Friday, May 24, 2013
• CLASSICAL MUSIC
“Topdog/Underdog,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Suzan-Lori Parks presented by Dramatic Repertory Company and starring Bari Robinson, front, and J.H. Smith III, continues through Sunday at the Studio Theater at Portland Stage Company.
“With Cassie Jones 2July12” by James Chute, from “Talking & Drawing,” opening Friday and continuing through Dec. 1 at Rose Contemporary in Portland.
Pianists Soyeon Kate Lee and Ran Dank, Portland Ovations' "Rite of Spring" series, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $38; $10 for students. portlandovations.org. 7:30 p.m.
Europa Galante, baroque music ensemble from Italy performs Vivaldi, Couperin, Mascitti, Corelli and more, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. $12; free tickets available for first 100 seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m.
Cohen Chamber Music Series, with cellist Jan Muller-Szeraws and pianist Adam Golka, Hebron Academy (Lepage Center for the Arts). Free. hebronacademy.org. 7:30 p.m.
"Autumn Songs," duo Baars-Henneman performs improvised Dutch music, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 7:30 p.m.
Camerata New England, chamber music, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. $20; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. fryeburgacademy.org/pac. 7:30 p.m.
"Swingin' the American Songbook," Portland Symphony Orchestra Pops! concert with jazz vocalist Banu Gibson and tap dancer Jason Rodgers, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $20 to $65. porttix.com. 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Sea Reeds Clarinet Quartet, from Mozart to Gershwin and Joplin, Christ Church, Kennebunk. $10; $7 for seniors and children. christchurchkennebunk.org. 2 p.m.
Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: "Otello," encore broadcast of Verdi opera, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23 to $27; $15 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 1 p.m.
Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with pianist Chiharu Naruse, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.
"Homestead Crossing," two couples -- one older, one younger -- compare their lives in Maine premiere, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available. 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 Nov. 8. Through Nov. 18.
"Good People," Good Theater presents Maine premiere of a drama set in South Boston that explores the differences between the haves and the have-nots, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $15 to $25. goodtheater.com. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.
"Topdog/Underdog," Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about the gritty lives of two street-savvy hustlers presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $10 to $20. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Sunday.
"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. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday.
"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. Thursday to Saturday.
"Big Love," lively modern adaptation of ancient Greek drama, Bates College (Gannett Theater), Lewiston. $6; $3 for seniors and students. 786-8294. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.
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. Thursday.
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. Thursday.
National Theatre Live in HD: "Timon of Athens," Shakespeare play, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $15; $5 for ages 18 and under. atthelincoln.org. 1 and 7 p.m. Thursday.
David Mamet's "November," comedy about the state of American politics presented by Mad Horse Theatre Company, The Hutchins School, South Portland. Pay-what-you-can. madhorse.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
"Assassins," musical about presidential assassins and would-be presidential assassins, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $15; $10 for seniors and USM faculty; $5 for students. usm.maine.edu/music. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday.
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