September 29, 2013


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"Harvesters at Benton Falls," photograph by Sandy Olson, from the exhibition "Hawk & Handsaw: Twenty Who Know the Difference," which opened Saturday and continues through Dec. 1 at the Center for Maine Gallery in Portland. A reception will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

Courtesy of CMCA

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From left, Janice Gardner, Johnny Speckman and Evan Dalzell in "The School for Lies," a Mad Horse Theater production of the David Ives play continuing through Oct. 13 at the Hutchins School in South Portland.

Craig Robinson photo courtesy of Mad Horse Theater

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Mad Horse Theater presents "The School for Lies," David Ives' play set in 1666 in a witty Paris salon, Hutchins School, South Portland, $15 to $20. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 13.

"Jesus Christ Superstar," musical, Portland Players, South Portland, $15 to $20. 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"It's Just Sex," comedic look at fidelity, lust and communication, The Footlights, Falmouth, $15 to $18. 756-0252. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6.

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," set in the 1920s, play confronts the issues of race, fame and generational divides through the rhythms of the African-American South, Portland Stage Company, Portland, $35 to $45. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 20.

"Legally Blonde," musical comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $17.99 to $21.99. 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"VIII: A Musical Journey into the Mind of a King," one-man musical period production with Kirk Simpson, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick, $15, $30 with a la carte menu. 7 p.m. Monday. Runs through Oct. 7.

"Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story," musical about the life of musician, Ogunquit Playhouse, Ogunquit, $39 to $78. 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 20.

Good Theater Presents "Clybourne Park," Bruce Norris' play written in response to "A Raisin in the Sun," St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. 7 p.m. Wednesday; 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 27.

Portland Ovations presents "Potted Potter," Harry Potter parody, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $40 to $60. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday.

American Irish Repertory Ensemble presents "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me," exploring the relationship among three strangers -- an American, an Irishman and an Englishman -- held hostage in Beirut during the Lebanese civil war in the 1980s, Portland Stage Company, Studio Theater, $18 to $20. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 19.

LA Community Little Theatre presents "Arsenic and Old Lace," comedy, Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Auburn, $12 to $18. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Oct. 6. Runs through Oct. 12.

Portland Playback Improv Theater, theme saints and sinners, Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $7 suggested. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

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This pigment print of an urban scene by Alan Vlach is among the works that will be on view in “Focus on Faculty: Photographers from Maine Media Workshops + College,” Wednesday through Nov. 16 at PhoPa Gallery in Portland. A reception will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday.

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