The Claremont American Band in 1897, which played for the dedication of the Opera House in Claremont, N.H., the same year. For the Opera House's 125th celebration, the band's current lineup will be performing. (Courtesy photograph)

The Claremont Opera House has its own epic story to tell after 125 years

By Patrick O’Grady Valley News 6/17/2022 It was almost never built and came perilously close to being torn down. Now, after musical and theatrical performances of every kind imaginable, including one featuring an elephant, Claremont Opera House will host a 125th anniversary party with a stage show on June 25. The show includes reenactments of […]


Claremont Opera House to celebrate its 125th anniversary Saturday

by Meghan Pierce – Union Leader June 23, 2022 CLAREMONT — The Claremont Opera House is celebrating its 125th anniversary on Saturday with a variety show that will include a reenactment of its June 22, 1897 dedication ceremony. The variety show will also feature several local arts organizations that will be sharing the history and […]


125 Years of Theater Memories

By Dylan MarshEagle Times Staff – June 28, 2022 Photo: Claremont’s Off Broad Street Players perform “The Burglar” at the 125th anniversary of the Claremont Opera HousePhoto by Dylan Marsh/EAGLE TIMES STAFF CLAREMONT — The historic Claremont Opera House celebrated 125 years as a staple of arts and community on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The […]

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Restoring Claremont History

1897 National Eagle RestoredPhoto Provided by the Claremont Opera House On June 25th, the Claremont Opera House and City of Claremont will celebrate the 125th anniversary since the public building was dedicated in 1897. Many organizations have come together to plan celebrations for the occasion, including the launch of a commemorative book Stage Whispers — […]

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