November 24, 2013

Audience Calendar

Events in the arts, music, theater, books, dance and more

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11th annual Beatles Night, featuring local acts performing songs of the iconic band, will be held at the State Theatre in Portland on Saturday.

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Antique Paper Show, Fireside Inn, Portland, 4. 749-1717. More than 40 exhibitors, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.

Holiday Open House, with children’s author Robin Chiarello, plein air painter Diane Scott and author and painter Tom Merriam, Harvest Gold Gallery, Center Lovell. Noon to 6 p.m. Saturday.

“Share the Wonder” Holiday Celebration, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. Carriage rides, cookie decorating, live music, show by Frogtown Puppeteers and more, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.

Tree Lighting, Raymond Village Library. 655-4283. With carolers from Raymond Elementary School and refreshments, 5 p.m. Dec. 1.

• Theater

“The Grand Manner,” presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. good A.R. Gurney’s love letter to fabled actress Katherine Cornell and the heyday of Broadway theater, 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Three Piggs,” presented by The Fairy Tale Players, revolves around the trials and tribulations of a middle school science fair, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $6, $4 for 12 and under. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“A Bright New Boise,” presented by Fenix Theatre Company and Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Ballet Studio Theater, Portland, $20, free for age 25 and under. fenix 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” musical comedy, Windham High School, $11, $7 seniors and children. 893-1742. 4 p.m. Sunday.

“The Cripple of Inishmaan,” presented by USM Theatre, distinctively Irish dark comedy, University of Southern Maine Russell Hall, Gorham. $15, $11 seniors, $8 students. 5 p.m. Sunday.

“Shrek the Musical,” with live orchestra, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $15, $10 students and seniors, $5 for kids 8 and under. 3 p.m. Sunday.

“The Children’s Hour,” drama set in an all-girls boarding school run by two women, Kennebunk High School, Economos Auditorium, $9. 468-8461. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Our House,” presented by Aqua City Actors Theatre, scathing comedy by Theresa Rebeck that takes on media-obsessed culture, contains adult language and situations and is not suitable for children. Waterville Opera House. $12, $10 seniors and students, $10 for adults. opera 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Legally Blonde!” Greely High School, Cumberland Center, $9, $6 seniors and students. greely 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Greater Tuna,” comedy about the third smallest town in Texas, Lake Region Drama Club, Lake Region High School, Naples, $8, $6 students and seniors. 518-1348. 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Take Four,” presented by Cape Elizabeth High School Theatre Department, an evening of parody, improvisation, film and music in a lively evening of student-driven innovation, high school auditorium, Cape Elizabeth, $5. 799-3300. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

Theater at Monmouth presents “This Wonderful Life,” Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20-$30. theaterat Steve Murray’s adaptation of Frank Capra’s holiday classic “It’s a Wonderful Life,” 7:30 p.m. Friday; 1 p.m. Saturday and Dec. 1. Through Dec. 8.

“The Sound of Music,” Portland Players, South Portland, $20, $18 seniors, $15 students. portlandplayers .org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1.

“The Snow Queen,” beloved fairy tale of devotion, bravery and the triumph of love, Portland Stage Company, $35-$45, $15 for children under 15. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; noon and 5 p.m. Dec. 1. Through Dec. 22.

Sanford Maine Stage’s Senior Theatre Christmas Show, Nasson Community Center Little Theatre, Springvale, $7. 324-8227. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Dec. 1.

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