August 3 – September 3, 2017

ACT ONE’s Summer Festival presents five weeks of terrific theatre, music, and storytelling from August 3 – September 3
at the West End Studio Theatre in Portsmouth, NH.

Click on the titles or the event posters below for more information and to order your tickets.  

Enchanted April 
A brilliant, life-affirming comedy about a company of travelers who escape to Italy for a magical adventure that changes all their lives for the better.   Gifted director Danielle Howard has assembled an all-star cast!

Kiss the Moon, Kiss the Sun
Experience the joy and laughter of last year’s transcendent story of Holly and Robert!  The superb cast returns in Norm Foster’s brilliant and deeply touching play that sets a sure course to hope.  Spotlight Award nominee for Best Play, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best Play!

Ballads of a Grateful Heart
Internationally acclaimed writer, performer & chef James Haller is back with a new performance memoir!  This heartfelt and delightful collage of portraits is told with warmth, spiced with delicious laughter, and rich in tender insights and grateful love.

Ed Gerhard in Concert
From Tokyo to Rome and across the US & Canada, Grammy Award-winning acoustic guitarist Ed Gerhard has captivated audiences
with his virtuosity, generous spirit, and humor.  Whether performing a lush ballad or a haunting lap steel melody, Gerhard will mesmerize.

True Tales Live!
Everyone has a story, so prepare to be enthralled when the wonderful folks of True Tales Live take the stage for an afternoon of lively & local storytelling.  These are real life tales told by people from the Seacoast area who have a good story to share.