April 18, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

• CLASSICAL MUSIC

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Vivid Motion dance company brings “The Seven Voyages of Sinbad” to St. Lawrence Arts Center in Portland Thursday through Sunday.

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FRIDAY

USM Composers Showcase Concert, new student musical compositions performed by student composers, University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. Free. usm.maine.edu/music/boxoffice. 8 p.m.

Seventh Annual Piano Festival, Ogunquit Performing Arts presents Randall Hodgkinson and Leslie Amper, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. $15; $5 for ages 18 and under. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

SATURDAY

USM Chorale, performing Donald McCullough's "Holocaust Cantata" and John Rutter's "Requiem," University of Southern Maine (Corthell Concert Hall), Gorham. $6; $3 for students, seniors and USM employees and alumni. 5 p.m.

Bowdoin Chamber Orchestra, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 3 p.m.

SUNDAY

Tenor Norman Whiteside and Cellist Hugh Judge, presented by Portland Rossini Club, Cathedral Church of St. Luke, Portland. $10; $5 for seniors; free for students. rossiniclub.org. 3 p.m.

Seventh Annual Piano Festival, Ogunquit Performing Arts presents a student recital, Dunaway Center, Ogunquit. Free. ogunquitperformingarts.org. 3 p.m.

USM Chorale, First Church, Belfast. Free/donation. 323-0186. 3 p.m.

TUESDAY

Violist Jessica Cooper, senior thesis concert, Bates College (Olin Arts Center), Lewiston. Free. 786-6135. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

• DANCE

Vivid Motion: "The Seven Voyages of Sinbad," dance show with original choreography, St. Lawrence Arts Center, Portland. $12; $6 for children under 12. vividmotion.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday.

"Agen," independent study in dance by Bowdoin College senior Natalie Johnson, Bowdoin College (Wish Theater), Brunswick. Free. 725-3375. 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday.

"Bodas de Sangre/Suite Flamenca," classic Spanish dance broadcast in HD from the Teatro Real in Madrid, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15; $10 for students. rocklandstrand.com. 7 p.m. Wednesday.

• THEATER

"Love/Sick," world premiere of romantic comedy by Maine playwright John Cariani, Portland Stage Company. $39, $44; $30 to $40 for seniors; $20 for students. portlandstage.org. 2 and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Swimming in the Shallows," award-winning comedy presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $10 to $35. dramaticrep.org. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and April 25. Through April 28.

"Nunsense," musical comedy, Lewiston Auburn Community Little Theatre, Auburn. $18; $15 for seniors; $12 for ages 12 and under. laclt.com. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Cinderella: The Story You Never Knew!" based on the children's story but with some twists and more than 80 cast members, Freeport Performing Arts Center. $10; $5 for students; $25 for family package; Thursday nights are pay-what-you-can. 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"A Streetcar Named Desire," dramatic readings from Tennessee Williams classic presented by the Maine Humanities Council, Husson University (Gracie Theatre), Bangor. $10; free for students. mainehumanities.org. 7 p.m. Thursday.

"Country Mouse and the Missing Lunch Mystery," twist on Aesop's classic fable "Country Mouse and City Mouse," Children's Museum and Theatre of Maine, Portland. $8, $9. kitetails.org. 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Thursday; 4 p.m. Friday; 1:30 and 4 p.m. Saturday; 4 p.m. Sunday.

"Fiddler on the Roof," classic musical presented by Monmouth Community Players, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $14; $12 for seniors and students. monmouthcommunityplayers.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Little Sister" and "Harriet Tubman Visits a Therapist," two plays by Carolyn Cage presented by Acorn Productions in collaboration with Cauldron and Labrys Women's Productions, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $15; $12 for seniors and students. acorn-productions.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Through April 28.

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