April 24, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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

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“The Hunter” is among the N.C. Wyeth works that will be on view at the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland from Saturday until Dec. 29.

Collection of the Brandywine Museum

"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.

"The Drowsy Chaperone," musical homage to 1920s Jazz Age shows, Lyric Music Theater, South Portland. $21.99; $17.99 for seniors. lyricmusictheater.org. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"The Early Evening Show," late-night talk-show spoof, Freeport Theater of Awesome. $18 in advance ($12 for ages 12 and under); $20 at door ($14 for ages 12 and under). awesometheater.com. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

"Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," Tennessee Williams' classic Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Waldo Theatre, Waldoboro. $12; $8 for students. thewaldo.org. 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through May 4.

"Macbeth," modern, techno-psycho version of Shakespeare's tragedy presented by Heartwood Theater Company, Lincoln Academy (Parker B. Poe Theater), Newcastle. $20 in advance; $22 day of show; $12 for students through high-school age. heartwoodtheater.org. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Through May 11.

Maine Association of Community Theaters One-Act Festival, hosted by the Aqua City Actor's Theatre, Waterville Opera House Studio Theater. $15; $12 for seniors and students. 622-6504. 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

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

"Wittenberg," David Davalos' imaginative comedy about 16th-century college life, Portland Stage Company. $34 to $44; discounts available for seniors, students and groups of 10 or more. portlandstage.org. Previews 7:30 p.m. Tuesday to May 2; opens May 3. Through May 19.

"The Wiz," Tony Award-winning musical based on "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" presented by Midcoast Youth Theater, Brunswick High School (Crooker Theatre). $10; $8 for students and seniors. 751-2619. 7 p.m. May 2. Through May 5.

"Oklahoma!", classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical presented by the Theatre Company at Falmouth High School; Falmouth High School. $8; $8 for seniors and students. 871-7429. 7 p.m. May 2. Through May 11.

• AUDITIONS

Harborside Shakespeare Company: "A Midsummer Night's Dream," open auditions, performances begin July 18, Pleasant Street Pilates Studio, Bar Harbor. harborsideshakespeare.org. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; 4 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday.

17th Annual Johnson Hall/Riverfront Festival Talent Show, show date is June 22, Johnson Hall Performing Arts Center, Gardiner. johnsonhall.org. 6 to 8 p.m. May 2.

• ART MUSEUMS

OPENINGS/RECEPTIONS

"Every Picture Tells a Story: N.C. Wyeth Illustrations from the Brandywine River Museum," Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland. farnsworthmuseum.org. Opening reception, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday. Through Dec. 29.

"A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Portland Museum of Art. portlandmuseum.org. Opens May 2. Through Sept. 8.

George Mason: "New Work," paintings, Maine Jewish Museum, Portland. Opening reception, May 2. Through June 24. treeoflifemuseum.org

CONTINUING

Portland Museum of Art: "Blueberry Rakers: Photographs by David Brooks Stess," black-and-white photographs of workers on Maine blueberry farms from 1989 to present, and "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 Tuesday; "Wired!", explores the electrification of Maine during the 20th century, through May 26. mainehistory.org

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