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Capitol Center for the Arts

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Address: 44 South Main St, Concord, NH 03301
Phone Number:
+1 603-225-1111
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 11:00 - 18:00
Thu - Fri 11:00 - 18:00
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The Capitol Center for the Arts is the largest and most successful...

The Capitol Center for the Arts is the largest and most successful performing arts center in New Hampshire and has helped position Concord as a cultural destination. Its richly varied programming attracts diversified audiences. Broadway, ballet, rock, and country & western fans alike travel from all over New England to attend performances at the Capitol Center.

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small but well done. saw a comedy connection show

Great reasonably priced show. acoustics are excellent and the volunteers are very professional. if you have never been there come a little early just to take in the building's... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 February 2016
Ron J
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Bow, New Hampshire
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Bow, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 February 2016

Great reasonably priced show. acoustics are excellent and the volunteers are very professional. if you have never been there come a little early just to take in the building's architecture just fabulous. you can get beer and wine but no hard drinks

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Waterford, Connecticut
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35 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

Have been here before, and the place remains a good place to see a show. The staff and ushers are helpful and friendly. Not really a bad seat in the house. The grounds are always clean.

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Thank CTSunFan
Marblehead, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

This great venue offers free concerts several times a year and we were lucky enough to get tickets to see The Canadian Brass....for free! Great seats, great venue, great concert. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank Tamara7727
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141 reviews
48 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

The Capitol Center for the Arts is a great local venue with a little over 1300 seats. This is a small intimate theater that offers many different types of shows and attracts some "big names." There isn't a bad seat in the house. Took my daughter, who is an aspiring musician, to see Canadian Brass as part of the William... More 

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015

My experience of the Capitol Center for the Arts is multi-faceted - as a member, a patron and as a volunteer. My wife and I enjoy their production so much that we became members a couple of years ago, and as I approached retirement at the end of the last school year (I was a public school educator) we decided... More 

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Concord, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

My wife and I really enjoyed the 12 Days of Christmas tonight. It is a show that is filled with talented members of the community. Sometimes the best entertainment comes from people just having fun. The young kids in the show smiled so big, every time they saw a family member it really warmed my heart. One of the greatest... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2015

We attended a 7:30 pm Sunday concert. The concert and this very nice facility made the drive from Boston worth it!. Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Reasonable prices for wine etc, We didn't purchase any of the limited selection of food so cannot rate). You can bring any of the drinks or food (except the pizza) to your seat. The concert... More 

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Lakewood, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

What a lovely little space the Spotlight Cafe is! Denny Laine and Peter Asher were wonderful and the Swinging Steaks backing them up were lots of fun. I would love to come back here for a larger event in the theater.

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Hampstead, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

Our first trip to the Capitol Center was an evening with Paula Poundstone. She is brilliant and so quick.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2015

Pretty nice, old theatre (built in 1927). Went to a concert there, and all of the staff are volunteers. Most are retired, and move that way......pretty slow. Nice place, but only serve non-alcoholic beverages.

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Capitol_Center, Public Relations Manager at Capitol Center for the Arts, responded to this review

Thank you for joining us for a performance. We actually do serve alcoholic beverages. Most large shows we run between two and four bars in our lobby and serve wine and beer as well as assorted non-alcoholic drinks and snacks. Alcoholic beverages may be brought into the theater, but must be poured into cups as glass bottles are not allowed... More 

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