September 22, 2011

Art & Theater Listings

Classical music, theater, auditions, art museums and galleries.

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Tracy Jamar’s “Land Parcels Quad,” from “Beyond Rugs!”, opening Saturday at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland.

Courtesy Farnsworth Art Museum

The N-E-W Trio (violin, cello and piano), music by Haydn, Beethoven and Dvorak; Emlen Hall, Bay School, Blue Hill. $25. 374-2203. 3 p.m. Saturday.

Jimmy Briere, Quebec pianist, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $12 to $15; free for students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

Paul Sullivan, pianist and composer, Hammond Hall, Winter Harbor. $15; $10 for students. 963-2569. 7 p.m. Saturday.

Pianist Slyvia Berry, works by Bach and Mozart, Olin Concert Hall, Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 12:30 p.m. Tuesday.

• DANCE

Karen Montanaro, mime and dance, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $20. boothbayoperahouse.com. 7:30 p.m. today.

Pumpkinhead Ale Meets Prima Ballerinas, Portland Ballet Studio's fall celebration and sneak preview of "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," 21-plus; Portland Ballet Studio. $10. 772-9671. 6 to 8 p.m. Friday.

• THEATER

"Miss Saigon," modern musical variation of "Madame Butterfly" set in Vietnam, Ogunquit Playhouse. $42.50 to $69. 646-5511. 8 p.m. today and Friday; 3:30 and 8:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 29. Through Oct. 23.

"Unnecessary Farce," comedy with two cops, three crooks and eight doors, Schoolhouse Arts Center, Standish. $10, $12. 642-3743. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Last Gas," romantic comedy by Maine playwright presented by Penobscot Theatre Co., Bangor Opera House. $20. 581-1755. 7 p.m. today; 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

"ART," Tony Award-winning play by French playwright Yasmina Reza, Freeport Factory Stage. $15; $12 for seniors and students. 865-5505. 7:30 p.m. today to Saturday and Sept. 29. Through Oct. 2.

"The Foreigner," comedy about a small Southern town dealing with a stranger, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10 to $15. 865-2220. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 2.

"Funny Girl," classic musical based on the life of Fanny Brice, Portland Players, South Portland. $15 to $20. portlandplayers.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 2.

"Sister Robert Anne's Cabaret Class," new version of "Nunsense," Northport Music Theater. $20 to $25. northportmusictheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 2.

"Thoroughly Modern Millie," 1920s-era musical comedy about a flapper, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $21.99. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through Oct. 8.

"Across the Wild and Lonesome Prairie," children's play, Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. $8, $9. 828-1234, Ext. 231. 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"On the Twentieth Century," musical that's part operetta, part farce, Theater at Monmouth. $20, $24. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 1 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Sept. 29. Through Oct. 2.

"ART," Tony Award-winning play by French playwright Yasmina Reza, York Public Library. 363-2818. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Olyde Tyme Radio Show: "Wuthering Heights," Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. $8. sanfordmainestage.com. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"The Morini Strad," drama about a violinist and her relationship with a violin maker, Portland Stage Company. $30. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Sept. 29. Through Oct. 23.

"Bad Dates," comedy about a single mother starting to date again, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. stlawrencearts.org. 7 p.m. Wednesday and Sept. 29. Through Oct. 16.

• AUDITIONS

Murder Mystery Dinner, women and men needed; show dates are Nov. 5 and 12, Sanford Maine Stage, Springvale. sanfordmainestage.com. 5 to 7 p.m. Sunday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Tale Spinning," narrative art, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. 786-6158. Opening reception, 7 to 9 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 17. National Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day, free admission to numerous Maine museums; visitors must download a ticket from smithsonianmag.com/museumday. Saturday.

"Madeleine de Sinety: Photographs," photos of everyday people and public events over a 40-year period, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens Saturday. Through Dec. 18.

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