May 22, 2013

Art and Theater Listings

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


“Duck and Cover,” a new comedy set during the Cuban missile crisis in 1962, opens at Acorn Studio Theater in Westbrook May 30.

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Paintings and other works by Claire Seidl are part of the “What Was, Is”exhibit opening at the Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockport on Saturday.

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Portland String Quartet, works by Haydn, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky, Opera House at Boothbay Harbor. $15 in advance; $20 day of show; free for children under 18. 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Chamber Music Festival, works by Beth Wiemann, Steve Reich and John Zorn, all ages; Space Gallery, Portland. $12; $10 for Space members and students. 8 p.m. Thursday.

Portland Symphony Kinderkonzert: "Four Seasons," string concert for ages 3 to 7, Waldo Theater, Waldoboro. $4. 9:30, 10:30 and 11:30 a.m. Thursday.

Seniors Concert, musical work by graduating seniors, Bowdoin College (Studzinski Recital Hall), Brunswick. Free. 798-4141. 11 a.m. Friday.

Igor Lovchinsky, piano recital, Franco-American Heritage Center, Lewiston. $16; $14 for seniors; free for students. 7 p.m. Friday.

Seacoast Wind Ensemble, Leura Hill Eastman Performing Arts Center, Fryeburg. Free. 2 p.m. Sunday.

"With Owt Dyscorde," medieval and Renaissance music presented by The Calderwood Consort, Bay Chamber Community Music School, Rockport. $10. 797-0212. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.


"Avalanche," performance piece by Philadelphia's Headlong Dance performed by faculty from Bates and Colby colleges, Space Gallery, Portland. $10. 7:30 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday.

HD Dance Series: Mahler's 3rd Symphony, recorded live at the Opera de Paris in April, Strand Theatre, Rockland. $15; $10 for students. 7 p.m. Wednesday.


"The Rat Pack Is Back!" musical about Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Dean Martin and Joey Bishop in Las Vegas during the 1960s, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. 2:30 p.m. (preview) and 8 p.m. Thursday; 8 p.m. Friday; 3:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 and 7 p.m. Sunday; 8 p.m. Tuesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Wednesday and May 30. Through June 8.

"The Good Doctor," Neil Simon musical comedy presented by the Kennebunk High School Visual and Performing Arts Department, Kennebunk High School Economos Auditorium. $8. 468-8461. 7:30 p.m. Thursday to Saturday.

"Legends: The Music of Judy Garland," one-woman show starring Kelly Caufield, City Theater, Biddeford. $20. 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"Godspell, Jr.," musical by New England Regional Theater Company, Winter Street Center, Bath. $15; $12 for seniors and children. 837-4540. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

"All Shook Up," musical inspired by and featuring songs of Elvis Presley, Portland Players, South Portland. $20; $18 for seniors; $15 for students. 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Through June 2.

"The Jolly Mon," a play for adults and children based on a story by Jimmy Buffett and adapted by Gina Sabatini, College of the Atlantic (Gates Center), Bar Harbor. 8 p.m. Friday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Saturday.

"Murder Ahoy!" murder mystery dinner show; fundraiser for Sanford Maine Stage; Nasson Little Theatre, Springvale. $30; $50 per couple; $20 for show only. 5:30 p.m. Saturday.

Agatha Christie's "And Then There Were None," murder mystery presented by senior class, Merriconeag Waldorf School, Freeport. Donation. 7 p.m. Wednesday and May 30. Through May 31.

"[title of show]," Broadway musical presented by Dramatic Repertory Company, Portland Stage Company (Studio Theater). $10 to $20. 7:30 p.m. May 30. Through June 9.

"Duck and Cover," New York Theatre Company/Acorn Studio Theatre play about a family who tries to maintain its innocence during the Cuban missile crisis, Acorn Studio Theater, Westbrook. $15; $12 for seniors and students. 7:30 p.m. May 30. Through June 9.

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