November 1, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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“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.

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“With Cassie Jones 2July12” by James Chute, from “Talking & Drawing,” opening Friday and continuing through Dec. 1 at Rose Contemporary in Portland.

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THURSDAY

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.

 

FRIDAY

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.

 

SATURDAY

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.

 

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.

 

TUESDAY

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.

 

NOV. 8

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with pianist Chiharu Naruse, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

 

• THEATER

"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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