October 25, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

Classical music, dance, theater, art museums and galleries

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“Alhambra II,” oil on linen by Ed Douglas, from the exhibition of his paintings opening at Greenhut Galleries in Portland on Nov. 1 and continuing through Dec. 1.

Courtesy of Greenhut Galleries

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“Crescent,” archival print by Luc Demers, from “Trace,” the Maine Museum of Photographic Arts exhibition of his work continuing through Dec. 21 at USM’s Glickman Library in Portland.

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David Mamet's "November," comedy about the state of American politics presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, The Hutchins School, South Portland. $20; $15 seniors and students; pay-what-you-can on Thursday. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"1000 Airplanes on the Roof," multi-media theater production about alien abduction, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. Free. 786-8294. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Sleeping Beauty," adventurous take on Charles Perrault's classic tale, Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. $8, $9. kitetails.org. 4 and 6 p.m. Friday; 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," inventive re-telling of classic horror story by Belfast Maskers; not suitable for children under 15; Union Hall (Town Hall), Searsport. $15; $10 for ages 15 to 19. belfastmaskers.com. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Sarah Ruhl's "Eurydice," classic myth of Orpheus re-imagined through the eyes of its heroine, Theater Project, Brunswick. $18. theaterproject.com. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 11.

"Dracula," presented by Cheverus Drama Society, Cheverus High School, Portland. $7; $5 for students. 774-6238. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Wyrd Sisters," parody of the three witches of "Macbeth," Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $12; $10 for seniors and students. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 4.

"Play Me a Story," interactive theater performance and workshop for ages 4 to 10, Portland Stage Company. $15. portlandstage.org. "Scary vs. Silly," 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

Annual Fundraiser Murder Mystery Dinner Show, "Dead Men Don't Need Dress Rehearsals," Nasson Community Center (Little Theatre), Springvale. $25; $45 per couple. sanfordmainestage.com. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

"The Medicine Show," Ziggurat Theatre Ensemble presents an original play using masks, drumming, song and dance that will be performed outdoors, Bowdoinham Public Works. $10. ziggurattheatre.org. 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Globe on Screen: "Much Ado About Nothing," Shakespeare play, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15; $10 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Monday; 1 p.m. Tuesday.

"Homestead Crossing," comedy that's part love story, part existential mystery, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to Nov. 1. Through Nov. 18.

"An Evening with Poe: Tales of Mystery & Suspense," Dinner Theater Series, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $10. 361-2272. 6 p.m. Wednesday.

National Theatre Live in HD: "Timon of Athens," Shakespeare play, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $18; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 2 p.m.; encore screening at 7 p.m. Nov. 1.

National Theatre Live in HD: "Timon of Athens," Shakespeare play, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 3 p.m.; encore screening at 7 p.m. Nov. 1.

"You Can't Take It With You," Theatre Company at Falmouth High School production of Depression-era comedy, Falmouth High School. $7; $5 for students, seniors and children. falmouththeatre.org. 7 p.m. Nov. 1. Through Nov. 4.

"End of Summer," Bowdoin Department of Theater and Dance production of comic melodrama set at a wealthy estate on the coast of Maine, Bowdoin College (Pickard Theater), Brunswick. Free. 725-3375. 8 p.m. Nov. 1.



"We Never See Anything Clearly: John Ruskin and Landscape Painting," paintings from 1840s to 1870s, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Tuesday. Through Dec. 23.


Portland Museum of Art: "Weatherbeaten: Winslow Homer and Maine," works by Homer created at his Prouts Neck studio in conjunction with re-opening of restored studio for public tours, and "Art in Process," high school art exhibition, through Dec. 30; "The Portland Society of Art and Winslow Homer in Maine," 50 watercolors and drawings examine the relationship between Homer, architect John Calvin Stevens and the Portland Society of Art, through Feb. 3; "Between Past and Present: The Homer Studio Photographic Project," contemporary photography made with a variety of historic processes, through Feb. 17. portlandmuseum.org

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