March 6, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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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

"For the Lulz," Horn & Ivory production about how computers and social media affect our lives, Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $15. portlandstage.org. 8 p.m. Friday; 3 p.m. Sunday.

"Guys and Dolls," classic musical presented by Kennebunk High School Visual & Performing Arts, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $9. 985-1110, Ext. 3141. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Almost, Maine," romantic comedy, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. Free. 288-5015. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Who's Afraid of Virgina Woolf?" classic Edward Albee play starring two real-life couples, Aqua City Actor's Theater, Waterville. $12; $10 for students and seniors. 873-7000. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"HMS Pinafore," Gilbert and Sullivan musical presented by Lincoln County Community Theater, Lincoln Theater, Damariscotta. $12; $5 for children. atthelincoln.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"If We Were Birds," award-winning drama presented by Lorem Ipsum Collective about war, violence and womanhood told through the lens of ancient Greek tragedy (contains nudity and depictions of sexual violence), Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $15. portlandstage.org. 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

"The 7 Person Chair Pyramid High Wire Act," play by Donna Oblongata, with The Panda Bandits, The Oak and the Ax, Biddeford. $7. theoakandtheax.blogspot.com. 8 p.m. Wednesday.

• AUDITIONS

Studio Theatre of Bath: "Moon Over Buffalo," roles for four men and four women, show dates are May 17-26, Chocolate Church Arts Center (Curtis Room Annex), Bath. 522-9954. 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Monday.

Lake Region Community Theatre: "Gypsy," classic musical, many roles available, show dates are June 21-23 and June 28-30 at Deertrees Theatre in Harrison; Stevens Brook Elementary School, Bridgton. lrctme.org. 6 p.m. Tuesday.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Still Points of the Turning World," exhibit by seven contemporary photographers, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. mainejewishmuseum.org. Opening reception, 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Through April 25.

"Celebrate Student Art," RSU 23 student art show, Saco Museum. dyerlibrarysacomuseum.org. Opening reception, 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. Through April 20.

"Simply Divine: Gods and Demigods in the Ancient Mediterranean," ancient sculpture and pottery from the permanent collection, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick. bowdoin.edu/art-museum. Opens Friday. Through June 2.

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Youth Art Month," juried show of artwork created by Maine students in grades K-12, through March 31; "Lois Dodd: Catching the Light," more than 50 paintings by Maine artist spanning six decades, through April 7; "Voices of Design: 25 Years of Architalx," interactive exhibition showcasing the power of design, through May 19. portlandmuseum.org

Maine Historical Society Museum/Longfellow House, Portland: "Maine Things: Recent Museum Acquisitions," through April 30; "Wired!", explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: "In Printmaking ABC," master prints in memoriam of Bowdoin alumnus David P. Becker, through Sunday. bowdoin.edu/art-museum

Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Ahead Full at Fifty: 50 Years of Collecting at Maine Maritime Museum," through May 26. mainemaritimemuseum.org

Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "47 Years at the Super Bowl: What It Means to Be in the 'Never Miss a Super Bowl Club,' " objects from the personal collection of Don Crisman, through March 30. brickstoremuseum.org

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