October 31, 2013

Art and Theater Listings


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“The REAL Reason There’s a Sundown Curfew in Deering Oaks” by Nate Parent is part of “The ME in Maine” exhibit of works by members of the Maine Artists Collective opening Friday at Constellation Gallery in Portland.

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Noonday Concerts, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Organist Harold Stover, 12:15 p.m. Thursday; Krysia Tripp, flute, and Jara Goodrich, harp, 12:15 p.m. Nov. 7.

WindSync, youthful and dynamic wind quintet, Bates College, Olin Arts Center, Lewiston, $12, limited number of free tickets for students and seniors available. batestickets.com. Works by Reicha, Piazzola, Maslanka and Ravel, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! Brubeck Brothers Quartet, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $31 to $75. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

University Orchestra, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa.. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Bay Chamber Concerts presents pianist Christopher O’Riley, Union Hall, Rockport, $25, $10 for under 21. baychamberconcerts.org. Interpretations of songs by Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Elliot Smith, Mozard, Liszt and more, 4 p.m. Saturday.

Chiharu Naruse, classical pianist, Jewett Auditorium, Augusta, $10, $5 students, 12 and under free. 621-3551. 2 p.m. Sunday.

Chamber Jazz, University of Maine, Minsky Recital Hall, Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


Paul Taylor Dance Company, presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $32 to $44. portlandovations.org. Show covering several decades of Taylor’s work, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


“The Rocky Horror Show,” presented by Our Theatre Company, Nasson Community Center Little Theatre, Springvale, $10, 18-plus. myotc.org. Costumes and audience participation encouraged, 8 p.m. Thursday.

“Bloody Murder,” Theatre Company at Falmouth High School, Ed Sala’s twisted who-dunnit spoof; $7, $5 seniors, students, kids. 781-7429. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

“In the Next Room,” Bates College Theater Department, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $6, $3 seniors and students. 786-6161. Drama set in the 1880s that explores the true meaning of love, 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.

Morris Panych’s “Vigil,” Portland Stage Company, Portland, $35 to $45. portlandstage.org. Offbeat fable of family and loneliness, 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 7. Through Nov. 17.

Neil Simon’s “Rumors,” comedy, City Theater, Biddeford, $20. citytheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,” the Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, $12, $10 seniors and students. monmouthcommunity players.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Hello, Dolly!” musical, presented by the Oak Hill Players, Winslow Homer Center for the Arts, Scarborough, $12, $10 students, seniors, teacher. 822-7907. 7 p.m. Friday; 1 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Nov. 7.

“The Underpants!” presented by The Originals, comedy based on the 1920 German farce “Die Hose,” Saco River Theatre, Buxton. $20, $18 seniors and students, pay what you can on Nov. 7. sacorivertheatre.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7. Through Nov. 9.

Portland Playback Improv Theater, improvisors re-enact audience members’ stories using metaphor, song, movement and fairy tales, Community Television Network (CTN), Portland, $7, suggested donation. portlandplayback.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

“Carrie the Musical,” Maine premiere presented by USM School of Music, based on Stephen King’s novel, University of Southern Maine, Corthell Concert Hall, Gorham, $15, $10 seniors, $5 students. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m. Friday; 2 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Children of Eden,” musical fable about parents, children and faith inspired by the stories of Adam and Eve, Cain and Abel and Noah and the flood, Windham Center Stage Theatre, Windham. $12, $10 seniors and students. 893-2098. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 10.

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