April 14, 2013


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Patricia Buckley and David Mason in one of the stories that make up “Love/Sick,” a play by John Cariani that concludes its run at Portland Stage Company on April 21.

Aaron Flacke photo courtesy of Portland Stage Company

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Seanachie Nights, spoken word and music, Bawdy Italians and the "Robin Hood of Derry" by Libby Franck, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $9 suggested. 253-0288. 7 to 9 p.m. Monday.

Poetry evening, facilitated by Priscilla Cookson, bring poems to share, either your own or favorite poems by someone else, York Public Library. york.lib.me.us. 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Port Veritas Spoken Word Series, Portland Slam team semi-finals, round one, Bull Feeney's, Portland, $3, 18-plus. 773-7210. 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Screening and discussion of "Millay at Steepletop," film tribute to poet Edna St. VIncent Millay, followed by discussion with Millay scholar Mary Pilote, Rockland Public Library. 594-0310. 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Poets Kristen Lindquist and Dave Morrison, performance of pieces inspired by Amy Waldman's novel "The Submission," with acoustic musicians Anna and Dave Patterson, Lithgow Public Library, Augusta. lithgow.lib.me.us. 6 p.m. Thursday.

Shakespeare's Birthday Bash, buffet, cash bar, music by Spare Parts, auction, Shakespeare trivia, prizes, benefits Theater at Monmouth, The Emporium, Readfield, $25. 685-7348. 6 p.m. Saturday.

30th Annual Gem and Mineral Show, more than 25 vendors, St. Joseph's College (Harold Alfond Center), Standish, $3 to $4, under 12 free. 893-6617. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 21.

Lowry's Lodge Monthly Poetry Series, featured poets Dennis Camire and M.K. Spain, Saccarappa Art Collective, Westbrook, $3. 591-7300. 7 p.m. Saturday.



Portland Pirates, AHL affiliate of the NHL Phoenix Coyotes, Cumberland County Civic Center, Portland, $15 to $20. portlandpirates.com. Vs. Hershey, 4 p.m. Sunday; vs. Bridgeport, 7 p.m. Friday; vs. Connecticut, 7 p.m. Saturday.



"Love/Sick," funny and sad love stories by Maine playwright John Cariani, Portland Stage Company, $31 to $41. portlandstage.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 21.

Lewiston Auburn Community Little Theatre presents"Nunsense," musical comedy, Community Little Theatre, Auburn, $12 to $18. laclt.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. April 21.

Monmouth Community Players presents "Fiddler on the Roof," musical, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $12 to $14. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Good Theater presents A.R. Gurney's "Ancestral Voices," set in Buffalo, N.Y., in the three years before World War II, story told through the eyes of boy named Eddie, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Mad Horse Theatre presents "A Six Pack of Miller," six of Arthur Miller's best-loved works performed as staged readings, The Hutchins School, South Portland, $10. madhorse.com. Final play of series, "The Crucible," 2 p.m. Sunday.

An evening of plays by Carolyn Cage, "Little Sister" and "Harriet Tubman Visits a Therapist," presented by Acorn Productions in collaboration with Cauldron and Labrys Women's Productions, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $12 to $15. acorn. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 21. Runs through April 28.

"The Drowsy Chaperone," musical homage to 1920s Jazz Age shows, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $17.99 to $21.99. lyricmusictheater.org. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. April 21. Runs through April 27.

"Cinderella: The Story You Never Knew!", based on the children's story but with some twists and 80-plus cast members, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $5 to $10, $25 family. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday (pay what you can) and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. April 21.

"Once on This Island," Caribbean musical fable full of tropical color and non-stop song and dance, City Theater, Biddeford, $5. 602-2891. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Hold On, Molly!," based on the true story of Molly Finney of Freeport, who was kidnapped in 1756, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $14 to $16. schoolhousearts.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. April 21.

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