October 3, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, dance, art museums and galleries

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Pianist Laura Kargul performs Beethoven, Bach and Brahms on Saturday at the Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum in Sanford.

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The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, pianist Frank Glazer, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory .net. 12:15 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! George Gershwin and Cole Porter Concert, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $25 to $75. porttix.com. With guests Mike Eldred and Jennifer Hope Wills, 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

Cadenzato Faculty Concert, University of Maine (Minsky Recital Hall), Orono, $9. umaine.edu/spa. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Pianist Laura Kargul, Sanford-Springvale Historical Museum, Sanford, $15, free for 21 and under. 324-2797. Works by Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Trio les Amis, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston, free, tickets required. triolesamis .eventbrite.com. Piano trio plays chamber music by Debussy, Poulenc and Faure, 3 p.m. Sunday.

The Portland Conservatory of Music presents Noonday Concerts, Wren Saunders, bassoon; George Lopez, piano; First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland, $5 suggested donation. portlandconservatory.net. 12:15 p.m. Oct. 10.

• THEATER

“Buddy, The Buddy Holly Story,” musical about the life of musician Buddy Holly, Ogunquit Playhouse, $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 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. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. 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. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 10. Through Oct. 27.

“The School for Lies,” Mad Horse Theater production of David Ives’ play set in 1666 in a witty Paris salon, Mad Horse Theater at The Hutchins School, South Portland. $15 to $20, Thursdays are pay-what-you-can. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10.

“It’s Just Sex,” comedic and thought-provoking look at fidelity, lust and communication, The Footlights, 190 U.S. Route 1, Falmouth. $15 to $18, pay what you can on Thursdays. 756-0252. 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

Portland Ovations presents “Potted Potter,” Harry Potter parody, Merrill Auditorium, Portland, $40 to $60. portlandovations.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

August Wilson’s “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” examines race, fame and generational divides in the 1920s against a backdrop of African-American rhythms, Portland Stage Company, $35 to $45. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Oct. 10. Through Oct. 20.

American Irish Repertory Ensemble presents “Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me,” touching and funny play explores the relationship among three strangers – an American, an Irishman and an Englishman – held hostage in Beirut in the 1980s, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $20, $18 seniors and students, $10 Thursday. airetheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Through Oct. 19.

“Arsenic and Old Lace,” farcical comedy, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish, $16, $14 seniors and students. schoolhousearts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

LA Community Little Theatre presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” Great Falls Performing Arts Center, Auburn. $18, $15 seniors, $12 for under 12. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10. Through Oct. 12.

“Legally Blonde,” musical comedy, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland, $21.99, $17.99 for seniors. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

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