Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby
Our Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby is located on the first floor of the theater.
We present a variety of art exhibits, events, readings and performances in this beautiful space throughout the year.

Upcoming Events



Past Events (Continued)

2019

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Poetry Cafe March 2019

Thursday, March 7, 2019 at 7 pm
Monthly cafe featuring work of island poets, with guests Donald Nitchie, Marlan Sigelman, Spencer Thurlow and Jennifer Tseng. Guest hosted by Fan Ogilvie
$10 cash only admission, includes a beverage and a slice of Pie Chicks pie.

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Poetry Cafe February 2019

February 14, 2019 at 7 pm
An evening celebrating Judith Neeld, a 1985 winner of the Poetry Society of America’s Emily Dickinson Award, featuring readings from a range of her poems. Hosted by Arnie Reisman.
$10 cash only admission, includes a beverage and a slice of Pie Chicks pie.

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Poetry Cafe

Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 7:00 pm
With guest poets Holly Bergon, Paul Dawson,* Christopher Legge and Annette Sandrock *Paul Dawson has canceled due to a cold. We are happy to announce that Maureen Hall will be reading in his stead.

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2018

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Poetry Cafe

Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 7:00 pm
With guest poets Justen Ahren, Margaret Emerson, Steve Ewing and Jennifer Smith-Turner

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Poetry Cafe

Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Hosted by Arnie Reisman
With guest poets Jill Jupen, Clark Myers, Donald Nitchie and Fan Ogilvie

$10 admission includes a beverage and slice of Pie Chicks pie

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Poetry Cafe

April 5, 2018 at 7 pm

Hosted by Arnie Reisman
with poets Steve Ewing, Don McLagan, Georgia Morris, Barbara Peckham, Laura Roosevelt and Michael West

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Poetry Cafe

March 1, 2018

Hosted by ARNIE REISMAN

with poets Ellie Bates, Maureen Hall, Lee McCormack, Donald Nitchie and Rose Styron


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Poetry Café

Thursday, February 1 at 7:00 PM
Hosted by
ARNIE REISMAN

With poets:
Justen Ahren
Liz Pozen
Susan Puciul
Brooks Robards
Annette Sandrock

$10 at the door, cash only
Price includes a beverage and a slice of PIE CHICKS pie.


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Poetry Café – January – canceled due to weather

January 4, 2018 at 7 pm
Hosted by
ARNIE REISMAN

Joined by Poets
Alice B. Fogel (New Hampshire Poet Laureate)
Donald Nitchie
Annette Sandrock
Peter Lederman

$10 at the door, cash only
Price includes a beverage and a slice of PIE CHICKS pie.


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2017

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Jenny’s Drama Salon

December 13, 2017 at 7 pm
Playwright, actress and humor writer, Jenny Allen, hosts a monthly drama salon, featuring casual dramatic readings, interesting guests, stimulating conversation and great brownies – all in the Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby.

Lively talk, homemade brownies, coffee and tea. $10, cash only at the door.

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Poetry Café – December

December 7, 2017 at 7 pm
Hosted by
ARNIE REISMAN

Joined by Poets
Emma Young
Dan Waters
Christopher Legge
Holly St. John Bergon

$10 at the door, cash only
Price includes a beverage and a slice of PIE CHICKS pie.


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Jenny’s Drama Salon

November 15, 2017 at 7 pm
Jenny's Drama Salon: Playwright, actress and humor writer, Jenny Allen, hosts a monthly drama salon, featuring casual dramatic readings, interesting guests, stimulating conversation and great brownies – all in the Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby.

Just in time for the holidays!
"Please Pass the Salt--and Don't Forget to Rub It In: Disastrous Dinners in American Theater"
We'll be reading short scenes, both hilarious and hair-raising, and asking the question, Why can't families in American plays get through a meal without a meltdown? Lively talk, homemade brownies, coffee and tea. $10, cash only at the door.

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SOLD OUT! Taste Some of the Best Wines from Tuscany!

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 5 to 7pm
Tuscany, along with Piedmont, is one of Italy’s most important wine regions. Gorgeous scenery and cultural attractions are what first draw visitors to Tuscany. But when those visitors experience Tuscan wines, many return to explore the region’s magnificent vinous offerings. For this tasting we will focus on wines made from sangiovese in in Montalcino, Montepulciano, and Chianti Classico. While they all share the same grape variety, each region’s soils and climate ensure its wines express a unique personality.

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Poetry Café – November

November 2, 2017 at 7 pm
Hosted by
ARNIE REISMAN

Joined by Poets
Jennifer Smith-Turner
Fan Ogilvie
Richard Skidmore
Clark Myers

$10 at the door, cash only
Price includes a beverage and a slice of PIE CHICKS pie.


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Jenny’s Drama Salon

October 25, 2017 at 7 pm
New! Jenny's Drama Salon: Playwright, actress and humor writer, Jenny Allen, hosts a monthly drama salon, featuring casual dramatic readings, interesting guests, stimulating conversation and great brownies – all in the Marilyn Meyerhoff Lobby.

For her October salon, please join Jenny for spooky storytelling with special guest Holly Nadler, author of "Haunted Island", along with readings from three under-10-minute plays based on Edgar Allen Poe stories. Come if you dare! $10 at the door includes coffee or tea and Halloween treats!

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Sold Out – Chardonnay from around the World

Friday, June 9, 2017
Led by Jack Korpi, Certified Specialist of Wine

We'll be tasting five Chardonnays from California, France, Australia and Argentina. If you already love Chardonnay, this tasting will enable you to possibly find your new favorite. And if it's been awhile since you gave Chardonnay a try, here's a great opportunity to renew your acquaintance.

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