November 14, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, museums and art galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Pianist Derek Herzer performs on Friday at the Franco Center in Lewiston.

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Noonday Concerts, presented by the Portland Conservatory of Music, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. Jesse Feinberg, jazz piano, 12:15 p.m. Thursday; Kimberly and Robert Lehmann, viola and violin, 12:15 p.m. Nov. 21.

USM Youth Ensembles Fall Instrumental Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $5-$8. usm .maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 7 p.m. Thursday.

Il Divo, classical crossover quartet, Cross Insurance Center, Bangor, $43.75-$93.75. waterfront concerts.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

Pianist Derek Herzer, works by Brahms, Medtner, Enescu and others, Franco Center, Lewiston, $16, $14 seniors, students free. franco center.org. Works by Brahms, Medtner, Enescu and others, 7:30 p.m. Friday.

The Oratorio Chorale, music of Schubert and Mozart, Brunswick Seventh-day Adventist Church, Brunswick; $20 advance, $25 door, half-price for students and free for children under 12; oratoriochorale.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

USM School of Music presents Schubert’s “Unfinished Symphony” and Mozart’s “Requiem,” high school choral invitational, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $15-$10, suggested donation. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Saturday.

The Oratorio Chorale, music of Schubert and Mozart, Woodfords Congregational Church, Portland; $20 advance, $25 door, half-price for students and free for children under 12; oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Brinkler Trio: Music for Piano Trio, violinist Bozena O’Brien, cellist Gary Hodges and pianist Kenneth Piotrowski, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland, $10, $5 students and seniors. 772-5434. Works by Zitterbart, Zamecnik, Coerne and Rischer, 3 p.m. Sunday.

• DANCE

Emerging Dance Concert, University of Maine (Minsky Recital Hall), Orono, Free. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Bates College Dance Company, works by students, faculty and nationally renowned Urban Bush Women, Bates College, Schaeffer Theatre, Lewiston, $6, $3 seniors and students. batestickets.com. 5 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.

• THEATER

Neil Simon’s “Promises, Promises,” brings together the songs of Burt Bacharach and Hal David, Gaslight Theater at Hallowell City Hall, $12, $10 seniors and students. gaslighttheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Through Nov. 23.

“The Grand Manner,” presented by Good Theater, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland, $20 to $28. goodtheater.com. A.R. Gurney’s love letter to fabled actress Katherine Cornell and the heyday of Broadway theater, 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Nov. 21. Through Nov. 24.

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

“A Bright New Boise,” presented by Fenix Theatre Company and Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Ballet Studio Theater, Portland, $20, free for age 25 and under. fenixtheatre.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, Wednesday and Nov. 21. Through Nov. 24.

“Metamorphoses,” adapted from the classic Ovid poem “Metamorphoses,” will be performed in a pool on Hauck Auditorium stage, University of Maine (Hauck Auditorium), Orono, $10. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Through Nov. 24.

Anthony’s Dinner Theater presents “Elvis Today,” see young Elvis and 78-year old Elvis with five-course dinner, featuring Derry Rundlett, Anthony’s Dinner Theater, Portland, $39.95. 221-2267. 8 p.m. Friday.

“Grease,” presented by Deering High School in the school auditorium, Portland. deering drama.org. $5-$10. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday.

“Zombie America,” by local playwright Kristen Watson, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $10. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday.

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