Tuesday, December 10, 2013
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Charis Leos plays Mama Rose in “Gypsy” at the Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick.
Audra Hatch photo
"The Velveteen Rabbit," family show presented by Theater at Monmouth, Cumston Hall, Monmouth. $15; $10 for students. theateratmonmouth.org. 1 p.m. Tuesday and Aug. 1. In repertory through Aug. 15.
"Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice starring Clay Aiken, Ogunquit Playhouse. $39 to $78. ogunquitplayhouse.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2:30 and 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Through Aug. 25.
Victor Hugo's "Les Miserables," musical spectacle, Hackmatack Playhouse, Berwick. $25; $23 for seniors ($20 on Thursdays); $10 for students under age 20. hackmatack.org. 8 p.m. Wednesday; 2 and 8 p.m. Aug. 1. Through Aug. 17.
• ART MUSEUMS
Portland Museum of Art: "Shangaa: Art of Tanzania," first major exhibition in the U.S. to focus on the traditional arts of Tanzania, through Aug. 25; "A Taste of Modernism," 62 works from the William S. Paley Collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, through Sept. 8. portlandmuseum.org
Maine Historical Society/Longfellow House, Portland: "Patriotic Imagery," Union patriotic imagery from the Civil War, through Aug. 26; "This Rebellion: Maine and the Civil War," photographs, letters, maps, artifacts and memorabilia, through May 26, 2014. mainehistory.org
Maine Jewish Museum, Portland: Asherah Cinnamon, "Celebration, Tradition and Change," through Aug. 29. treeoflifemuseum.org
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick: Katherine Bradford, "AUGUST," recent paintings with an ocean theme, through Sept. 1; "Maurice Prendergast: By the Sea," seaside work in Maine and elsewhere by Post-Impressionist painter, through Oct. 13. bowdoin.edu/art-museum
Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, Bowdoin College, Brunswick: "Robert E. Peary and His Northern World," through Dec. 31; "Animal Allies: Inuit Views of the Northern World," through Jan. 6; "Spirits of Land, Air, and Water: Antler Carvings from the Robert and Judith Toll Collection," through Feb. 23. bowdoin.edu/arctic-museum
Maine Maritime Museum, Bath: "Beyond the Breakers: Lighthouses, Life-Saving and the U.S. Coast Guard," rarely seen artifacts, through Oct. 15; "That Flaunting Rag! Maine's Maritime War Against the Confederacy," through Dec. 1. mainemaritimemuseum.org
Saco Museum: "John Haley's Civil War," artifacts related to the Civil War including prints by Winslow Homer, decorative arts, weaponry, uniforms and more, through Nov. 10. dyerlibrarysaco museum.org
Museums of Old York, York: "The Barrell Family Collection: A Return to York," highlights one of York's most distinguished early families, through Oct. 19. oldyork.org
Brick Store Museum, Kennebunk: "To Sea: The Maritime Heritage of the Kennebunks," marine art, artifacts and archival materials; and "The Tourist of 1913," costumes, artifacts and more, through Sept. 14. brickstoremuseum.org
Ogunquit Museum of American Art: "Andy Warhol: American Icon," photographic images never shown in public and original works of art by Warhol on loan, through Sept. 1; "Sixty Works -- 60 Years," 60 of the most important works from the permanent collection; and "Henry Strater: A Life in Art," family photos and artwork, through Oct. 31. ogunquitmuseum.org
Colby College Museum of Art: Waterville: Alex Katz, "A Matter of Light," 48 prints, drawings and paintings, through Sept. 15; "A Thing Alive: Modern Views from the Marin Collections," work by John Marin, Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget, Alfred Stieglitz and others, through Sept. 29; "Nowhere But Here," works by Marsden Hartley, Arthur Dove, Eizabeth Murray, Ben Pier and others, through Jan. 5; "Process & Place," exploring the design evolution of the Alfond-Lunder Family Pavilion, through Oct. 13; "The Lunder Collection," works by Whistler, Homer, O'Keefe and many more American masters, plus "Spaces and Places" and "American Weathervanes," through June 8, 2014. colby.edu/museum
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