November 1, 2012

Art and Theater Listings

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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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"Hapgood," espionage thriller by Tom Stoppard, Saco River Theatre, Bar Mills. $20; $18 for seniors and students. 929-5412. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Through Nov. 10.

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.

"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.

"The Wiz," musical based on "The Wizard of Oz," Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18; $15 for seniors; $12 for ages 12 and under. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 8. Through Nov. 11.

Dark Tales, family-friendly spooky vaudeville, Lewiston Middle School. $10; $8 for ages 14 and under. laarts.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday.

"44 Plays for 44 Presidents," presented by Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy, Bangor Opera House. $10; $5 for children. penobscottheatre.org. 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Naked Shakespeare," Acorn Productions' collection of short scenes and speeches presented without props or costumes during dinner, Portland Club. $25. 761-6665. 6 p.m. Friday.

"Beauty and the Beast, Jr.," musical for children, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10; $5 for students. 832-6060. 7 p.m. Friday; 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Through Nov. 11.

Shakespeare's "Hamlet," presented by Theater at Monmouth, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. $19; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

"My Mother's Clothes Are Not My Mother," Elizabeth Peavey's one-woman show, Rockport Opera House. $10. 236-2514. 2 p.m. Saturday.

"Jack and the Beanstalk," children's theater version set in modern times with Jack as a middle school student, Acorn Studios, Westbrook. $6; $4 for children under 12. acorn-productions.org. 11 a.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through Nov. 18.

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

"Wings of Courage," Mad River Theatre Works Company presents a musical baesd on the life of the first African-American combat pilot, Lewiston Middle School. $10; $8 for ages 14 and under. laarts.org. 3 p.m. Sunday.

Shakespeare's "Hamlet," presented by Theater at Monmouth, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $10; $5 for students. 832-6060. 7 p.m. Monday.

"44 Plays for 44 Presidents," excerpts presented by Penobscot Theatre Company's Dramatic Academy, Brewer Auditorium. $10; $5 for children. penobscottheatre.org. 4 p.m. Tuesday.

"An Evening with Poe: Tales of Mystery & Suspense," Dinner Theater Series, Clay Hill Farm Restaurant, Cape Neddick. $10. 361-2272. 6 p.m. Wednesday. Through Nov. 14.

 

• AUDITIONS

Oratorio Chorale Open Rehearsal, sing with the chorale as it rehearses music by Schubert and Mozart for shows on Nov. 17-18, all voice parts welcome, Midcoast Presbyterian Church, Topsham. oratoriochorale.org. 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

 

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"The Incarnation of Earthly Creations," Haitian art, Museum of African Culture, Portland. museumafricanculture.org. Opens Friday. Through Jan. 30.

"N'tolonapemk: Our Relatives' Place," archeological exhibits and stories of the Passamaquoddy, Abbe Museum, Bar Harbor. abbemuseum.org. Opening reception, 4 to 6 p.m. Friday. Through October 2013.

"Home Decoration: The Domestic Artistry of the Skolfield Women, 1845-1900," samplers, printed screens, flower arrangements, hair wreaths and more, Pejepscot Historical Society Museum, Brunswick. 729-6606. Opens Wednesday. Through Dec. 31.

 

CONTINUING

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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