collaborates with other community organizations to bring arts and theater programs to children and to present a summer festival, outdoor concerts and movies; and provides space for community classes, groups, rehearsals, and meetings.

Check out our website to find upcoming shows.

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Great Talent, Fun Venue

"Community Theater" really doesn't do this small-town venue justice. While there is nothing extravagant or fanncy about the facility, the variety and level of talent appearing... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 11 March 2015
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Central Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 March 2015

"Community Theater" really doesn't do this small-town venue justice. While there is nothing extravagant or fanncy about the facility, the variety and level of talent appearing here is impressive. Johnson Hall dates back to the 1800's as a performance center, with what was once a majestic 400-seat theater. But it fell into disrepair and, while efforts to resurect the main... More 

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Minot, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2014

If you are traveling through Maine, be sure to check out the events at Johnson Hall. This historic building is experiencing a renaissance and is under new energy. Come help the effort and support the programing to complete renovations of the old theater on the second floor.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

Lots of laughter and fun and good food too! Dickie Hyperhiney's Rockin' New Year's Eve...what a blast!! I don't believe there would be any show at this venue that wouldn't be great. They are doing "The Early Evening Show" soon. I can't wait!! (Food was special for New Year's - they generally have beverages for purchase at regular events)

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Winthrop, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

A small, intimate theater striving for excellence. We truly enjoyed an evening with Castlebay, a duo performing Celtic music and stories. The harp was hand made. Amazing blending of harp and guitar. Will return for another show!

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Hallowell, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2011

The folks at Johnson Hall have been working for years to renovate the larger theater, but it is a huge task. In the meantime they produce wonderful local and national shows. www.http://johnsonhall.org/

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