The Performer's Playground is located on John Stark Highway between Newport and Claremont NH, in Sullivan County. 

Learn more about current and planned programs.

February 2000 – First production as the Drama Society at the NH Educational Theatre Guild's One act festival. 

September 2004 – Produced first show as local nonprofit youth arts organization. We also receive our first of two Regional Best Overall Show at the NH Educational Theatre Guild's annual one-act festival. 


May 2006  – produced with Newport Middle High School, their first musical in 20 years "Once upon a Mattress" to rave reviews. 


September 2007- The Performer's Playground produced its first show on the Claremont Opera House stage. We continued to produce shows there until Spring 2012.  

Present ​- The Performer's Playground has continued to put on quality shows both in the Newport Middle High School and at our Black Box Studio on John Stark Highway focusing on area youth ages 8-18.


A NOTE FROM OUR board chair

to inspires youth by providing a creative outlet for our young people to learn and apply theatrical and stagecraft skills while fostering a love for theatre.