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Find out what's next up in 7SSC's line-up!

Shakespeare Happy Hours

Shakespeare Happy Hours are 90-minute performances of Shakespeare’s plays by a single international ensemble of actors every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at 5pm EST. A collaboration produced by 7SSC and Rude Grooms (Queens, NY).


Join us at the pub for a pint and a play! Once a month professional actors present a reading of a different Shakespeare play at The Press Room in downtown Portsmouth. Presented by Throwback Brewery. 

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Shakespeare on Tap

Shakespeare on Tap is our new, contemporary play reading series created to shine a light on Shakespeare by featuring those playwrights whose work was inspired by the Bard. Presented by Allagash Brewing Company.

Education & Outreach

Experience Shakespeare's words in a whole new light!- from custom workshops created for public & private schools, to our Shakespeare's Pen programming for artist development, 7SSC offers opportunities to enjoy the Bard for students and life-long learners of all ages & groups of all sizes.

Past Productions

From Shakespeare in Prescott Park to the American-originated premier of Being Shakespeare to the award-winning production of Lear at the Millspace, check out the work we've done in the past, and then come experience 7SSC in the future!  

On Video

From full production trailers to ShakesBEERience highlights to our BE(er)COMING series, here's your video resource for 7SSC programs and productions.

Shakespeare 400 Season

In honor of the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s legacy (1616-2016), 7SSC offered audiences a yearlong celebration of his work.  From special events to full productions to city proclamations, check out how  7SSC celebrated this remarkable 400th Anniversary!