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The Firehouse 2014

Firehouse - An Evening of Guitar Solos and Duets with
Scott Ouellette &
Darragh O'NeillFirehouse ARt Gallery - now showing

Priscilla Serafin

April 23 - May 18

Paintings with bold and engaging color displaying an exquisite sense of composition & balance.

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Newburyport Literary Festivalcelebration of readers and writers

Newburyport Literary Festival

Fri-Sat, April 25-26

Celebrate the rich literary heritage of the region and meet local authors.

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My Favorite Poem ProjectNational Poetry Month

Favorite Poem Project

Sun, April 27

In its 12th year! Come hear community members of all ages reading their favorite poems!

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Chiara String Quartetsymphony by the sea presents

Symphony By The Sea

Sunday, May 4

"Feast: on the Music of Mozart and more!"

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GleeClubfirehouse center for the arts presents

Motherhood Out Loud

Fri & Sat, May 9 & 10
A joyous, moving & hilarious celebration of parenthood. Just in time of Mother's Day!

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SnowWhiteexit dance theatre presents

Beneath: New Choreography

Fri & Sat, May 16 & 17

Modern dance company Exit Dance Theatre presents two evenings of new choreography.

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Newburyport Film Festival

Earth Port Film Festival

Sunday, May 18

Short films which create, discover, inspire, catalyze or document environmental action.

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Firehouse - An Evening of Guitar Solos and Duets with
Scott Ouellette &
Darragh O'NeillCafe valverde coffee roasters presents

Ulisses Rocha with Scott Ouellette

Wed, May 21

Two leading solo guitarists perform classical, jazz, Brazilian, Latin American & more.


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Firehouse - An Evening of Guitar Solos and Duets with
Scott Ouellette &
Darragh O'NeillFirehouse Center for the Arts presents

Athene Wilson & Friends Band

Fri, May 30

Three time Boston Urban Music Award winner and Jazz, Gospel and R&B vocalist.


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Firehouse - An Evening of Guitar Solos and Duets with
Scott Ouellette &
Darragh O'NeillFirehouse Center for the Arts presents

Josh Logan w/ Olivia Henken

Sat, May 31

Stars of TV shows "Rockstar: Supernova" and "The Voice" perform for two shows only!


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GleeClubfirehouse center for the arts presents

Yo-Yo People

Sun, June 1

4 Guinness World Records, World Yo-Yo Champion & performances in over 25 Countries!

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Firehouse - An Evening of Guitar Solos and Duets with
Scott Ouellette &
Darragh O'Neilllaugh riot productions Presents

He Said, She Said Comedy Tour

Sat, June 7

Join us for another great night of comedy, featuring Robbie Printz & Christine Hurley!


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The 39 Steps at The Firehouse Center

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

June 19-22 and 26-29

A Firehouse Production of this 2005 Tony Award winning musical comedy - directed by John Budzyna!

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Friday & Saturday
May 9th & 10th

A joyous, moving & hilarious collection of scenes celebrating parenthood, featuring a cast of local mothers and fathers! Just in time for Mother’s Day.

“A hip and breezy production.
Storytelling at its sweetest.”

-Back Stage

"A funny, tender view of parenting”
-Denver Post

“Never fails to strike both the
funny bone and the heart.

“Funny, unexpectedly poignant and sweetly entertaining.
Brings tears of joy.”


“Succeeds because it is so authentic.”
-Entertainment Weekly

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It's time you put your name on it!

This January, thanks to a generous contribution by the Mary Alice Arakelian Foundation, we installed our new amazing theater seating! We hope you are enjoying it!

Purchasing a seat is a great opportunity for you to honor a loved one or show your business' support of the Firehouse.

Your personalized message will be inscribed on a brass plate and installed on a new chair - which will be viewed by thousands of theatergoers for YEARS to come!

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Firehouse auditions

A great gift any time of the year.
What could be better than receiving a gift of a wonderful performance? The lucky recipient of a Firehouse Gift Certificate will have the freedom to choose from an array of shows & programming, from theater to dance to live music, as well as educational programs! Click here to purchase online!


Firehouse school shows

Attention teachers, educators! Enhance your students' learning environment by making Firehouse School Shows part of your curriculum. Your students will enjoy the proven benefits that come from combining the arts with the learning experience. Learn more.


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Firehouse membership

Membership has its benefits: early notice of new shows, ticket discounts, invitations to special events, 15% off of all food at Not Your Average Joe's all the time, and more. Become a member today!


Make a donation to the Firehouse

Firehouse Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit orgamization and we need your support!

Your tax-deductible contributions make possible the all of the great productions and concerts on our stage.

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Firehouse volunteers

More than 150 community members of all ages help with tasks ranging from mailings and office work to ushering and backstage assistance. Interested?


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