November 14, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, museums and art galleries

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

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“A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” musical comedy, Windham High School, $11, $7 seniors and children. 893-1742. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 24.

“The Cripple of Inishmaan,” presented by USM Theatre, distinctively Irish dark comedy, University of Southern Maine Russell Hall, Gorham. $15, $11 seniors, $8 students, all seats $5 on Wednesday. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday and Wednesday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21. Through Nov. 24.

“Shrek the Musical,” with live orchestra, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $15, $10 students and seniors, $5 for kids 8 and under. 7 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Nov. 24.

“The Music Man,” Noble High School, Berwick, $8. 603-534-4526. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Midsummer/Jersey,” presented by UNE Players, hilarious retelling of Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream” set on the boardwalk of a seaside town in modern New Jersey, City Theater, Biddeford, $10. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Our House,” presented by Aqua City Actors Theatre, scathing comedy by Theresa Rebeck that takes on media-obsessed culture, contains adult language and situations and is not suitable for children. Waterville Opera House. $12, $10 seniors and students, $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students on Friday. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 24.

Portland Ovations presents Fred Garbo’s Inflatable Theater Company, pop-action inflatables of all shapes and sizes combined with mime, juggling and acrobatics, Westbrook Performing Arts Center, $15. 1 p.m. Saturday.

“The Three Piggs,” presented by The Fairy Tale Players, revolves around the trials and tribulations of a middle school science fair, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook, $6, $4 for 12 and under. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 24.

“The Orphan Circus” performed by Les Sages Fous, puppet theater, Mayo Street Arts, Portland, $12, $10 students. 2 p.m. show for ages 10 and up, 8 p.m. show for mature audience, Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

“Seussical the Musical,” presented by Yarmouth High School Playmakers, Yarmouth Performing Arts Center at the high school, $10. 846-2335. 7 p.m. Nov. 21.

“Legally Blonde!” Greely High School, Cumberland Center, $9, $6 seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. Nov. 21.


Portland Museum of Art: “Piece Work: 2013 Portland Museum of Art Biennial,” new and recent work by living artists, through Jan. 5; “9 Walks,” video projections by Amy Stacey Curtis exploring movement in time and space via the motif of a walk in the woods, through Jan. 5; Jason Rogenes “J480N R063N38,” installation of large-scale sculptural forms in the PMA family space, through Jan. 5; Winslow Homer’s “Civil War,” wood engravings and prints from Homer’s days as an artist with the Union Army, through Dec. 8; Ahmed Alsoudani: “Redacted,” paintings and drawings by New York-based Iraqi artist and MECA graduate, through Dec. 8;

Saco Museum: “Lawrence Dolby: Photographs of the Saco Central Fire Station,” through November. dyerlibrary

Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: “Beings,” sculptures by Eva Goetz and Nanci Khan. Through Dec. 24.

Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: “This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War,” photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26.

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: “Breakthrough: Work by Contemporary Chinese Artists,” artwork by eight pioneering Chinese women, through Dec. 22; “This Mighty Scourge of War,” art of the Civil War, through Jan. 5.

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