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New London Barn Playhouse

84 Main St, New London, NH 03257-7803
+1 603-526-6710
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A long standing favorite! Exceptional, talented and varied choices of plays. Great plays for... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
Excellent productions!

Rustic and quaint theater with excellent productions. You can always expect imaginative stage sets... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
Teresa G
Grantham, New Hampshire
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The New London Barn Playhouse is one of New England’s most cherished summer-stock theaters, presenting excellent theater created by emerging artists in collaboration with accomplished professionals. Actors and directors come together for three months each summer to create an unrivalled theater season noted for its fresh approach and talented acting company. The theater has served a large audience each summer since 1933 in New Hampshire’s beautiful Lake Sunapee region.
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“summer stock” (14 reviews)
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84 Main St, New London, NH 03257-7803
+1 603-526-6710
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Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

A long standing favorite! Exceptional, talented and varied choices of plays. Great plays for children. This is an institution, never miss their summer venue. A must see, you will be hooked and never disappointed. Matinees available. Sandra

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Rustic and quaint theater with excellent productions. You can always expect imaginative stage sets and amazing Broadway caliber talent.

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I've been a subscriber for many years and it just keeps getting better. At least two of the recent interns are now on Broadway. Usually well known musicals performed by about 16 college aged performers. We just saw West Side Story and it was great.

Thank Greatview564
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

We just went to see "All Shook Up" and it was fantastic! We are used to going to shows in NYC and this was just as good at a fraction of the cost! These actors really put lots of energy and excitement into their performances....More

Thank Bernie258
Reviewed 28 April 2017

The actors who staff this summer theater are amazing young adults who give their all to their artistry. Each year is a new crop of college age students who rehearse and work diligently to provide quality entertainment. Everyone should take in one (or more) of...More

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 11 April 2017

New London Barn Playhouse is a wonderful summer attraction in this lovely theater. Add this to a walk around town or a nice meal at one of the local restaurants where the ambiance is true New England.

Thank Donna29727
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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

Discovering this quaint tiny town in the middle of rural (yet tony) New Hampshire, sits an authentic red barn converted 85 years ago into an EXPLOSIVE venue of talent!!! New London Barn Playhouse has to be the best theatrical live theater I have seen. The...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

We make sure to attend at least one show every summer, often more. We like to take along a teenaged grandchild as a special treat. They always love the shows. The playhouse is intimate, cozy and you feel as if you are part of the...More

Thank Allie3646201
Reviewed 10 September 2016

We saw a play here that was most enjoyable. Founded in the 1930's, this group has been performing in an authentic old barn and is a must if you want to experience an old summer tradition in New London. It is earnest and enthusiastic.

Thank ellentravels
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The New London Barn Playhouse in New London, New Hampshire is a major asset to this town. I have been patronizing this theater for many years and every year it gets better and better. This group of amateurs and college kids do a fantastic job...More

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Cindy K
15 July 2017|
Response from Donna29727 | Reviewed this property |
I would go before the 7:30 performance.