August 18, 2011

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries

(Continued from page 1)

click image to enlarge

"Inspirations in Color," an exhibition of still lifes and landscapes by Beth Westra, opens today at the Falmouth Memorial Library. A reception with the artist will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 31.

Courtesy of the artist

click image to enlarge

John Vander's "Lady in Satin," mixed media on paper, from his jazz-themed exhibition continuing through Aug. 31 at Gold/Smith Gallery in Boothbay Harbor.

Courtesy image

"King Lear," Shakespeare tragedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 939-9999. 7:30 p.m. today.

"Monsters! The Musical," comic musical, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $25; $15 for students. 583-6747. 8 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Welcome to Homo Hollow," musical comedy by Eggplant Faerie Players, Lucid Stage, Portland. $12; $10 for students and seniors. 899-3993. 8 p.m. today.

"The Passion of the Hausfrau," one-woman comedy with Beth Welden about the misadventures of a mom, Freeport Factory Stage. $12, $15. 865-5505. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 25. Through Aug. 27.

"The 39 Steps," mystery/comedy based on classic Alfred Hitchcock film, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $12 to $29.50. 698-1807. 8 p.m. today, Friday, Wednesday and Aug. 25. Through Sept. 3.

"Switch Triptych," New England debut of award-winning theater company Big Picture Group, set in New York City in 1919 at Bell Atlantic's switchboard exchange, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $15 ($10 today). 751-8815. 7 p.m. today to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Aug. 25. Through Aug. 28.

"Blithe Spirit," Noel Coward comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 939-9999. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"Rent," musical presented by the Fairway Players, Winthrop Performing Arts Center. $10 to $15. 623-4583. 7 p.m. Friday.

"Seussical the Musical," family-friendly play based on Dr. Seuss characters, Windham Center Stage Theatre. $7. 893-2098. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"How to Eat Like a Child and Other Lessons in Not Being a Grown-Up," family-friendly musical, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $5, $10. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Harriet the Spy," presented by Young People's Theater Camp, Theater Project, Brunswick. $6. 729-8584. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Much Ado About Nothing," Shakespeare comedy, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $24. 933-9999. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Hackmatack 40th Birthday Celebration, live music, food and comedy; includes "39 Steps" performance; Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $50. 698-1807. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

"Room Service," farce about actors who try to get a play produced before creditors shut them down, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $26. 933-9999. 1 p.m. Saturday.

"Beauty and the Beast," performance for children, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. $8 to $12. 725-8769. msmt.org. 11 a.m., 1 and 3 p.m. Monday.

"I Left My Heart," musical Tribute to Tony Bennett, Arundel Barn Playhouse. $28 to $39. 985-5552. 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Wednesday; 8 p.m. Aug. 25. Through Sept. 3.

"The Fantasticks," musical comedy about two fathers who trick their children into falling in love, Poland Spring Inn. $10. 8 p.m. Tuesday. Through Aug. 30. "Breakfast with Mary," comedy, Deertrees Theatre, Harrison. $20; $10 for students. 583-6747. 8 p.m. Wednesday and Aug. 25. Through Aug. 28.

"Mrs. Smith Goes to Washington," story of Margaret Chase Smith portrayed by Sally Jones, Stonington Opera House. $10 to $15; free for island students. 367-2788. 7 p.m. Aug. 25.

• AUDITIONS

Oratorio Chorale Audition, all voice parts welcome, Mid-Coast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. 329-5708. Today; call to schedule.

"The Diviners," Monmouth Community Players production running Oct. 21-30; several roles for adults and teens; Cumston Hall, Monmouth. 946-4645. 6:30 p.m. Sunday to Tuesday; call for more information.

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Cinderella," singing and dancing roles for children ages 6 and older, Community Little Theatre, Auburn. 838-1722. 5 p.m. Sunday.

Dickens' "The Christmas Bride," Snowlion Repertory Company production; roles for musical theatre performers of all ages and types except children; The Hutchins School, South Portland. 518-9305. 5 to 8 p.m. (by appointment) Sunday. 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"ALOFT! Topsails to Turbines," use of wind power through the ages, Maine Maritime Museum, Bath. mainemaritimemuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Nov. 27. 

CONTINUING

Charlie Hewitt, pen-and-ink drawings, Tides Institute and Museum of Art, Eastport. tidesinstitute.org. Through today.

(Continued on page 3)

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)


Blogs

More PPH Blogs

 
Get the GO RSS!