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The Paul McKenna Band plays Celtic and Scottish music Sunday at the Saltwater Celtic Music Festival in Brunswick, and Monday at the Lakeside Theater in Rangeley, Tuesday at the St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland, Wednesday at the Skye Theatre Performing Arts Center in South Carthage and Thursday at the Deertrees Theatre in Harrison.

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"Young Frankenstein," musical comedy based on the Mel Brooks film, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday.

Theater at Monmouth presents "The Taming of the Shrew," Shakespeare comedy, Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $20 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 7 p.m. Sunday. Through Aug. 18.

"The 39 Steps," fast-paced comedic sendup and homage to thrillers and film noire based on the Hitchcock film, Freeport Performing Arts Center, $10 advance, $15 door. fcponline.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

"The Sound of Music," classic musical, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick, $10 to $25; seniors $20 on Thursdays; hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"The Spitfire Grill," musical drama, Northport Music Theater, $20 to $25. northportmusictheater.com. 3:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through July 28.

The Originals present "Adrift in Macao," parody of film noir movies, set in 1952 Chicago, Saco River Theatre, Buxton, $20 to $22. sacorivertheatre.org. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.

Bath Shakespeare Festival presents "Twelfth Night," Bath Library Park, $5 to $15. bathshakespeare.org. 7 p.m. Sunday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

"Gypsy," musical, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick, $43 to $51. msmt.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 3.

"Shrek the Musical," Arundel Barn Playhouse, Arundel, $32 to $39. arundelbarnplayhouse.com. 8 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 3.

Theater at Monmouth presents Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," Cumston Hall, Monmouth, $10 to $30. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 1 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 17.

Opera House Arts presents Shakespeare's "Cymbeline," Stonington Opera House, Stonington, premium reserved seating $35, $20-$25, $15 for students under 17. operahousearts.org. 7 p.m. Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Through July 28.

"Who?" one-man murder mystery, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, with a la carte menu. clayhillfarm.com. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Monday and 6:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through Aug. 28.

The Naked Shakespeare Company Presents "Midsummer Merriment: A Sumputous Feast of Verse," comic scenes and speeches from Shakespeare's plays, Thomas Memorial Library, Cape Elizabeth, free. thomasmemoriallibrary.org. 7 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 20.

"Once On This Island," Caribbean celebration of music and dance with tale of love, loss and redemption, Boothbay Playhouse, $23, $19 for 17 and under. 633-3379. 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 10.

Fenix Theatre Co. presents Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Deering Oaks, Portland, free. fenixtheatre.com. 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Through Aug. 10.

Midcoast Youth Theater presents "Anything Goes," musical, Orion Performing Arts Center, Topsham, $10, $8 seniors and students. 240-9241. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday.

Patrick Dorow Productions presents "The Rocky Horror Show," campy musical, MaineStreet, Ogunquit, $25, 21-plus. patrickdorowproductions.com. 11:30 p.m. Friday. Through Aug. 23.

"9 to 5: The Musical," musical comedy based on the movie, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through Aug. 4.

Heartwood Theater presents "The Legend of Jim Cullen," original production with music based on a legend from Northern Maine, set in 1873, Lincoln Academy, Parker B. Poe Theater, Newcastle, $12 to $20. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday, and Saturday. Through Aug. 3.

Windham Center Stage presents "Legally Blonde the Musical," Windham Center Stage Theatre, $12, $10 seniors and students. windhamtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Through Aug. 4.


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