March 6, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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The recent Broadway hit “Time Stands Still” makes its Maine premiere next week at the Public Theatre in Lewiston. Written by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Donald Margulies, the play explores the romantic and professional relationship of a photojournalist and a war correspondent hoping to make a difference in the world by traveling to the hot spots of global conflict. Christopher Schario directs. It stars Janet Mitchko, left, Jessica DiGiovanni, Evan Mueller, left rear, and David Newer. “Time Stands Still” opens March 15 and runs through March 24. For tickets, call 782-3200. For more information, visit thepublictheatre.org.

Courtesy of The Public Theatre

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“Untitled Landscape 2” by Hilary Irons, 2012, acrylic and marble dust on wood panel, from “The New Landscape,” continuing through April 19 at Rose Contemporary in Portland. The exhibit also features the work of Lydia Badger and Erik Weisenburger.

Courtesy of Rose Contemporary

THURSDAY

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with organ player Harold Stover, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

FRIDAY

Henry Kramer, piano recital, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. francocenter.org. 7:30 p.m.

PSO KinderKonzert, for children ages 3 to 7, Dyer Library, Saco. $4. portlandsymphony.org. "Four Seasons," 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

"Die Fledermaus," Strauss operetta conducted by Robert Lehmann with the Southern Maine Symphony Orchestra, University of Southern Maine (Russell Hall), Gorham. $21; $15 for seniors; $10 for students. usm.maine.edu/theatre. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. Through March 16.

SATURDAY

Bates College Orchestra Concert, three Bates College seniors featured as instrumental soloists in works by Franz Strauss, Max Bruch and Wolfgang Mozart, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free; tickets required. 786-6135. 7:30 p.m.

Oratorio Chorale, Dvorak's "Mass in D," Davies' "Prayers from the Ark" and other pieces, Brunswick Seventh-Day Adventist Church. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. oratoriochorale.org. 7:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, encore screening of Wagner's "Parsifal," University of Maine (Collins Center for the Arts), Orono. $28; $18 for students. collinscenterforthearts.com. Noon.

SUNDAY

Portland Rossini Club, works by Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninoff and Stamitz, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors; free for students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m.

Oratorio Chorale, Dvorak's "Mass in D," Davies' "Prayers from the Ark" and other pieces, Falmouth Congregational Church. $20 in advance; $25 day of show. oratoriochorale.org. 3 p.m.

TUESDAY

Metropolitan Opera Live in HD, encore screening of Wagner's "Parsifal," Strand Theatre, Rockland. $23. rocklandstrand.com. Noon.

MARCH 14

DaPonte String Quartet: "Colourists," Haydn's Opus 76, No. 4; Debussy's String Quartet in G minor, Opus 10; and Stravinsky's "Three Pieces for String Quartet"; Episcopal Church of St. John the Baptist, Thomaston. $20; free for those under age 21. daponte.org. 7:30 p.m.

Portland Conservatory of Music Noonday Concert, with the Musica de Filia Women's Choir, First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church, Portland. Free. 775-3356. 12:15 p.m.

• DANCE

"An Irish Evening," Maine Stillson School of Irish Dance stepdancers and screening of "Riverdance: Live from NYC," Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. $5. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 6:30 p.m. Saturday.

• THEATER

"A Song at Twilight," little-seen play by Noel Coward, Portland Stage Company. $39 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. portlandstage.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. March 14. Through March 17.

"Big Mouth Thunder Thighs," Bess Welden's solo vaudeville piece about body and food, Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $15. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Thursday and Saturday.

"Dead Man Walking," Cape Elizabeth High School Theatre Department presents a one-act play about the criminal justice system based on the best-selling book and hit movie (contains mature themes), Cape Elizabeth High School Auditorium. $5. 799-3309. 7 p.m. Thursday. Through March 20.

Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles," Good Theater production examines how two outsiders -- an elderly woman and her grandson -- find their way in today's world, 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; 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 14. Through March 30.

Shakespeare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona," romantic comedy, Bates College (Schaeffer Theatre), Lewiston. $6; $3 for seniors and students. batestickets.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Monday.

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