March 13, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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“Through the Trees,” an oil painting by Anne Ireland from “Spring!”, an exhibit also featuring the work of Henry Isaacs, Andrea Peters, Karen Tusinski and Carole Hanson at Gleason Fine Art in Portland.

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Joffrey Ballet, "Rite of Spring" paired with contemporary work, presented by Portland Ovations, Merrill Auditorium, Portland. $45 to $60. 7:30 p.m. March 21.


"A Song at Twilight," little-seen play by Noel Coward, Portland Stage Company. $35 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday; 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

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. 7 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 21. Through March 30.

"Wit," one-act Pulitzer Prize-winning play presented by Penobscot Theatre Company, Bangor Opera House. $22 to $26. 7 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 5 p.m. Saturday; 3 p.m. Sunday; 7 p.m. Wednesday and March 21. Through March 31.

Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!", classic musical presented by the Gorham High School Theatre Program, McCormack Performing Arts Center (Gorham High School). $10; $6 for students and seniors. 839-5754. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through March 24.

Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," adapted and directed by Al Miller, The Theater Project, Brunswick. $12. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through March 24.

"A Child's Guide to Innocence," drama about three generations of Italian-American women presented by Snowlion Repertory Company, University of New England (Ludcke Auditorium), Portland. $20; $18 for seniors and students. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through March 24.

"Time Stands Still," explores the romantic and professional relationship of a photojournalist and a war correspondent, The Public Theatre, Lewiston. $18; $5 for ages 18 and under. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. March 21. Through March 24.

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

"Annie Jr.," musical presented by the Fiddlehead Art & Science Center, Gray-New Gloucester High School, Gray. $9; $6 for children under 18. 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through March 24.

"Dead Man Walking," Cape Elizabeth High School Theatre Department presents 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. Tuesday and Wednesday.

"The Swaggering Damsel," Robert Chamberlain's 17th-century comic masterpiece of cross-dressed disguise and same-sex marriage, Bates College (Gannett Theater), Lewiston. Free; reservations advised. 786-6161. 7:30 p.m. March 21. Through March 24.

"A Couple of Blaguards," comedy presented by AIRE (American Irish Repertory Ensemble), Portland Stage Company Studio Theater. $10 to $20. 7:30 p.m. March 21. Through April 7.

"Incognito," murder-mystery set in 1941 prior to the U.S. entering WWII, presented by Greely High School Drama, Greely High School, Cumberland Center. $7; $5 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. March 21. Through March 23.


Maine State Music Theatre, seeking Mainers ages 16 and older for summer shows and/or performance internships, Maine State Music Theatre, Brunswick. 10 a.m. Saturday.

Fenix Theatre Company: "Romeo and Juliet," come with memorized Shakespeare monologue under two minutes long, summer production dates, East End School, Portland. Noon to 3 p.m. Saturday; 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday.

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